Collection Spotlight: Freedom of Expression, Freedom to Read & Challenged Books

Collection Spotlight: Freedom of Expression, Freedom to Read & Challenged Books

Freedom to Read Week 2021 will take place from February 21 to 27, 2021. We have selected some of the challenged books from the challenged book list on the Freedom to Read website which are available at UBC Education library. French Books Les papas de Violette Émilie Chazerand; Gaëlle Souppart. PZ23.C467 Pp 2017 French Collection Qu’est-ce queue […]

Featured New Resources: February 2021

Featured New Resources: February 2021

Featured new resources for the month of February.  Click on the book cover or title to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item.   The reading turn-around with emergent bilinguals: a five-part framework for powerful teaching & learning (grades K-6) / Amanda Claudia Wager, Lane W. Clarke, and Grace Enriquez; with […]

Featured New Children’s and YA books: February 2021

Featured New Children’s and YA books: February 2021

Featured new children’s and young adult books for the month of February.  Click on the book cover or title to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item. Amy Wu and the perfect bao Kat Zhang ; illustrated by Charlene Chua. PZ7.Z454 Am 2019 My papi has a motorcycle Isabel Quintero ; […]

Collection Spotlight: All Kinds of Families

Collection Spotlight: All Kinds of Families

Family Day in B.C. falls on Monday, February 15 this year.  Celebrate it by reading books about…All Kind of Families! If you would like to request one of these titles, simply click on the cover or book title. This will bring you to its UBC catalogue record. Under Actions, click “Get it” which will bring […]

Collection Spotlight: Black History Month

Collection Spotlight: Black History Month

As we enter into the month of February, please enjoy browsing this selection of children’s books and teacher resources in celebration of Black History Month. If you would like to request any of these items, simply click on the book cover or book title. This will bring you to the UBC catalogue record for the […]

Collection Spotlight: Lunar New Year

Collection Spotlight: Lunar New Year

The Lunar New Year, most commonly associated with the Chinese New Year or Spring Festival, usually falls sometime between January 21 and February 20. This year, Lunar New Year falls on Friday, February 12 and it’s the Year of the Ox! If you would like to request any of the following items, simply click on the […]

Featured New Resources: January 2021

Featured New Resources: January 2021

Featured new resources for the month of January.  Click on the book cover or title to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item. Teacher narratives from the Eikaiwa classroom: moving beyond “McEnglish” edited by Daniel Hooper and Natasha Hashimoto. PE1130.J3 T43 2020 This book includes 16 chapters written by current and […]

Featured New Children’s and YA Books: January 2021

Featured New Children’s and YA Books: January 2021

Featured new children’s and young adult books for the month of January.  Click on the book cover or title to take you to the UBC Library catalogue record for the item. Kiss number 8 written by Colleen AF Venable ; artwork by Ellen T. Crenshaw. PZ7.7.V46 Ks 2019 Education GREAT READS “Mads is pretty happy […]

Collection Spotlight: Resources supporting the Core Competencies in BC Education

Collection Spotlight: Resources supporting the Core Competencies in BC Education

The UBC Education Library Collection Spotlight features resources supporting the Core Competencies in BC Education, both professional and picture books. In October 2019, the Core Competencies were updated. What changed? A few of the updates included: Collaboration was added as a second sub-competency to the Communication Core Competency, the second Thinking sub-competency was changed to […]

Collection Spotlight: Winter Wonderland

Collection Spotlight: Winter Wonderland

Juvenile Literature My winter city James Gladstone; pictures by Gary Clement PZ7.1.G5844 My 2019 A young boy wakes up in the early light of a winter morning, pulls on his boots and mittens, and steps out into the snowy city with his dad. They trudge through the snow, their dog bounding along beside them, then […]