April 26, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

From Ziggurats to Skyscrapers | What We Build and How We Live

This eye-opening selection of books about buildings and architecture provide a wealth of opportunities for exploring various cross-curricular topics including art, science, environmental studies, history, and cultural studies.

Amazing Reading Nooks: Create Cozy, Inventive Reading Havens in Your Library

Something about the act of reading calls out for a safe, snug, and comfortable spot. SLJ explores an array of exceptional reading nooks, in libraries from the United States to Australia.

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From Mud Huts to An American Icon | Nonfiction Notes, May 2013

Combining excellent texts and outstanding visuals, this month’s group of new titles are must-have purchases for libraries and classrooms looking to expand their nonfiction collections.