May 26, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Teen Power | Editorial

It has been thrilling to watch the #NeverAgain movement rise. Adults have a special opportunity to stand up with young people.

This article was published in School Library Journal's April 2018 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Kid Lit Community Joins March for Our Lives

The children’s literature community came together at March for Our Lives events around the country, and around the world, to support students leading the call for stronger gun control laws.

Students Walk Out; Librarian Creates Display to Inform, Support Kids

School librarian Angie Morris pulled books from her collection at Rolesville (NC) Middle School to help students understand the issues as they prepared to take part in the National School Walkout.

School Librarians’ Impassioned Response To Call To Be Armed

School librarians find themselves in the middle of the debate about arming educators. They’re sharing their concerns, which have implications in the national discussion about gun control and school violence.

Governor Signs Law that Allows Florida School Librarians to be Armed

Scott signed Florida Senate bill 7026 into law despite opposition from the ALA and AASL and other organizations.