May 26, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Middle Grade Mummy Adventures | June 2018 Xpress Reviews

Dummie the mummy makes a friend and starts life anew in this month’s middle grade Xpress.

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#IHaveTheRightTo, #ShePersisted, & More Buzzworthy Nonfiction | June 2018 Xpress Reviews

This latest batch of online-only nonfiction reviews features powerful women persisting in the face of injustice and inequality.

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4 Graphic Novels Explore Queer Love, Evolution & More | June 2018 Xpress Reviews

Tee Franklin’s touching novella shows love in one’s later years; a new sci-fi adventure for Jem and the Holograms; Shirai’s dark adventure will enthrall fans of Death Note.

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MākMō Mobile Makerspace Making Impact in Los Angeles

Four customized vans bring makerspace programming and spark education and partnerships in Southern California.

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Vernon Is On His Way by Philip C. Stead | SLJ Review

PreS-Gr 1 –Vernon, the bighearted little toad from A Home for Bird, is back in this series of very short tales.

7 Picture Books Feature Daring Explorers, a Young Cervantes, Operatic Mice & More | June 2018 Xpress Reviews

Even strong moms need help sometimes in Kent’s latest; a charming Swedish tale of a Creature and a Spark; Talittuq learns new ways to define family.

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Fantasy Sequels, Prequels, and a Contemporary Much Ado Retelling | June 2018 Xpress Reviews

A quirky best friend gets her time to shine in Albertalli’s latest; zombies put a lively twist on familiar historical fiction tropes; Jackson’s powerful novel addresses loneliness, abuse, and the importance of female friendships; and more in this month’s YA Xpress.

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Pint-Sized Heroes Save the Day | June 2018 Xpress Reviews

An amusing addition to early chapter books perfect for Marvel fans.

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How To Organize 250,000 LEGO Pieces

SLJ‘s 2016 School Librarian of the Year Todd Burleson’s quest for the ultimate LEGO storage solution.

A Fifth Grader’s Mission To Save His School’s Librarian

Jakari Singleton was moved to action when he heard his school might lose its long-time teacher-librarian.