Articles tagged "School Library Journal"
We just couldn’t wait until next #ewgcya to share some great YA news with y’all. First, School Library Journal presented an exclusive sneak peek at their most anticipated Spring 2017 titles, including:
THE INEVITABLE COLLISION OF BIRDIE & BASH by Candace Ganger
A horrifying tragedy links Birdie and Bash together—but neither knows it. They start to fall—hard—as the events of the tragedy unfold, changing both their lives in ways they can never undo.
DEAR READER by Mary O’Connell
When her favorite teacher Miss Sweeney doesn’t show up to class, Flannery knows something is wrong.
Click here to download the full SLJ Sneak Peek guide.
Next, Sara Lovestam’s WONDERFUL FEELS LIKE THIS has two starred reviews!
“Empathy, identity, and the transformative power of music bind this tale of an atypical friendship between a teenage outcast and a jazz musician. There’s a an easy, languid flow to Lovestam’s omniscient third-person storytelling as different characters take the spotlight, but the author doesn’t soft-pedal mortality, Alzheimer’s, or Steffi’s bullies—Steffi’s self-control is all the more courageous in the face of their genuine cruelty.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review
“Sensitive and deeply moving: outstanding.” — Kirkus Reviews, starred review readmoreremove
Happy #BookBday to the 2017 editions of GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS and GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS GAMER’S EDITION! To celebrate, Guinness has created a FREE, downloadable Teacher’s Guide and is giving away 3 copies of both books to lucky librarians and/or teachers!
The Teacher’s Guide allows students and young patrons to explore the world of record-breaking in a fun and educational manner. It’s appropriate for Common Core Connections for Grades 2-5 and has many benefits:
— Engaging STEM-friendly activities
— Fascinating classroom/library activities that teach Language Arts, Science, Math and more
— Appropriate for all levels of readers
— Perfect for reluctant readers and struggling learners
— Can be used for one lesson or throughout the whole year
— Easy-to-use guide includes topical records (it’s not necessary to have the 2017 Edition to use the guide)
School Library Journal even showcased three amazing teens and their world record-breaking skills!
To enter the giveaway for a chance to win both GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2017 and GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2017 GAMER’S EDITION, email email@example.com from your professional/library-issued e-mail address (subject: Teacher’s Guide) by September 8 and tell Guinness World Records which activity you would most likely do with your students/young patrons. Make sure to include your name, school, and library name. Good luck!
Day of Dialog 2016 registration is open!!
Join us, Library Journal, and School Library Journal in Chicago for the best librarian-only gathering of the year. New city, new authors, and plenty of new ARCs to bring home!
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 from 9am–6pm
UIC Forum, 725 Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60607
Seating is limited, so RSVP right away.
ADULT LIBRARIANS: click here for more information and to RSVP.
YA/TEEN LIBRARIANS: click here for more information and to RSVP.
Hope to see you in the Windy City!
School Library Journal recently announced their best books of 2015 in several categories and four Macmillan titles made the cut!
CARRY ON by Rainbow Rowell
Click here to see the full lists.
Join School Library Journal this Thursday, August 13, for a full day of free online programming tackling important issues impacting your teen collection and programming.
Marie Marquardt will be discussing her debut novel, DREAM THINGS TRUE, as part of a panel that will explore how YA authors infuse realistic drama and authentic characters into books that will get hearts racing—and may have readers reaching for a Kleenex too!
Registration is free so sign up today, and check out the full program!
Did you get a chance to see me on the School Library Journal Day of Dialog panel? If so, thanks for attending! It was an honor, and pretty thrilling (if a bit nerve wracking)!
If you found the presentation useful, you might like to view my presentations slides, which contain the details of the titles I discussed.
Once again, thanks for attending!