JLG’s Librarian of the Month honor goes to Washington Community High School in Washington, IL and their inter-stellar librarian,Thomas (Tom) Gross. He's been a JLG member for 6+years, but his passion and dedication for his library, students and community is what caught our eye. Here’s his story...
BLOGtalk BOOKtalk - Sorted: Growing Up, Coming Out, and Finding My Place
By: Jennifer Bennett | February 27, 2020 |
Jackson Bird’s book Sorted: Growing Up, Coming Out, and Finding My Place is a welcome addition from a trans man to this literary history that is fresh, modern, thoroughly millennial, and relatable to younger readers.
Happy New Year! It’s hard to believe this first month of 2020 is nearly behind us. As the SVP and General Manager of Junior Library Guild, I wanted to take a moment during these first weeks of the New Year to express my deepest gratitude to the JLG community and to share some of the highlights from 2019 that we will be building on even more this year!
We are thrilled to announce that 63 of the 112 winners/honorees were JLG selections. We are so proud of our amazing authors and illustrators, as well as our talented editorial team and their history of picking winners.
Congrats to the 2020 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Awards finalists!
By: Katie Lynch | December 23, 2019 |
JLG is proud to announce that 4 out of the 5 2020 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Awards finalists are JLG selections. The Nonfiction genre is revolutionizing thanks to the talent and commitment of these authors, and our editors know outstanding work when they see it!
JLG Selections Shine in the New York Times Best Children's Books of 2019!
By: Katie Lynch | December 18, 2019 |
No way! The New York Times has just released its list of the Top Children’s Books of 2019 and guess what? JLG selections have swept 22 out of the 25 titles. Check out this list to make sure you have all the best books of 2019. If not, slip these goodies into your cart today!