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Booklist proudly announces its new Advisory Board. The board is comprised of national leaders in readers’ advisory and collection development, as well as content and business experts who represent the widely diverse audiences that Booklist and ALA serve. 

Read the Press Release here.

Meet Advisory Board Members here.

Booklist Review of the Day

In One Ear and Out the Other
by Diane Worthey, illustrated by Morgana Wallace

Covering an unusual career type and a pioneering woman, this attractive, intriguing work is by a violinist who was conducted by her book’s subject, Antonia Brico.

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Middle-School Talent Show
by Ronny Khuri

​Welcome, everyone, to Booklist’s first annual Middle-School Talent Show!

Top 10 Documentaries
by Candace Smith

In these memorable documentaries featured in online reviews from 2018 through 2020, filmmakers take on important issues: anti-semitism, mental illness, the Holocaust, publishing, the war in Syria, breast cancer, 9/11, the Mayo Clinic, women’s rights, and a famous three-day music festival using thought-provoking commentary and moving visuals. 

Literacy and Longing for Equity: How Librarians Can Pave the Way for All Students

Read the Booklist study below, Literacy and Longing for Equity, and discover how your library can put long-lasting success within reach of every student in your community. 

The Shelf Care Interview: Aliza Layne and Gabby Rivera​

In today’s special #ReadGraphic installment, Ronny Khuri talks with Aliza Layne, creator of Beetle & The Hollowbones, and Gabby Rivera, author of Juliet Takes a Breath. 

Core Collection: Black Women Artists
by Donna Seaman

Black women artists have had to battle against both racism and sexism in their pursuit of training, places to exhibit their work, and recognition.

Top 10 Arts Books for Youth: 2020
by Ronny Khuri

​The titles in this year’s top 10 books about art cover an iconic TV show host, the Queen of Soul, and two glass artists, all of which were reviewed in Booklist between Oct 15, 2019, and Oct 1, 2020.

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