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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.

The handheld library : mobile technology and the librarian / Thomas A. Peters and Lori Bell, editors. / Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013. Covering topics such as mobile reference, eBooks, mobile websites, and QR codes, this book examines the effects of the global mobile revolution on libraries and library users—critical information all librarians need.

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.

What you need to know about privacy law : a guide for librarians and educators / Gretchen McCord. / Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited, An Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013. -- U.S. privacy laws are confusing and hard to interpret. This book, authored by an experienced attorney who specializes in copyright and privacy law, provides clear, substantive guidance to educators who work with minors in these rapidly changing, technological times

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

Collaborating for real literacy : librarian, teacher, literacy coach, and principal, 2nd ed. / Sharon M. Pitcher and Bonnie W. Mackey. / Santa Barbara, California : Linworth, an Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2013]

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.

The indispensable librarian : surviving and thriving in school libraries in the information age, 2nd ed / Doug Johnson ; illustrations by Brady Johnson. / Santa Barbara, California : Linworth, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2013.

Adult learners : professional development and the school librarian / Carl A. Harvey II. Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2012. This practical guide clarifies why school librarians need to be part of the professional development process in their schools -- and shows just how to achieve that goal. This book details how to become part of the professional development team in ways that are both relevant and meaningful to the teachers and staff involved.

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

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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Introducing Nonfiction Text Features {K-2 Student Book}

Introduce children to common nonfiction text features

The ebook revolution : a primer for librarians on the front lines / Kate Sheehan. / Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2013] The book ecosystem is radically changing, and libraries must change with it. This book tackles the controversial discussion about eBooks and explores librarian-driven solutions and visions for the future of libraries in the 21st century.

The librarian's nitty-gritty guide to social media / Laura Solomon. / Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013. The vast array of social media options present a challenge: it’s tough to keep current, let alone formulate a plan for using these tools effectively. Solomon, a librarian with extensive experience in web development, design, and technology, cuts to the chase with this invaluable guide to using social media in any kind of library.

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Taking Care of our Library Books...A Powerpoint Lesson

Powerpoint lesson focusing on book care in the context of borrowing and returning library books. $

Makerspaces : a practical guide for librarians. John J. Burke. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]. A “makerspace” is an area in a library where users can use tools and equipment to design, build, and create all sorts of different things. This practical guide will help librarians develop, budget for, and implement makerspaces; write grant proposals for funding; and understand the mindset behind the maker movement in order to meet patron needs.

Students use hash tags to practice one-word summary writing. Can use as quick check for understanding of events, people, or theories.