February 23, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Printzbery, Part 4: Last but Not Least

I’ve had a busy two days, catching up on a few of the swing books we’ve got on the slate for our in-person Printzbery discussion this weekend. Also a busy few days sniffling and crying since both books are heavy on the feels. The Marvels, Brian Selznick Scholastic, September 2015 Reviewed from ARC (3 stars) […]

Teens Review the Latest from Erin Bow, Gary Schmidt, and More

The reviewers of the Kitsap (WA) Regional Library YA Book Group laud upcoming titles by Erin Bow, Gary Schmidt, A.S. King, and others for their diversity, heartrending twists, and thought-provoking endings.

Mischief Maker: National Book Award–winner William Alexander has created a world of fun, fury, and astonishing possibilities

Author Gary D. Schmidt interviews 2012 National Book Award–winner William Alexander.

‘Goblin Secrets’ Joins a Select List of Fantasy Winners of the National Book Award

Debut author William Alexander, whose novel ‘Goblin Secrets’ is a middle-grade fantasy about a boy who joins a theatrical group of goblins, took home the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature Wednesday, November 14.