From Book Fair Alternatives to Hacking AI, It's a New School Year | Top Stories on SLJ

SLJ's most viewed stories of the past seven days address peer-to-peer advice for school librarians and the impact of censorship.


SLJ's most viewed stories of the past seven days address peer-to-peer advice from school librarians and the impact of censorship.

Building Better Book Fairs: Librarians Create New Models
By Maura Madigan
With a focus on student equity and revenue scenarios, these librarians put their own stamp on book fairs.

Book Challenges Are Having a Chilling Effect on School Librarians Nationwide | SLJ Survey
By Marlaina Cockcroft
Thirty percent of challenges led to a book’s removal in 2023. And while 34 percent of librarians who experienced challenges have considered leaving the profession, 65 percent are motivated to fight censorship.

Librarians Can Play a Key Role Implementing Artificial Intelligence in Schools
By Andrew Bauld
AI tools like ChatGPT are advancing by the day. Here's how librarians are using them, plus an overview of valuable AI tools and terms.

44 Stellar Books, Including Hi-Lo and Graphic Novels | Starred Reviews, September 2023
By SLJ Reviews
This month Donna Barba Higuera's latest novel is a must-have, Phillip Pullman returns to the world of 'His Dark Materials' and the duo of Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen ask, 'How does Santa go down the chimney?'

School Librarian Back-to-School Hacks for 2023–24
By SLJ staff
SLJ asked 12 librarians to share one new thing they’re planning for the 2023–24 school year and one thing they do to stay positive in their work. Here’s what they had to say.

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