February 25, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Jamming to Kwame Alexander’s “Solo” | BookExpo 2017

A group of booksellers, librarians, and publishing industry professionals were treated to a night of music and poetry at an event celebrating the Newbery Medalist’s latest work Solo, which took place at the Gibson Guitar Studio.


Interview with YA Fiction Author Christina June

June divides her time between writing young adult contemporary fiction and working as a school counselor in Washington, DC, where she lives with her husband and daughter.

Sisterhood, Body Image, and Sexual Abuse | Carol Lynch Williams on “Never Said”

SummerTeen speaker Carol Lynch Williams shares with SLJ what inspired her to write Never Said, her thoughts on body image, slut-shaming, and more.

Blink’s Three-Book Giveaway: ‘Doon’, ‘Aquifer’, and ‘Running Lean’

Blink, the new YA imprint from HarperCollins, is offering free copies of books on their inaugural list to 10 teens who want to immerse themselves in a new read this holiday season.