March 22, 2018

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School Library Journal, March 2015 Issue: Table of Contents


Cover Story

A Crossover Year

The 2015 Youth Media Awards set the children’s book world abuzz. Where do we go from here?

By Nina Lindsay


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Collection Building

  • Groundbreaking Women: Recent titles about women who made history | Focus On
    By Barbara Wysocki
  • Story Ties: How to use 2015 Pura Belpré winners in libraries and classrooms | Libro por Libro
    By TIm Wadham


  • Duolingo for Schools, Reviewed: Test-driving the popular languagelearning program’s new educator tool
    By Melissa Techman
  • Help Students Game Google: Tips for teaching with Google Search Education
    By Tiffany Whitehead
  • Cool Tools: Collaborative research tools for educators
    By Richard Byrne


  • Looking Within: The YMAs and the future of diverse books | Editorial
    By Rebecca T. Miller
  • Virtual Preschool? The stuff of (my) nightmares turns out to be reality | First Steps
    By Lisa G. Kropp
  • Girl Power to the Max: Behind the scenes with the all-female producers of “Lumberjanes” | Up Close
    By Shelley M. Diaz
  • One-to-One: Let’s have one librarian for every 1:1 school | Pivot Points
    By Mark Ray

The Reviews

  • Multimedia Reviews
  • Reference Online
  • Fiction Preschool to Grade 4
  • Fiction Grades 5-8
  • Fiction Grades 9 & Up
  • Fiction Series Update: Middle Grade
  • Nonfiction Preschool to Grade 4
  • Nonfiction Grades 5 & Up
  • Book/Multimedia Review Stars List


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