February 24, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Best of Apps & Enhanced Books | May 2013

From penguins to trucks, this month’s column includes apps for a range of ages and interests featuring stunning photos, colorful artwork, amusing interactivity, and delightful animations.

Pick of the Day: Frozen Planet (DVD)

Frozen Planet (Series). 3 DVDs. approx.. 6 hours. Prod. by BBC Worldwide. Dist. by Warner Home Video.  2012. ISBN 0-7806-8518-0. $39.98.
Gr 7 Up–This seven-part series, narrated by Sir David Attenborough, features stunning scenery, magnificent animals, superb musical background, and striking camera work. One-third of our planet is frozen and it is the last true frontier. Cameras travel to both poles, to Greenland, and to lands of the far north in Canada and Russia to film conditions in all four seasons. […]