Author Archives: Ellen Latorraca

About Ellen Latorraca

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

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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New Stuff Tuesday – September 26, 2017

Spaceplane HERMES: Europe’s Dream of Independent Manned Spaceflight by Luc van den Abeelen TL795 .A24 2017 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor It’s a little early in the semester to be thinking about far away escapes, but this new arrival may … Continue reading

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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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