SLJ Reviewer Chat Transcript from May 2017: Reviews Editorial Process, From Start To Finish

Check out the transcript for our last reviewer chat on SLJ reviews editorial process, from start to finish. It took place on Wednesday, May 24th. sdiaz101 3:27 PM hey all, happy that some people are already joining! greerericka 3:27 PM Hello sdiaz101 3:27 PM say hello as you join. knappm 3:28 PM Maggie here. Slightly […]

SLJ Reviewer Laura Simeon’s Diversity Course Takeaways

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 […]

SLJ Diversity and Cultural Literacy Syllabus

Summer 2016 online course Week 1: Invisibility and Appropriation Articles: Colorblind Ideology Is a Form of Racism by Monnica T. Williams, Ph. D. (from Psychology Today) When You’re Invisible, Every Representation Matters (from Native Appropriations blog) A Cultural Conundrum: Exploring Cultural Appropriation in Children’s Literature (from The Book Wars blog) We [Native Peoples] Are Not People of Color by […]