This award-winning Magazine is a nonprofit educational project sponsored by:NC State University and the University of Central Florida. It highlights exemplary student work from the most creative classrooms around the globe. Lots of fun ideas and information is here for you to see.
From the award winning writer of many adult fiction titles comes a children’s story!
While competing with a rival restaurant for the winning float in the Founder's Day parade, nine-year-old Freddy Funkhouser constructs a batch of animated French fries in his secret laboratory that come to life after receiving an enormous jolt of electricity.
Also in Italian, Spanish and French.This website for children explores the history, culture, government, geography, and biodiversity of Mexico through essays, games, recipes, and other activities. Learn about indigenous groups, music, holidays, food, traditions, myth and stories, rulers, branches of government, and more.
Lawyer Atticus Finch defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee's classic, Puliter Prize-winning novel--a black man charged with the rape of a white woman. Through the eyes of Atticus's children, Scout and Jem Finch, Harper Lee explores with rich humor and unanswering honesty the irrationality of adult attitudes toward race and class in the Deep South of the 1930's.
This is our Big Read title this year. Programs, book discussions and much more are planned throughout the Pamunkey Regional Library system during March and April 2008. Come join us to read this classic novel.
Saint Patricks Day Parades,Irish Pubs, Fun Runs,Irish Associations, Irish Music Festivals, Irish Names,Irish Dancing Schools, Irish Music Irish Roots, Irish Festivals,Scottish Highland Games USA & Canada,Pipes & Drum Bands
The latest version of NoveList, a reader's advisory database for fiction, includes a fresh, new interface and several exciting features, including a handy single search bar. The link for Novelist is located in the "Books and Literature" section of our Electronic Resources page. You will need your library card, if you are at work, home, or school.
And don't miss the upcoming debut of NoveList Plus, offering all of the features and content you enjoy in NoveList, including non-fiction titles and tools.
A crack in the edge of the world : America and the great California earthquake of 1906
by: Simon Winchester
Winchester's recounting of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake is dense with facts but light and breezy in style. Full of both geological history and personal anecdotes, the book explains the longstanding dangers of the San Andreas Fault and the long-term consequences of the earthquake it caused.
Pamunkey Regional Library has this title in CD talking book, Playaway talking book and in print.
From the U.S. Geological Survey. Learn about past, present and future predictions for earthquake activity. Includes neat facts about quakes, science fair project ideas and answers to frequently asked questions about earthquakes.
Teen Tech Week is a national initiative aimed at teens, their parents, educators, and other concerned adults. We encourage teens to use our nonprint resources for education and recreation, and help them recognize that librarians are qualified, trusted professionals in the field of information technology (everything from databases to DDR).
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