June 18, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Fred Rogers Returns in ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ | SLJ Movie Review

Morgan Neville’s wistful documentary focuses on the landmark work—and ideas—of Fred Rogers.

MI District Adopts “Mixed Reality” Technology for Students

Students at Utica Community Schools are exploring interactive 3-D models using zSpace, which blends augmented and virtual reality technology. With a model of a functioning heart, for example, they can move it around and look inside.

Gene Luen Yang Comic Available for Download

Download a high-res PDF version of “Comfort Zone,” Gene Luen Yang’s original comic for SLJ.

Our Post-Election Commitment | Editor’s Note

We’re in an unprecedented place for education and library coverage. It’s time to speak to the staff as well as to our readers.

On the Radar: Top Picks from the Editors at Junior Library Guild: High Interest Fiction for Middle Grade Readers

School may be out soon, but that doesn’t mean that your tweens should stop reading for the summer. Make sure to send them off on vacation with a few titles in mind. For starters, give them a booklist, like this one prepared by New York Public Library. There’s something below for everyone, from time-travel fans to horse lovers.

Oregon Merges Library Associations to Focus on Literacy

The Oregon Library Association and the Oregon Association of School Libraries have merged, giving the state a more robust organization that will focus on literacy.