April 19, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Great Books About Summer

Jump into the season with these hot-off-the-press, delightful-to-share picture books.

Greatest Generation | Consider the Source

Charlotte Zolotow, Margaret K. McElderry, Jean Karl, Dorothy Briley, and Frances Foster—all creators of modern books for children and teenagers—groomed many young editors. What was it that these greats had in common?

The Life of Book Editor and Author Charlotte Zolotow Celebrated

The life of book editor, poet, and award-winning author, a force in children’s literature, Charlotte Zolotow, was celebrated during a memorial in New York City.

Lemony Snicket’s ‘The Dark’ Takes 2014 Charlotte Zolotow Award

Acclaimed children’s book author Lemony Snicket’s The Dark, illustrated by Caldecott Medalist Jon Klassen, is the winner of the 17th Annual Charlotte Zolotow Award for outstanding picture book writing, given by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center.

Charlotte Zolotow, Distinguished Children’s Book Editor and Author, Dies at 98

Charlotte Zolotow—the distinguished children’s book editor, poet, and award-winning author of more than 70 books for young readers—died on Tuesday, November 19, in her home in Hastings-on-Hudson, NY. She was 98.