Malala Yousafzai – Education Activist

By , November 17, 2014 2:45 pm

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New resources for Malala Yousafzai a Pakistani activist for female education and youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize recipient. For books shown above click on cover image to find in the ERC.

Click here for Malala’s Nobel Peace Prize Speech.

 

I Learn America: One High School, One School Year, Five New Americans (DVD)

By , November 12, 2014 8:00 am

“In America, nearly one student in four is a child of immigration. At the International High school at Layfayette, a Brooklyn public high school dedicated to newly arrived immigrants from all over the world, five teenagers strive to master English, adapt to families they haven’t seen in years, and create a future of their own while coming of age in a new land.” ~from cover

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More Information: I Learn America

This DVD can be found in the McQuade Library/Education Resources Collection (ERC) – click here

 

November 11th – Veteran’s Day

By , November 10, 2014 12:03 pm

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In this children’s picture book by Margot Theis Raven, three children set a special white table in memory of service members fallen or missing in action, and especially in honor of their Uncle Jim, a POW in Vietnam.

History of Veteran’s Day

Veteran’s Day Information

 

Wet! Windy! Wild! Weather

By , November 3, 2014 10:42 am

A selection of the many books, kits, and DVD’s related to the subject of weather in the ERC.

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