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School Library Journal, September 2015 Issue: Table of Contents


Cover Story

Welcome to the Libratory

Kristina Holzweiss, SLJ’s 2015 School Librarian of the Year

By Grace Hwang Lynch


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Collection Building

  • A Very Important Date: The 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s classic tale | Focus On
    By Monica Edinger
  • ¿Dónde Están los Libros?| A roundup of distributors offering Spanish-language materials | Libro por libro
    By Alexandra Gomez


  • Getting Phygital: Embracing the space where digital and physical intertwine | Editorial
    By Rebecca T. Miller
  • Body Image—in and out of Books: Provocative “Size Acceptance in YA” Tumblr tackles fat shaming | Up Front
    By Shelley M. Diaz
  • Chapter Book Read-Alouds: Librarians’ picks, ideal for reading aloud at the beginning of the school year
  • “The Yarn” Podcast Debuts: Creators Travis Jonker and Colby Sharp seek suggestions for the next season
    By Kathy Ishizuka
  • SLJ Reviews Tiggly Words An early literacy product mashes physical letter toys and tablet apps | TechKnowledge
    By Chad Sansing


  • From the Bronx to Sesame Street: Author Daniel José Older chats with Sonia Manzano about her YA memoir | Up Close

Letters to SLJ: September 2015

The Reviews

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


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