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JLG Titles Dominate Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards

By: Sarah Cooke | June 17, 2019 |

The 2019 Excellence in Graphic Literature (EGL) Award winners were recently announced at the Denver Pop Culture Con, and the competition was stiff.JLG's Graphic Novel categories are among our most popular—and we are thrilled to see so many JLG selections honored in this year's EGL Awards!

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Unboxing #2: The Art of Science

By: Rhonda Mihalic | March 29, 2019 |

The giggly, giddy stars of last month's Boxes of Books Unboxing video are at it again, this time unpacking their JLG subscription box of March selections.

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50 lucky educators win JLG's sock giveaway

By: Rhonda Mihalic | March 15, 2019 |

Our School Library Month sock giveaway was TOE-tally successful! 50 educators will receive “reading is dreaming with your eyes open” socks.

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Using Coretta Scott King Award Winners to Promote Reading Among Families

By: | March 12, 2019 |

According to School Library Journal, librarian Heather Thompson, who works at the Kenosha Public Library in Kenosha, Wisconsin, has developed a family book club using King Award winners.


The club’s February title was Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson, and this month’s book is Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis. April’s title will be One Crazy Summer by Rita William-Garcia.

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Three Titles to Kick Off Women's History Month

By: Sarah Cooke | February 28, 2019 |

March is Women’s History Month, and we want to take the opportunity to celebrate the critically important accomplishments and contributions women have made throughout history. Our special collection of Women’s History Month titles features books exploring the impressive achievements of women in science, the arts, sports, government, and more, and we’re highlighting a few of our favorites for you here.

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JLG UnBoxing: How do you celebrate your book haul?

By: Dawn Driscoll | February 26, 2019 |

Unboxing videos are all the rage. This perky pair made their YouTube debut unboxing their most recent Junior Library Guild monthly subscription box, and the results are adorably, amusingly brimming with anticipation.

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Celebrating Our Winners: 2019 ALA Youth Media Awards

By: | February 05, 2019 |

We’re absolutely thrilled that fifty-two of this year’s American Library Association Youth Media Awards and honors went to JLG selections. We’re so proud of our amazing authors and illustrators, as well as our talented editorial team and their history of picking winners. We wanted to take this opportunity to highlight the winners of this year’s Newbery and Caldecott Medals, and the recipient of the Coretta Scott King Author Award. You can add all of this year’s winners to your collection here.

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