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101 Facts About Bullying: What Everyone Should Know (450135) Physical 148 pages Copyrighted 2008 Distributor Follett (0985) Publisher Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (4612) Audience Adult (A) Synopsis Presents over 100 facts concerning bullying, its overall effects, and ways to reduce acts of bullying and other threatening behaviors. Author Kevorkian, Meline M. Author D'Antona, Robin PG Professional ISBN # 1578868491 PL BF637.B85 K48 2008

African culture (450180) Physical Illustrated; 48 pages Copyrighted 2010 Distributor HEINEMANN LIBRARY (3171) Series Africa: In Focus (0017) Synopsis An introduction to African culture, covering society, the arts, food, music, and entertainment. Author Bowden, Rob Author Wilson, Rosie. PG 6.0 -3-6 ISBN # 1432924400 PL DT14 .B69 2010

All you can be : dream it, draw it, become it! (449863) Physical Illustrated Copyrighted 2009 Synopsis Professional baseball player Curtis Granderson shares important lessons about life, discussing friends, school, family, leadership, having a positive attitude, and more. Author Granderson, Curtis PG 3.9 -3-6 ISBN # 1600782477 PL GV865.G665 G73 2009

Always remember me : how one family survived World War II (449954)
Physical Illustrated Copyrighted 2005 Distributor Atheneum Books for Young Readers (4249) Synopsis The author shares the story of how her grandmother, mother, and two aunts survived the Holocaust of World War Two and came to America to start a new life. Author Russo, Marisabina. Edition 1st ed. PG 4.9 -3-6 ISBN # 0689869207 PL DS135.G5 A15865 2005

Budgeting tips for kids (450057)
Physical Illustrated; 47 pages Copyrighted 2009 Distributor Mitchell Lane (4495) Series Robbie Reader (3210) Synopsis A class of fifth graders learn important lessons about money, including earning, budgeting, saving, and investing, as they study how money works and why it is so important. Author Orr, Tamra. PG 5.6 -3-6 ISBN # 1584156449 PL HG179 .O763 2009

Can I Tell You About Asperger Syndrome? A Guide for Friends and Family (449434)
Physical 48 pages Copyrighted 2004 Distributor PEC AEA8 Parent Educator Collection (4568) Publisher Jessica Kingsley (3657) Audience Intermediate (I) Author Welton, Jude Credits Illustrated by Jane Telford. ISBN # 1-84310-206-4

Chick-fil-A Leadercast: Be the One 05.07.2010 (449330) Physical Color; Sound Copyrighted 2010 Producer Giant Impact (4962) Audience Adult (A) Synopsis This 4-DVD set is a gathering of leaders with one purpose in mind: Developing leaders at all levels, positions and stages. Speakers include: Connie Podesta; Jim Collins; Tony Dungy; Mark Sanborn; Chip Heath; Ed Bastian and Jim Goodnight; John Maxwell; Steve Uzzell; and Ben Carson. Contents 4 DVDs; Resource CD; DVD "Backstage with Michael Hyatt"

Comprehension Connections: Bridges to Strategic Reading (449366) Physical 130 pages Copyrighted 2007 Distributor Follett (0985) Publisher Heinemann (4828) Audience Adult (A) Synopsis A guide to helping children fully understand texts that explains how teachers can make the comprehension process achievable, accessible, and incremental by creating links between the concrete and the abstract through writing, discussion, song, art, and movement. Author McGregor, Tammy ISBN # 978-0-325-00887-5 Subjects Reading Comprehension Call# 372.62/MCG

Dealing With Behaviors (449381) Distributor PEC AEA8 Parent Educator Collection (4568) Audience Primary (P)

Differentiation: From Planning to Practice Grades 6 - 12 (449461) Physical 176 pages Copyrighted 2007 Distributor Stenhouse Publishers (1063) Publisher Stenhouse Publishers (1063) Audience Adult (A) Synopsis Takes readers step-by-step from the blank page to a fully crafted differentiation lesson. Discusses the behind-the-scenes planning that goes into effective lesson design for diverse classrooms. Demonstrates how to weave common and novel differentiation strategies into all subjects and offers clear advice about what to do when things don't go as expected. Looks at classroom accommodations that will help teachers succeed with advanced students, struggling students, English language learners, and students across the multiple intelligences spectrum. Presents an overview of the cognitive science behind differentiation as well as a more than two-dozen tools that make differentiation doable in the classroom. Author Wormeli, Rick. Credits Foreword by Carol Ann Tomlinson. ISBN # 978-1-57110-708-4. Contents Developing a Common Frame of Reference — A Walk-Through of a Differentiated Lesson — Helpful Structures and Strategies for the Differentiated Class — Cognitive Science Structures and Tips The Help Us Differentiate — Twelve Samples of Differentiated Learning Experiences form Multiple Subjects. Gen Note Includes bibliographical references and index. Appendix. Subjects Middle school teaching; Individualized Instruction; High school teaching Call# 371.394 WOR

Every planet has a place : a book about our solar system (449846) Physical Illustrated Copyrighted 2008 Distributor National Geographic (4314) Synopsis Describes the planets in the Earth's solar system, explains which are considered gas planets, discusses why Pluto is no longer a planet, and answers questions about what Earth looks like from space. Author Baines, Rebecca. PG 3.0 -K-3 ISBN # 1426303149 PL QB501.3 .B347 2008

Hands of the rainforest : the Emberá people of Panama (449866) Physical Illustrated Copyrighted 2009 Distributor Henry Holt (1514) Synopsis Examines the culture, traditions, and daily lives of the Ember people of Panama, and describes how they use the rain forest for food, shelter, clothing, and to survive. Author Crandell, Rachel. Edition 1st ed. PG 3.8 -K-3 ISBN # 0805079904 PL F2270.2.E43 C73 2009

How Can I Talk If My Lips Don't Move?: Inside My Autistic Mind (450078) Physical 219 pages Copyrighted 2008 Distributor Follett (0985) Publisher Arcade Publishing (4979) Audience Adult (A) Synopsis Autistic author Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay provides insight into how the mind of an autistic person works and how someone with autism views the world. Author Mukhopadhyay, Tito Rajarshi. Edition 1st ed. PG Adult ISBN # 155970859X PL RJ506.A9 M85 2008

How fighter pilots use math (450343) Physical Illustrated; 32 pages Copyrighted 2010 Distributor Chelsea Clubhouse (4374) Series Math in the real world (4450) Synopsis Photographs, illustrations, and charts describe how fighter pilots use math in order to complete their missions. Author Hense, Mary. PG 6.0 -3-6 ISBN # 1604136057 PL TL547 .H436 2010

Instructional Rounds in Education (449375) Physical 230 pages Copyrighted 2009 Publisher Harvard Education Press (4966) Audience Primary (P) Synopsis This book is intended to help education leaders and practitioners develop a shared understanding of what high-quality instruction looks like and what schools and districts need to do to support it.

It's perfectly normal : a book about changing bodies, growing up, sex and sexual health (449508) Physical Illustrated; 93 pages Copyrighted 2009 Distributor Candlewick Press (3110) Synopsis Provides answers to nearly every conceivable question children may have about sexuality, from conception and puberty to birth control and AIDS. Author Harris, Robie H. Author Emberley, Michael Edition 3rd ed. PG 6.3 -5-8 ISBN # 0763644838 PL HQ53 .H37 2009

Journal of School Health 2010 / September (449437) Copyrighted 2010 Collection Professional Collection Series Journal of School Health : August / 2010 through May / 2011 (4407) Synopsis Professional Periodical Edition Volume 80, Number 9 Contents The Influence of Physical and Social Contexts of Eating on Lunch-Time Food Intake Among Southern Ontario, Canada, Middle School Students; Schoolchildren's Consumption of Competitive Foods and Beverages, Excluding a la Carte; Differences in Children's Recess Physical Activity: Recess Activity of the Week Intervention; A Multilevel Examination of School and Student Characteristics Associated with Physical Education Class Enrollment Among High School Students; Evaluation of a School-Based Train-the-Trainer Intervention Program to Teach First Aid and Risk Reduction Among High School Students.

Learning & Leading with Technology 2010 / September (449441) Copyrighted 2010 Collection Professional Collection Series Learning & Leading with Technology: August / 2010 through Ju (4412) Synopsis Professional Periodical Edition Volume 38, Number 2 Contents Total Technology Immersion; Where's the Beef?: Adding Rigor to Student Digital Products; Host Your Own Ed Tech Conference; Geo-Cool: Exploring with Geotechnologies; A Site that Helps Unravel the Mysteries of Office 2007; Developing Info-Seeking Fluency; Bring the World into Your Classroom; The Power of 10s; ISTE at a Glance; Not Your Standard Revisions; Should There Be Limits on Students' Screen Time?; Raise Your Voice to Win Back Ed Tech Funding!; A Shift in Focus: The NETS for Students; Add to Your Staff Development Toolbox; I'd Like to See You Try that in My Classroom; Jason Schrage: Making School a Little Less Painful through Technology; Building Our global Community.

Mimi and Lulu : three sweet stories, one forever friendship (449606) Physical Illustrated Copyrighted 2009 Synopsis Mimi and Lulu, to inseparable friends, enjoy cupcakes, pink elephants, surprises, and spending time with each other. Author Harper, Charise Mericle. Edition 1st ed. PG 1.5 -K-3 ISBN # 0061755834

My Daddy is in Jail: Story, Discussion Guide & Small Group Activities for Grades K-5 (449390) Physical 53 pages Copyrighted 2003 Distributor PEC AEA8 Parent Educator Collection (4568) Publisher YouthLight Inc (3573) Audience Primary (P) Synopsis Tells the feelings of a child who struggles with their feelings about having an incarcerated parent with discussion questions located on pages opposite of the text. Introductory materials provide statistics and other helpful information about incarcerated parents and their children. Offers sugeestions for using the book with children and their caregivers. Author Bender, Janet M., M. Ed. ISBN # 1-889636-48-7.

The Problem With Hair: A Story for Children Who Are Learning About Cancer (449352) Copyrighted 1996 Distributor PEC AEA8 Parent Educator Collection (4568) Publisher Centering Corp. (4965) Audience Primary (P) Synopsis All the kids in the neighborhood, unhappy with their hair color and styles, envy Louella, who has lost her hair from undergoing medical treatment. Author Foss, Karen Sue Credits Illustrated by Steve Wilda. ISBN # 1-56123-099-5

Technology for the School Librarian: Theory and Practice (449577) Physical Illustrated; 223 pages Copyrighted 2010 Distributor Follett (0985) Publisher Libraries Unlimited (1156) Audience Adult (A) Synopsis An introduction to technological issues facing school librarians today, including networks, computer hardware and software, school library web sites, online materials, integrating technology into the curriculum, and social networking and other Web 2.0 related issues. Author Scheeren, William O. PG Professional ISBN # 1591589002 PL Z675.S3 S259 2010

What are solids, liquids, and gases? : exploring science with hands-on activities (450172) Physical Illustrated; 32 pages Copyrighted 2008 Distributor Enslow Elementary (4746) Series In touch with basic science (4447) Synopsis Introduces the states of matter and includes related, hands-on activities. Author Spilsbury, Richard Author Spilsbury, Louise. PG 3.7 -K-3 ISBN # 0766030946

Zero is the leaves on the tree (449875) Physical Illustrated Copyrighted 2009 Distributor Tricycle Press (1367) Synopsis An illustrated introduction to zero as both a number and abstract idea that follows a group of children on a adventure in search of zero. Author Franco, Betsy. Author Arihara, Shino PG 3.1 -K-3 ISBN # 1582462496