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Higher Ground: Getting College Ready in the Library

Higher Ground: Getting College Ready in the Library

From essay support to portfolio help, school librarians can support students with the application process—and help them thrive once they get to college.

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BOOKS

Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice by Ilene Cooper | SLJ Review

SLJ, Jun 20, 2018
Gr 6-9 –An eye-opening journey through Eleanor Roosevelt’s life, career, and social justice work.
BOOKS

SLJ's June 2018 Popular Picks

SLJ, Jun 18, 2018
A playful bug book from Eric Carle; two friends liven up a rainy day indoors with a hearty dose of make-believe; a dinosaur loves wordplay and helps build young readers' vocabulary; and adorably unconventional animals with Jess Keating in this month's Popular Picks!
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"Black Panther"-Inspired Lesson Plans Leverage Hit Film to Teach Tech

Kathy Ishizuka, Jun 18, 2018
Free lesson plans combine digital fabrication with an exploration of cultural symbols inspired by the hit Marvel film.
THE YARN

Tom Angleberger on the Evolution of the Origami Yoda Series

Travis Jonker, Jun 04, 2018
According to "The Future of skills: Employment is 2030", there will be an increased call for librarians, curators, and archivists, among other occupations.

CAREERS PREMIUM
Keith Curry Lance, Mar 16, 2018
The profession is evolving, and there are fewer of us. What has been happening? Here’s what the numbers say.
NEWS & FEATURES PREMIUM
Debra Kachel, Mar 16, 2018
Several circumstances created conditions contributing to U.S. school librarian cuts. Here's a look at likely issues at three levels—national, state, and local/school district.
NEWS & FEATURES
Linda Jacobson, Sep 26, 2016
Restricting books with controversial content is on the rise in school libraries, according to SLJ’s 2016 Controversial Books Survey, which explores self-censorship.
NEWS & FEATURES PREMIUM
Linda Jacobson, Mar 01, 2018
School librarians see declining budgets, but many have influence over spending, our survey shows.
BOOKS
SLJ, Jan 31, 2018
Gr 5-8 –Nisha writes to her Muslim mother, who died giving birth to her and her twin brother, Amil, in a diary she receives on their 12th birthday.
INDUSTRY NEWS
Tom Bober, Jun 20, 2018
Librarian Tom Bober curates a strong set of resources, with tips on how to make the best use of these websites.
INDUSTRY NEWS
Joyce Valenza, May 23, 2018
Your student activists are going to love WalkWoke.The iPhone app allows for the creative of impactful political posters to print, publish or share with meme-style ease.The app was launched in January by Tangelo, a venture studio and an innovation lab with a diverse team–built and founded by immigrant women. Posters were selected for their powerful and empathetic artwork drawn by real […]
NEWS & FEATURES
From biographies of real-life makers to activity books, these selections are the perfect way to get students engaged in making.
NEWS & FEATURES
Kathy Ishizuka, May 31, 2018
In a talk that ranged from her Mississippi roots to her personal influences, including a certain young reader who inspires her today, author Angie Thomas delivered a forceful keynote at School Library Journal’s Day of Dialog.
PREMIUM
Kiera Parrott, Apr 13, 2018
Ready to get your kid lit geek on?! Join "Book Nerds" editors Shelley and Kiera for a live Facebook chat on Tuesday, April 17 at 1 p.m. (ET).
NEWS & FEATURES
Kathy Ishizuka, Oct 14, 2017
Author John Green opened School Library Journal's 2017 Leadership Summit in Nashville, TN, with an emotional keynote. Here's the video.
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Aug 06, 2018

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Aug 07, 2018

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