November 21, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

Book Review: Grades 5-8 Fiction

Out of this world adventures, an art mystery, and the new Polly Horvath book are reviewed in the February Grade 5-8 Fiction section.

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Book Review: Grades 5 & Up Nonfiction

An eye-opening book about transgender teens, two poignant and powerful memoirs, and a guide to K-Pop round out a diverse selection of titles in our February Grades 5 & Up reviews.

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Best of Apps & Enhanced Books

This month’s app selections are strong choices for home and school collections: two engaging productions for kids learning the alphabet, and an interactive introduction to the drafting of the U.S. Constitution and the debates that swirl around the document today.

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The Kate Connection: DiCamillo Talks About her Role as National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

Award-winning author Kate DiCamillo talks about her plans for her new role as National Ambassador, her advice on creating an environment to foster young readers, and more in this candid conversation with Travis Jonker.

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