November 21, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

Workman and Algonquin Showcase and Giveaway

Beyond the people I work with and the people this blog has led me to get to know, by far the best aspect of blogging for TLT is the constant influx of books. All of the books I get end up going back out the door in some fashion—to teen readers I know, to classroom […]

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Fall 2017 Showcase and Giveaway

Beyond the people I work with and the people this blog has led me to get to know, by far the best aspect of blogging for TLT is the constant influx of books. All of the books I get end up going back out the door in some fashion—to teen readers I know, to classroom […]

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Spring 2017 Showcase and Giveaway

Beyond the people I work with and the people this blog has led me to get to know, by far the best aspect of blogging for TLT is the constant influx of books. All of the books I get end up going back out the door in some fashion—to teen readers I know, to classroom […]

Recently in Book Mail + a Giveaway

The following are books that have arrived here recently. I’ll be reviewing many of them in the upcoming months. Head on over to the Rafflecopter to be entered to win one package of three books from this list! You can also enter by retweeting this post or following me (@CiteSomething) on Twitter! US entries only, […]

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Showcase and Giveaway

Beyond the people I work with and the people this blog has led me to get to know, by far the best aspect of blogging for TLT is the constant influx of books. All of the books I get end up going back out the door in some fashion—to teen readers I know, to classroom […]

A Kirstin Cronn-Mills Book Giveaway for Teachers, Librarians, and Students

Today we are helping awesome YA author and friend of the blog with her back-to-school giveaway. You can pop on over to her blog to see and/or comment on the post there. Comments here are fine, too. Follow Kirstin on Twitter @kirstincm.    All this wordiness could be yours!   Like it or not, summer […]

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Fall 2016 Roundup

One of the many really fun aspects of being part of Teen Librarian Toolbox is getting tons of books to consider for review. I try to mainly focus on books that deal with LGBTQIA+ characters, incorporate some kind of diversity, may fly under the radar, or are just exceptional books. I don’t spend a lot […]

Bloomsbury Children’s Books Winter and Spring 2016 Roundup and Giveaway

It’s hard to stay on top of all the new books that are coming out soon. As an effort to highlight more of the review books I receive, I’ve taken to doing posts either about my recent book mail or highlighting a certain publisher’s list. Today I’m sharing with you what is new and forthcoming […]

Apply for Summer Grants; “Ghostlight” Giveaway; NZ Banned Book Coming to the U.S. | SLJTeen News

SLJ readers can enter to win a copy of the spooky Ghostlight. Nominations are open for the 10th annual Cybils Awards. Polis Books has acquired U.S. and Canadian rights to the recently banned Into the River by Ted Dawe. Celebrate Teen Read Week with Blink authors. These news bites and more in the latest SLJTeen news roundup.

September Is Library Card Sign-Up Month; Giveaway: Lubar’s “Sophomores” | SLJTeen News

Libraries are gearing up for the annual celebration of the power of library cards. The 2015 Arab American Book and RITA Award winners were recently announced. Just in time for back to school, readers can enter for a chance to win a copy of David Lubar’s Sophomores and Other Oxymorons, the companion novel to Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie.

Quarto Publishing Week Giveaway

This week is Quarto Publishing Group week. Every day we are highlighting a different book from the Quarto Publishing Group, chosen by yours truly. In exchange for hosting this week, I got to choose 5 of my favorite titles to give to YOU, our readers, as a giveaway. So I did my research and chose […]

Ann Burlingame Wins 2015 Sullivan Award; National Poetry Month Contest; Giveaways | SLJTeen News

A contest and verse giveaway to kick off National Poetry Month; NEH makes The Great Stories Club program possible with $350,000 to ALA; strut your YA stuff at ALA Annual 2016; Ann Burlingame is winner of the 2015 Sullivan Award.

Lulzbot 3-D Printer Giveaway

Some lucky classrooms and libraries will receive 3-D printers in a giveaway sponsored by Aleph Objects, in conjunction with the White House Science Fair.

YALSA Teen Intern Grant Winners Announced; Chronicle Books Giveaway | ‘SLJTeen’ News

Dana Walrath’s YA novel-in-verse will not let us forget the horrors of the 1915 Armenian genocide; enter to win a copy. YALSA and the Dollar Literacy Foundation present Teen Intern Grants to libraries in 20 states. Chronicle Books has ARCs available for Beth Kephart’s latest and more.

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SPONSORED: Griffin Teen’s Spring 2015 List Is Blooming!

The sun is shining, the snow is melting, and Griffin Teen’s Spring 2015 list is finally blooming. From boarding school girls to zombies to computer hackers, these titles are guaranteed to offer teens something fresh and exciting. NOTE: This content was sponsored and contributed by Macmillan.

Spring Giveaways from Merit Press and Chronicle; International Reading Association Renamed | SLJTeen News

For millennials, being able to read is just the start of developing literacy skills; in recognition, the International Reading Association has renamed itself the International Literacy Association. Spring giveaways include creepily serious A Work of Art and the ridiculously useful Funny on Purpose.

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SPONSORED: Adult Books for Teens from Macmillan

These adult titles are in-house favorites at Macmillan, and are perfectly accessible and appropriate for teens. Mix it up by giving them a taste of reading choices that they won’t find on the young adult shelves. NOTE: This content was sponsored and contributed by Macmillan.

Page to Stage for Young Playwrights; Shakespeare Resources; “Charisma” Giveaway

Keep these resources for Shakespeare units handy, and perhaps inspire the next generation of fantastic playwrights. If your YA collection is lacking Charisma, take a chance on winning a free copy.

“Out of Easy” College Scholarship; Sample Friesen’s “Both of Me” | SLJTeen News

Your teens can win money for college by simply writing an essay; get a sneak peek of Jonathan Friesen’s latest title, Both of Me.

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SPONSORED: Jane Casey’s “Jess Tennant” Series Raises the Bar on Teen Detective YA

Jess Tennant thought leaving London for a small seaside town up the coast would prove relaxing. But she was wrong. This accidental detective ends up solving the mystery of her cousin’s death and takes on other mysteries, always with a bit of sass and spunk, pulling readers right into her world. NOTE: This content was sponsored and contributed by Macmillan.