December 12, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

Nonfic roundup

It wouldn’t be January at Someday without roundup review posts galore! I’m nothing if not a stickler for tradition so we’re rolling into hump day with three nonfiction books covering three very different subjects: a man whose story might as well be myth, a complicated and unpopular war, and a pacifist turned spy. If there’s any […]

Just the Facts: Reader-Ready Nonfiction for Secondary Students

These thoroughly researched and visually appealing new nonfiction titles are sure to reel in older readers right from the get-go.

A Bevy of Books for Gift-giving | SLJ Sneak Peek

From a galazy far, far away to a pop-up misadventure, this month’s sneak peek of January 2015 reviews features great last-minute gift ideas and new titles to add to your TBR pile.

‘Goblin Secrets’ Joins a Select List of Fantasy Winners of the National Book Award

Debut author William Alexander, whose novel ‘Goblin Secrets’ is a middle-grade fantasy about a boy who joins a theatrical group of goblins, took home the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature Wednesday, November 14.

Debut Author William Alexander Nabs 2012 National Book Award for Young People

First time author William Alexander took home the National Book Award (NBA) for Young People last night for his book Goblin Secrets (S&S, 2012), about a boy who joins a theatrical group of goblins.