March 20, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Pick of the Day: Private Tutor: Your Complete SAT Critical Reading Prep Course (DVD)

Private Tutor: Your Complete SAT Critical Reading Prep Course with Amy Lucas. 2 DVDs. with workbook. Private Tutor SAT. 2012. complete package: $74.95; DVD: $29.95 ea., workbook: $29.95.
Gr 10 Up–Amy Lucas, an experienced private tutor, acts as a personal guide to the reading comprehension portion of the SAT, keeping students invested in and focused on content and practice exercises. Teens will easily relate to her upbeat and friendly approach. Topics covered include vocabulary, sentence completions, and reading comprehension techniques. She […]

News Bites: Get Your Voice Heard During Banned Books Week!

From September 30 to October 6 libraries, schools, and bookstores will celebrate Banned Books Week, an annual event that focuses on First Amendment rights. “During Banned Books Week, we hope to remind Americans that the ability to read, speak, think and express ourselves freely is a right, not a privilege,” said Maureen Sullivan, American Library Association President. “As we celebrate the 30th anniversary of Banned Books Week, it’s important to recognize that book banning does exist in this day and age. It’s up to all of us, community residents, librarians, teachers and journalists, to continue to stand up and speak out for the right to read.”