April 22, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Pennridge School District Loses Elementary School Librarian

Pennsylvania’s Pennridge School District’s budget was passed in June—and it has eliminated an elementary school library position.

First Book Pledges to Buy Diverse Books | BEA 2014

On May 13, First Book, a nonprofit committed to providing books to children in need, called for U.S. publishers to publish diverse picture books and then pledged to buy 10,000 copies of each title selected by First Book. The nonprofit will also fund affordable paperback editions of diverse titles that are only publicly available in expensive hardcover formats.