Below is the transcript to our last SLJ Reviewer Chat, which focused on fine-tuning review verdicts, and was held on March 30 via a new platform. To access a cleaner, and prettier version, feel free to log in to your Slack account and check out the SLJ Reviewer Chat channel. Plus, check out a recent […]
Editor Kiera: Hello! Our next chat, Reviewing Basics 101, will be held right here on Wednesday, January 6 at 2:30pm ET. See you soon! Editor Kiera: Hi everyone! We’ll be starting in just a few minutes. In the meantime, feel free to say hi, introduce yourself, and tell us where you’re from. Miriam DesHarnais: […]
Hello SLJ Reviewers! We’ll be hosting the next chat right here on Thursday, December 3 at 4pm ET. See you then!
If you review picture books, graphic novels, or really any work of literature that utilizes art and design elements, you’ll want to familiarize yourself with some common vocabulary, an understanding of basic art styles, and how those elements combine successfully (or not) in books for children and teens. Here are some great resources, including books, […]
Sure, it’s only July, but the SLJ review editors are already starting to think about the December issue, aka our Best Books issue. We typically start with our long list of starred reviews (though we do maintain the prerogative of “besting” titles we didn’t star) and whittle it down from there. So, what have been your […]