The latest issue of Books for Keeps has just been published. The issue is a Christmas special and includes books of the year for 2013, an appreciation of the work of Michael Morpurgo, the best books for Christmas presents, 10 of the best books that introduce children to WWI as well as a very interesting article about the gendered marketing of books.
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The front cover of the issue features the Song of the Golden hare by Jackie Harris which is now available in the Teaching Resources collection in FCH Library.
The shortlists for the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals have been announced this morning
The CILIP Carnegie Medal 2013 shortlist:
The Weight of Water by Sarah Crossan, Bloomsbury
A Greyhound of a Girl by Roddy Doyle, Marion Lloyd Books
Maggot Moon by Sally Gardner, Hot Key Books
In Darkness by Nick Lake, Bloomsbury
Wonder by R.J. Palacio, Bodley Head
Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick, Indigo
A Boy and a Bear in a Boat by Dave Shelton, David Fickling Books
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein, Electric Monkey
The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2013 shortlist :
Lunchtime by Rebecca Cobb, Macmillan Children’s Books
Again! by Emily Gravett, Macmillan Children’s Books
Oh No, George! by Chris Haughton, Walker Books
I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen, Walker Books
Pirates ‘n’ Pistols by Chris Mould, Hodder Children’s Books
King Jack and the Dragon by Helen Oxenbury (illustrator) and Peter Bently (author), Puffin Books
Black Dog by Levi Pinfold, Templar Publishing
Just Ducks! by Salvatore Rubbino (illustrator) and Nicola Davies (author), Walker Books
Further information can be found on the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Awards website.
We have purchased many of the key Primary PGCE key texts as ebooks. The following are now available via the library catalogue If you are off-campus you will have to log-in on the ebook provider’s web site, have a look at these instructions.
Cooper – History 5-11 2nd ed
Hoodless – Teaching history in primary schools
Hoodless – Teaching humanities in the primary school
Catling – Teaching primary geography
Goodwin – Literate classroom
Hood – Modern languages in the primary school
Maynard – Teaching foreign languages
Driscoll – Teaching of MFL in the primary school
Griggs – Introduction to primary PE
Hopper – Teaching PE
Griggs – An introduction to primary physical education
Light – Game sense
Severs – Safety and risk in primary PE
Whitehead – Physical literacy
Frederickson – Special educational needs
Richards – Teaching and learning in diverse and inclusive classrooms
Grigg – Becoming an outstanding primary school teacher
Donaldson – Becoming a primary mathematics specialist teacher
Drews & Hansen – Using resources to support mathematical thinking
Barber, David. – Learning and teaching with interactive whiteboards : primary and early years
Barber – Using new web tools in the primary classroom
Hall – ICT handbook
Allen – Misconceptions in primary science
Hope – Teaching design and technology at Key Stages 1 and 2
Please contact me if you have any questions about using ebooks.