November 22, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

21 Series for Crafters and Maker Spaces

Inspire novice and expert makers alike with DIY engineering and decorating projects.

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Remembering Sheila Barry, Publisher of Groundwood Books

Barry, the influential and beloved publisher of Groundwood Books, died on November 15.

The Dangerous Art of Blending In by Angelo Surmelis | SLJ Review

Gr 10 Up –Evan Panos is living in an undeniably abusive home.

25 Titles and Resources To Explore the Vietnam War

Fifty years after the Vietnam War, authors revisit and examine the conflict and its aftermath with appropriate content for their audiences.

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Hunting and Figure Skating: Off-Beat Sports Series To Get Kids in the Game

A mix of popular and niche athletic fields provide something for everyone in this latest roundup of sports nonfiction.

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SLJ Chats with National Book Award Finalist Elana K. Arnold

Check out SLJ’s Facebook Live chat with National Book Award finalist Elana K. Arnold.

SLJ Welcomes New Teen Reviewers

A group of seniors from The Young Women’s Leadership School of Astoria (TYWLS) in Queens, New York, will be sharing their candid thoughts on recently published and upcoming YA books in our monthly Teen Reviews column.

The Next Level: Student-Designed Games

When kids design games, it can strengthen academic concepts—and build new skills.

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Extreme Weather, Global Warming, & More: 15 Life Science Series

The world of science can be such a wondrous place, from weird mammals to backyard insects, from big ideas about space to microscopic bacteria that roam the earth.

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The Vietnam War | SLJ DVD Review

Gr 9 Up –Filmmakers Burns and Novick invested 10 years in making this documentary series, which clocks in at over 18 hours, including extras.