April 24, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

“Out of Easy” College Scholarship; Sample Friesen’s “Both of Me” | SLJTeen News

Your teens can win money for college by simply writing an essay; get a sneak peek of Jonathan Friesen’s latest title, Both of Me.

Blink’s Three-Book Giveaway: ‘Doon’, ‘Aquifer’, and ‘Running Lean’

Blink, the new YA imprint from HarperCollins, is offering free copies of books on their inaugural list to 10 teens who want to immerse themselves in a new read this holiday season.

Connections That Count: Audiobooks that Highlight Kids’ Meaningful Relationships | Listen In

With another school year on the horizon, the focus of August’s Listen In column is on the relationships that children and teens make—with other kids and with adults—to help them navigate the stormy waters of growing up. The ten audiobooks featured are excellent for group listening and for generating discussions about what’s happening to the young people in the stories, from the poignant depiction of friendship in The Other Side to the real drama wrought by abuse in Eleanor and Park.