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Humboldt and the cosmos: Douglas Botting: 9780060104122: Amazon.com: Books

Humboldt and the cosmos: Douglas Botting: 9780060104122: Amazon.com: Books

The Official Guide to Instagram Giveaways in 2018      #socialmedia #socialmediamanagement #instagramcontests http://qoo.ly/n74kd

The Official Guide to Instagram Giveaways in 2018

The Official Guide to Instagram Giveaways in 2018 #socialmedia #socialmediamanagement #instagramcontests http://qoo.ly/n74kd

The Woman Who Would Be King by Kara Coonley(4 Stars)

Review: The Woman Who Would be King by Kara Cooney

Woman Who Would Be King: Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt Kara Cooney!

A conservative Christian and a lesbian: In memoir Amber Cantorna tells about being cast out rediscovering herself

A conservative Christian and a lesbian: In memoir, Amber Cantorna tells about being cast out, rediscovering herself

Colson Whitehead's "The Underground Railroad" has been a runaway success. The author talks about racism, writing and Barry Jenkins directing the television series based on his novel.

Biography Detective: Great idea. Would be awesome as a webquest.

Biography Detective: Intro activity to get students accustomed to biography format

Books of The Times: Through the Lens of the Obama Years Ta-Nehisi Coates Reckons With Race Identity and Trump

Through the Lens of the Obama Years, Ta-Nehisi Coates Reckons With Race, Identity and Trump

Match Book: Dear Match Book: Im Seeking Newsy Nonfiction That Sparks Debate

Pizza box biography project.  No article.  This may be fun for our Famous Missourians project.

Third Grade Pizza Box Biography Reading Response…Pinner wrote: I've used pizza boxes to make games before, but this is a terrific way to use them. If you go to your local pizza place you can often get them for free or for a very small price.

Biography project. Student becomes the historical person when presenting their poster.  {Piggyback Idea:  For younger children, it could also be a character project, maybe choosing a favorite character from literature and writing about the character or answering questions on the posters... then present to class.}

I like this idea - "Third grade biography project. Student becomes the historical person when presenting their poster." Would also work for characters during a book report!

English Teacher Margarita|William Shakespeare in Statistics Infographic. This blog post highlights an infographic designed to present some basic facts about the author and his works in a format that is palatable for ELL students. This could be used as part of a unit introduction for a Shakespearean work.

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Shakespeare in Numbers//This would be fun to show my students when we read Hamlet later in the semester -these would be cool for the theatre one babies.

Best Books of the 21st Century - I can't believe I was completely unaware of this whole deal!

There are so many great books here, but most kids won't read them for school.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks -Rebecca Skloot - read this for book club - very interesting, nonfiction.

The Guardian: Fiction highlights for 2016.  I'm thinking A Quiet Life by Natasha Walter for my book published in 2016.

Fiction highlights for 2016

When it comes to high-calibre non-fiction, risk-averse trade publishing houses are producing too many copycat ‘smart thinking’ books that promise more than they deliver. But praise should be given to the university presses

Princesses Behaving Badly

Book Review: “Princesses Behaving Badly: Real Stories from History without the Fairy-Tale Endings” by Linda Rodriquez McRobbie

Princesses Behaving Badly: Real Stories from History Without the Fairy-Tale Endings -Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

This is an amazing true story that reads like  a novel.  I enjoyed every minute of it. And it made me want to be a better person.

same kind of different as me: "a modern day slave, an international art dealer, and the unlikely woman who brought them together" by ron hall and denver moore.not to be missed.if you haven't read it, be sure to put it on your list

Top New History & Biography on Goodreads, July 2013

The invention of murder : how the Victorians revelled in death and detection and created modern crime / Judith Flanders. Recommended by Elizabeth, Miller Library

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