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Language

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

Senior: Language, Society & Power; Speeches that Changed the World; The Language of Advertising; The Language Instinct; They Say/I Say; Language and Gender

Middle: Le Japonais en Manga (Japanese & French);  हैरी पॉटर और फिलॉस्फर्स स्टोन (Hindi); 哈利·波特与密室 (Chinese); Забавная история (Russian); El viaje con papa (Spanish); 불 같은 개 (Korean)

Junior: I See the Sun in Russia (Russian); How to Build an Igloo and a Qamutiik (Inuktitut); Fox Fables (Swahili); Mulan (Chinese); The Best Gift of All (Spanish); Japanese Nursery Rhymes: Carp Streamers, Falling Rain and other traditional favorites (Japanese)

2022-01-28T13:16:28+00:00January 28th, 2022|

Conflict

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

Senior: Worth Dying For: The power and politics of flags; Daily Life During the French Revolution; Appeasing Hitler: Chamberlain, Churchill and the road to war; Revolution! Writings from Russia 1917; The Blockade of the Gaza Strip; The Arab-Israeli Conflict

Middle: Eyewitness to the Russian Revolution; Guts & Glory: The Vikings; 24 Hours on the Somme; Religion and World Conflict; The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: The struggle for Middle East peace; Sudan and Peoples in Conflict; 

Junior: Roman Soldier’s Handbook; The Umbrella Mouse; The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips; Vikings: Scandinavia’s ferocious sea raiders; Afghanistan: From war to peace?; Machines and Weaponry of World War I

2022-01-21T09:52:18+00:00January 21st, 2022|

New Fiction

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

Senior: Stars Above; Rules for Vanishing; See Through Me; Aurora Rising; I, Claudia; This Will Be Funny Someday

Middle: The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise; A Good Kind of Trouble; Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation; Amari and the Night Brothers; Prairie Lotus; Turtle Boy

Junior: The Last Bear; The Good Thieves; The Lion of Mars; The Land of Roar; When Stars are Scattered; Our Subway Baby

2022-01-14T09:10:02+00:00January 14th, 2022|

The Future

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

Senior: Homo Deus: A brief history of tomorrow; Why the West Rules-for Now: The patterns of history and what they reveal about the future; Never Let Me Go; Ender’s Game; Artificial Intelligence; Tariffs and the Future of Trade

Middle: George and the Ship of Time; Solar Power; The Time Machine; Gneder Equality and Identity Rights; The Future of Life on Earth; Building the Future

Junior: Future Tense; Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot; Space Boy; Ook and Gluk : Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future; Elon Musk: Engineer and Inventor for the Future; Future

2021-12-17T14:10:44+00:00January 1st, 2022|

Christmas

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

Senior: Snow in Love; What Light; Let it Snow; Lost Christmas; A Christmas Carol

Middle: The Holly Jolliday; Alice Miranda in the Alps; Noël tout simplement!; The Geek Who Stole Christmas; Truce; A Christmas Carol

Junior: Marek and Alice’s Christmas; Horrid Henry’s Christmas Cracker; Invasion of the Christmas Puddings; The Nutcracker; Polar Express; A Christmas Carol

2021-12-10T10:53:00+00:00December 10th, 2021|

Numbers

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

Senior: Slicing Pizzas, Racing Turtles, and Further Adventures in Applied Mathematics; A Mathematician’s Lament; College Mathematics Through Baseball; Statistics and Probability; Applying Geometry to Everyday Life; The History of Mathematics

Middle: The Scale of Things; The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl; I Am Number Four; Computer Coding; The Maths Handbook; Code Like a Girl

Junior: Secret Coders; At the Bottom of the World; 50 Amazing Things Kids Need to Know About Maths; Think of a Number; Mathmagicians; If: A Mind-Bending Way of Looking at Big Ideas & Numbers

2021-12-03T09:46:05+00:00December 3rd, 2021|

Climate Change

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

Senior: The Paris Climate Agreement; Dry; Climate Change and Population Displacement; Eyes Wide Open; Flowing in the Wrong Direction; Mapping the Climate

Middle: Defining and Discussing Climate Change; Climate Change and Food Production; Planet Protection; Analyzing Disappearing Habitats; The Extreme Climate; How Globalization & Climate Change Affect Migration

Junior: Climate Scientists at Work; Melting Glaciers, Rising Seas; Climate Change Eco Facts; Weather & Climate Change; Eco Alert! Climate Change; Everything Weather

2021-11-26T09:21:25+00:00November 26th, 2021|

Mythology

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

Senior: American Gods; The Hitler Myth; Conquistadors: The reality behind the myth; 100 Characters from Classical Mythology; The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Mythology; The Myth that Inspired Elizabeth

Middle: Norse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki; Greek Myths & Legends; Myths & Legends; The Odyssey; Norse Myths & Legends; Greek Mythology

Junior: Prehistoric Adventures: Stone Circles; Roman Myths & Legends; Monsters of the Deep; Greek Myths; Ancient Egypt: Tales of Gods and Pharaohs; Japanese Myths, Legends & Folktales

2021-11-19T12:59:15+00:00November 19th, 2021|

Refugees and immigrants

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “Refugees and immigrants”:

Senior: Refugee; How the Garcia Girls Lost their Accents; Climate Change and Population Displacement; Leveraging Migration for Africa; Persepolis; Atlas of Global Development

Middle: The Night Diary; Grenade; Refugees throughout History: Searching for safety; Migration in the 21st Century; Migration and Refugees; Illegal

Junior: La Frontera: El viaje con papà (My Journey with Papa); Front Desk; Immigration; Defining and Discussing Immigration; 10 Routes that Crossed the World; The Boy at the Back of the Class

2021-11-12T10:27:40+00:00November 12th, 2021|

War

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

Senior: Daily Life During the French Revolution; The Boer War 1899-1902; The Gulf War 1991; Cold War Capitalism; Russian Revolution of 1917; Mao Zedong and the Chinese Revolution

Middle: The Red Baron: The graphic history of Richthofen’s Flying Circus and the air war in WWI; Woeful Second World War; The Vietnam War; The Split History of World War I; Eyewitness to the Russian Revolution; D-Day: From the invasion to the liberation of Paris

Junior: In the Mouth of the Wolf; Private Peaceful; The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips; Special Forces; The Little Guide to the Museum of the Armed Forces; Machines and Weaponry of World War I

2021-11-05T14:49:57+00:00November 5th, 2021|

Media

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

Senior: Media Bias; Memes to Movements: How the world’s most viral media is changing social protest and power; Mass Media; Politics and Journalism in a Post-truth World; How Things Were…and How They Were Reported; Irresistible: The rise of addictive technology and the business of keeping us hooked

Middle: Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the invention of modern photojournalism; Cyberbullying; The Information Revolution: Transforming the world through technology; The Dangers of Digital Addiction; How the Internet Changed the World; Posters and Propaganda in Wartime

Junior: Photos Framed: A fresh look at the world’s most memorable photographs; Eat This! How fast-food marketing gets you to buy junk (and how to fight back); Digital Data Security; Cyberbullying; YouTube Channel; Collaborating in the Digital World

2021-10-22T09:51:32+00:00October 22nd, 2021|

Fashion

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

Senior: Decorated Skin; The World of Tattoo; High Voltage Tattoo; The Fashion Encyclopedia; Nineteenth-Century Fashion in Detail; Twentieth Century Fashion in Detail

Middle: Living Simply: A teen guide to minimalism; Why’d They Wear That?; A Crime of Fashion; In 1500, Platform Shoes Were Outlawed; The 1950s and 1960s; Costume

Junior: Fashion Academy; The 60s; The 40s & 50s; The 20s & 30s; 1900-20; Phoebe the Fashion Fairy

2021-10-15T08:46:54+00:00October 15th, 2021|
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