October 11, 2011
A Peek Into A Reviewer's Head: What A Reviewer Looks For
All writers hope to receive that glowing review from School Library Journal, or The Horn Book, the review that can make or break their career, but what makes reviewers rave about a book? Brian Kenney, Editorial Director of Library Journal, School Library Journal and the Horn Book will speak about the changes at SLJ, with their growth as a digital publication as well as a print publication, and will bring Luann Toth, Managing Director of SLJ’s Book Review to discuss the review process and the challenges and changes that are happening in reviewing children and young adult books today.
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