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Mental Health

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

Senior: Speak; Teens: Cutting and Self-Injury; Facing Panic: Self-help for people with panic attacks; The Art of Being Normal; Am I Normal Yet?; A Beautiful Mind

Middle: Looking After Your Mental Health; The Tween Book; Libby in the Middle; Anorexia and Bulimia: Dangerous eating disorders; OCD: The struggle with obsessions and compulsions; Phobias: When fear becomes irrational

Junior: Your Mind is Like the Sky; The Dog Who Lost His Bark; Milton’s Secret; They Say Blue; After the Fall; The Rough Patch

2021-10-08T09:19:16+00:00October 8th, 2021|

Inspirational People

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

Senior: Alexander Hamilton; Becoming; I am Malala; Frank Lloyd Wright; Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl; A Long Way Gone

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

2021-10-01T11:04:35+00:00October 1st, 2021|

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

2021-09-24T09:43:38+00:00September 24th, 2021|

News, 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

2021-09-17T13:25:15+00:00September 17th, 2021|

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

2021-09-10T13:59:45+00:00September 10th, 2021|

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

2021-09-03T13:11:17+00:00September 3rd, 2021|

Diversity

Welcome back to school! Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “Diversity”:

Senior: All Out: The longer secret stories of queer teens throughout the ages; The Downstairs Girl; Punching the Air; Pride; The Art of Being Normal; African Diversity: Whole-genome analyses reveal details of Africa’s rich genetic heritage

Middle: New Kid; Junior High Drama: The middle school mean queens; The Mighty Odds; Drama; The Boy in the Dress; Equality & Diversity

Junior: The World Needs Who You Were Made to Be; What Makes Us Unique? Our first talk about diversity; Eyes that Kiss in the Corners; Other Words for Home; The Boy in the Dress; Different Like Me

2021-08-25T11:56:18+00:00August 25th, 2021|

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|
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