February 24, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Book/Multimedia Review Stars List: February 2013

Get the latest SLJ reviews every month, subscribe today and save up to 35%.

Exclamation Mark (Rosenthal) ©2013 by Tom Lichtenheld

Preschool to Grade 4

BEAN, Jonathan. Building Our Houseillus. by author. Farrar. 2013. p. 71.

DEFELICE, Cynthia. Nelly May Has Her Say. illus. by Henry Cole. Farrar/Margaret Ferguson. Mar. 2013. p. 92.

HENKES, Kevin. Penny and Her Marble. illus. by author. HarperCollins/Greenwillow. Mar. 2013. p. 76.

MESHON, Aaron. Take Me Out to the Yakyu. illus. by author. S & S/Atheneum. Feb. 2013. p. 82.

ROSENTHAL, Amy Krouse. Exclamation Mark. illus. by Tom Lichtenheld. Scholastic. Mar. 2013. p. 85.

SCHMID, Paul. Perfectly Percy. illus. by author. HarperCollins/Harper. 2013. p. 85.

WELLS, Rosemary. Time-Out for Sophie. illus. by author. Viking. 2013. p. 90.

WRIGHT, Joanna. Bunnies on Ice. illus. by author. Roaring Brook/Neal Porter. 2013. p. 90.


CHENG, Andrea. Etched in Clay: The Life of Dave, Enslaved Potter and Poet. illus. by author. Lee & Low.2013. p. 117.

FORMAN, Gayle. Just One Day. Dutton. 2013. p. 102.

MURDOCH, Emily. If You Find Me. St. Martin’s Griffin. Mar. 2013. p. 110.

ROWELL, Rainbow. Eleanor & Park. St. Martin’s Griffin. Mar. 2013. p. 113.

SHEPHERD, Megan. The Madman’s Daughter. HarperCollins/Balzer & Bray. 2013. p. 113.


SNODGRASS, Mary Ellen. World Food: An Encyclopediaof History, Culture, and Social Influence from Hunter-Gatherers to the Age of Globalization. M.E. Sharpe. 2012. p. 68.


Hi! Fly Guy. Weston Woods. p. 51.

Show Way. Weston Woods. p. 52.

Cape Spin. Video Project. p. 52.


Barber of the Beasts. CD Universe. p. 59.

Bully Bystander, Bullied. CDBaby. p. 60.

Great Unexpected. Recorded Books. p. 54.

Necromancing the Stone. Recorded Books. p. 56.

Ozomatli Presents OzoKids. Hornblow Grouop/Megaforce Records. p. 61.

Path of Beasts. Listening Library. p. 57.

Personal Effects. Brilliance Audio. p. 57.

Sophia’s War. Recorded Books. p. 58.

We Are America. Live Oak Media. p. 58.

Diversity and Cultural Competency Training: Collections & RA

Do you want to ensure that your library’s collections are diverse, equitable, inclusive, and well-read?

Do you want to become a more culturally literate librarian and a more effective advocate for your community?

We've developed a foundational online course—with live sessions on February 28 & March 14—that will explore key concepts essential to cultivating and promoting inclusive and equitable collections.