News & Awards

News & Awards

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BASEBALL GENIUS receives a JLG award for Summer 2017

Check out more on how it works at:  www.juniorlibraryguild.com    

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REVIEW of BASEBALL GENIUS from School Library Connection

Baseball Genius 2017. 352pp. $16.99 hc. Aladdin (Simon & Schuster). 9781481468640. Grades 4-8 From the first page to the last, Jalen Deluca’s exploits with his friends will keep readers in suspense. Living with his dad in a run-down train station, Jalen helps his struggling father operate the Silver Liner Diner. More than anything, Jalen wants […]

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A Great Review by School Library Journal

GREEN, Tim & Derek Jeter. Baseball Genius. 352p. ebook available. S. & S./Aladdin. Mar. 2017. Tr $16.99. ISBN 9781481468640. POP Gr 5-8–Green teams up with Jeter in his latest piece of sports fiction. Jalen is the son of an Italian immigrant. He lives with his father, who works long days at his diner trying to […]

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HOME RUN receives a JLG award for Spring 2016

Junior Library Guild is a book review and collection development service helping thousands of school and public libraries acquire the best new children’s and young adult books, saving them both time and money. Junior Library Guild is a privately held company based in Plain City, Ohio. Founded in 1929, JLG provides the very best customer […]

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Kid Owner receives a JLG award for Winter 2015

“We read thousands of books every year and select only the best” The JLG editorial team reviews more than 3,000 new titles each year, in manuscript or prepublication stage. We’ve developed a keen sense for finding the best of the best. Over 95 percent of our selections go on to receive awards and/or favorable reviews. […]

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