2012 Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Scholarships Submitted by admin on Wed, 11/02/2011 – 08:13. 2012 Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Scholarships Application Deadline: March 31, 2012 Online Application URL: http://www.cala-web.org/node/303 Founded in 1973, CALA has seven regional chapters. It is affiliated with the American Library Association. In addition to holding annual and regional programs, CALA… Read More 2012 Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Scholarships
This is a rare opportunity for high school students. Please share this with any students you know who may be interest. Application Deadline—January 11, 2012 Go to http://www.yesprograms.org/yesabroad The Kennedy-Lugar YES Abroad program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is offering American high school students and recent graduates in… Read More Study Abroad Opportunity for High School Students
New POC releases for November. What?!! I missed a book? Please post it in the comments! Don’t call me a hero by Ray Villareal; Pinata Press 31 October “After saving the life of a famous model, a 14-year-old Mexican-American boy learns the pressures of popularity and the definition of true heroism. The third-person narration follows Rawley… Read More November New Releases
book review: Liberty or Death: the surprising story of runaway slaves who sided with the British during the American Revolution author: Margaret Whitman Blair date: National Geographic Society, 2010 non-fiction Reading Level: 8.3 Interest Level: 5-9 Liberty or Death explains the role of enslaved Africans who fought with the British during the American Revolution. From the forward written… Read More book review: Liberty or Death: the surprising story of runaway slaves who sided with the British during the American Revolution
I remember when I wrote my review of Ghetto Cowboy I said something about the book being a possible hard sell to students, but if they’ve read anything by Greg Neri, they would read this book. Well, if you show the book trailer, they’ll want to read the book! I showed it last Friday and… Read More Trailers work!