June 21, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Russell Freedman Brought History to Life For Kids

The award-winning nonfiction children’s writer has died at 88.

Librarians Love to Share Award Winners with Kids

Excitement is building for the YMAs announcement on February 12. For librarians, it can dictate displays, future lesson plans and what books to buy.

What Does “Excellence” in Nonfiction Mean to YALSA? | Consider the Source

A look at YALSA’s Nonfiction Award for Excellence leaves the author with some questions about the award’s criteria.

SLJ Staff Picks Contenders for “Other” Youth Media Awards

With the Youth Media Awards just a few days away, School Library Journal editors and contributors took a stab at naming some possible contenders.