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BLOGtalk BOOKtalk - Sorted: Growing Up, Coming Out, and Finding My Place

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. 

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JLG Selections Take Home 63 ALA Awards & Honors

JLG Selections Take Home 63 ALA Awards & Honors

By: Katie Lynch | January 27, 2020 |

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.

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Congrats to the 2020 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Awards finalists!

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!

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JLG Selections Shine in the New York Times Best Children's Books of 2019!

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!
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Teen spirit: How to get teens back to the library

Teen spirit: How to get teens back to the library

By: Sarah Cooke | August 14, 2019 |

What can libraries do to make sure their young-adult readers stop by for a visit—and then keep coming back? Get tips from School Library Journal’s Karen Jensen.

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Ohio author launches book drive for town hit by tornadoes

Ohio author launches book drive for town hit by tornadoes

By: Rhonda Mihalic | July 09, 2019 |

In Celina, Ohio, more than 50 homes were destroyed by tornado and everything was lost: furniture, clothing, photographs, mementos and, central to this story, books. So a local children's author started a book drive.

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JLG Titles Dominate Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards

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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JLG Book Trailer Contest Winners!

JLG Book Trailer Contest Winners!

By: Deborah B. Ford | May 04, 2016 | Shelf Life

Thank you to everyone who submitted a book trailer for our contest. There were so many great entries. We were impressed with the creativity of the entries and the time and energy put into the finished videos. Librarians across the country have voted, and we have winners. Congratulations! Keep reading to see who won and watch their videos. Read More

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