New Books in the Educational Materials area

by TeachersPet@evpl on Tuesday, September 2 2008, 4:58pm. Viewed 899 times.

Come see the wonderful resources we have available for parents and teachers in the Educational Materials area in the READ Center at Central Library.  We have a special resources area, magazines, seasonal displays, new books, and a quiet place to work.  Some of the most recent new books: 

BEING THE OTHER ONE:  GROWING UP WITH A BROTHER OR SISTER WHO HAS SPECIAL NEEDS.  Able siblings commonly struggle with feelings of isolation, grief, anxiety, and anger - feelings that can arise in childhood and can persist into adulthood.  Includes practical advice, support, helpful books, organizations, and websites.

SONGS AND RHYMES READERS THEATRE FOR BEGINNING READERS.   Gerades 1-2, with scripts built around 24 rhymes such as "The Eensy, Weensy Spider", "The Farmer in the Dell", and "I'm a Little Teapot".

BOOKS THAT DON'T BORE 'EM:  YOUNG ADULT BOOKS THAT SPEAK TO THIS GENERATION. Grades 5 and up.  Books for read-alouds, literature circles, independent reading, author biographies and interviews.  Thematic book lists.

STOP THE COPYING WITH WILD & WACKY REREARCH PROJECTS.  Grades 4-8.  In lieu of traditional written reports, students create poems, games, quizzes, and other products.  Ten chapters.

PLAYFUL READING:  POSITIVE, FUN WAYS TO BUILD THE BOND BETWEEN PRESCHOOLERS, BOOKS, AND YOU.  Themes:  support, empowerment, boundaries and expectations, constructive use of time, commitment to learning, positive values, social competencies, positive identity.  Book recommendations, activities, suggestions.

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bookmarkbeck@evpl wrote
on Friday, September 5 2008, 9:40am

This is such a good idea. I like this better than getting this infor in email.  thanks teacherspet from bookmarkbeck

on Friday, September 5 2008, 2:19pm

Thanks, bookmarkbeck - I will still be sending out the longer e-mail list of books to staff because I'll be including more books and more information - this blog will just have the highlights...