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

Senior: Atlas of Global Development; Saving the Great Lakes; Seeds of Change; Point of No Return; Development, Land Use, and Environmental Impact; The Global Water Crisis

Middle: The Climate Change Crisis; Nonrenewable Resources and You; Reducing Pollution and Waste; Analyzing the Food Supply Chain; Analyzing Disappearing Habitats; Biodiversity

Junior: Defining and Discussing Climate Change; Ecosystem Effect; Climate Scientists at Work; Melting Glaciers, Rising Seas; The Extreme Climate; The Mountain Environment

2021-01-08T14:17:41+00:00January 8th, 2021|


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

Senior: Brief Answers to the Big Questions, I Am Malala; How to be a Bawse; The Endurance: Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition; A Long Way Gone; The Audacity of Hope

Middle: Amelia Earhart; Sir Edmund Hillary; 10 Routes that Crossed the World; Ferdinand Magellan Sails around the World; Lives of the Explorers; Making Their Mark

Junior: Breakout Biographies- Michael Phelps; Ibtihaj Muhammad; Emma Watson; Simone Biles; Elon Musk; Misty Copeland

2020-12-11T09:10:44+00:00January 3rd, 2021|


Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “Christmas.” (Ebooks and audiobooks can be accessed by logging in to www.soraapp.com with your school email address and password.)

Senior: What Light (ebook); A Christmas Carol (ebook & audiobook); Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares (ebook); Let it Snow (ebook); Snow in Love (ebook); Lost Christmas

Middle: The Bell Bandit (ebook); The Holly Joliday (ebook); Cabin Fever (ebook); A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Stories; Truce; The Nutcracker

Junior: Merlin Missions: A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time (ebook); Rags and Riches: Kids in the Time of Charles Dickens (ebook); The Polar Express (ebook); A Christmas Carol; Marek and Alice’s Christmas (in Russian & English); Christmas Parade

2020-12-04T07:22:40+00:00December 4th, 2020|


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

Senior: American Slavery; The American Civil War; Beloved; The Civil Rights Movement; Last Journey Into Slavery; The Price of Slavery

Middle: Buffalo Soldier; Slave Girl; Human Rights; Miles to go for Freedom; Slavery

Junior: The History of Slavery; All About Frederick Douglass; The Transatlantic Slave Trade; The Struggle for Freedom; The Slave Trade; Little Women

2020-11-27T13:45:48+00:00November 27th, 2020|

Money, Money, Money!

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

Senior: Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy; Naked Economics; The Business Book; Freakanomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything; Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology; Fortune Makers: The Leaders Creating China’s Great Global Companies

Middle: Managing Your Money; Millions; Front Desk; Poverty and Economic Inequality; Money and Trade; The Stuff We Buy

Junior: Show Me the Money; Kate Wolfe Investigates; Treasure Island; D.I.Y. Make it Happen: Bake Sale; Fair Trade & Global Economy; Manchester United: the story behind the iconic business 

2020-11-20T14:31:01+00:00November 20th, 2020|


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

Senior: Capitalism and Moral Responsibility; Fairness, Responsibility, and Welfare; Heads Up Psychology; Selp-Helf; Mass Media; Irresistible

Middle: How to Beat Verbal Bullying; How to Beat Psychological Bullying; Positively Teen; The Survival Guide to Bullying; Cyber Bullying; The Tween Book

Junior: The Boy in the Dress; The Angel of Nitshill Road; Little Foxes; The Dog Who Lost His Bark; Cyberbullying; Dealing with Bullying

2020-11-13T13:02:03+00:00November 13th, 2020|


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

Senior: 24 Hours on the Somme; The Lie; Russia’s First World War; Lovely War; World War I from Local Perspectives: History, Literature and Visual Arts; The First World War: The War to End All Wars

Middle: Spies, Secret Missions, & Hidden Facts from World War I; The Button War; Private Peaceful; Documenting History: World War I; The End of World War I; The Somme

Junior: The Red Baron; The Split History of World War I; The Story of the First World War; Machinery and Weapons of World War I; Truce; Introduction to the First World War

2020-11-06T08:11:14+00:00November 6th, 2020|


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

Senior: Suffragettes: The fight for votes for women; The Democratic Genre: Fan fiction in a literary context; Alexander Hamilton; Politics and Journalism in a Post-truth World; Prisoners of Geography; The Civil Rights Movement

Middle: Freedom Summer: The 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi; All About Frederick Douglas; All About Winston Churchill; All About Benjamin Franklin; Foundations of Democracy: Gender Equality and Identity Rights; Miles to go for Freedom

Junior: The Eleventh Hour; What are we Fighting For?; Benjamin Franklin; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Defining and Discussing Human Rights; Defining and Discussing Women’s Rights

2020-10-30T14:49:01+00:00October 30th, 2020|


Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “Spook-tacular”:

Senior: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde; The Phantom of the Opera; The Heart of Darkness; Dracula; The Picture of Dorian Gray; The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Middle: Serafina and the Black Cloak; Prince of Dorkness; Malice; Skulduggery Pleasant; Frankenstein; Tales of Death and Dementia

Junior: Mutant Zombies Cursed My School Trip; The Midnight Gang; Sam Wu is Not Afraid of Spiders; Looks Like Trouble; Amelia Fang and the Memory Thief; The Peculiar Pumpkin Thief

2020-10-16T11:26:28+00:00October 16th, 2020|


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

Senior: Brief Answers to the Big Questions; Seven Brief Lessons on Physics; Reality is Not What it Seems; Laboratory Experiments in Physics for Modern Astronomy; Commercial Space Exploration

Middle: George and the Ship of Time; Space, Stars and Slimy Monsters; The Girl Who Drank the Moon; Smash: Exploring the Mysteries of the Universe with the Large Hadron Collider; Space Boy; Physics: Understanding the Properties of Matter and Energy

Junior: The Boy Who Climbed Into the Moon; Cleopatra in Space; Elon Musk; Space Academy; Time & Space; Space Travel

2020-10-09T12:11:15+00:00October 9th, 2020|

Mental Health

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

Senior: Running Full Tilt; Am I Normal Yet?; Eliza and Her Monsters; Blame My Brain; Teens: Cutting and Self-Injury; Psychology

Middle: Ghost; Patina; Sunny; Understanding Personality Disorders; Phobia: When Fear Becomes Irrational; OCD: The Struggle with Obsessions and Compulsions

Junior: The Dog Who Lost His Bark; Saving Winslow; A Boy Called Bat; Tales of a Fourth-Grade Nothing; The Dangers of Digital Addiction

2020-10-02T12:57:37+00:00October 2nd, 2020|

Healthy Eating

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

Senior: The Industrial Food Complex; Anorexia and Bulimia: Dangerous Eating Disorders; Food Waste at Consumer Level; Enzymes in Food and Beverage Processing; Butter

Middle: Eat This: How Fast-Food Marketing Gets You to Buy Junk (and how to fight back); Positively Teen: A Practical Guide to a More Positive, More Confident You; Why Shouldn’t I Eat Junk Food?; Analyzing the Food Supply Chain; Avoiding Hunger and Finding Water; The Food We Eat

Junior: The Tween Book: A Growing-up Guide for the Changing You; The Truth Behind Soft Drinks; The Truth Behind GMOs; The Truth Behind Antibiotics, Pesticides, and Hormones; Food Production; What Happens to the Food We Eat?

2020-09-25T07:26:59+00:00September 25th, 2020|
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