September 8, 2021 by Mary Ann Cappiello
In the Shadow of the Fallen Towers offers tweens and teens the opportunity to use our historic grief to see anew - right now, when we need it most - our collective responsibility towards one another.
March 8, 2021 by Katie Cunningham
In Bear Island, Caldecott-winning author and illustrator Matthew Cordell affirms for children that they can find resilience and hope in the midst of grief.
March 1, 2021 by Erika Thulin Dawes
As his mother and father visit doctor after doctor and try meds after meds, ZJ aches for the time ‘before’ his father’s illness, a time filled with picnics, pick up games, and spontaneous dance parties in the living room. ZJ’s father is a pro football player who is experiencing headaches, mood swings and memory loss. Jacqueline Woodson’s latest novel in verse explores the impact of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) on tight end Zachariah ‘44’ Johnson, through the eyes of his twelve year old son, his namesake.
October 15, 2018 by Katie Cunningham
Ocean Meets Sky Written and Illustrated by Terry and Eric Fan Published in 2018 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers ISBN 978-1-4814-7037-7 Book Review “Finn lived by the sea, and the sea lived by him.” In their second picture book collaboration as authors and illustrators, brothers Terry and Eric Fan have crafted another […]
December 14, 2012 by Mary Ann Cappiello
We are reeling in response to the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. As we struggle to make sense of this loss, we are anticipating the questions that our children may have as our nation grieves over the next few days and weeks. One of our most immediate response is to begin to explore resources that […]
by Travis Jonker
The Classroom Bookshelf
by Erika Thulin Dawes
Teen Librarian Toolbox
by Amanda MacGregor
100 Scope Notes
by Travis Jonker
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