April 22, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

The Door By the Staircase | 30-Second Booktalk

We’ve highlighted unusual fowl friends and a classic family drama about learning to love the differences that make us who we are. This month, we crank up the creep factor with Katherine Marsh’s deceptively sweet-looking middle grade fantasy, A Door By the Staircase.


Are you a librarian or teacher who loves to recommend books? Think you can do it in under 30 seconds? Make a video and send it to kparrott@mediasourceinc.com. We may feature it in a future post.

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Kiera Parrott About Kiera Parrott

Kiera Parrott is the reviews director for School Library Journal and Library Journal and a former children's librarian. Her favorite books are ones that make her cry—or snort—on public transportation.