March 20, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Neal Porter Joins Holiday House

Porter will be Vice President and Publisher, Neal Porter Books, bringing his imprint from Macmillan Children’s Book Group to Holiday House,

Carle Honors Gala Celebrates Oxenbury, Porter, Bertin, and Cotsen Library

The 10th annual Eric Carle Honors Benefit Gala on September 24, celebrating children’s book champions and including an art auction, was dedicated to the memory of Carle Museum cofounder Barbara Carle.

Walking and Talking with . . . Laura Vaccaro Seeger!

Behold the latest entry in Steve Sheinkin’s “Walking and Talking” series.  When he’s not winning a YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction honor for Port Chicago 50 Steve can be found interviewing his fellow authors and illustrators and bringing their talks to comic life.  In his latest episode we see not just a drawn version […]

News Bites: Support Common Core with a New Nonfiction Program from Scholastic

XBOOKS is a nonfiction language arts program from Scholastic for middle school students that offers informational texts in both print and digital formats that cover science and social studies topics. XBOOKS is an interactive program that features print and online components to build student proficiency in reading, writing, and thinking critically about informational texts. The program, developed and written by master teachers Dr. Jeffrey Wilhelm and Laura Robb, aligns with Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts.