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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

Paper Bullets
by Jeffrey H. Jackson

Lucy Schwob and Suzanne Malherbe were two singular, if long unsung, figures of WWII—French artists, lesbians, subversive and unapologetically empathetic to humanity.

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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.

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. 

Top 10 Arts Books: 2020
by Donna Seaman

From street fashion photography and drag to classic movies and rock and roll, painting and fiber art, the very best arts books over the past 12 months delve into both the trials and wonders of creativity. 

Booklist Backlist: For the Culture
by Melanie Kirkwood

​What happens when the cultural identities that have defined us threaten to keep us from our deepest desires? This very question has more recently been explored across YA genres, and specifically from the perspective of Black girlhood.

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