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Numbers

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

Senior: Slicing Pizzas, Racing Turtles, and Further Adventures in Applied Mathematics; Professor Povey’s Perplexiing Problems; 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; Once; All Thirteen; The Maths Handbook; Deadly 7

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

2022-11-25T13:20:20+00:00November 25th, 2022|

Around the World

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

Senior: The State of Africa; Down Under; The Penguin History of Modern Russia; A Concise History of Germany; The Spanish Civil War; A Concise History of Italy

Middle: Hola, Venezuela; Life and Culture in the United States and Canada; The Netherlands; Portugal; Denmark; Countries of the World

Junior: Allalam-o-Alaikum, Pakistan; Ola, Brazil; Konnichiwa, Japan; Kumusta, Philippines; Namaste, India; Hola, Mexico

2022-11-18T11:00:54+00:00November 18th, 2022|

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; The Red Scarf Girl

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 Eleventh Hour; Machines and Weaponry of World War I

2022-11-11T12:45:02+00:00November 11th, 2022|

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); Simon Cowell: Global music mogul; Cyberbullying; YouTube Channel; Tales from a Not-So-Glam TV Star

2022-11-03T10:00:31+00:00November 3rd, 2022|

Inspirational People

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

Senior: Alexander Hamilton; Becoming; I am Malala; Frank Lloyd Wright; Brave Face; My Inventions

Middle: Helen Keller; Steve Wozniak; Benjamin Franklin; Amelia Earhart; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Sir Edmund Hillary

Junior: Michael Phelps; Simone Biles; Elon Musk; Misty Copeland; Tim Cook; Leonardo DiCaprio

2022-10-14T11:55:08+00:00October 14th, 2022|

Money

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

Senior: Fortune Makers: The leaders creating China’s great global companies; Freakonomics: A rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything; Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy; Cold War Capitalism; A History of the United States in Five Crashes; The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the killer companies of the New Silicon Valley are changing the world

Middle: The Business Book: Big ideas simply explained; Front Desk; Millions; Managing your Money; Poverty and Economic Inequality; Fair Trade and Global Economy

Junior: Billionaire Boy; Double Fudge; Rose Rivers; Treasure Hunters; Money and Trade; Show Me the Money

2022-09-30T06:55:55+00:00September 30th, 2022|

Multilingualism

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

Senior: Bitter schockolade (German); Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Bulgarian); La haine qu’on donne (French); Le Petit Prince (Chinese); Las aventuras de Sherlock Holmes (Spanish); 1984 (Russian)

Middle: I See the Sun in Russia (Russian/English); Hanzi Alive (Chinese/English); Carp Streamers, Falling Rain (Japanese/English); Tiger and Dried Persimmon (Korean/English); The Honey Bird (Swahili/English); The Children of Lir (Irish/English)

Junior: The Year of the Monkey (Chinese/English); The Rooster and the Sun (Bengali/English); How to Build an Iglu and a Qamutiik (Inuktitut/English); Only a Toad (Hmong/English); Yeh-Hsien: A Chinese Cinderella (Hindi/English); Alphabetong Filipino (Filipino/English)

2022-09-23T06:44:36+00:00September 23rd, 2022|

New, Facts, & Information

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “News, Facts, & Information”:

Senior: Politics and Journalism in a Post-Truth World; Historical Revisionism; Mass Media; How Things Were… and How They Were Reported; Media Bias; Memes to Movements

Middle: The Information Revolution: Transforming the World Through Technology; How the Internet Changed the World; Privacy in the Digital World: Who’s Watching Us?; Breakout; The Dangers of Digital Addiction; DIY Make it Happen: YouTube Channel

Junior: The Cities We Live In; The Stuff We Buy; The Food We Eat; The Energy We Use; The Crops We Grow; The Houses We Build

2022-09-16T10:24:53+00:00September 16th, 2022|

Justice and Fairness

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “Justice and Fairness”:

Senior: Capitalism and Moral Responsibility; Fairness, Responsibility, and Welfare; Reproductive Rights; Big Pharma and Drug Pricing; Jim Crow Laws; Whistleblowers

Middle: After Gandhi: One hundred years of nonviolent resistance; All’s Faire in Middle School; Reproductive Technology: Indispensable or problematic?; The Native American Struggle; Fair Trade and You; Human Rights

Junior: Animal Research and Testing; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Emma Watson: Actress, Women’s Rights Activist, and Goodwill Ambassador; The Cardboard Kingdom; Understanding Right & Wrong; Animal Rights

2022-09-09T08:38:25+00:00September 9th, 2022|

Short Stories

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

Senior: The Lottery and other stories; The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde and other stories; Metamorphosis and other stories; The Jungle Book; Oscar Wilde: Complete Short Fiction; Diary of a Madman and other stories

Middle: Once Upon an Eid: Stories of Hope and Joy; Other Worlds; Tales of Death and Dementia; Paws and Whiskers; Grimm’s Fairy Tales; Skin and other stories

Junior: Look Both Ways; The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and other stories; The Day She Saved the Doctor: Four stories from the Tardis; The White Horse of Zennor and other stories; Short: A book of very short stories; 10 Ten-Minute Stories

2022-09-02T12:28:18+00:00September 2nd, 2022|

Sora Summer

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

Senior: Firekeeper’s Daughter; Bluebird; Six Crimson Cranes; Project Hail Mary; The Inheritance Games; Ace of Spades

Middle: The Marvellers; New From Here; Lines of Courage; The Shape of Thunder; Linked; Yusuf Azeem is Not a Hero

Junior: Temple Alley Summer; Dragon Skin; When the Sky Falls; Consider the Octopus; Glasshouse of Stars; Maya and the Robot

2022-06-07T10:17:05+00:00June 10th, 2022|

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

2022-06-03T12:32:38+00:00June 3rd, 2022|
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