Disability Pride, Summer Reading, and a Librarian's Harrowing Story | Top Stories of the Week

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What's trending on SLJ? These are the most read stories of the week. 


  1. Threatened by Armed, Anti-LGBTQIA+ Extremists in Coeur d’Alene, a Children’s Librarian Leaves Her Job | First Person 
    By Delaney Daly
    Bigotry and threatened violence in her Idaho community led Delaney Daly to reconsider her dream job.
  2. Read Free Poster
    A downloadable poster by Rafael López, created by SLJ in partnership with Penguin Random House, carries the message: “Open books, open doors.” Social images for sharing and other resources can also be found on this page.
  3. 28 Picture Book Picks by BIPOC Creators | We Are Kid Lit Collective
    By Sam Bloom, Edith Campbell, Sujei Lugo Vázquez, and Lyn Miller-Lachmann
    SLJ has partnered with We Are Kid Lit Collective to share the group's annual summer reading recommendations.
  4. 13 Titles to Share With Older Readers During Disability Pride Month
    By SLJ staff
    A selection of books, fiction and nonfiction, on disability for grades 4 and up.
  5. 18 Transitional Books to Entice Emerging Readers | We Are Kid Lit Collective
    By Sam Bloom, Edith Campbell, Sujei Lugo Vázquez, and Lyn Miller-Lachmann
    Beginning readers and chapter books just right for kids starting to read on their own.


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