June 23, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Too Edgy for the Kids’ Section? | Scales on Censorship

One parent doesn’t want her “gifted” child reading picture books; another wants to be notified of each book read aloud in class.

When an Ebook is the Best Book

Five reasons why ebooks can be a better choice than print in your school library.

A Curriculum Staple: Reading Aloud to Teens

Young people often listen at a higher comprehension level than they read, according to Jim Trelease, author of “The Read-Aloud Handbook.” Here are librarians’ suggestions for enhancing teen listening and literacy skills.

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Connecting the World Through Books: Tips from the Global Read Aloud  

The Global Read Aloud is in full swing, but it’s not too late to join or glean tips from this popular annual project for connecting readers across the globe.

Are Bedtime Stories Going the Way of the Dinosaurs? | First Steps

The children will always be there for the stories. It is the parents that we need to turn into lifelong storytellers.