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Coffee with Margaret Peterson Haddix

By: Rebecca Cybulski | September 12, 2023 |

REMARKABLES reminds us that asking for help and forgiving others are not faults or weaknesses, but rather they are acts that help us become so resilient in life. Learn more about Margaret Peterson Haddix’s views on time travel, the unraveling of fate, and why it’s so important to be mindful of the present moment.

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Q&A with Janice Chiang

By: JLG Marketing | May 17, 2023 |

To honor literature that is representative of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we chatted with Digital Artist, Janice Chiang about her recent project, Tokyo Rose: Zero Hour.

During our interview, Janice compares herself to the main character in the story, Iva, saying, "Just like Iva, I too have felt divided in half. When I started to search for my identity in this country, I realized I was in a position of strengthnot weaknessto have two perspectives in life."

Read on to learn more about Janice Chiang and the different AAPI Month activities that you can get involved in! 

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Why do Most Schools Have Libraries?

By: | April 27, 2023 |

School libraries enrich the lives of students, so it’s very important that we continue to advocate for their services! If you’re wondering, “How do school libraries benefit student development?, then this blog is for you! 

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Why are School Libraries Important for Student Success?

By: JLG Marketing | April 13, 2023 |

School libraries are essential to learners; they provide the foundation to student learning and help students achieve their goals. In order to combat the decrease in school libraries, we must advocate for their existence and funding and demonstrate how eliminating them negatively impacts our schools, students, and communities.  

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Jobs of the Modern School Librarian

By: JLG Marketing | April 05, 2023 | School Library

 A modern school librarian’s day is filled with more than you can imagine—you might be surpriseto hear about what is included in their jam-packed schedule! 

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Q & A with Andrew Aydin

By: JLG Marketing | March 24, 2023 |

To honor the anniversary of Selma’s Bloody Sunday, a nonviolent march during the Civil Rights Movement, we sat down and spoke with JLG author, Andrew Aydin. We first met Aydin at ALA in 2022; he was gregarious, genuine, and found a way to connect with each attendee on a personal and professional level. He spoke openly and humbly, sharing his experiences with Congressman John Lewis, a champion for human rights and one of the “Big Six” leaders of the Civil Rights Movement.

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Honoring Women Authors on International Women’s Day!

By: JLG Marketing | March 08, 2023 |

To celebrate women authors and their allies, we interviewed members of JLG team to learn more about their favorite women authors and characters—expect some wild Q and A from these book worms!

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