November 21, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

10 Titles to Promote Clean Water Awareness

Books for little ones highlight how water functions as part of an ecosystem, while selections for older readers emphasize the pressing need to protect the world’s clean water supply.

This article was published in School Library Journal's April 2017 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Neal Bascomb on “Sabotage” and the Norwegian Fight Against the Nazis

SLJTeen Live panelist Neal Bascomb discusses his research process, inspiration, and the best part of writing Sabatoge, about a riveting moment in World War II history.

Inside Your Insides: A Guide to the Microbes That Call You Home by Claire Eamer | SLJ Review

Eamer, Claire. Inside Your Insides: A Guide to the Microbes That Call You Home. illus. by Marie-Ève Tremblay. 36p. glossary. index. Kids Can. Sept. 2016. Tr $17.95. ISBN 9781771383325. 

Gr 3-6 –For readers who are curious about the trillions of microbes they carry around inside and outside their body, this book provides clear information in a friendly, amusing style that is a blast to read. (“Where will you find your collection of microbes? Everywhere! They’re inside […]