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  • 05.27.2015

    JLG Selections Sweep the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards

    Today Roger Sutton, editor in chief of The Horn Book, and Rebecca Stead, the 2010 Boston Globe-Horn Book Fiction Award winner for When You Reach Me, announced the 2015 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winners. Celebrating their 49th year, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards are among the most prestigious honors in the field of children's and young adult literature.

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  • 05.11.2015

    Those That Entered Won!

    South Carolina native Stephen Colbert is giving back to his state in an amazing way. The new Late Show host announced on Thursday that he will fund every grant request South Carolina public school teachers have placed on crowdfunding website DonorsChoose.org, USA Today reports.

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  • 05.08.2015

    Play and Learn: It's All Good

    At the end of a long day of professional development, a person can feel any number of things: affirmation, inspiration, or even saturation. Having been on the other side, I take that into account when I plan an agenda. This week I was fortunate to work with the librarians in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Their free PD was the result of an "enter to win" by middle school librarian, Linda Raybould. What did they win?

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  • 04.30.2015

    An Open Letter to President Obama

    Yesterday morning President Obama sent a letter to the White House email list which you can read on The White House Blog, highlighting the importance of having good teachers, books, and learning resources. Today he spoke at a library about the power of reading. The following is my response to his request that we add our voices to the conversation:

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This Month's Books

Latest JLG Activity

  • 22 hours ago

    A Middle School in San Francisco, CA purchased 14 books.

  • 23 hours ago

    A Library in Silver Spring, MD renewed 5 categories.

  • 29 May

    A Library in Irving, TX renewed 7 categories.