March 2017


9780812997316By Michelle Kuo, author of Reading with Patrick (Random House, July 2017).

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Every teacher has likely experienced two emotions: the feeling that you’ve gotten through to a student and the feeling that you’ve let him down. In the first, the classroom is a powerful place of human connection, and the lightbulb that has gone off in the kid’s head is hot and radiant. In the second, life proves too complex, too full of barriers and missteps, and the teacher, with regret and perhaps some shame, retraces her decisions, dissecting what went wrong. (more…)

9780385742528UNBROKEN: An Olympian’s Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive
(The Young Adult Adaptation)
by Laura Hillenbrand

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In this captivating and lavishly illustrated young adult edition of her award-winning bestseller, Laura Hillenbrand tells the story of a former Olympian’s courage, cunning, and fortitude following his plane crash in enemy territory. This adaptation of Unbroken introduces a new generation to one of history’s most thrilling survival epics. (more…)

9780307982988STEVE JOBS: Insanely Great
by Jessie Hartland

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Whether they’ve seen Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs movie, read Walter Isaacson’s biography, or just own an iPhone, this graphic novel retelling of the Apple innovator’s life will capture the imaginations of the legions of readers who live and breathe the technocentric world Jobs created. Perfect for any teen interested in STEM topics, especially tech. (more…)

ordinary-people-1ORDINARY PEOPLE CHANGE THE WORLD SERIES
by Brad Meltzer
Illustrated by Chris Eliopoulos

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This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great—the traits that kids themselves can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. Each book tells the story of one of America’s icons in a lively, conversational way that works well for the youngest nonfiction readers and that always includes the hero’s childhood influences. At the back are an excellent timeline and photos.

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Featured below are computer coding books ideal for the elementary and middle school classroom.

 

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Featured below are fiction, biographies, and classic texts ideal for the high school classroom.

 

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Featured below are middle grade fiction, history, and biography books ideal for the middle school classroom.

 

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