Author Archives: Ellen Latorraca

About Ellen Latorraca

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

New Stuff Tuesday — August 28, 2018

Discurso del Oso por Julio Cortázar; ilustraciones por Emilio Urberuaga E Cor New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor While Cortázar’s Discurso del oso (Bear’s speech) is presented as a children’s picture book, the story was originally written for the children of a friend, … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – June 5, 2018

Dazzle Ships: World War I and the Art of Confusion by Chris Barton; illustrated by Victo Ngai E Bar Curriculum Collection, E Books, 2nd floor There is much to be learned from a well-crafted picture book whether or not there … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – April 24, 2018

Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth by Frank Cottrell Boyce F Cot Curriculum Collection, Fiction, 2nd floor Meet Prez, a boy who finds himself in a foster home with The Blythes, a big, warm, rambunctious family who live on a … Continue reading

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6th Annual Stuffed Animal Sleepover: Dancing with Dinosaurs

Did you recently notice a few extra little children and stuffed animals in the Library? Did a disco ball catch your eye when you were trying to study? It’s no surprise! Twenty-five children from ages 2 to 9 years visited Andersen Library … Continue reading

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Stuffed Animal Sleepover at the Library is Back!

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

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New Stuff Tuesday – March 13, 2018

Bees: A Honeyed History by Piotr Socha; text by Wojciech Grajkowski E Soc Curriculum Collection, Easy Books, 2nd floor Don’t let the stunned bee expressions mislead; this oversized picture book provides scientifically sound descriptions of beehavior supported by engaging scientific … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – January 30, 2018

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, Performed by Bahni Turpin PZ7.1.T448 Hat 2017 New Arrivals, Audiobooks, 2nd floor Angie Thomas’ debut young adult novel opens to a recognizable scene: a high school party where feelings of awkwardness, reconnections with … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – December 19, 2017

Wordplay: a Toon Book Written & Illustrated by Ivan Brunetti Curriculum Collection, E Bru Easy Books, 2nd floor When the weather outside over winter break is too wintry – or not wintry enough – to hit the sledding hill with … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – November 7, 2017

Printer’s Error: Irreverent Stories from Book History by Rebecca & J.P. Romney, Read by J.P. Romney Z4 .R665 2017 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Are you a bookaneer? A book sneak? A book weevil? A book bum? If you purchase … Continue reading

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Homecoming Story Time for Fledgling Warhawks: Friday, Nov. 3

Warhawk children ages 0-5, their siblings and caregivers are invited to a special Homecoming story time at Andersen Library. Enjoy stories, songs, and a craft that is perfect for a parade and for making noise at a football game. Brings … Continue reading

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