Here are our best selling titles for the secondary classroom for the first three months in 2019.
The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline won the Governor General's Award in 2017. The book connects the legacy of residential schools to a dystopian post-climate-change future where only indigenous people are able to dream.
Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese follows Saul Indian Horse from the lose of his family and home into a boarding school where hockey is his only salvation.
Beartown by Fredrik Backman tells the poignant story of a hockey town paralyzed by scandal. It follows the lives of three young people whose lives collide after an important game. This is a serious look at how the actions of one or two people can affect and entire town.
Free Caldecott and Newbery Posters with Every Order! As a thank-you for your business, with every order, we will include a free set of the Caldecott & Newberry Award posters for your library or classroom. These posters include the winners from every year including Hello Lighthouse this year's Caldecott winner, and Merci Suarez Changes Gears the 2019 Newbery Winner. Place your order by January 31 and we will send you a poster set along with a free 2020 author/illustrator calendar! And don't forget... with Perma-Bound Shipping is always free !
Weeding Your Library What is Weeding? Weeding is the periodic and continual evaluation of your library's resources with the goal of removing obsolete, damaged, and rarely used books. Weeding ensures that your library's materials are useful, attractive, and accessible to your patrons. Every library's print collection is limited by the space available, and collections must change over time to reflect changes in the community and in the library's goals. Avoiding a “Musty” Library Answer these questions to help you determine if a book should stay or go. Is the book misleading? Is the book factually inaccurate or out-of-date? Is the book worn-out – beyond repair or rebinding? Has the book been replaced by a new edition or better source? Is the book trivial, meaning there is no discernible literary or scientific merit? Has the book become irrelevant in that it's no longer pertinent to the needs and interest of your organization or its readers? Does the
2019 Alberta Senior High Novels List... ...Is now available for download. All the titles recommended and approved for Alberta Senior High Schools can be downloaded.by clicking the link below. This year the list consists of books in the Perma-Bound binding and paperbacks and eBooks where the Perma-Bound version was not available. Of course many of the titles listed have supporting Novel Units, Student Packets, and Perma-Guides which provide chapter summaries, and content and vocabulary quizzes. In the Title Details page for a title click 'Search' beside Teaching Materials to see all guides and supporting materials we have for that title. For the first time we have added eBooks to the list where the Perma-Bound or paperback were not available. The prices and license types are set by the publisher. If you have any questions please call or email us and we will be pleased to help you with your selection or order. The 2019 Alberta Senior High Novels Li