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A Critical Season: With the spotlight on book awards, let’s champion the right to read

Because Books Save Lives: GLSEN’s Rainbow Library stays the course on what matters

Beyond the Brain: Dynamic School Libraries Encourage Thinking with an Extended Mind

When "Woke" Is Weaponized | Read Woke

Long on Kid Appeal, Browsable Nonfiction Continues to Trend

Children’s Book Awards that Celebrate Diversity

Nervous About 'Underpants' | Scales on Censorship

To Teachers in Unprecedented Times

To Be a Force of Change, Be Open to It. Edi Campbell on Personal and Professional Development.

Things I Never Learned in Library School: Problems with the Supply Chain and What it Means for Libraries

Nine Years Ago, I Speculated that Dewey’s Days Were Numbered. How Far Have We Come? | Opinion

Hello, fall. Time to take stock as well as plan. Here’s an update, thus far. | Editor's Note

"Grief can Transform Us and our Stories"

Teachers and Librarians: Look for the Backstory

We Need to Change What We’re Doing About Covid for Our Children

Sunday Reflections: Endings and Beginnings

The Cover Story: Behind every great cover is the promise of a good book

A Win for Stanton County: An ALA grant fuels a library/school partnership in rural Kansas | Editor's Note

Sunday Reflections: In Which TLT Turns 10 and I Reflect

Reopening for All Requires Safe Schools and Workplaces for Asian Americans | From the Editor

All Together Now: Isolation tested the bonds among us. We also forged new ones. | Editor's Note

Read Woke: From Picture Books to Fantasy, Children’s Literature Can Open Minds and Hearts

A Seat at the Table | Soapbox

Processing Hate: Anti-Asian racism calls for education, a place in our national reckoning

Choosing Not To Highlight Dr Seuss Books Is Not Censorship | Opinion

When Should Fines Be Ditched? | Scales on Censorship

After-School Is an Equity Issue: With record need in communities of color, the time to partner is now

When Animals Are Used as Stand-ins for Transgender Humans, People are Diminished | Essay

Good Company | Opinion

Great Joy and Self-Love: Renée Watson on "Love Is a Revolution"

From the Editor

About our February Cover | From the Editor

Be Who You Needed When You Were Younger | Opinion

Rescuing and Celebrating Black Women’s Voices, an interview with Nikki Grimes

Ringing in the Newbery (and Caldecott): An awards-trivia smackdown with Betsy Bird and Travis Jonker

Teachers Pay Teachers Needs a Librarian | From the Editor

Listening to One Another in Our Nation of Stories

Questioning Your History Lessons, a guest post by Diana Pinguicha

A Year in SLJ Coverage | From the Editor

Sunday Reflections: We Promised Them Democracy

A Diwali Wish

Expanding Students’ Reading Experiences by Valuing Their Preferences | Donalyn Miller

A Nosy Paraprofessional: When An Employee Peeks at Student Internet Searches | Scales On Censorship

The World That Raised Us Killed Us: Miles McKenna Discusses How J.K. Rowling's Anti-Transgender Platform Harms Young Readers

As COVID Continues to Pressure Kids and Communities, Libraries Lean In to Support Mental Health

An Author's Time Travel: Writing Stories for Young Readers To Carry With Them Into the Future

Series Keep Readers Engaged and Growing | Donalyn Miller

How Native Writers Talk Story: Honoring Authentic Voices in Books for Young People

Can Pre-COVID Books Still Speak To Kids?

What Would Lunch Lady Do? The Story Behind This Month’s Cover. | From the Editor

Carrying the Torch: When a Character Continues with New Creators

When Kids Can’t Afford Books During the Pandemic | Scales on Censorship

On the Power of Rereading

But If I Can’t Harangue in Person, How Will They Know I’m Right?: Book Committees in a Pandemic Age

“Pods” for the People: Libraries Host Learning Pods to Serve Students in Need | From the Editor

Ready to Talk Ideas, Solutions? Let's Meet in October. | From the Editor

Fuse 8 n’ Kate: Chato and the Party Animals by Gary Soto, ill. Susan Guevara

Engaging Young People Through Read-Alouds | Donalyn Miller

Freedom To Read, COVID-19 Edition | Scales on Censorship

How Writing Jennifer Strange (Quite Literally) Saved my Life, a guest post by Cat Scully

Frog and Toad Were More Than Friends: A Guest Post by Kyle Lukoff

Sunday Reflections: They’re Sacrificing Our Poorest Children, Same as it Ever Was

Retire Those Legacy Approaches. It’s Time to Be Bold and Innovative. | Reimagining Libraries

Nerd Culture, Fandom, and the Middle Grader: An Interview with Sam Maggs

Continuing Anti-Racist Work in Publishing in the Wake of the George Floyd Protests, a guest post by Roseanne A. Brown

Morgan’s Mumbles: What High Schoolers Need in a Library, by Morgan Randall

Reenvisioning Libraries. There's a Project for That. | From the Editor

So I Guess Now I’m Someone Who Talks About Boobs, a guest post by Laura Zimmermann

Edi Campbell: Pass the Hope

Edi Campbell: Beaucoup de Petites Choses

Authors and Illustrators on Creativity During the Pandemic

#passthemic: Edith Campbell Takes Over A Fuse #8 Production for the Week

#passthemic: Edith Campbell Takes Over A Fuse #8 Production

Our Ability to Fully Participate as Citizens Is Tied to Literacy | Donalyn Miller

Representation Matters: Black Joy Is an Act of Resistance

Recent High School Graduates Share Suggestions To Combat Systemic Racism in Schools

10 Things To Tell My Students This Summer | Opinion

A Second Self for Self-Acceptance, a guest post by Lillian Clark

Guest Post: The Child is Mother of the Woman – Using Archival Clues to Write Picture Book Biographies

Because Black Lives Matter, Read Black Authors

Jason Reynolds, Ibram Kendi in Conversation | SLJ Day of Dialog 2020

Reflection: The Importance of ‘Avatar’

Virtual librarianship and Looking Ahead to Newbery/Caldecott 2021 | Trending on the Blogs

For Kids Who Don’t Have Books at Home, Communities Are Working to Reach Them | Donalyn Miller

Little Gangs, a guest post by Lauren McLaughlin

A Moment of Radical Honesty and Talking Frankly about Modern Poverty in THE LIFE AND (MEDIEVAL) TIMES OF KIT SWEETLY, a guest post by Jamie Pacton

Nature When We Most Need It: Nikki Grimes Guest Posts in a Time of COVID-19

When Public Librarians Meddle| Scales on Censorship

Roundtables: Can You Listen to a Graphic Novel?

Things I Never Learned in Library School: Librarianing in the Time of a Pandemic

We’re Not Alone, not Even in the Middle of a Quarantine – a guest post by author Kim Oclon

How Are You Doing? Parsing the Response to Our Survey of School Librarians. | From the Editor

How to Succeed as a Teen Writer, a guest post by Olivia Smit

The Power of Stories: What I Learned from My Students About Diverse Books

My debut novel is coming out…in the middle of a global pandemic, a guest post by Liz Lawson

A Good Old-Fashioned Nonfiction / Informational Fiction Debate

Bored with the First Amendment | Scales on Censorship

The Healing Power of Fiction, a guest post by Nora Shalaway Carpenter

The OG of Woke: Walter Dean Myers’s Empathy Inspired a Generation of Authors | Read Woke

Guest Post: Wrestling with School Library Closures by J. F. Fox


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