Archive for March, 2009

Do You Know Where Your Water Has Been?

Barnhill, Kelly.  Do You Know Where Your Water Has Been?  Mankato, Minnesota:  Capstone Press.  ISBN:  978-1-4296-1995-0. Who knew that water could be so funny?  Kelly Barnhill presents the water cycle to middle readers as a disgusting journey that will have kids reading fascinating facts aloud to each other.  The scrapbook style pages feature definitions, charts, photos and push-pin […]

March Is Women’s History Month

Do you think you know women?  Take this quiz by the National Women’s History Project to see just how much you know about 15 notable women in U.S. history and then stop by the display in the CRC for a collection of titles on important women.  Other resources can be found at Smithsonian’s Educators’ page and the […]

Twenty-Odd Ducks

Truss, Lynne.  Twenty-Odd Ducks.  Illustrated by Bonnie Timmons.  New York: Putnam’s Sons. 2008.  ISBN: 9780399250583. Lynne Truss delights junior grammarians with another companion book to Eats, Shoots & Leaves and The Girl’s Like Spaghetti.  Twenty-Odd Ducks:  Why, Every Punctuation Mark Counts! demonstrates on each two page spread how the same words, when punctuated differently can have […]

March is Music In Our Schools Month

The National Association for Music Education is once again encouraging schools across the country to celebrate Music In Our Schools Month (MIOSM). The highlight of MIOSM this year will take place on March 12, 2009 at 1:00 Eastern Standard Time when the World’s Largest Concert will take place. This concert is a sing-along and all […]

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