New books!

December 22, 2010 § Leave a comment

The Emperor’s Egg
by Martin Jenkins


Ruth Law Thrills a Nation
by Don Brown


The Enormous Turnip
by Alexei Tolstoy


Watermelon Day
by Kathi Appelt


Dear Deer,
by Gene Barretta


Cup Cooking: Individual Child Portion Picture Recipes
by Barbara Johnson Foote


New books in the main library!

October 6, 2010 § Leave a comment

LA 2311 .S56 2010
Conversations with great teachers / Bill Smoot.

LB 1027.25 .R67 2009
I dare to stop the wind : challenging children in the public schools through the arts & poetry / Bettina Rotenberg.

LB 1044.87 .C48 2010
The digital diet : today’s digital tools in small bytes / [Andrew Churches, Lee Crockett, Ian Jukes].

LB 1044.87 .F46 2010
Fluency in distance learning / Celeste Fenton, Brenda Ward Watkins.

LB 1044.87 .R53 2010 *We have a copy in the CL, too!*
Blogs, wikis, podcasts, and other powerful Web tools for classrooms / Will Richardson.

LB 2331 .C526 2003
Classroom communication : collected readings for effective discussion and questioning / [edited] by Rose Ann Neff and Maryellen Weimer.
LB 3013.3 .F69 2010
Violence and security on campus : from preschool through college / James Alan Fox and Harvey Burstein.

CHILD LIT PS 3603 .O4557 Moc 2010
Mockingjay / Suzanne Collins.

New Titles added to SAU Library in June

July 6, 2010 § Leave a comment

SAU Library added a couple new education books to their collection in June:

LB 1738 .F37 2009
Faculty success through mentoring : a guide for mentors, mentees, and leaders / Carole J. Bland … [et al.].
LB 3012.2 .D86 2010
A new model of school discipline : engaging students and preventing behavior problems / David R. Dupper.

Check out all the new books at the SAU Library Blog. And don’t forget to follow @SAULib on Twitter!!

New books for June

June 16, 2010 § Leave a comment

I’m super excited about the books we’ve gotten in the past month. In the bunch, we have biographies, some great fiction, and bullying prevention materials. Here they are:

Borrowed Names, by Jeannine Atkins, CC PO ATKINS BORROWED 2010

Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean, by Sarah Stewart Taylor, YA GN TAYLOR AMELIA 2010

Sir Charlie, by Sid Fleishchman, YA NF FLEISCHMAN SIR 2010

I and I: Bob Marley, by Tony Medina, CC BIO MEDINA I 2009

Black Elk’s Vision, by S.D. Nelson, CC BIO NELSON BLACK 2010

Sky High: The True Story of Maggie Gee, by Marissa Moss, CC BIO MOSS SKY 2009

Zig and Wikki in Something Ate my Homework, by Nadja Spiegelman, CC FI SPIEGELMAN ZIG 2010

Love, Aubrey, by Suzanne LaFleur, YA FI LAFLEUR LOVE 2009

Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins, YA FI COLLINS HUNGER 2008

APA Style Manual, 6th ed., RESERVE APA MANUAL

Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, Teacher Guide, GEM LB3013.3 .O494 2007

Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, Schoolwide Guide, GEM LB3013.3 .O44 2007

Also, we now have a graphic novel section! So far, we have some authentic manga, and the entire Sandman series by Neil Gaiman! Woot!

Also also! We’ve got quite  a few new textbooks for secondary math, history and American government. Yes! Goodbye, textbooks older than I am! Hello, bright, shiney “new” (ish) textbooks! And thank you to The Mississippi Valley Area Education Agency for their annual give-away.

New books at the SAU Library

June 2, 2010 § Leave a comment


LB 1027.55 .S34 2010
School-based play therapy / edited by Athena A. Drewes, Charles E. Schaefer.
LB 1028.3 .L44 2009
The use of instructional technology in schools : lessons to be learned / Mal Lee and Arthur Winzenried.
LB 2322.2 .K58 2008
The trouble with theory : the educational costs of postmodernism / Gavin Kitching.
LC 191 .U45 2009
Understanding education : a sociological perspective / Sharon Gewirtz and Alan Cribb.

Children’s Literature:

CHILD LIT PS 3551 .L35774 Abs 2009
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian / Sherman Alexie. (Also available in the Curriculum Library!)

See all of the new books acquired at the SAU Library in May:

New books you should check out!

April 26, 2010 § Leave a comment

Here are the first of a slew of new books we’ll be getting into the Curriculum Library:

Marching for Freedom, by Elizabeth Partridge. A National Book Award finalist, and winner of School Library Journal’s Battle of the Kid’s Books.

Django, by Bonnie Christensen. Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award, given to the book that best embodies the “artistic expression of the disability experience.”

Do Unto Otters: A Book About Manners, by Laurie Keller. Seriously cute.

Going Bovine, by Libba Bray. Winer of the Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature.

The Sky is Falling (Guests of War, Book 1), by Kit Pearson.

New books added in March to the SAU main library!

April 8, 2010 § Leave a comment


LC 3965 .A24 2007
Achieving the radical reform of special education : essays in honor of James M. Kauffman / edited by Jean B. Crockett, Michael M. Gerber, Timothy J. Landrum.

Children’s Literature*

CHILD LIT F 697 .R44 N45 2009
Bad news for outlaws / Vaunda Nelson.
CHILD LIT PL 863 .E337 Mp 2009
Moribito II: the guardian of the darkness / Nahoko Uehashi.
CHILD LIT PS 3515 .U274 M9 2009
My people / Langston Hughes.
CHILD LIT PS 3515 .U274 N43 2009
The Negro speaks of rivers / Langston Hughes.
CHILD LIT PS 3556 .R5982 Cro 2009
Crossing stones / Helen Frost.
CHILD LIT PS 3566 .H474 Mo 2009
The mostly true adventures of Homer P. / W.R. Philbrick.
CHILD LIT PS 3613 .I5626 Gri 2009
Gringolandia : a novel / Lyn Miller-Lachmann.
CHILD LIT PT 8176.12 .R398 Ei 2009
Eidi / Bodil Bredsdorff.
CHILD LIT PZ 7 .C78748 Bri 2009
A brief history of Montmaray / Michelle Cooper.
CHILD LIT PZ 7 .D29392 Lo 2009
Lost / Jacqueline Davies.
CHILD LIT PZ 7 .D3174 Mar 2009
Mare’s war / Tanita Davis
CHILD LIT PZ 7 .E273 Af 2009
After / Amy Efaw.
CHILD LIT PZ 7 .K296184 Evo 2009
The evolution of Calpurnia Tate / Jacqueline Kelly.
CHILD LIT PZ 7 .K7621 Jum 2009
Jumping off swings / Johanna Knowles.
CHILD LIT PZ 7 .L57842 Bes 2009
The best bad luck I ever had / Kristin Levine.
CHILD LIT PZ 7 .M13679 Pur 2009
Purple Heart / Patricia McCormick.

Added to my To-Read-for-Fun List

E 743.5 .K34 M37 2009
The librarian spies : Philip and Mary Jane Keeney and Cold War espionage / Rosalee McReynolds and Louise S. Robbins.

View all the new March books here.

*Some, but not all, of these I featured in an earlier post.

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