February 18, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Chapter Books: Shape-Shifting Robots and Sweet Slices of Life | December 2017 Xpress Reviews

Two new series explore an adventurous young boy and his robot companion, and a little girl with big ideas in this month’s chapter book Xpress.

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Middle Grade Titles on Surviving and Thriving | SLJ Spotlight

Three new middle-grade titles feature protagonists overcoming illness and physical challenges.

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

4 Novels on the Trials and Tribulations of Middle School

The following novels feature characters smack-dab in the middle of those tumultuous middle school years.

Blast to the Recent Past | SLJ Spotlight

The following YA titles take place from the 1970s to the mid-aughts, each offering a glimpse of the recent past, and perhaps a little bit of hindsight.