Junior Library Guild (SLJ’s sister company) assistant editor Wendy Xu created this wonderful handout on evaluating graphic novels and has graciously offered to share with our reviewers.
SLJ Reviewer Chat Transcript from February 2017: Anatomy of an SLJ Review
Check out the transcript for our last reviewer chat on Anatomy of a review. sdiaz101 11:16 AM Reviewer chat today at 4pm ET on “The Anatomy of an SLJ review” greerericka 11:40 AM joined #slj-reviewer-chat. Also, @coovthom joined, @asantori joined, @katyk joined, @jpoyer joined, @kateolson joined. mkozikowski3:59 PM Hi, Marybeth Kozikowski here from sunny Suffolk […]
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 Reviewer Chat Transcript April 27th: Gaffe vs. Fatal Flaw
On April 27th, SLJ reviews editors and reviewers discussed how to identify whether a book/review material has a small error that doesn’t make or break it or if there’s something in the title that would keep it from getting a “Recommended” review. Here’s the transcript of that conversation. sdiaz101 3:23 PM “see” you all in […]
Meet the Reviewer | Leigh Collazo
Meet the Reviewer: Leigh Collazo, an International Librarian in China A longtime SLJ YA reviewer of science fiction, romance, fantasy, historical fiction, dystopian, and horror, Leigh Collazo, originally a Texas school librarian, packed her bags and her family and became an international librarian.