New Resources are available at the Learning Center. Look for these in the Literacy Collection area.
Junkyard Dan by Elise Leonard (Fiction Leonard). This is a set of 10 mystery books featuring Dan, who works in a junkyard. He finds all sorts of interesting things in cars and works to solve mysteries.
Three Cups of Tea (371.822 Mor or 371.822 Tho). One of these copies is the young reader's edition. The true story of a man who gets lost while hiking K2 and stumbles into a poor town in Pakistan. The people of the village nurse him back to health, and to repay them for their kindness he vows to come back and build a school. This is the story of how he did just that despite death threats, a kidnapping, and more.
Well Said: Pronunciation for Clear Communication by Linda Grant (428.34 Gra). Offers a lively and communicative approach for increasing pronunciation and speaking skills.
You Gotta BE the Book by Jeffrey D. Wilhelm (TM 428.4 Wil). Based on years of research, this new edition provides extensive activities on how to engage reluctant readers.
I Read It, But I Don't Get It by Cris Tovani (TM 428.43 Tov). Comprehension for adolescent readers.
Playaway of The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton (Plyr Hinton). This is an audiobook that is pre-loaded and portable, and tells the story of friendship and belonging.
Easy Reader Non-Fiction:
Stress, Saying No, Fad Diets, A Good Night’s Sleep, Grey Seals, Bears, Grey Wolves, Bald Eagles, How to Stop Hiccups, How to Build Community, How to Find a Good Used Car, How to Live Green
Easy Reader Humor Books:
The Hike, Where is My Man, A Bad Car Day, Late Again
Oskar Schindler, Laura Secord, Fannie Lou Hamer, Rick Hansen, Mahatma Gandhi, June Callwood, Jean Vanier, Elizabeth Fry, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Dalai Lama