April 19, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Jon Agee Wins Irma Black Award; Mara Rockliff Takes Cook Prize

Bank Street College in New York City was the setting of a stirring presentation of the coveted awards for best read-aloud and STEM picture books.

From the Page to the Screen | Multimedia Reviews, March 2015

This month features the arrival of the DVD and audio versions of Jon Agee’s satirical Nothing, Alison McGhee’s wintry Making a Friend, and Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton’s The Very Fairy Princess, who lets her sparkle out in both formats. Christopher Myers’s H.O.R.S.E. and Ann M. Martin’s Reign are among the starred audiobook reviews.

This article was published in School Library Journal's March 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Snowy Tales for Wintry Days │ JLG’s On the Radar

Snow has already fallen across the country, and now that the calendar page has turned to December, kids have winter on their minds―no matter where they live. The following selections chosen by the editors at Junior Library Guild are just the ticket for cold wintry days.