November 24, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

4 Poetry Titles to Share with Tweens

Margarita Engle’s moving exploration of Latinx in U.S. history, Nikki Grimes’s tribute to the Harlem Renaissance, and other works of poetry to share with tweens.

Tell It Slant | SLJ Spotlight

These works are a call for empathy and compassion and necessary reads for students engaged with our nation’s past, the refugee experience, and the power of self and nature.

A Love Letter to Salsa, a Tribute to Families, and an Unusual Friendship | Fiction Preschool to Grade 4

The latest titles for children include a gorgeous, bilingual picture book on salsa, a new look at families, and The Skunk a can’t-miss offering from Mac Barnett and Patrick McDonnell.

This article was published in School Library Journal's March 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.