Library NewsBlast March 2018

Flushing High School Library Media Center

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March Madness: Teaching Resources

March is known for so many celebrations it is hard to pick one. March is Math Month (PI Day, March 14), Beware the Ides of March (March 15), March is Read Aloud Month, March is Women's History Month, March is Freedom of Information Day (March 16: Birthday of James Madison, Father of our Constitution and a Sunshine Week celebration to celebrate our 1st Amendment rights. Find out more about March celebrations at Holiday Insights.com. Smithsonian.com has an excellent compilation of articles for Women's History Month and interesting articles on many other topics too. Subscribe to the newsletter to get the resources directly.
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New York City Reads 365

The new collection of NYC Reads 365 books are in. These 220 titles were selected by a committee of New York City School Librarians and later reviewed by the Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Learning. There is something for everyone here, from Hamilton by Lin Manual Miranda to Samurai Rising by Pamela Turner. To find bookmarks listing the books on every grade level go to the NYC Reads libguide produced by the NYC Office of School Library Services.