February 19, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

SLJ’s Reviews of the 2014 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Winners

For many, the true highlight of BookExpo America occurred at 1 PM on Saturday at the SLJ Librarian’s Lounge, when Horn Book editor in chief Roger Sutton announced the 2014 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners. See SLJ’s reviews of the winners here.

Masters of Middle School Drama and Trauma | SLJ Day of Dialog 2013

From tragic turning points to budding first love, some of the most talented and up-and-coming authors for the middle grade audience shared their insights on the writing process, connection to their intended audience, and how humor plays a part in all of their works at SLJ’s annual Day of Dialog, held at Columbia University’s Faculty House on May 29.

Pictures of the Week

Author Libba Bray and SLJ Reviews Assistant Editor, Shelley Diaz at The Diviners BookExpo America party.

Adult Books 4 Teens: BookExpo Preview, 2012

BookExpo 2012 is right around the corner, so I spent some time this weekend compiling my wish list. For this post I am limiting myself to adult books that have potential teen appeal. Please keep in mind that I haven’t seen most of these yet, so I am working off of instinct. That being said, these are the books and authors I am looking forward to encountering at the event.