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Celebrating the Lunar New Year

by BklynJessicaN | 38 items

The Lunar New Year is an important festival celebrated in East Asia, in countries including China, South Korea, and Vietnam. In China, the Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, begins with the first new moon of the Lunar calendar and ends, 15 days later, with the first full moon of the...

Created on: February 09, 2021

John Grisham Legal Thrillers

by robhoma | 20 items

John Grisham was a practicing lawyer and an elected state representative before becoming a novelist. Grisham refers to himself as a moderate Democrat who shows a concern for social issues. Grisham made his literary fame with legal thrillers, but has released other kinds of novels over the years....

Created on: July 08, 2017

MyLibraryNYC_Elem_Ecosystems

by sporty313 | 12 items

Text clusters can be used as a tool to teach science content standards as well as the Common Core State Standards for language arts and content literacy. This list includes books to help teachers explore the topic of ecosystems across texts. Some text examples used from: http://www.slj.com/2012/...

Created on: January 08, 2013

MyLibraryNYC_Multiracial Characters

by sporty313 | 27 items

The Common Core State Standards advocate a thematic approach so that students compare the perspectives of different authors while building knowledge on a topic. This article was used as a resource in building this list: Chaudhri, Amina. "Classroom Connections: Multiracial Characters." Booklist, Jan...

Created on: January 08, 2013

Orca Footprints - Environmental Awareness

by star87 | 3 items

"These books feature accessible texts, appealing layouts, and global perspectives. Inviting choices for informing and inspiring curious readers and world citizens."--School Library Journal Engaging nonfiction for budding young activists... Kids today inhabit a world full of complex--and often mys...

Created on: April 19, 2014

Fiction

by ethelword1 | 3 items

State pick for Oregon for NYPL list: reading across America

Created on: March 09, 2018

Ocean State Books: Reading Rhode Island

by vlivingston | 8 items

Created on: August 30, 2019

BKLYN: 10 Books to Help You Understand the Situation in Ukraine, Turkey, and the Current State of U.S. Diplomacy

by BKLYNBrian | 10 items

This list was created by a librarian with Brooklyn Public Library. If you have questions or want more books recommendations, ask a librarian! Would you like your own personalized list of reading suggestions? Visit Bklyn BookMatch, here: www.bklynlibrary.org/bookmatch

Created on: November 18, 2019

DREAM BIG DREAMS

by Patron191257 | 45 items

(Madame Secretary of the State: Alderman Vel Phillips)

Created on: March 23, 2020