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SchoolLibraryJournal 13m
Interested in zine programming? Maggie Carson lays it out.
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SchoolLibraryJournal 41m
Happy Check out our review of a funny, sweet, and satisfying tale about using the potty!
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6 Things You Can Do with the New Giant Caldecott Medals that ALA is now selling 100 Scope Notes
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SchoolLibraryJournal 2h
Trailblazing book clubs engage preschoolers through third graders in lively discussion
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Handy resources to help you do collection development next year Teen Librarian Toolbox
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Ghost Boys is powerful, gripping, and timely. But is it distinguished? The "Heavy Medal" blog discusses.
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Betsy Bird discusses William's Doll on Fuse 8 n’ Kate...and starts a petition to have the book newly illustrated
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with download_repost ・・・ Trying a new advertising technique I read about in —signs in the bathroom stalls! Look for them on the second floor!
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Help for Connecticut kids aspiring to college
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Paul O. Zelinsky Talks About the Return of the All-of-a-Kind Family
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A new graphic novel, related television series and real life science society, a Library of Congress contest, a new AR app, and more. News Bites
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SchoolLibraryJournal Nov 18
MakerSpace: Taking Bristlebots on the Road or, How I keep re-defining and re-purposing a simple Bristlebot activity to get teens making — Teen Librarian Toolbox
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SchoolLibraryJournal Nov 18
What’s New in LGBTQIA+ YA November and December 2018 — Teen Librarian Toolbox
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SchoolLibraryJournal Nov 18
Only 3% of K-12 & public librarians set a budget for books with diverse characters. But a third of respondents report that more of their materials budget is now devoted to representing diversity. The full report is free to download.
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SchoolLibraryJournal Nov 18
SLJ is the #1 source for information about diverse books. (Keep in mind the survey was advertised to SLJ newsletter subscribers & social media followers.) Word of mouth, Booklist, blogs & WNDB are the next most common methods to discover diverse books.
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SchoolLibraryJournal Nov 18
You are less likely to encounter a push toward diversity in rural areas & small towns. Noting that 72% of rural & 80% of small town librarians set a personal goal of diversity; it is their administrations/districts/systems that lag behind.
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SchoolLibraryJournal Nov 18
This is the entire list of diverse character descriptions we put forth and how they ranked among all respondents. Download the full report:
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SchoolLibraryJournal Nov 18
Teachers/administrators in just over half of schools attempt to make the curriculum inclusive. This rises to 75% in private schools & 63% in urban schools. Download the full report:
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SchoolLibraryJournal Nov 18
15% of librarians find it “very difficult” or “difficult” to find suitable titles. Portrayals that are the hardest for them to find? Characters with disabilities, Native or Indigenous peoples, and English language learners top the list.
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SchoolLibraryJournal Nov 18
45 Phenomenal Titles You Should Have On Your Radar—Our November 2018 Stars, including the latest picture book by Kevin Henkes
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