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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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Spring has arrived in my office. "Rain soaks the seeds and they swell and sprout. Birds are building nests. Frogs croak. In the green meadow lies a new calf. It is springtime." Celebrating the spring equinox with A Year on the Farm by Lucy Sprague Mitchell, illus. by Richard Floethe, 1948 #spring #lucyspraguemitchell #richardfloethe Block structure in a SFC classroom, nd #tbt #bankstreetarchives #blocks Happy pi day! SFC students made this fun garland before break #PiDay The Best Children's Books of the Year, 2015 Edition. Books Published in 2014. At the reference desk and it's in PRINT! Susan Kuklin and Young Reviewers from the Cornelia Connelly Center celebrate Beyond Magenta's Flora Stieglitz Straus Award #susankuklin #beyondmagenta @rstaino interviewing Josette Frank Award winner Ann M. Martin for #kidlittv Join us at Bank Street on April 11th for The Building Blocks of Play: Art, Books, and Childhood! We are very pleased that keynote speaker Dr. Linda Mayes and authors and artists Nina Crews, Robie Harris, Richard Lewis, @peterhreynolds, Laura Vaccaro Seeger, @paulozelinsky will be joining us. Hope to see you there! Wishing Walrus & Polar Bear would drive Super Truck to us right now! Thanks to the lovely and always dapper Stephen Savage for the new addition to our wall :) #supertruck #stephensavage
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