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Inquiry and the common core : librarians and teachers designing teaching for learning / Violet H. Harada and Sharon Coatney, editors. Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, [2014] Practicing librarians and library educators demonstrate the power of inquiry to achieve the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and promote school librarians as key partners in implementing this type of critical teaching and learning in K–12 schools.

Integrating children's literature through the common core state standards / Rachel L. Wadham and Terrell A. Young. Santa Barbara, CA : Libraries Unlimited, [2015]

Navigating the information tsunami : engaging research projects that meet the Common Core State Standards, K-5 / edited by Kristin Fontichiaro. Ann Arbor, Michigan : Cherry Lake Publishing, c2013 The implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) calls on educators to refresh and sharpen their skills in reading, writing, math...and research! Expert practitioners in research pedagogy share their best tips and lessons in nearly 20 projects.

The common core approach to building literacy in boys / Liz Knowles and Martha Smith / Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, [2014] Written with a focus on the English Language Arts Common Core Standards, this book provides a complete plan for developing a literacy program that focuses on boys pre-K through grade 12.

Integrating young adult literature through the common core standards / Rachel L. Wadham and Jonathan W. Ostenson. / Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2013] This book advocates for a stronger role for young-adult literature in ELA classrooms, compellingly documenting how this body of work meets both the needs of adolescent students and the demands of the common core for complex texts and tasks.

Collaborating for inquiry-based learning : school librarians and teachers partner for student achievement / Virginia L. Wallace and Whitney Norwood Husid. Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited, c2011.

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My Best List of Nonfiction Books Ever

Nonfiction reading is so important for kids -- and not just because Common Core says it is. Here's the best list of nonfiction books that will get kids reading!

Assessing for learning : librarians and teachers as partners 2nd ed. / Violet H. Harada and Joan M. Yoshina. / Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited, c2010.

The creative imperative : school librarians and teachers cultivating curiosity together / Jami Biles Jones and Lori J. Flint, editors / Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2013] New Common Core and state standards demand creative teaching and learning. This book provides a solid, foundational understanding of creativity that enables readers to elicit creative performance from their students.

Library 101 : a handbook for the school librarian 2nd ed. / Claire Gatrell Stephens and Patricia Franklin. / Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, [2015]

iPads in the library : using tablet technology to enhance programs for all ages / Joel A. Nichols. / Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2013]

Serving teen parents : from literacy to life skills / Ellin Klor and Sarah Lapin ; foreword by Maryann Mori. Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited, c2011.

If I ever have children I believe that this would be a fun picture to have in a funky frame in the library/study when they are getting old enough to understand the "ways" of life!! Fun and practical.

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School Library Binder/Planner: Scrappy Theme

Finally!!! I found one made for a librarian!!