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Letter from the Editor / George Kendall • September 1, 2022 Volume 119, Issue 1
Read-alikes Sports for Life
Top 10 Sports & Recreation Books
ANDSCAPE • Andscape, an Imprint of Disney Publishing
Read-alikes Charles Dickens Reimagined
News & Views
Continuing SERIES NONFICTION SHOWCASE
Spotlight on Sports • Art from The Replay, by Adam Skinner and illustrated by Mai Ly Degnan.
Top 10 Sports Books for Youth
The Sporting Life • “Write what makes you happy.” —O. Henry
Excavating the Past • Sophie Blackall’s latest picture book is a genuine charmer, but there’s subtle depth, here, too.
High-Demand Hot List for Youth • Look for reviews of these high-demand titles in forthcoming issues of Booklist.
Sonali Fry on Standing in the Need of Prayer
Focus on Board Books
Listen Up • Sure Bets in Spanish
Spotlight on Sports
Equity in Content and Format
Up Front and In Demand
Four Steps to Diversifying Your Large Print Collection • Tips from Tiffany Duck, peer reviewer for the Thorndike Press Black Voices Standing Order Plan
TO FLOAT OR NOT TO FLOAT • Deciding whether your large print collection floats among locations or stays at the building it was selected for? Both models offer benefits.
IT’S ALL ABOUT BALANCE