Author Archives: Ellen Latorraca

About Ellen Latorraca

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

7th Annual Stuffed Animal Sleepover: Off to Space!

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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New Stuff Tuesday – April 2, 2019

Seeing Stars: A Complete Guide to the 88 Constellations by Sara Gillingham 523.8 Gil New Arrivals Island, 2nd Floor Now that the evenings are not as frigid as just a few weeks ago, there is a little less rush when … Continue reading

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Stuffed Animals in Spaaaace!

It’s time for the 7th annual… Stuffed Animal Sleepover in the Library! 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 7th annual … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – February 19, 2019

Imposters by Scott Westerfeld F Wes New Arrivals Island, 2nd Floor Return to Shreve, the dystopian world of the Uglies, with this first installment of the Imposters series. YA author Scott Westerfeld introduces us to Rafi and Frey, identical twin sisters, one … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – January 8, 2019

Adrift: A True Story of Love, Loss, and Survival at Sea by Tami Oldham Ashcraft with Susea McGearhart, narrated by Laurence Bourvard G530.A84 A8 2018 New Arrivals Island, Audiobooks, 2nd Floor In the audiobook version of Red Sky in Mourning, … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – November 20, 2018

Gravity Maze: Falling Marbles Logic Game by ThinkFun GV1507.M3 G7 2014 New Arrivals Island, 2nd Floor Did you know that the Curriculum Collection Teaching Tools contains board games in addition to math manipulatives, puppets, and robotics?  Many items have a … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – October 9

The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers by Maxwell King PN1992.4.R56 K56 2018 New Arrivals Island, 2nd Floor If you need a break from the current shrill pitch of news and social media, why not tone things down … Continue reading

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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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