Elysium delivers high octane action; multicultural identities of North and Latin America; and a protest against corruption, injustice, poverty and oppression, all made more watchable with a love interest and an unintentional cyber hero. Here are books and movies that share dystopian imaginings, rage against the machine, and Anglo and Latin cultures and characters.
The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert is a sweeping saga that covers several centuries, linking fascinating places and recounting stories form several points of view. Here are more historical novels that include one or more of these elements: family sagas, science and nature, and memorable places and people.
Learning about the Periodic Table of the Elements? Check out these books to help you understand it's history, organization and uses. These resources are at a variety of levels, from those useful to middle-school students to those published for adults. All of them serve to offer an introduction to the topic for those without a lot of background knowledge.
I've always loved singing, and the sound of a lot of powerful voices joined in harmony. So when a picture book celebrating Stan Rogers' song Northwest Passage showed up in the library, I was thrilled...