Increasing Standing Orders Plan Options

| By Thorndike Staff | Greet Customers Curbside or at Your Counter with New Plans Thorndike Press adjusted their publishing plans and placed many standing order plans on pause in May in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Now, with libraries across the country carefully reopening their doors and/or offering curbside service, we’re excited to welcome … Read more

Black Voices. Black Stories.

| By Tiffany Duck | As a peer reviewer for the Black Voices Standing Order Plan, I am excited about reviewing and selecting titles from diverse voices. It’s important to have representation from authors who identify as Black or African American but hail from countries all over the world. I’m also a member of the … Read more

Make Culturally Relevant Books More Accessible

| By Gale Staff | Project LIT Community is a grassroots network of book groups that aims to get students excited about reading by highlighting diverse, high-interest, culturally relevant books. The movement started in the fall of 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jarrad Amato, an English teacher at Maplewood High School, and his students initiated a … Read more

Revealing Reads Explore Buried Secrets and Emboldened Activists

| By Gale Staff | Women separated by centuries yet bound by society’s expectations and mores. Secrets that surface, leaving false narratives and shattered families in their wake. Emboldened women emerging triumphant, securing their right to vote. Our September selections run the gamut, offering insightful and inspiring reflections on the female experience. The Book of … Read more