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One-Question Survey: What Drives Change in Your Library?
Libraries are in a constant state of change, responding to technology, education, and program trends. See how your colleagues answered this question from James Allen: What primarily drives the changes you make in your school library program?

Jen Gilbert reflects on what the results reveal about the most critical factor of change. Read More
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Children's Literature Strategies

Dr. Sylvia Vardell discusses teaching strategies for using picture books, novels, nonfiction, and poetry with your students.

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Middle & High School
Teaching the Islamic Revolution with Persepolis
Elementary School
Teaching Life Skills in the School Library: Career, Finance, and Civic...
Highlights From the Current Issue of School Library Connection
Agents of Change
by Ann Dutton Ewbank
Notes from the Editors
Carl A. Harvey II, Organization & Management
Change = Growth
Leslie B. Preddy, Instructional Leadership
Change Management
Rebecca J. Morris, Perspectives & Partners
Thinking about Thinking
This book is a tongue-in-cheek, almost disturbing adaptation of the Greek tale, Theseus and the Minotaur. Written in verse, the story shifts back and forth between the voices of different gods and goddesses. Read More
500 Words or Less
High-school senior Nic Chen laments with her boyfriend's best friend over the theatrics of their overly indulgent, yet lonely personal lives. This coming-of-age novel, written in verse, flows freely, leading readers along and inviting them to contemplate their own self-discovery and identity. Read More
Note from the Editor
Poets are using the language, experiences, and images of their cultures in ways that are fresh and powerful. If you haven't picked up poetry in a while, it's time to revisit this diverse and engaging genre. Read More
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Must-Have Book
Serving Teens with Mental Illness in the Library: A Practical Guide
by Deborah K. Takahashi