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The monthly Compendium is a professionally compiled collection of the most recent, highly reviewed PK-12 titles. All selections have been culled from the nation’s acclaimed review sources listed below.

Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

Horn Book Magazine
Kirkus Reviews
Library Media Connection

Publishers Weekly
School Library Journal
Science Books & Films

Video Librarian
Voice of Youth Advocates

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Inside every issue you’ll find titles for elementary, middle school, high school, nonprint, professional and reference. All titles have a full-color book image, in-depth summary, review sources, author and publisher, ISBN, available bindings, subject heading and more. You can also find these titles on Mackin.com by exploring the Compendium lists. All Compendium selections, past and present, have a flower icon next to them in your search results to help you easily identify them.

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