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Featured Children’s New Books Arrivals: July 2019

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The squirrels’ busy year / Martin Jenkins ; illustrated by Richard Jones.

Call Number: QB637.4 .J46 2018


Mary wears what she wants / Keith Negley.

Call Number: PZ7.1 .N393 Mr 2019



New kid / Jerry Craft ; with color by Jim Callahan.

Call Number: PZ7.7 .C733 Nw 2019



Caterpillar and Bean / Martin Jenkins ; illustrated by Hannah Tolson.

Call Number: QL544.2 J46 2019


Fox explores the night / Martin Jenkins ; illustrated by Richard Smythe.

Call Number: QC372 .J45 2018


Una Huna?: what is this? / by Susan Aglukark ; illustrated by Amanda Sandland and Danny            Christopher.

Call Number: PZ7.1 .A326 Un 2018


Featured New Arrivals: July 2019

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Teaching fairy tales / edited by Nancy L. Canepa.

Call Number: GR550 .T43 2019


Five pillars of the mind: redesigning education to suit the brain / Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa.

Call Number: LB1062 .T685 2019

Critical race theory in teacher education: informing classroom culture and practice / edited by Keonghee Tao Han, Judson Laughter ; foreword by Tyrone C. Howard.

Call Number: LB1715 .C733 2019





Parkland speaks: survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas share their stories / edited by MSD teacher Sarah Lerner.

Call Number: LB3013.33 .F6 P37 2019





Teaching life skills in the school library: career, finance, and civic engagement in a changing world / Blanche Woolls and Connie Hamner Williams.

Call Number: Z675 .S3 W875 2019





The school garden curriculum: and integrated K-8 guide for discovering science, ecology and whole-systems thinking / Kaci Tae Christopher.

Call Number: GE77 .C57 2019





Summer Book Display: “Summer: A Time to Rest & Reflect on Practice”

The New Summer book display is up!

“Summer: A Time to Rest & Reflect on Practice” 

You can do this: hope and help for new teachers              LB1025.3 .J334 2014
The beginning teacher’s field guide: embarking on your first years            LB2844.1.N4 B658 2018
The field guide to teaching: a handbook for new teachers             LB2844.1.N4 M27 2007
The ones we remember: scholars reflect on teachers who made a difference      LB1775 .O54 2008
Pedagogy of the oppressed         LB880.F73 P4313 2018
Social justice in physical education: critical reflections and pedagogies for change    GV342.27 .S63 2016
A teacher’s reflection book: exercises, stories, invitations             LB1025.3 .P466 2011
Reflections on literacy    LC154 .M24 2006
Brave new teachers: doing social justice work in neo-liberal times             LC213.3.C2 B73 2011
The challenges of student diversity in Canadian schools: essays on building a better future for exceptional children                LC1099.5.C3 C53 2009
Teaching for diversity in Canadian schools             LC1099.5.C3 E39 2009
It won’t be easy: an exceedingly honest (and slightly unprofessional) love letter to teaching LA2317.R25 A3 2017
Teaching is a privilege: twelve essential understandings for beginning teachers  LB2157.A3 M34 2009
Pedagogy of hope: reliving Pedagogy of the oppressed  LB880.F732 P4313 2014
Experience inquiry: 5 powerful strategies, 50 practical experiences          LB1027.23 .M57 2019
Targeted teaching: strategies for secondary teaching      LB1737.G7 B35 2017
The power of teacher leaders: their roles, influence, and impact                LB1025.3 .P685 2015
From master teacher to master learner                  LB1028.3 .R542 2015
What is a “good” teacher?           LB1025.3 .B6548 2017 CCBC
We got this. : equity, access, and the quest to be who our students need us to be LB1025.3 .M576 2019
Inclusive primary teaching: a critical approach to equality and special educational needs and disability                                                                                                                                                                     LC1203.G7 G64 2015
Raising race questions: whiteness and inquiry in education      LC212.2 .M53 2014

Young Learners Library Summer Reading Club starts July 8

Summer Reading Club starts on Monday, July 8, 2019! Pick up a pamphlet for the Young Learner in your life at UBC Education Library. Collect a sticker for each book read & get a prize in August!


Collection Spotlight: Yay, You! Moving Up and Moving On. Congratulations Graduates!

The latest collection spotlight is up!  “Yay, You! Moving Up and Moving On.” features books with a graduation, last day of school, life’s journey, or other related theme.

Yay, you! : moving out, moving up, moving on / written and illustrated by Sandra Boynton      PZ8.3.B7 Yy 2001  (image for this month’s display is based on this book!)

Journey / Aaron Becker          PZ4.9.B396 Jr 2013

What do you do with a chance? / written by Kobi Yamada ; illustrated by Mae Besom.     PZ7.Y18 Wg 2017

Sometimes you fly / by Newbery Medalist Katherine Applegate  PZ7.A644 Sm 2018

If you hold a seed / by Elly MacKay.          PZ7.M19124 If 2013  (stacks & CCBC)

Dream : a tale of wonder, wisdom & wishes / Susan V. Bosak       PZ4.9.B6789 Dr 2004

The three questions / written and illustrated by Jon J. Muth.        PZ4.9.M97 Th 2002

Reach for the stars : and other advice for life’s journey / by Serge Bloch. PZ4.9.B5664 Rc 2010

Once upon a memory / written by Nina Laden     PZ4.9.L115 On 2013

Teacup / Rebecca Young, Matt Ottley.    PZ7.1.Y76 Tc 2016

Happy dreamer / by Peter H. Reynolds   PZ7.R337645 Hp 2017 CCBC

Hope you’re happy / story by Mary Clendenning Genge  PZ4.9.C5464 Hp 2002

Oh, the places you’ll go! / Seuss      PZ4.9.S487 Oh 1990

Going places  / written by Peter H. Reynolds & Paul A. Reynolds PZ7.R337645 Gn 2014

Come with me : poems for a journey / by Naomi Shihab Nye        PS3564.Y44 C66 2000

How to catch a star / Oliver Jeffers           PZ4.9.J4 Hw 2004

Move it, Miss Macintosh! / by Peggy Robbins Janousky   PZ4.9.J3588 Mv 2016  CCBC

Because you are my teacher / by Sherry North    PZ8.3.N8135 Bc 2012

Because of Mr. Terupt / Rob Buyea      PZ7.B98316 Bc 2010

Teacher Appreciation Day / by Lynne Plourde      PZ4.9.P626174 Tc 2003

Last day blues / Julie Danneberg               PZ4.9.D35517 Ls 2006

What do you do with an idea?    PZ7.Y18 Wh 2013

Miss Bindergarten celebrates the last day of kindergarten     PZ4.9.S585 Mc 2005

The day you begin           PZ7.W8642 Dy 2018

We are all dots : a big plan for a better world       PZ7.1.M25874 We 2018

The wish tree     PZ4.9.M222943 Ws 2016 CCBC

It’s okay to make mistakes           PZ4.9.P2267 Is 2014

Junie B. Jones is a graduation girl               PZ7.P2192 Jn 2001

For every one    PZ8.3.R3327 Fr 2018