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Shakespeare

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “Shakespeare”:

Senior: Romeo & Juliet; A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Othello; King Lear; Macbeth; and New Boy (by Tracy Chevalier)

Middle: Shakespeare: Investigate the Bard’s Influence on Today’s World; As You Like It; The Tempest; Hamlet; Othello; and Shakespeare’s Tales

Junior: Shakespeare for Kids; Antony & Cleopatra; William Shakespeare; Hamlet & Cheese; Tudor Theatre; Mr. William Shakespeare’s Plays

2021-04-16T11:51:31+00:00April 16th, 2021|

Wellbeing

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “Wellbeing”:

Senior: Learning Disabilities and Disorders; Anorexia and Bulimia; OCD; Personality Disorders; Drug Addiction; Sleep Disorders

Middle: The Tween Book; How to Beat Verbal Bullying; How to Beat Psychological Bullying; Looking After Your Mental Health; Fighting Invisible Tigers; Arrivals, Departures, and the Adventures In-between

Junior: The Survival Guide to Bullying; Eat This!; Milton’s Secret; Dealing With Bullying; What to Do When Your Temper Flares; Cyberbullying

2021-04-16T11:38:51+00:00April 10th, 2021|

Water

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “Water”:

Senior: The Global Water Crisis; Sounds in the Sea; Your Inner Fish; Dry; Junk Raft; Ocean

Middle: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch; Hydroelectricity; Avoiding Hunger and Finding Water; Melting Glaciers, Rising Seas; The Creation of Glaciers; Water Supply

Junior: Water; Monsters of the Deep; Sweeping Tsunamis; Raging Floods; Oceans; Wonderful Water

2021-03-19T07:53:32+00:00March 19th, 2021|

Poetry

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “Poetry”:

Senior: Clap When You Land (Sora ebook); White Rose (Sora ebook); Swing (Sora ebook); Leaves of Grass (Sora ebook); Punching the Air (Sora ebook); Ronit & Jamil (Sora ebook)

Middle: House Arrest (Sora ebook); Long Way Down (Sora ebook); Solo (Sora ebook); For Every One (Sora ebook); Booked; Cloud Busting

Junior: Other Words for Home (Sora ebook); Crossover (Sora ebook); Seeing Into Tomorrow (Sora ebook); Pip; Songs and Verses; Animal Poems

2021-03-12T14:21:50+00:00March 12th, 2021|

Girl Power

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “Girl Power”:

Senior: What Kind of Girl (Sora ebook); Hidden Figures (Sora ebook); Wilder Girls (Sora ebook); Reproductive Rights; Inferior; The Poet X

Middle:Watch Us Rise (Sora ebook); Prairie Lotus (Sora ebook); Chirp (Sora ebook); Ghosts (Sora ebook); The Women’s Movement; Women’s Rights

Junior: Guardians of the Taiga (Sora ebook); Lumberjanes: Unicorn Power! (Sora ebook); Bink & Gollie (Sora ebook); Ivy & Bean Make the Rules (Sora ebook); Ban this Book (Sora ebook); Malala Yousafzai: Warrior With Words

2021-03-05T12:13:32+00:00March 5th, 2021|

“Red” anything good lately?

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “Redanything good lately?

Senior: Hero of the Fall; Jane Eyre; Catch-22; What’s a Girl Gotta Do?; Love, Simon; The Red House Mystery

Middle: Grenade; Crystal Keepers; The Calling of Morrigan Crow; Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; Gansta Granny; Malice

Junior: Atticus Claw Learns to Draw; Katie’s New Recipe; Frey the Friday Fairy; The Boy at the Back of the Class; Totally Lame Vampire; Danny the Champion of the World

2021-02-26T13:46:39+00:00February 26th, 2021|

Science

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “Science.”

Senior: Blood Work: A tale of medicine & murder in the scientific revolution; Rosalind Franklin: The dark lady of DNA; Proust was a Neuroscientist; The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a candle in the dark; Reality is Not What it Seems: The journey to Quantum Gravity; Electrons in Molecules: From basic principles to molecular electronics

Middle: The Scientific Revolution: How science and technology shaped the world; Shocking Electricity; Space, Stars, and Slimy Aliens; Chemistry: Understanding Substance and Matter; Physics: Understanding the properties of matter and energy; Biology: Understanding living matter

Junior: Science in the Renaissance; Smash! Exploring the mysteries of the universe with the large hadron collider; The Powerful World of Energy; The Shocking World of Electricity; Understanding Photosynthesis; The Basics of Cell Life

2021-02-12T09:13:49+00:00February 12th, 2021|

Technology

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “Technology.”

Senior: Artificial Intelligence: Building smarter machines; Irresistible: The rise of addictive technology and the business of keeping us hooked; The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the killer companies of the new Silicon Valley are changing the world; Automation of Labor; Data Mining; Reproductive Technology: Indispensable or problematic?

Middle: The Information Revolution: Transforming the world through technology; Solar Power; How the Internet Changed the World; Code Like a Girl; Alternative Energy Sources: The end of fossil fuels?; Bio-inspired Transportation and Communication

Junior: Computer Coding for Kids; The Industrial Revolution: Investigate how science and technology changed the world; Ancient Roman Technology; Privacy in the Digital World; Artificial Intelligence; Energy Eco Facts

2021-02-05T12:26:15+00:00February 5th, 2021|

Language

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “Language.”

Senior: Empires of the Word: A Language history of the world; Babel: The language magazine; They Say/I Say; Anyalysing Newspapers; Language in Thought and Action; Language, Society & Power

Middle: Japanese Myths, Legends & Folktales (Japanese/English); The Water Dragon (Chinese/English); La Frontera (Spanish/English); Fiery Dogs (Korean/English); Yeh-Hsien: A Chinese Cinderella (Hindi/English); Hansel and Gretel (German/English)

Junior: I See the Sun in Russia (Russian/English); The Pink Dolphin’s Son (Portuguese/English); Five Little Monkeys (Hindi/English); Fox Fables (Swahili/English); The Year of the Monkey (Chinese/English); Moon Rope (Spanish/English)

2021-01-29T11:47:40+00:00January 29th, 2021|

The Holocaust

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “The Holocaust.”

Senior: The Tattooist of Auschwitz; The Reader; The Book Thief; Maus; Annexed; Hitler, Goebbels, Himmler: The Nazi Holocaust Masterminds

Middle: I am David; White Bird; The Faithful Spy; The Holocaust: Racism and Genocide in World War II; Then; Waiting for Anya

Junior: Lily Renée: Escape Artist; Number the Stars; The Dollmaker of Krakow; Milkweed; The War I Finally Won; Fighting to Survive World War II; Anne Frank

2021-01-22T10:33:51+00:00January 22nd, 2021|

Civil Rights

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “Civil Rights.”

Senior: Jim Crow Laws; I Am Malala; The Civil Rights Movement; Reproductive Rights; Gandhi: My life is my message; The Rise of Authoritarianism

Middle: After Gandhi: One Hundred Years of Nonviolent Resistance; Gender Equality and Identity Rights; The Native American Struggle; Fight to Learn; Human Rights; Freedom Summer

Junior: Human Rights; Women, Minorities, and Changing Social Structures; Equality & Diversity; Malala Yousafzai: Warrior With Words; Women’s Rights; Defining and Discussing Human Rights

2021-01-15T13:42:37+00:00January 15th, 2021|
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