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School Library Journal, June 2015 Issue: Table of Contents


Cover Story

The Voice

Sharon Draper’s storied journey from classroom teacher to acclaimed YA icon

By Deborah Taylor


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Collection Building

  • Beasts of Lore: Tales of dragons throughout the ages | Focus On
    By Caitlin Augusta
  • The Books of Summer: The livin’—and the listening—are easy in the summertime | Listen In
    By Sharon Grover & Liz Hannegan


  • Innovating on Impact: Good school libraries bring stronger learning | Editorial
    By Rebecca T. Miller
  • A Poke to Publishers on Diversity: A survey seeks data on book industry demographics | Up Front
    By Kathy Ishizuka


  • Avant-Garde Children’s Lit: Mac Barnett on The Skunk and writing picture books | Up Close
    By Kiera Parrott
  • LGBTQ and College Bound: These seniors have particular concerns about safety and acceptance | College Ready
    By Lauren Barack
  • Fostering Intellectual Freedom: When colleagues need clarification about censorship | Scales on Censorship
    By Pat Scales
  • Building Belief in Libraries: Three issues to turn advocacy into effective action | Pivot Points
    By Mark Ray

Letters to SLJ: June 2015

The Reviews

  • Multimedia Reviews: DVD
  • Multimedia Reviews: Audio
  • Online Reference Reviews
  • Print Reference Reviews
  • Best of Apps & Enhanced Books
  • The Book Review/Fiction:
    • Picture Books, Early Childhood
    • Picture Books, Elementary
    • Picture Books, Beginning Readers
    • Middle Grade
    • Middle-Grade Graphic Novels
    • Series Update: Middle Grade
    • Young Adult, Middle School
    • Young Adult, High School
    • YA Graphic Novels
    • Adult Books 4 Teens
  • The Book Review/Nonfiction
    • Elementary
    • Middle to High School
    • Graphic Nonfiction
  • Professional Reading
  • Book/Multimedia Review Stars List


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