September 12, 2017
Sarah Bayliss, Associate Editor
, we are gearing up for
Day of Dialog Brooklyn
on Friday, September 15, featuring celebrated and debut authors including Tonya Bolden, Raúl Colón, Deborah Heiligman, Sarah Moon, and many others. More great speakers will be on deck at the 2017
on October 7–8 in Nashville, TN;
is still open. With the theme Confronting our Literacy Crisis, the stellar Summit lineup features John Green, Cece Bell, Javaka Steptoe, and our 2017 School Librarian of the Year,
, to name a few.
A new survey we conducted confirms that
maker activities are thriving
—and librarians are playing a key role as hands-on learning becomes more established in school curricula. Our upcoming
, with speakers including
, will provide plenty of inspiration and support for those activities. Check out the full schedule for the four-part October course.
We will continue our coverage of Hurricanes
and Irma; in the meantime, here are
some resources for those displaced by environmental and humanitarian crises
Asking the editors of SLJ or the Horn Book to stay out of politics is like asking a librarian on the Newbery Committee not to tweet about books she loves.
Day of Dialog | Brooklyn
Coinciding with Brooklyn Book Festival, this special-engagement event on September 15 will feature both Festival and metropolitan-area authors with panels modeled on
School Library Journal
’s long-running and annually sold-out Day of Dialog events. Get the inside scoop on the hottest new books—plus book giveaways and author signings!
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