April 23, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

SLJTeen Live! 2016: Nonfiction for Teens

The “Stranger than Fiction: NF 4 Teens” panelists described the process of crafting their work and offered suggestions on how to motivate teens to seek out nonfiction.

Reyna Grande on Immigration and “The Distance Between Us”

A timely call for awareness and understanding. Reyna Grande on her upcoming young readers edition of her memoir The Distance Between Us.

Latino Writers Convene at 2nd Annual Comadres Conference

A group of aspiring Latino writers gathered in Brooklyn, NY, earlier this month at the second annual Comadres and Compadres Latino Writers Conference held at Medgar Evers College. Approximately half of the 75 writers and publishing professionals in attendance to exchange advice, tips, and words of inspiration participated in panels dedicated specifically to children’s literature.