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  1. Exploring the Civil Rights Movement

    Book Links January 2008 (vol. 17, no. 3) By Jeanne McLain Harms and Lucille J. Lettow Elementary school through high school Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month with books that portray the leaders and everyday heroes of the civil r ...

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  2. Connecting Content to Standards

    Book Links  January 2008 (vol. 17, no. 3) In an effort to help Book Links readers integrate the magazine’s content into the curriculum, below is a list of standards related to selected articles in this issue. This list is intended to serve as a general gu ...

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  3. Thinking Outside the Book: Reading the World with Google Earth

    Book Links May 2008 (Vol. 17 no.5) By Jill Castek and Jessica Mangelson Extend the enjoyment of literature with three-dimensional annotated maps of the world. Great books take us to new places, spark our imagination, and make it possible to experience the ...

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  4. More than Meets the Eye: Books about Haiku

    Book Links May 2007 (vol. 16, no. 5) by Angela Leeper Elementary school Because of its short 17-syllable structure, haiku can be a marvelous introduction to the study of poetry. Deceptively simple, haiku encourages readers, writers, and listeners of poetr ...

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  5. The Scene of the Crime: Investigating New Mysteries

    Book Links January 2008 (vol. 17, no. 3) By Jeanette Larson Upper elementary school through high school Take the detective work out of finding high-interest reading for students with these recent mysteries and informational titles. It doesn’t take a detec ...

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  6. Ching-chih Chen receives 2008 Beta Phi Mu Award

    Contact: Cheryl Malden Program Officer (312) 280-3247 cmalden@ala.org For Immediate Release, March 18, 2008 Ching-chih Chen receives 2008 Beta Phi Mu Award CHICAGO- Dr. Ching-chih Chen, professor of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science a ...

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  7. ALA PIO launches new blog

    Contact: Steve Zalusky Manager of Communications, ALA PIO (312) 280-1546 szalusky@ala.org For Immediate Release, March 17, 2008 ALA PIO launches new blog The Public Information Office (PIO) of the American Library Association (ALA) and the Campaign for Am ...

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  8. ILA Intellectual Freedom Committee wins ProQuest/SIRS State and Regional Achievement Award

    Contact: Nanette Perez Program Officer, Office for Intellectual Freedom (312) 280-4223 nperez@ala.org For Immediate Release, March 18, 2008 ILA Intellectual Freedom Committee wins ProQuest/SIRS State and Regional Achievement Award The Illinois Library Ass ...

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  9. The Campaign for America's Libraries offers prizes for National Library Week stories, photos, videos

    Contact: Megan McFarlane Campaign Coordinator mmcfarlane@ala.org For Immediate Release March 18, 2008 The Campaign for America’s Libraries offers prizes for National Library Week stories, photos, videos The  Campaign for America’s Libraries  is collecting ...

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  10. Peggy Hoon honored with 2008 Patterson Copyright Award

    Contact: Andy Bridges ALA Washington Office 202-628-8410   For Immediate Release March 17, 2008   Peggy Hoon Honored with 2008 Patterson Copyright Award   WASHINGTON — Peggy Hoon is the 2008 recipient of the L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award: In Support of ...

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