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Librarian faves: Top book categories by grade level

By: Rhonda Mihalic | April 03, 2019 |

When it comes to books, you librarians know your stuff. And, you know what your K-12 readers will most enjoy. Based on data from over 23,000 members, here are your top categories by grade level. 

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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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New Year, New Chapter

By: Sarah Cooke | January 15, 2019 |

For many of us, the new year is a time for new beginnings. A chance to hit reset and open our minds to new opportunities and possibilities. With that in mind, we wanted to put the spotlight on three popular, previously selected titles that follow the adventures of protagonists who are stepping into a new world or undergoing major changes in their lives and starting a new chapter.

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Three Titles Perfect for the Holidays

By: Sarah Cooke | December 11, 2018 |

The holiday season is here! It’s the perfect opportunity to build new traditions with your young readers, and to support them as they learn the deeper significance of the holidays they enjoy. With that in mind, we wanted to spotlight a few books that we feel are excellent tools to help young students appreciate the meaning of the winter holidays.

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The Washington Post's Best Graphic Novels of 2018

By: Sarah Cooke | November 27, 2018 |

Graphic novels continue to grow in popularity with young readers. It’s one of our most popular categories, and they tend to fly off our shelves!

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School Library Journals' Best Books of 2018

By: | November 27, 2018 |

Here at JLG, we do our best to select high-quality titles that will both entertain and educate your readers. We feel all young readers deserve access to books that speak to their experiences and genuinely pique their interest.

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Best Children’s Books of 2018: Jason Reynolds and Washington Post Reviewers Share Their Favorites

By: Sarah Cooke | November 19, 2018 |

As 2018 comes to a close, this is the season when many of us find ourselves reflecting on the events of the previous year and recalling what stood out for us the most. It’s the season for “Best Of” lists, and one that we’re particularly proud to be a part of this year is the Washington Post’s list of Best Children’s Books of 2018. We are happy to see that so many of our have made this list, and you can shop those selections here.

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