The Year in SLJ Covers | 2019

In our visual roundup, key topics in K–12, from tackling climate change to social emotional learning, graced our cover in 2019, as did “betwixt” readers and some charged-up librarians.

Our annual visual roundup of the print issue. Key topics in K–12, from tackling climate change to social emotional learning, graced our cover in 2019, as did “betwixt” readers and some charged-up librarians.

 

February:
What’s Wrong with This Picture? Altered images demand visual literacy.
By Jennifer Snelling

March:
A Matter of Facts
With guidance and resources, students can lead the way on climate change

By Leslie Nemo
Cover illustration: Fabio Consoli

April:
How Social-Emotional Learning Transforms Students and Schools
By Drew Himmelstein
Illustration: Anna Godeassi

May:
The Tech Edge
These 16 innovators maximize tech’s creative potential
By Jennifer Snelling
Tech Leaders: Good Citizenship & Social Justice
Tech Leaders: Amplifying Reading & Research
Tech Leaders: STEM & STEAM Dreamers
Illustration: Jeff Rogers

June:
The Astonishing Achievements of M.T. Anderson
Honoring the 2019 Margaret A. Edwards Award recipient
By Luann Toth
Photography: Josh Kuckens

July:
Little Patrons: Big Ideas
New approaches in early learning have implications for public libraries

By Marva Hinton
Illustration: Gabby Epstein

August:
In Plain Sight
Supporting students who are homeless

By Kara Yorio
Illustration: Scott Bakal

September:
Ready or Not
College and high school librarians take on the college readiness gap

By Wayne D’Orio
Illustration: Thomas Pitilli

October:
SLJ Technology Survey: Fully Charged
School librarians are empowered around tech-infused learning

By Jennifer Snelling
Illustration: Alex Eben Meyer

November:
Betwixt
Middle grade is too young, YA too old. Where are the books that are just right for tweens?

By Katy Hershberger
Illustration: Yao Xiao

December:
Best Books 2019
The year’s outstanding titles for children and teens.

Cover illustration: Raul the Third with colors by Elaine Bay

 

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Kathy Ishizuka

Kathy Ishizuka is editor in chief of School Library Journal.

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