November 24, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

As the Crow Flies by Melanie Gillman | SLJ Review

Gr 6 Up –Charlie, 13, is excited to embark on an all-girls Christian camp’s backpacking trip.

Middle Grade Novels Set in the Last Century | SLJ Spotlight

Four middle grade titles explore childhood in the 1900s.

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Feminism From A to Z by Gayle E. Pitman | SLJ Review

Gr 9 Up –Energetic and engaging, this primer on feminism covers a wide variety of subjects.

Unpacking the New AASL Standards

Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, 3:30PM-4:30PM ET / 12:30-1:30PM ET
In this hour-long webinar, members of American Association of School Librarians editorial and implementation teams will discuss the genesis, framework, and goals of the recently unveiled standards and what they mean for 21st-century learners, librarians, and school libraries.
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21 Series for Crafters and Maker Spaces

Inspire novice and expert makers alike with DIY engineering and decorating projects.

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Remembering Sheila Barry, Publisher of Groundwood Books

Barry, the influential and beloved publisher of Groundwood Books, died on November 15.

The Dangerous Art of Blending In by Angelo Surmelis | SLJ Review

Gr 10 Up –Evan Panos is living in an undeniably abusive home.

25 Titles and Resources To Explore the Vietnam War

Fifty years after the Vietnam War, authors revisit and examine the conflict and its aftermath with appropriate content for their audiences.

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Hunting and Figure Skating: Off-Beat Sports Series To Get Kids in the Game

A mix of popular and niche athletic fields provide something for everyone in this latest roundup of sports nonfiction.

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SLJ Chats with National Book Award Finalist Elana K. Arnold

Check out SLJ’s Facebook Live chat with National Book Award finalist Elana K. Arnold.