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Jeanette Rivard

Jeanette Rivard is our Marketing Specialist. She's responsible for pulling together all of our e-mails, including the JLG Monthly. She also maintains our Web site making sure that the information you find there is complete and accurate. Jeanette starts gaining in-depth knowlege of a JLG title as soon as Susan Marston selects it. And twice yearly she has the opportunity to thank authors and illustrators for their phenomenal work by sending award packets to them. Having been in the publishing business for a mind-boggling amount of years, she feels that children's and young adult authors and illustrators are the most grateful and considerate of all!


News

October 19, 2017

Bring bilingualism to the children in your community. MUZZY BBC is here!
Written By Jeanette Rivard

Junior Library Guild is pleased to announce that the #1 language learning course for children is available through your JLG account rep. MUZZY, developed by the BBC, has helped children become bilingual for over 30 years. Children learn by watching an entertaining and captivating 3-D video about the adventures (and misadventures!) of the extraterrestrial Muzzy and his friends.

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Events

October 19, 2017

Save the Date: JLG’s Fall Warehouse Sale, October 20 & 21
Written By Jeanette Rivard

Shop hundreds of titles at our warehouse sale. Award-winning author, Nancy Roe Pimm, will be onsite Saturday signing copies of her book, The Jerrie Mock Story. Stop by to meet her and buy a signed copy!

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Shelf Life

May 16, 2017

“Thank you, JLG!” from Cyndy Etler, One Very Happy Author
Written By Jeanette Rivard

I opened the hardcover of my young adult memoir, The Dead Inside, and saw a shiny goldish circle. JLG, it said. My stomach dropped. Was I hallucinating? My book? A Junior Library Guild selection? Not possible. But there it was.

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News

January 24, 2017

27 JLG Selections were awarded 31 ALA Youth Media Awards in 2017!
Written By Jeanette Rivard

Congratulations to all the 2017 ALA YMA Award winners! Did you know that long before these titles became award-winners, JLG's expert editorial team selected them to represent the best-of-the-best children’s and young adult books as #JLGSelections! That’s why we are so proud to offer these award winners to you. Only JLG picks the very best for your library!

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News

August 01, 2016

Great News! JLG Now Offers You More Books When You Need Them Most
Written By Jeanette Rivard

Studies show that more books are checked out in September and October than any other time. Publishers also release more books in the fall. That's why Junior Library Guild is now offering our 14 Book Plus Categories. With your Plus Category order, you’ll receive two books in September and October--when you need them the most--and one book per month thereafter. That’s 14 total books per year per each category.

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Events

July 26, 2016

JLG Conferences: Update
Written By Jeanette Rivard

Conferences are a great opportunity to meet you. Junior Library Guild is an active supporter of academic conferences throughout the United States. They give us a chance to meet with you face-to-face and learn how we can better serve the library community. When you see us at a conference, please stop by to chat, browse the latest books, hear about what's new or upcoming, and tell us how we're doing.

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Events

June 23, 2016

Check Out the Latest Schedule: LILEAD and Junior Library Guild at ALA
Written By Jeanette Rivard

JLG is proud to support the LILEAD project in its efforts to study, support, and build community among school library supervisors--the individuals who coordinate library and information services in school districts across the country.

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News

June 02, 2016

JLG Selections Win Big at the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards
Written By Jeanette Rivard

JLG is very excited to announce that 8 of the 9 winners and honors of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards for 2016 are JLG selections. Here they are:

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Events

March 01, 2016

Reminder about Book Trailer Contest Rules
Written By Jeanette Rivard

If you are participating in our Book Trailer Contest, please keep in mind that you must use royalty free images and music. That means that TV and Movie images cannot be part of your trailer.

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Events

February 16, 2016

Book Trailer Contest
Written By Jeanette Rivard

JLG would like high school students to put their creativity in action by developing a book trailer that will be intriguing and exciting to viewers. Students should create a video book trailer for one of JLG's recent high school selections. Use special effects, animation, music, etc. to engage the viewers and make them want to read the book. Students 13 years of age or older in grades 9 through 12 are permitted to submit entries for the contest.

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