Monday, 20 January 2020
- Paper/print vs digital reading: The Children's Reading Foundation says both are good, but that print is better:
"Neuroscience research shows that paper-based content is better connected to memory in our brains (Bangor University). So while electronics are becoming more and more prevalent in our day-to-day life, keep printed books the main form of reading in your home.
Monday, Jan 20th, Lit Promo for Grade 4 & 5 Library Classes:
Peter Brown's Wild Robot takes us through the scenario of a cargo ship survival story with just one survivor - a robot. "Roz the robot discovers that she is alone on a remote, wild island with no memory of where she is from or why she is there, and her only hope of survival is to try to learn about her new environment from the island's hostile inhabitants" (dust jacket).
Wild Robot book trailer
Wild Robot book reading chapters 1-19 by Webberville Elementary.
Novelist Description for Wild Born, Spirit Animals Series by author Brandon Muller
(EBSCO SD83 Online Databases)(First book in series) Discovering when they come of age that they share a bond with special spirit animals who wield great powers, four children become lone protectors of their world against a dark force that threatens to destroy everyone they love, in a debut installment in a role-playing action adventure series by the best-selling author of the Fablehaven books.
Book 1 of a 7 book series; BAS has each book except for book 6
(First book in series) When an ancient dark force emerges from a centuries-long slumber, Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan must stop it from sweeping through Erdas and destroying their spirit animals--and the world.
Book 1 of 8 book series; BAS has just the first book of this series. Shall we buy more? Let Mme M-A know.