Book title: Bats: Furry fliers of the night Author: Mary Kay Carson Bibliographic entry  Carson, M. K. (2012). Bats: Furry fliers of the night. Bookerella. Description This book app or bapp is a brand-new hybrid non-fiction book mixed with an ipad app.  It is broken into seven chapters starting with descriptions of bats and their habitats […]

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So many of the changes in our library, representing the new Ontario School Library Association’s document Together for Learning, are fundamentally shifting how we see popular culture’s role in education. The document recognizes the need for social networking and meeting the students where they are whether interested in graphic novels, anime or gaming. I allow gaming […]

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Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein My rating: 5 of 5 stars Code Name Verity is Elizabeth Wein’s debut novel. Sure to be a winner of many awards, Code Name Verity highlights women’s role in World War II through the eyes of two friends: Maddie, a pilot, and Queenie, a spy. Full of honest and […]

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Abstract This paper examines in detail Sharon Coatney’s The Many Faces of School Library Leadership (2010) through the perspective of three influential topics: advocacy leadership, literacy promotion, and the changing definition of literacy.   Reflections are made throughout on current practice in the secondary school library and questions for further study are suggested. Advocacy leadership Coatney’s […]

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Mashapedia is an aggregator combined with a search engine. Mashpedia is an online encyclopedia comprised of “LiveDocs”, which are dynamic web documents displaying blocks of content related to the given topic, retrieved from multiple sources across the Internet in real-time. If a user types in a concept, it goes to the news, YouTube, blogs, Twitter, Facebook […]

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