Making in Education Workshop – September 28, 2017

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Massachusetts Children’s Book Awards

The Massachusetts Children’s Book Award 2017 nominees have been announced – check them out in print, ebook or audiobook. The nominees are available to McQuade Library patrons in ebook or audiobook through OverDrive.


Abbott, Tony, The Forbidden Stone

Angelberger, Tom, Inspector Flytrap

Baptiste, Tracey, The Jumbies

Bradley, Kimberley Brubaker, The War that Saved My Life

Camper, Cathy, Lowriders in Space

Draper, Sharon M., Stella by Starlight

Gibbs, Stuart, Space Case: A Moon Base Alpha Novel

Hilton, Marilyn,  Full Cicada Moon

Hunt, Lynda Mullaly,  Fish in a Tree

Jamieson, Victoria, Roller Girl

Jennings, Ken, Maps & Geography

Levy, Dana Alison, Misadventures of the Family Fletcher

MacLachan, P.atricia, The Truth of Me: About a Boy, His Grandmother, and a Very Good Dog.

Milford, Kate, Greenglass House

Nye, Naomi Shihab,The Turtle of Oman

Oppel, Kenneth, Nest

Pearsall, Shelley, The Seventh Most Important Thing

Perkins, Lynne Rae, Nuts to You

Sands, Kevin, The Blackthorn Key

Shurtliff, Liesl, Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk

Spinelli, Eileen, Another Day as Emily

Stroud, Jonathan, Screaming Staircase

Wicks, Maris,  Coral Reefs: Cities of the Ocean: Science Comics

Woods, Brenda, The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond

Woodson, Jacqueline, Brown Girl Dreaming 

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Happy 20th Anniversary, Harry Potter!

June 26, 2017 marks the 2oth anniverary of author J.K.Rowling’s fictional book Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone when it debuted in Britain in 1997. It was later to be named Harry Potter and the Socerer’s Stone when it was introduced in the U.S. in 1998.

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Upcoming MTEL Workshops

June 3, 2017

June 10, 2017

8:30am 2:30pm: MTEL Preparation Workshop – Early Childhood (02)

8:30am 4:30pm: MTEL Preparation Workshop – English as a Second Language (54)

9:00am 1:00pm: MTEL Preparation Workshop – Middle/High School Content

All of the above workshops are delivered in a 1-day format.

Questions regarding MTELs or licensure? Email us at

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