April 26, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Book Review: Stay Sweet by Siobhan Vivian

Publisher’s description From the author of The Last Boy and Girl in the World and The List comes a bold and sweet summer read about first love, feminism, and ice cream. Summer in Sand Lake isn’t complete without a trip to Meade Creamery—the local ice cream stand founded in 1944 by Molly Meade who started making ice cream to […]

The Alex Award Challenge | Adult Books 4 Teens

New columnist Sarah Hill shares her aspirations for Adult Books 4 Teens this year. And don’t miss the titles she’s compiled, including the latest from teen favorite Meg Cabot.

California’s Modesto City Schools To End Library Instruction for Elementary Schools

Modesto City Schools (MCS) is set to end all library instruction for its elementary schools for the 2014-2015 school year—while keeping the school library open with library assistants.

Explore Your World: Social Sciences | Series Made Simple

While these social science series tackle a multitude of topics—environmentalism, bullying, healthy habits, economics—they are all threaded with empowering themes: learning about personal responsibility, helping others, and becoming productive members of society.

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Occupational Success: Careers | Series Made Simple Fall 2012

Students, whether they are just learning about different jobs within a community or older readers exploring a variety of interests, think about the careers they might choose as adults.