Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Shelf Awareness mailed out these pictures of David Macintosh, a mechanical engineer in Hood River, Oregon showing his inabililty to put down Laura Hillenbrand's new book, Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption. What did you read during the break?
Monday, November 29, 2010
Thursday, November 18, 2010
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Friday, November 5, 2010
During their library visit, all the students of the Clear Brook Little Friends Preschool received a free book from the CCISD Early Childhood department as part of a Parent Education Project. The 3 and 4-year olds are also taking home letters to their parents about how important it is to read to them everyday.
Thursday, November 4, 2010
Richard Byrne's newest article in School Library Journal spotlights free video creation tools that can help you make some very cool videos for class projects. Here's what he says: "Every day, YouTube draws millions of viewers for one reason: People love watching videos...There was a time, not too long ago, when making a video required expensive video equipment and software. That’s no longer true. Now, without spending a dime on cameras or software, you could craft the next great documentary or YouTube sensation.”
Give these a try:
Monday, November 1, 2010
When a renowned Canadian behavioral psychologist pursues his latest research project--an experiment to determine whether chimpanzees can acquire advanced language skills--he brings home a baby chimp named Zan and asks his teen-aged son to treat Zan like a little brother.