Author Archives: Ellen Latorraca

About Ellen Latorraca

Reference & Instruction Librarian Liaison for the College of Education & Professional Studies

New Stuff Tuesday: August 15, 2017

A Speck in the Sea: A Story of Survival and Rescue By John Aldridge and Anthony Sosinski HD8039.F65 A3 2017 Browsing Books, 2nd floor You don’t have to be planning on late summer jaunt that involves boating of any sort … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – July 4, 2017

Ozobot Bit Starter Pack By Evollve, Inc. TJ211.2.O9 2016 Curriculum Collection, Teaching Tools, 2nd floor If you have never tried to code before, the Teaching Tools collection at Andersen Library has little robots to help you get started – Ozobot … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – May 23, 2016

Word of Mouse Written by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein; illustrated by Joe Sutphin F Pat Curriculum Collection, Fiction, 2nd floor From Stuart Little to Bernard and Bianca from The Rescuers, these little characters that squeak their way into children’s literature … Continue reading

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K-12 Textbook – Book Sale for April

The Library book sale carts are full of elementary, middle and high school textbooks. The majority of these are under 10 years old. Do you tutor? Do you need to review for Praxis CORE Mathematics this summer? Do you want to … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – April 11, 2017

The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters by Tom Nichols HM851 .N54 2017 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Tom Nichols is a professor of national security affairs at the U.S. Naval War College, and … Continue reading

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5th Annual Stuffed Animal Sleepover Success: Boogie with a Book!

Did you notice little children and stuffed animals in the library this past Friday? Did a disco ball catch your eye? It’s no surprise! Twenty-eight children from ages 6 weeks to 9 years visited Andersen Library on April 7, 2017, to participate in … Continue reading

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Stuffed Animal Sleepover in the Library

It’s time for the 5th annual… Stuffed Animal Sleepover & Dance Party in the Library! UW-Whitewater students, staff, faculty and Children’s Center families accompanied by a child 6 years of age or younger, are invited to join Andersen Library for the 5th annual … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – February 28, 2017

Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science: The First Computer Programmer by Diane Stanley; Illustrated by Jessie Hartland E Sta Curriculum Collection, Easy Books, 2nd floor Starting with the title, this biography of Ada Lovelace in picture book format focuses on the … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – January 25, 2017

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah PN2287.N557 A3 2016 Browsing Books, 2nd floor In this autobiography, Comedian Trevor Noah shares stories from his unusual childhood growing up in apartheid South Africa. The son of a … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – Dec. 13, 2016

The Cage-Busting Teacher by Frederick M Hess LB1775 .H4532 2015 New Arrivals, 2nd floor In Cage-Busting Leadership (2013), Rick Hess challenged principals and educational leaders to take on the laws, rules and regulations that obstruct meaningful educational change. In this newer … Continue reading

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