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Math and Science Activities Guides from AIMS

Building a math or science lesson plan? Check out the recently purchased AIMS Activities Guides Some of the more than 50 titles included in the library collections are:   These and other lesson planning materials are available for your use in the Curriculum Resource Center.

Hilarious Read Aloud

In Crankee Doodle, sandwiched between macaroni and cheese end papers, the reader finds a hilarious rewriting of Yankee Doodle Dandy (you know, called his hat macaroni after sticking a feather in it). Tom Angelberger, also the author of the very funny Origami Yoda books, has created a laugh-out-loud retelling of the story. This time the […]

Rocking in my Reading Shoes at Literacy in the Park

The CRC will be rocking in our reading shoes at Literacy in the Park on April 5, 2014 in the Stroh Center at BGSU from 10 am to 1 pm! This is the 10th Annual Literacy in the Park and  is featuring Eric Litwin, #1 New York Times Best-Selling author of the first four Pete the […]

Everyone can Learn to Ride a Bicycle

Have you heard of BGSU’s new Orange Bike Program? Campus Sustainability has placed orange bikes all around campus for your riding pleasures. Need a quick way to to get to your class that is on the other side of campus? Ride an orange bike! For more information on how to be a part of this […]

Crankee Doodle

Everyone knows the song Yankee Doodle, but have you ever wondered what that song is actually about? What does it mean, and what is with all that talk about macaroni? Well, it turns out that Mr. Doodle doesn’t think the song makes any sense either in our new book Crankee Doodle by Tom Angleberger. It actually makes him quite cranky. […]

Sarah Gives Thanks by Mike Allegra

We’ve just added a new Thanksgiving book to our collection. It is titled Sarah Gives Thanks  by Mike Allegra.    Sarah Gives Thanks is not your “typical”  Thanksgiving story whose characters  include Pilgrims and Indians.  It is a nonfiction story about Sarah Joseph Hale, the woman who convinced Abraham Lincoln to make Thanksgiving a national holiday.    According to the author, Mike […]

My Heart Will Not Sit Down by Mara Rockliff

  My Heart Will Not Sit Down by Mara Rockliff is a beautiful story about giving.  Kedi is a young, tenderhearted girl, who lives in a village in Cameroon, Africa in the 1930’s.   She  learns from her American teacher about the children of New York City who are going through hard times during the […]

You Get What You Get (and you don’t throw a fit)

   New to our collection is You Get What You Get by Julie Gassman, the story of a little squirrel, Melvin,  who doesn’t handle disappointment very well.  A lot of life’s little bumps set him off on a tantrum until he starts school and has to obey his teacher’s rule:  you get what you get and you […]

Great New Read in the CRC

     Levithan, D. (2012). Every day. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.   Every Day is a story that stays with you long after the last page is read.  The premise is fascinating:  “A” wakes up every morning in a different body.  He has no permanent name or even gender.  The only consistency is his age […]

National Book Award Winner Just Announced

  Last week, the National Book Foundation awarded the 2012 National Book Award winners at a gala in New York City.  The Young Young People’s Literature award was selected by a powerhouse panel of judges led by Gary D. Schmidt.  The shortlist includes Goblin Secrets by William Alexander, Out of Reach by Carrie Arcos, Never […]

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