Friday Reads: Back to School!

Friday Reads: Back to School!

New backpacks and the sweet smell of pencil shavings…yep, it’s back to school time! Here are two new books to help navigate the season, plus an eBook sale for Libraries! SIT DOWN AND SHUT UP: How Discipline Can Set Students Free by Cinque Henderson “A film and TV writer (e.g., HBO’s The Newsroom) and a […]

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Back to School Books

Back to School Books

Just in time for back-to-school season, here are several new and forthcoming books about schools and education: LIT UP: One Reporter. Three Schools. Twenty-four Books That Can Change Lives. by David Denby Available in trade paperback February 14, 2017 “Part literary meditation, part case study of exemplary teaching, LIT UP traces a diverse group of […]

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Back to School E-Book Sale

Back to School E-Book Sale

Make your library’s digital shelf A+ with our Back to School e-Book sale for libraries! Running now through September 30, more than 30 e-Books from bestselling YA & Children’s authors (Rainbow Rowell! Marissa Meyer! Leigh Bardugo! Gene Luen Yang! Jillian Tamaki!) will be discounted 30% off (with our regular lending terms). Click here to download […]

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A GOOD FAMILY Giveaway!

A GOOD FAMILY Giveaway!

Former high school teacher and author Erik Fassnacht wants to help you enjoy the last of your summer vacation by offering a free copy of his debut novel, A GOOD FAMILY.* First, a letter from the author: Dear Educators: Another year of school is starting—I know the feeling. Anxiety starts ticking like a kitchen timer in […]

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Back to School Cool with Griffin Teen

Back to School Cool with Griffin Teen

Beat the back-to-school blues with these awesome books from Griffin Teen: SWAY by Kat Spears In this “compelling debut told with swagger and real depth” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) by librarian Spears, a young man who avoids emotional connection at all costs is forced to open his heart when he meets the girl of his […]

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The Art of Teaching

The Art of Teaching

Just in time for the new school year, here are several new books by and about teachers: BLACKBOARD: A Personal History of the Classroom by Lewis Buzbee “From the perspective of former student, teacher, and parent, Buzbee offers a keen look at the politics, economics, and sociology of how school has evolved and the history […]

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