February 19, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

SLJ’s Best Books Cover Gallery

A look back at SLJ’s December covers. In a tradition since 1998, the magazine has commissioned a top illustrator for the assignment, all on the theme of “stars.”

Throwback Thursday: Their Professionalism Kicked In

News editor Andrea Glick reported SLJ’s story on September 11, 2001, which was—for our staff who worked in and had children in affected schools—very close to home.

Throwback Thursday: Technology, Threatening Our Sanity Since 1991

Ah, technology, you vex us so. And it was all supposed to make life easier. Back in the day—in this case, 1991—librarians sought to stay current on the latest formats.

Throwback Thursday: A Sendak Photobomb

For our 60th anniversary, SLJ’s dipped into the archive. To kick off our contribution to #tbt, we offer this image of a young Maurice Sendak and a mischievous staffer.