Sister Companies

Book Verdict

media source incorporated   

Media Source Inc.

Serves the library community by combining school and public library expertise with access to some of the most respected brands and best minds in the world of children’s and young adult literature. Our subsidiary companies include Junior Library Guild, Horn Book Inc., Library Journal and School Library Journal.

JLG Sister Companies

 The Horn Book, Inc.  

The Horn Book

First published in 1924, The Horn Book Magazine provides its readership with in-depth reviews of the best new books for children and young adults as well as features, articles, and editorials in each issue. For more than twenty years, The Horn Book Guide, has provided comprehensive coverage of the world of children's books. Published twice annually, each issue gives a review and a numerical rating for every hardcover children's book published in the United States during the publishing season.


Library Journal   

Library Journal

The oldest and most respected publication covering the library field. LJ contains groundbreaking features and analytical news reports on technology, management, policy, and other library professional concerns. Its review sections evaluate nearly 7000 books annually, along with hundreds of audiobooks, videos, databases, Web sites, and systems.


School Library Journal   

School Library Journal

The leading print magazine serving librarians who work in school and public libraries. The publication provides up-to-date information to integrate libraries into the school curriculum and to develop high-quality collections for children and young adults. SLJ educates its readers to become leaders in technology, reading, and information literacy.