April 22, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

What’s in a name.

The proposal to rename the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal presents some interesting questions (and congratulations to Jacqueline Woodson on winning it this year and tying with Maurice Sendak as the youngest recipients!). I don’t have a firm opinion as to whether renaming the award is a good idea, although I wish the ALSC board had at […]

Chapter Books: Tales of a Monarch and Silly Top-Secret Missions | October 2017 Xpress Reviews

The mythology of Queen Quetzalpapalotl is explored in Maria the Monarch; a magic pear tree helps Shu-Li and her friends; Little House on the Prairie gets a treatment for young readers in October’s Xpress.

This article was published in School Library Journal's October 2017 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.