November 22, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

Author Nora Baskin Rallies To Save School Librarian’s Job

Nora Raleigh Baskin wrote to a local board of education to try to save a friend’s position—and spread awareness about what is lost when a school librarian is laid off.

Teens Review Spring 2014 Releases, Second Take on Whaley’s ‘Noggin’

Though there’s time travel in Subway Love and a body transplant in Noggin, all of the featured titles here could loosely be labeled contemporary young adult fiction. While one teen attempts to escape from suburban atrophy in The Other Way Around, another finds her way out through dance in Warm Up. What’s not to love about YA books?