Special Topics and Celebrations

Let's go outside! : outdoor activities and projects to get you and your kids closer to nature

Provides suggestions and instructions for outdoor games and activities for preteens, including canoeing, biking, and camping.—Baker & Taylor

   
Let's go outside! : outdoor activities and projects to get you and your kids closer to nature

Jennifer Ward
J 796.5 War

Provides suggestions and instructions for outdoor games and activities for preteens, including canoeing, biking, and camping.—Baker & Taylor


Educational Materials to Support Learning at Home

Real-life homeschooling : the stories of 21 families who make it work

Recounts the experiences of twenty-one families who homeschooled their children, exploring the various teaching strategies that were used and discussing why some worked and others didn't.—Baker & Taylor

   
Real-life homeschooling : the stories of 21 families who make it work

Rhonda Barfield
J 371.042 Ba

Recounts the experiences of twenty-one families who homeschooled their children, exploring the various teaching strategies that were used and discussing why some worked and others didn't.—Baker & Taylor


Educational Materials to Support Learning at Home

Games Babies Play

Over 100 games and activities designed for use from birth to one year. Games Babies Play is a collection of traditional and contemporary games that are organized into four three-month sections to keep pace with baby’s changing abilities—Baker & Taylor

   
Games Babies Play

Vicki Lansky
J 649.5 La

Over 100 games and activities designed for use from birth to one year. Games Babies Play is a collection of traditional and contemporary games that are organized into four three-month sections to keep pace with baby’s changing abilities—Baker & Taylor


Educational Materials to Support Learning at Home

Art in action¹ : introducing children to the world of Western art with 24 creative projects inspired by 12 masterpieces

Presents 24 creative projects inspired by works from famous artists who include James McNeill Whistler, Henri Matisse, Albrecht Dürer, and many others. An introduction to parents and teachers advises on how to use these books with children, and emphasizes that no prior knowledge of the subject is needed.—Baker & Taylor

   
Art in action¹ : introducing children to the world of Western art with 24 creative projects inspired by 12 masterpieces

Maja Pitamic
J 372.5 Pit

Presents 24 creative projects inspired by works from famous artists who include James McNeill Whistler, Henri Matisse, Albrecht Dürer, and many others. An introduction to parents and teachers advises on how to use these books with children, and emphasizes that no prior knowledge of the subject is needed.—Baker & Taylor


Educational Materials to Support Learning at Home

Breaking through! : helping girls succeed in science, technology, engineering, and math

Breaking through! provides parents with tips for keeping their daughters engaged in the fields of math, science, and technology as well as advocating for STEM-enriched classrooms and combating gender imbalance.—Baker & Taylor

   
Breaking through! : helping girls succeed in science, technology, engineering, and math

Harriet Mosatche
J 507.1 Mos

Breaking through! provides parents with tips for keeping their daughters engaged in the fields of math, science, and technology as well as advocating for STEM-enriched classrooms and combating gender imbalance.—Baker & Taylor


Educational Materials to Support Learning at Home

You can teach someone to read : a how-to book for friends, parents, and teachers : step by step detailed directions to provide anyone the necessary tools to easily teach someone to read

Presents a method for teaching reading combining elements of memorization, phonics, and whole language, which can be used to teach children and adults. Emphasis is on basics of memorizing a sight word vocabulary, phonics rules, and comprehension skills. "Silly Stories" illustrate phonics rules. Includes step-by-step directions for facilitating teaching individuals or groups. The author taught elementary children for 33 years, and has taught workshops for educators.—Book News

   
You can teach someone to read : a how-to book for friends, parents, and teachers : step by step detailed directions to provide anyone the necessary tools to easily teach someone to read

Lorraine Peoples
J 372.41 Pe

Presents a method for teaching reading combining elements of memorization, phonics, and whole language, which can be used to teach children and adults. Emphasis is on basics of memorizing a sight word vocabulary, phonics rules, and comprehension skills. "Silly Stories" illustrate phonics rules. Includes step-by-step directions for facilitating teaching individuals or groups. The author taught elementary children for 33 years, and has taught workshops for educators.—Book News


Educational Materials to Support Learning at Home

Home schooling at the speed of life : balancing home, school, and family in the real world

Practical organization, teaching and relationship advice for busy homeschooling moms.—B & H Pub Group

   
Home schooling at the speed of life : balancing home, school, and family in the real world

Marilyn Rockett
371.042 Roc

Practical organization, teaching and relationship advice for busy homeschooling moms.—B & H Pub Group


Educational Materials to Support Learning at Home

Rosie Revere's big project book for bold engineers

Presents engineering projects and activities, including a catapult, a solar oven, and a bicycle.—Baker & Taylor

   
Rosie Revere's big project book for bold engineers

Andrea Beaty
J609 Be

Presents engineering projects and activities, including a catapult, a solar oven, and a bicycle.—Baker & Taylor


Educational Materials to Support Learning at Home

Phonemic awareness activities for early reading success : easy, playful activities that help prepare children for phonics instruction

48 engaging activities teach children that words are made up of sounds and give them practice with rhyme, alliteration, beginning, middle, and final sounds, oral blending, and more. —Scholastic

   
Phonemic awareness activities for early reading success : easy, playful activities that help prepare children for phonics instruction

Wiley Blevins
J 372.414 Bl

48 engaging activities teach children that words are made up of sounds and give them practice with rhyme, alliteration, beginning, middle, and final sounds, oral blending, and more. —Scholastic


Educational Materials to Support Learning at Home

Little Chanclas

Lily Lujan is known as Little Chanclas because she wears her chanclas, or flip flops, wherever she goes, especially to parties, so when the chanclas come apart while she is dancing at a family barbecue and Chewcho the bulldog eats one, Lily is inconsolable until Granny Lola arrives with a solution.
Suggested for ages 4-8

   
Little Chanclas

José Lozano
Español juvenil - ESPAÑOL J Lozano

Lily Lujan is known as Little Chanclas because she wears her chanclas, or flip flops, wherever she goes, especially to parties, so when the chanclas come apart while she is dancing at a family barbecue and Chewcho the bulldog eats one, Lily is inconsolable until Granny Lola arrives with a solution.
Suggested for ages 4-8


Spanish and Bilingual Picture Books

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