April 19, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Don’t Read These After Dark: A Horror Book List for Tweens

25 bone-chilling reads to help tween horror fans get ready for Halloween night.

Trollhunters by Guillermo del Toro & Daniel Kraus | SLJ Review

DEL Toro, Guillermo & Daniel Kraus. Trollhunters. illus. by Sean Murray. 320p. Disney-Hyperion. 2015. Tr $18.99. ISBN 9781423125983.
Gr 7 Up–Featuring plenty of edge-of-your-seat action, this offering from the director of Pan’s Labyrinth and the author of Scowler (Delacorte, 2013) won’t disappoint. In the late 1960s, eight-year-old James Sturges and his brother Jack were riding bikes at dusk, racing to get home before dark. Taking a shortcut under a bridge in the woods, they were attacked by a monstrous, shadowy creature […]

A Modern-Day Snow White, Victorian London, and Dark Dystopia Galore | Series Update

YA readers eager to catch up on the activities of their favorite heroes and heroines will enjoy diving into novels by Eric Walters, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Susan Kim, and more.

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