The latest installment of the Grammar Gazette by grammar guru Mahnaz Dar.
During the summer of 2016, SLJ and LJ reviewers were invited to take a self-directed course on diversity and cultural literacy in reviewing children’s books. SLJ reviewer and school librarian Laura Simeon shares her thoughts on her experience taking the course. What do you get when you virtually gather a group of librarians from a […]
“Much of our everyday language is casually ableist, and this translates to ableist language in novels, whether the novel features disabled characters or not. Sometimes, these words are intentionally included to make a point. Other times, the author uses them unthinkingly, perhaps not even aware that certain terms are ableist in the first place.” Over […]
kparrott [3:26 PM] Hi everyone, welcome to the chat! We’ll officially begin in a few minutes. In the meantime, feel free to introduce yourself and say where you’re chatting from. I’m Kiera, reviews director of SLJ/LJ and I’m here in our offices in lower Manhattan. knappm [3:26 PM] Maggie Knapp, from Fort Worth, TX hollyanneboyer […]
sdiaz101 [3:58 PM] Hello everyone! welcome to our first reviewer chat in MONTHs! gopetrie14 [3:59 PM] Thanks! Excited to get started! sdiaz101 [3:59 PM] we still have a few minutes, but as you enter the chat start by introducing yourself and sharing what types of books you review for us brendak [3:59 PM] joined #slj-reviewer-chat […]