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Letter from the Editor
High-Demand Hot List • Look for reviews of these high-demand titles in forthcoming issues of Booklist.
Banned Books and the First Amendment
Library Workers as First Responders
Spotlight on Food
Top 10 Food Books • It happens every day, over and over: we have to eat. It’s a pleasure and a privilege as the most outstanding food books from the last year show through lenses practical, historical, and aspirational.
Read-alikes Comics Cookbooks
Carte Blanche Tyrants, Philistines, and Zealots, Oh My • MICHAEL CART is the author of Young Adult Literature: From Romance to Realism. 4th edition. (ALA Editions, 2022).
Fight for the Freedom to Read
Spotlight on Series Nonfiction
SERIES NONFICTION ABOUT JOBS • Understanding how we and those around us contribute to our local community and our broader society is an important concept in social studies and personal growth and well-being. These informative series encourage students to consider jobs in a variety of these contexts.
Top 10 Series about Jobs • Whether readers are trying to understand what workers doin their communities or eventually find their own place in the work force, these 10 outstanding series get the job done.
Phonics and Decodable Readers
Spanish Series Nonfiction • The following nonfiction series, both new and continuing, markthe season’s newest releases available in Spanish.
High-Demand Hot List for Youth • Look for reviews of these high-demand titles in forthcoming issues of Booklist.
Listen-alikes • Report-Ready Audio Biographies for Youth
Booklist Backlist • In the Heart of the Heart of the Country