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JLG selects Caldecott & Newbery winners for 20 years

By: Sarah Cooke | September 11, 2019 |

Our renowned Editorial team has long been on the forefront of selecting books that go on to earn starred reviews, industry awards, honors and prestigious acclaim. Case in point: They've selected the Newbery and Caldecott Medal winners nearly every year for the last 20 years (before they were even published!). 

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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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Women and Girls Making Waves

By: | November 08, 2018 |

Here at JLG, we continue to be impressed by the amazing work of our female writers and illustrators. We believe in the importance of providing young readers with books that genuinely resonate with them, and in which they can see themselves and their experiences reflected.

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How to Tailor Your Book Club

By: Christina Dorr | October 16, 2018 |

The trick is to find the one that connects and engages kids with books, reading, and discussion – in a way that you enjoy, as well. Here are some other considerations.

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