Instructor: Dr. Keane
FIND YOUR DESTINY AT THE LIBRARY!
Today's book 07/06/2015
The Noisy Paint Box
by Barb Rosenstock
Rosenstock, Barb. THE NOISY PAINT BOX
New York : Knopf, 2014 Vasily Kandinsky was a pioneer of abstract
painting, but as a child he was encouraged to be serious about his
studies. He studied to become a lawyer and put his childhood hobby
Today's book 07/04/2015
Poem-Mobiles by J.
Lewis, J. Patrick. POEM-MOBILES New
York : Schwartz Wade, 2014 Two of children’s poetry’s most prolific
and entertaining writers pair up to bring you a collection of wild
and wonderful poems about cars. But you won’t see these cars on the
highway! The poe...
Today's book 06/11/2015
Footer Davis Might
Be Possibly Is Crazy by Susan Vaught
Vaught, Susan. FOOTER DAVIS MIGHT BE
PROBABLY IS CRAZY New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young
Readers, 2015 IL 5-8, RL 5.4 ISBN 1481422766 Footer Davis' mother
just "ain't right". That's what they all say. Actually, she has...
Today's book 06/09/2015
Loot by Jude
Watson, Jude. LOOT : HOW TO STEAL A
FORTUNE New York : Scholastic, 2014 IL 5-8, RL 4.2 ISBN 0545468027
Advice from Alfie McQuin to his son, March: *Never trust a guy who
says “trust me”. *If you think nothing can go wrong---you’d better
think again. *Panic doesn’t get...
Today's book 06/08/2015
Half a Chance by
Lord, Cynthia. HALF A CHANCE New York
: Scholastic, 2014 IL 3-6, RL 4.3 ISBN 0545035333 When you take
pictures do you just point and shoot? Do you frame your picture? Do
you consider the “story” the photo will tell? Lucy’s family has
just moved into a year r...
Links to sites that encourage reading and offers suggestions on book choice.
There are many learning standards that the RMS Library Program uses to inform best practice.
AASL Top Sites for Teaching and Learning
"Top 25" Web sites foster the qualities of innovation, creativity,
active participation, and collaboration. They are free, Web-based sites
that are user friendly and encourage a community of learners to explore
Wiki created by librarian Joyce Valenza is loaded with great information about copyright.
Dr. Keane's Daily Podcast
Listen to Ms. Keane's daily booktalk podcast. Books include suggestions for grades K-12 -- not all are middle school books.
Thematic Reading Lists
Tidbits for Teachers
Thousands of reading lists arranged by theme, grade level, and even some read-alikes.
Dr.. Keane's blog where she posts interesting tidbits and cool sites for teachers