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Summary: "Kids will build confidence all summer long as they master early literacy skills with interactive games, challenges, and storybooks. Summer Reading helps kids to: Stay motivated to read; Maintain reading skills and avoid summer slide; Get excited about using the library; Keep discovering and learning all summer long."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Youth Desk, Call number: J LAUNCHPAD PAT

Herman, Amy

Summary: "Art historian Amy Herman has trained experts from many fields how to perceive and communicate better. By showing people how to look closely at images, she helps them hone their 'visual intelligence', a set of skills we all possess but few of us know how to use properly. Whether you want to be more effective on the job, more empathetic toward your loved ones, or more alert to the trove of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 152.14 HER

Kawa, Katie

Summary: Fake news is a term used by politicians and on social media. It can be difficult to know what news sources to trust, or if any can be trusted. The question of whether or not we should trust the news is at the center of this critical thinking exercise, which is also an accessible introduction to media literacy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: KidHaven Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 302.23 KAW

Keller, Shana

Summary: "Frederick Douglass knew that learning to read and write would be the first step in his quest for freedom. Told from first-person perspective and using some of Douglass's own words, this biography draws from his experiences as a young boy and his attempts to learn how to read and write."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 DOU

Mackintosh, David

Summary: Every year, I stay in the same cabin at the beach with my family, and every year Chicken Smith's here too, with his Dad and his dog, Jelly. But this year, something's different." As we hang on the words of the narrator, we learn of the legendary Chicken Smith and the beachside town that has been the backdrop to their school-holiday adventures for years. But will Chicken Smith turn up this year?...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG MAC

Summary: "Beginning readers will have fun exploring these interactive story books and games where they can read along with books, learn new words, and master preschool skills from ABCs to counting! Learn basic literacy skills; Interact with storybooks; Expand vocabulary; Improve fine motor and memory skills."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

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Summary: "Kids will learn how to sound their way through spelling, reading, and language challenges while learning about horses, pandas, and all sorts of fantasy creatures! Develop an understanding of phonics; Practice early reading skills; Learn how to spell; Read along with interactive storybooks."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Perish, Patrick

Summary: Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to collared lizards. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG PER

Seife, Charles.

Summary: "The bestselling author of Proofiness and Zero explains how to separate fact from fantasy in the digital world Digital information is a powerful tool that spreads unbelievably rapidly, infects all corners of society, and is all but impossible to control--even when that information is actually a lie. In Virtual Unreality, Charles Seife uses the skepticism, wit, and sharp facility for analysis...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 025.04 SEI

Summary: "These interactive books, games, and activities will help kids build a solid foundation of skills they can use in the classroom and beyond. This pack includes apps that have won industry awards including and Academic's Choice Award, Appysmarts: Editor's Favorite, Children's Technology Review: Editor's Choice, and more! ; Practice early education fundamentals ; Build literacy and language skills...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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Summary: In this course, you'll trace the remarkable saga of the invention and evolution of "visible speech," from its earliest origins to its future in the digital age. Professor Marc Zender--Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Tulane University and an accomplished epigrapher--whisks you around the globe on a thrilling journey to explore how an array of sophisticated writing systems...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 410 WRI
Call number: DVD 410 WRI

Fullenkamp, Connel.

Contents: Disc 1. Feeling at home in the financial markets -- Where the money goes -- Financial markets run on information -- Giving credit where credit is due -- The fine print -- What is special about banks? -- Disc 2. Billion-dollar IOUs--using bonds to borrow -- The double identity of stocks -- The sell job -- The mysterious money market -- Think globally, lend ... globally -- Trading securities --...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332 FIN
Call number: DVD 332 FIN

Green, Tim

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Danny Owens is dedicating his seventh-grade football season to his recently-deceased father, an NFL legend, but the pressure to succeed is magnified by his inability to read.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Summary: "These award-winning books, games, and activities will help kids learn everything from letter recognition and letter sounds, to spelling, vocabulary, and independent reading. This pack includes apps that have won industry awards including a Family Choice Award, a Kapi Award for innovation in children's media, a Parent's Choice Award and more. Practice consonant sounds and blends; Read along...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Summary: "Little learners will develop their literacy skills and learn to build a better world as they practice the alphabet, interact with stories, and explore new concepts. Practice letter, number, and shape recognition; Read along with books; Learn about recycling and the environment; Explore imagination."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2017

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Summary: "We're stepping into animal territory! These wild adventures come to life in engaging and interactive digital book apps that will excite young readers, teach literacy fundamentals and boost reading confidence. Encourage literacy skills with highlighted narration; Follow along with three fun ways to read; Learn new vocabulary with tappable text; Tap objects and hear their name read aloud"--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Youth Desk, Call number: J LAUNCHPAD SMI

Cleaver, Samantha

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Raising an Active Reader explains research on reading aloud with children who are in early elementary school (grades K-3). Upon completion, adults will know how read aloud works for children who are learning to read, and how the ABCs of Active Reading (Ask questions, Build vocabulary, and make Connections) build important reading skills"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 372.4 CLE

Dias, Marley (Marley Emerson)

Summary: The young organizer of the #1000blackgirlbooks campaign explores the power of activism, drawing on her personal experiences to counsel readers on how they can work together to make positive changes in their communities in the areas of literacy and diversity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 DIA

McMullan, Kate

Summary: A rhyming survey of a number of animals and how they rest or go to sleep, leading up to a child's own experience of going to bed.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2019

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Otis, Cindy L.

Summary: "A YA Nonfiction book about the history of Fake News and tips for how to spot it"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel & Friends 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 070.4 OTI

Paterson, Katherine

Summary: Katherine Paterson is back - A new novel from the author of Bridge to Terabithia - based on a completely true historical event. A historical novel about a young Cuban teenager who volunteers for Fidel Castro's national literacy campaign that taught those throughout the impoverished countryside to read.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PAT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Paterson 2017

Rosling, Hans

Summary: When asked simple questions about global trends -- what percentage of the world's population live in poverty; why the world's population is increasing; how many girls finish school -- we systematically get the answers wrong. So wrong that a chimpanzee choosing answers at random will consistently outguess teachers, journalists, Nobel laureates, and investment bankers. Professor and TED presenter...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 302 ROS

Summary: "Children will prepare for kindergarten with games and exercises selected to introduce them to early learning concepts from letters to numbers, colors and more. Perfect for leading them into the kindergarten school year. Learn shapes, colors, letters and more; Develop important life skills; Improve memory; Practice language and spelling."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Cagan, Michele

Summary: This illustrated beginner's guide to personal finance distills essential information into small, easy-to-follow steps to help you get your finances in order. Get your finances in shape! In The Infographic Guide to Personal Finance, you will learn all theskills you need to make good financial decisions and grow your personal wealth. Full of colorful descriptions organized in an easy-to-read...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2017

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