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Monthly Resource Guide- September 2016

September Events & Activities

September 2016- Library Card Sign-up Month - http://www.ala.org/librarycardsignup

Bill Martin Jr and Eric Carle’s Brown Bear, Brown Bear turns 50!

September 15 – October 15, 2016- National Hispanic Heritage Month-http://www.hispanicheritagemonth.gov/

September 15, 2016- Power Up Your Library Day- http://www.txla.org/power-up

September 16- Mexico’s Independence- “Grito de Dolores”- http://goo.gl/lPqTBZ

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016- 16th Anniversary National Book Festival-http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/

September 26 - October 1, 2016- Banned Books Week - http://www.ala.org/bbooks

September 28, 2016 (Wednesday of Banned Books Week) - Banned Websites Awareness Day- http://www.ala.org/aasl/bwad

From the Archives

Hispanic Heritage 1985

"Pre-kindergarteners from Sanchez Elementary perform at AISD's Hispanic Heritage celebration at Martin Junior High on May 1. Their teacher is Louisa West. May is Hispanic Heritage Month in AISD."

The Messenger- Summer 1985

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Bibliographies of Highlighted LMC Resources

September 16, 2016- Mexico’s Independence

Mexican Independence 9/16/2016

El grito de Dolores, 16 de Septiembre.

by Delgado, Concha.

Call Number

394.2 DEL

Mexican Independence Day and Cinco de Mayo

by MacMillan, Dianne M., 1943-

Call Number

394.26972 MAC

Mexican proverbs: the philosophy wisdom and humor of a people.

by Ballesteros, Octavio A., 1936-

Call Number

398 BAL

Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla : father of Mexican independence

by De Varona, Frank.

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Mariachi high

by Trachtman, Ilana.

Call Number

AV 780.835 MAR (DVD)

Viva la independencia 15 exitos de celebracion con el Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan.

Call Number

SP AV 784.7 VIV (Cassette Tape)

The history of Mexico

by Fink, Carlos.

Call Number

AV 972 HIS (DVD)

Mexican display kit,


Mexican display kit,

Call Number

AV 917.2 MEX

Physical Description

1 sombrero, 1 pennant, 1 set of maracas; 1 sarape, 60" x 80'; 1 Mexican flag, 3' x 5'.

September 26- October 1, 2016- Banned Book Week

Books under fire : a hit list of banned and challenged children's books

Author: Scales, Pat author.

Call Number

016.098 SCA

Intellectual freedom for teens : a practical guide for young adult and school librarians

Author: Fletcher-Spear, Kristin, editor of compilation.

Call Number

027.62 INT

Books on fire : the destruction of libraries throughout history

Author: Polastron, Lucien X.

Call Number

027.009 POL

Fahrenheit 451

Author: Werner, Oskar, 1922-1984.

Call Number: AV F FAH

I am Jazz!

Author: Herthel, Jessica.

Call Number: B JENNINGS

The curious incident of the dog in the night-time

Author: Haddon, Mark.

Call Number: F HAD

Censorship and selection : issues and answers for schools

Author: Reichman, Henry, 1947-

Call Number

025.2 REI

Graphic novels beyond the basics : insights and issues for libraries

Author: Cornog, Martha.

Call Number:

025.2 GRA

September 15-October 15- National Hispanic Heritage Month

Separate is never equal : the story of Sylvia Mendez and her family's fight for desegregation

by Tonatiuh, Duncan, author.

Call Number

379.2 TON

Latino literature

by Martínez, Sara E.

Call Number

016.863008 LAT

The Pura Belpré Awards : celebrating Latino authors and illustrators

by Treviño, Rose Zertuche.

Call Number

810.9 PUR

Picture books by Latino writers : a guide for librarians, teachers, parents, and students

by York, Sherry, 1947-

Call Number

810.8 YOR

Latina self-portraits : interviews with contemporary women writers

by Kevane, Bridget A., 1963-

Call Number

810.9 KEV

Aplauso! : Hispanic children's theater

by Rosenberg, Joe.

Call Number

812 APL

The skirt [by] Gary Soto : a study guide

by Searl, Duncan.

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Chato y su cena

by Soto, Gary.

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by Mora, Pat.

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Bravo, Chico Canta! Bravo!

by Mora, Pat.

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Lexile Measure

K-3 Follett School Solutions.

Sweet dreams = Dulces sueños

by Mora, Pat.

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K-3 Follett Library Resources.

Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe

by Sáenz, Benjamin Alire.

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Young Adult Follett School Solutions.

Cuando era puertorriqueña [class set]

By Santiago, Esmeralda.

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