SLJ Blogs


In the Tunnel: One Companion Novel’s Purpose, a guest post by Julie Lee

Endangered Series #29: The Zack Files

Ellen Myrick Publisher Preview: Fall 2023/Winter 2024 (Part Five – Berbay, Cicada & Creston Books)

Notes on May 2023

Barbie Fun for Everyone!

School-Live!: Letters | Review

Evolution is Self Portrait, a guest post by Kate Glasheen

Cute, Sensitive, Funny: Creating A Happily Ever After, a guest post by India Hill Brown

That Time I Asked Chris Rufo a Question

Extincts: Flight of the Mammoth | This Week’s Comics

Back in the (Literary) Saddle, a guest post by Jessica Burkhart

We Have Always Been Here; We Always Will Be, a guest post by Kate Fussner

Maintain the Domain! A PSA for Authors/Publishers

A Podcast Experiment: SPEED ROUND w/ Marla Frazee, Dan Santat, Doug Salati, and Amina Luqman-Dawson.

Trying Something New: SPEED ROUND w/ Marla Frazee, Doug Salati, Dan Santat, and Amina Luqman-Dawson

Review of the Day: There Was a Party for Langston, King of Letters by Jason Reynolds, ill. Jerome and Jarrett Pumphrey

Spider-Man Fake Red | Review

Not the Mermaid or Monster You Knew, a guest post by author Robin Alvarez

LOST IN TAIWAN: The Story Behind My New Graphic Novel, a guest post by Mark Crilley

Keeping an Eye On . . . the PEN America Book Ban Lawsuit


100 Scope Notes

Travis Jonker

A Fuse #8 Production

Elizabeth Bird

Good Comics for Kids

Brigid Alverson, Robin Brenner, Lori Henderson, Esther Keller, Michael May, J. Caleb Mozzocco, Mike Pawuk, Scott Robins, & Eva Volin

Heavy Medal: A Mock Newbery Blog

Steven Engelfried, Sharon McKellar, & Roxanne Hsu Feldman

Neverending Search

Joyce Valenza

Teen Librarian Toolbox

Karen Jensen, Heather Booth, Robin Willis, & Amanda MacGregor

The Classroom Bookshelf

Mary Ann Cappiello, Erika Thulin Dawes, Grace Enriquez, & Katie Cunningham

The Yarn

Travis Jonker & Colby Sharp


A Legal Nonprofit Steps Up. Democracy Forward Talks to SLJ About Book Bans, with Advice on Countering Censorship

Kara Yorio

Kirby, Sonic Return | SLJ's Video Game Reviews

Chance Lee Joyner

12 Latest Installments in Transitional, Middle Grade, and YA Graphic Novel Series

Pearl Derlaga

Back in the (Literary) Saddle, a guest post by Jessica Burkhart

Amanda MacGregor

4 Picture Books About Juneteenth

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