March 22, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

YA A to Z: Guilt, Shame and Blame – Heroin Overdose Deaths in Teen Fiction, a guest post by Kerry Sutherland

As I contemplate where to put this in YA A to Z, I realize there are far too many options. D for drugs, or death. E for epidemic, as our country is facing a devastating opioid epidemic. G for guilt. H for Heroine.  S for shame. I wanted to put it up now as opposed […]

Writing About Addiction for Kids | Opinion

Some say that middle grade readers are too young for books that involve addiction. That argument is increasingly hard to support.