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The Best of 2017

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It has been a hard year. In the United States and around the world, there is important work to be done to advance social justice. We realize now more than ever how much words matter. Words can inflict harm. But words can also transform lives. Words can shape the future and can give us a […]

Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science: The First Computer Programmer, Orbis Pictus Recommended Title

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Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science: The First Computer Programmer Written by Diane Stanley, Illustrated by Jessie Hartland Published by Simon and Schuster ISBN: 978-1-4814-5249-6 Book Review “She was perfect for the job. She understood how the engine worked. She was a good writer. And she had the vision to see, better even than Babbage himself, […]

Best Books 2015, Happy New Year 2016

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Photo by Mary Ann Cappiello We wish all of you a peaceful and joyous holiday season. On January 4th, we’ll be back with a regular posting. In the meantime, we wanted to share a collection of “Best of 2015″ lists. Please feel free to add to our collection of links by submitting a favorite “best […]

Happy Holidays and “Best Of” Book Lists for 2014

We wish all of you a peaceful and joyous holiday season. On January 5th, we’ll be back with a regular posting. In the meantime, we wanted to share a collection of “Best of 2014″ lists. Please feel free to add to our collection of links by submitting a favorite “best of” listing of your own […]

Happy Holidays and “Best of 2013″

We’re wishing you all a peaceful and joyous holiday season. We’ll be back with a regular posting on January 6, but in the meantime we wanted to share a collection of “Best of 2013″ lists. Please feel free to add to our collection of links by submitting a favorite “best of” listing of your own […]

Happy Holidays from the Classroom Bookshelf

We’re wishing you all a peaceful and joyous holiday season. We’ll be back with a regular posting on January 3, but in the meantime we wanted to share a collection of ‘best of 2011’ lists. Please feel free to add to our collection of links by submitting a favorite ‘best of’ listing of your own […]