From Book Submission to SLJ Star

Presented by: Schoool Library Journal
Event Date: Tuesday, February 1, 2022 | NOW ON-DEMAND


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Tune in for a behind-scenes-look at the School Library Journal review process when we will be addressing the following questions:

  • Who are SLJ reviewers and how can you become one?
  • How do they craft their reviews?
  • How are grade levels assigned?
  • What makes for a strong verdict?
  • How do we decide what material gets a star?
  • What is the Best Books process like?


Mahnaz Dar, Senior Editor, Professional Reading & Reference, SLJ
Shelley Diaz, Reviews Editor, SLJ 
Ashley Leffel, Librarian, Frisco ISD (TX)
Kiera Parrott, Director, Darien Library (CT)

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