November 22, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

Children in Crisis: Libraries Respond

An initiative to brighten the lives of young refugees from Central America is gaining tremendous ground, while hopes are high to expand the lifeline to Syrian refugees in Europe.

Syrian Refugees Welcomed to Canada with an SLJ Best Book

Distribution of Sidewalk Flowers by JonArno Lawson is part of IBBY Canada’s welcome program for refugee families.

IBBY’S Initiatives to Bring Books and Children Together

An overview of the organization’s cooperative projects and initiatives serving youth, which were highlighted at the IBBY 11th Regional Conference.

USBBY Welcomes International Literary Luminaries to NYC

On a crisp mid-October weekend, children’s book enthusiasts, experts, and creators—including Lois Lowry, Chris Raschka, Susan Cooper, and David Almond—flocked to New York City’s Leman Manhattan Preparatory School to join IBBY’s 11th regional conference.

2014 Hans Christian Andersen Award Shortlist Announced

The International Board on Books for Young People has announced the six authors and six illustrators eligible for the Hans Christian Andersen Award.

Hans Christian Andersen Award Nominees Announced | News Bites

The Hans Christian Andersen Award shortlist has been revealed; the Christopher Awards names six winners in the Books for Young People category; and Shmoop, a publisher of digital curriculum and test prep, is offering a new SAT math practice tool—Math Shack. All of this and more in this week’s News Bites column.