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Non-U.S. Children’s Literature Reviews

We got this great question last week from a children’s literature class with a focus on diversity. The question was, “Where can I read some reviews of children’s literature that are not based in the United States?” Of course we

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New Series: Debating Issues in American Education

Just in- three titles in the series Debating Issues in American Education. We have Curriculum and Instruction, School Discipline and Safety, and Technology in Schools. Each chapter has an overview, point and counterpoint. Each volume in the series covers many

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New Research Guide: Colonial New York

Our latest research guide is on colonial New York- we hope you find it useful for assignments and in the classroom. It includes information on adult and children’s books you can borrow from Bank Street Library theses in the library

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iBooks Author

This is just out from Apple, and yes we like iBooks Author because it’s so jolly easy to use. It’s designed for textbook writers, but we can see tons of potential for early childhood, special education, bilingual… gosh the list

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EBSCOhost iPhone App

This app has been out for a while (October 2009), and now that iPhones and smartphones have become ubiquitous we thought it was time to look at how this little program works. Find This on Any EBSCOhost Database Page You

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Where Is “Find A Journal?”

The answer is, it’s now on the Library’s homepage, and right in the middle of our brand new search box (thank you David)! There’s no need to click anywhere – there it is, just type away, hit go, and you’ll

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RSS Feeds

A very useful feature of databases like Academic Search Premiere and Proquest is the RSS feed function. Setting one up will save you the bother of continually searching for updates on your favorite topics. It’s something faculty, and students starting

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Happy birthday Brownie!!! Here she is (on left) on Bank Street with Mary Phelps in 1941. #margaretwisebrown #bankstreetarchives Happy Arnold Lobel birthday!! Celebrating with Mouse Tales, the winner of the very first Irma Black Award in 1972! :) #irmablackaward Another new edition from very inspirational keynote speaker Scott Magoon! So great to have him back at Bank Street :) Ragweed! New wall art from Irma Black honoree Anne Vittur Kennedy :) Scott Magoon starts his keynote at the Irma Black Award & Cook Prize celebration! @school_for_children students' final share with our 2016 Dorothy Carter Writer-in-Residence @adam_gidwitz, who taught us "how to make the reader care." Thanks Adam! It was great to have you back at Bank Street :) Happy Earth Day! Bank Streeters celebrating in 1970 #earthday #bankstreetarchives The 7th graders are loving the incredible @jasonreynolds83 & @brendankiely :) Celebrating Bank Street alumni poets Lee Bennett Hopkins, Claudia Lewis, and Margaret Wise Brown #nationalpoetrymonth
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