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Booklist's Quick Tips for Schools and Libraries Newsletter Archive


Booklist's Quick Tips for Schools & Libraries delivers easy, practical ideas and activities that help you integrate children's and young-adult books into the curriculum, and many of the resources may already be on your shelves. With thematic bibliographies, author interviews, and useful ideas for connecting kids and books, each monthly e-newsletter also features a sneak peek at what's coming up in future issues of Book Links and Booklist magazines. You will receive approximately 12 newsletters per year. If you don't already receive Quick Tips, subscribe now!


Read the current issue:

July 2024: Don't Sweat Your Next Book Pick This Summer!

Browse previous issues:

June 2024: Welcome Summer

May 2024: Family Picture Books and Recipes

April 2024: Rom-com Manga, Body Positivity, and Family Listening

March 2024: The Art of Words

February 2024: Look to the Stars

January 2024: Keeping the New Year Fresh

December 2023: Drag Queens, Debuts, and Romance

November 2023: Leaf Piles & Book Clubs

October 2023: Freedom to Read Books that are SCARY

September 2023: Banned Books in the Classroom

August 2023: Picture-Book Winners plus Biographies & Memoirs

July 2023: Summer Lifelines, Discoveries, & Frights

June 2023: Kickstart Summer Reading

May 2023: All about Graphics: YA Picture Books, Nonfiction Picture Books, and Graphic Novels

April 2023: Ukraine, Series Fiction, Sabaa Tahir, and More

March 2023: More Than Meets the Eye

February 2023: Finding Patterns and New Perspectives

January 2023: First Steps and Big Steps

December 2022: Size & Scale, STEM, Debut Authors, and More

November 2022: Matters of Heart and Hope

September 2022: Looking to the Skies

August 2022: Summer's Waning Days

July 2022: Staying Afloat with Graphic Novels

June 2022: Oceans of Pride

May 2022: A Collection Refresh

April 2022: Never Too Late for Early Readers

March 2022: Warm up to Reading

February 2022: Quick Tips for February

January 2022: New Year, New Newsletter

December 2021: Inner and Outer Worlds

November 2021: Reading Books Ain't Easy

October 2021: Read Your Way to Social-Emotional Learning

September 2021: Every Day Is Hispanic Heritage Month

August 2021: The Dog Days of Summer

April 2021: Poets & Pictures

March 2021: A Women's March

February 2021: My Art Will Go On

January 2021: Back to Civics

December 2020: Lasting Connections of 2020

November 10, 2020: Home for the Holidays

October 8, 2020: Food for Thought

September 9, 2020: School is Happening

August 4, 2020: Making Magic

July 7, 2020: Read, Reflect, Reform

June 2, 2020: Antiracism at Any Age

May 7, 2020: Virtual Sanity

April 7, 2020: Helping Hands

March 4, 2020: One Potato, Two Potato

February 4, 2020: Growing Diversity 

January 10, 2020: One for All

December 17, 2019: Lasting Connections of 2019

December 4, 2019: The Wintry Arts

November 5, 2019: Strong Foundations

September 17, 2019: Engaging Early Readers

September 10, 2019: Bacl-to-School Shopping

June 4, 2019: Summer Flashbacks

May 7, 2019: Making It in May

April 2, 2019: Stuck in the Middle 

March 5, 2019: Well-Versed Women

February 5, 2019: Tough Love

January 9, 2019: Welcome to the (Mostly) Real World

December 18, 2018: Lasting Connections of 2018

December 4, 2018: Chasing the Sun

November 1, 2018: A Little Peace and Quiet

October 15, 2018: Autumn Foods (And Other Things We Dig Up)

October 1, 2018: Reaching Reluctant Readers

September 2018: Deep Dives

August 2018: Fantastic Vacations & Voyages

July 2018: A Carnival of Animals

June 2018:  A Rootin', Tootin' Summer

May 2018: The Case of the Disappearing Hamburger

April 2018: Partying with Poetry

March 2018: Growing Strong

February 2018: Historical Heroes

January 2018: Better Us, Better World

December 2017: Lasting Connections: 2017's Best Books for the Classroom

December 2017: Patterns and Poison

November 2017: Writing Tips, Famous Rivalries, Wildlife Photography (Gale)

November 2017: Native Americans, Makerspaces, Mindfulness

October 2017: Halloween, Banned Books, Robin Hood

September 2017: Space, Photography

August 2017: Summer Camps, Humorous Books, AASL Conference

July 2017: Water, Words, and Food

June 2017: Audiobooks Stars, Summer Solstice, Carson Ellis

May 2017: Mother's Day, Creation Stories, Picture-Book Mysteries

April 2017: Kwame Alexander: Celebrating Poetry and Math

March 2017: Raul Colon, Books for Young Feminists

February 2017: Young Refugees; Black History STEM Titles

January 2017: Chinese Stories, S. D. Nelson on Writing for Youth

December 2016: Lasting Connections of 2016

December 2016: Overlooked Inventors; Best New Audiobooks for Kids and Teens

November 2016: Gennifer Choldenko; New Makerspace Projects

October 2016: Don Brown and Bullying Prevention Month

September 2016: Back-to-School Books and Kid Activities

August 2016: Diverse Audiobooks and Beach Reads for Kids

July 2016: Russian Tales and Summer Read-Alouds

June 14, 2016: Summer Listening and Learning

May 3, 2016: Summer Reading and Gaming Resources

April 5, 2016: Jacqueline Woodson and Poetry for the Classroom

February 3, 2016: Diverse Books across the Curriculum

January 5, 2016: Best 2015 Classroom Picks and Thanhha Lai

December 17, 2015: Lasting Connections: 2015's Best Books for the Classroom

December 2015: Diverse Read-alouds and Connected Learning

November 2015: Fresh Ideas for the Holidays and Andrea Cerrito

October 19, 2015: National Foundations and Susan Goldman Rubin

October 2015: Teaching Democracy and Tanya Lee Stone

September 2015: Best Books for Back to School

August 2015: Around the World in Kids' Books

July 2015: Fractured Fairy Tales and Storytelling

June 2015: Stand-out Science Resources

May 2015: Summer Reading for the 21st-Century

April 2015: Ready Resources for Poetry Month

March 2015: Cynthia Kadohata, Sharon Flake, and Women's History

February 2015: Multicultural Literature for the Classroom

January 2015: Best Classroom Connections of 2014

December 2014: Celebrating the Arts across the Curriculum

November 2014: Holiday STEM Connections

October 2014: Social Studies for the Twenty-first Century

September 2014: New Back-to-School Resources

August 2014: Diversity in Books for Youth


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