April 21, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Spring Giveaways from Merit Press and Chronicle; International Reading Association Renamed | SLJTeen News

For millennials, being able to read is just the start of developing literacy skills; in recognition, the International Reading Association has renamed itself the International Literacy Association. Spring giveaways include creepily serious A Work of Art and the ridiculously useful Funny on Purpose.

‘Text Messages’: Recommendations from ReadWriteThink

Text Messages is a monthly podcast service that makes it easy to stay up to date with the latest titles and trends in young adult literature.

IRA Calls for Arbuthnot and Jerry Johns Award Nominations

Do you know of an an outstanding educator whom you’d like to send to the head of the class? The International Reading Association (IRA) is now accepting applications for both its Arbuthnot and Jerry Johns Award.

Texas Two-Step, or Conference Hopping in the Lone Star State | IRA, TLA 2013

From San Antonio to Fort Worth, literacy educators and librarians converged on Texas last week to celebrate books and reading.