New Levels

Book Verdict

Exciting New Levels to
Help Even More in Solving Your Selection Dilemmas

Junior Library Guild is pleased to announce great new levels in the genres you’ve been requesting. These fresh, fascinating titles are sure to pique the interest of readers of all ages


 PK—PreK (Ages 2–5)

Eye-catching concept books and playful stories make this level perfect for one-on-one or group sharing.


PK Level at a Glance

  • Brief, engaging stories for shorter attention spans
  • Alphabet, counting, color, and other simple concepts
  • Bright illustrations
  • Patterns, rhyme, humor, and musicality encourage child participation
    and reading aloud

Perfect to spark a love of books

NH—Nonfiction High (Grades 9 & Up)

In today’s classroom, Common Core is king and this level helps support the need for quality nonfiction for teen readers. These stimulating informational texts invite teen readers to question assumptions and engage in high-order thinking while providing examples of excellence in research and presentation. Will attract browsers as well as report-writers.

NH Level at a Glance

  • Exclusively nonfiction
  • Challenging informational texts, covering important and intriguing topics
  • Positive examples of research techniques and documentation
  • Excellent writing and presentation
  • May include adult books

Perfect for research and teens with a thirst for knowledge

SH—Sports High (Grades 9 & Up)

High school sports enthusiasts will love the SH level, which includes fiction and nonfiction titles that cover the action and excitement of a wide array of sports, the stories and struggles of athletes who have attained great success, and inside looks at the games teens love to watch and play.

SH Level at a Glance

  • Sports themes
  • Fiction and nonfiction
  • Appropriate for high school/teen readers
  • May include adult books

Perfect for reluctant high school readers and sports fans

Take note: these selections may contain mature situations and language that could be considered controversial.


SLJ Series Nonfiction: How-to (Grades 3–5)

These titles provide hands-on instruction for how-to projects in subjects from science to arts and crafts. They are the best books from series chosen by School Library Journal’s editors.

HT-35 Level at a Glance

  • Hands-on learning
  • Simple, direct text
  • Clear instructions

Perfect for curious and crafty readers

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