From the world of sports, music, dance, and politics, these portraits of tenacious trailblazers will give a boost to curricula and offer a varied range of subject matter year round.
Stunning photography, 3-D illustrations, and learner-friendly formatting distinguish a crop of new and updated science compendiums.
A pneumatically powered railway under the streets of New York City in the 1870s? You bet. Share Shana Corey’s delightful “The Secret Subway” and these standards-aligned lesson plans with your students.
A third grade teacher asked her students to complete a simple sentence. Their responses were eye-opening.
A trio of new titles looks at how the United States treated a group seen as “other” during World War II.
These new books can be appreciated on many levels, shared to help encourage empathy for others, and utilized to initiate further research and discussion of immigration and refugees from around the world.
Despite, or because of, discouraging statistics, an educator commits herself to improving student performance in a struggling urban neighborhood.
A new crop of horror titles offers a mix of historical fiction, fantasy, and even humor, spawning a slew of tales sure to have teens biting their nails.
In their new books, middle-grade luminaries Karen Cushman, Karen Foxlee, and Jennifer A. Nielsen bring new meaning to the words, “girl power.”
In his most recent book, the three-time Coretta Scott King award winner imagines the lives and dreams of 11 enslaved men and women, who, in the summer of 1828, were offered for sale.
A librarian in an international school shares information about the library, her school’s student population, and a lesson learned.
These thoroughly researched and visually appealing new nonfiction titles are sure to reel in older readers right from the get-go.
For educators looking for a multimedia approach to teaching about censorship as Banned Books Week nears, Westport Independent may be just the platform.
In his dazzling Radiant Child, Javaka Steptoe explores the life and art of Basquiat through words and pictures.