Mackin Compendium is a professionally compiled collection of the “Best of the Best” PK-12 age-appropriate, starred reviewed titles. All selections have been culled from the highly acclaimed review sources listed below and placed in one convenient location for you to make the very best selections for your libraries and students. No need to comb through all the journals, Mackin’s master-degreed professional collection development librarians have done the work for you.
  • AudioFile
  • Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
  • Booklist
  • 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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Browse the 2019 Compendium Selected Titles

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Archived Years