Book Review Sources

Booklist (22 issues/year) The librarian’s leading choice for reviews of the latest books and (more recently) electronic media. The Booklist Web Site includes a current selection of reviews, feature articles, a cumulative index not available in the print magazine, and the “Editor’s Choice” lists.


Book Links: Connecting Books, Libraries and Classrooms (6 issues/year) A magazine designed for teachers, librarians, library media specialists, booksellers, parents, and all other adults interested in connecting children with high quality books


School Library Journal (12 issues/year) This journal is filled with articles and reviews of interest to school library media specialists. Selected content is available online.


Library Media Connection (7 issues/year) This is a good source for articles, tips, and ideas on library management from other library media specialists. The reviews of books and media are written by other school librarians.


Kirkus Reviews (12 issues/year) Kirkus reviews books for children, young adults, and adults. Selected content is available online.


VOYA (Voice of Youth Advocates) (bimonthly) VOYA includes articles, special bibliographies, and book and media reviews for young adult resources.


Multimedia and Internet@School (6 issues/year) This title reviews new multimedia titles, hardware, and software, as well as providing technical advice and troubleshooting tips.


Horn Book Magazine (bimonthly) and Horn Book Guide (2 issues/year) The Magazine includes feature articles and book reviews. The Guide includes reviews and ratings for hardcover children’s trade books.