Author Archives: Ellen Latorraca

About Ellen Latorraca

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

Story Time: Animals Move, Animals Groove!

Welcome to the first Andersen Library Story Time blog post! Andersen Library hosts a monthly story time visit for the UW-Whitewater Children’s Center. Student library staff members plan and carry out story time activities with the support of the Education … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – August 6, 2019

Wally Funk’s Race for Space : The Extraordinary Story of a Female Aviation Pioneer by Sue Nelson TL789.85.F86 N45 2018 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor It was easy to get swept away by the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – June 25, 2019

Creating Wicked Students: Designing Courses for a Complex World by Paul Hanstedt LB2395.35.H37 C74 2018 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Geared toward an audience of post-secondary educators, Hanstedt offers a fresh lens through which to view and guide our course … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – May 14, 2019

Dear My Teacher: Letters of Joy, Pain, and Triumph from Today’s Teenage Hmong Students Edited & compiled by Pang Yang and Mike H. Vang LC3501.H56 D43 2019 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor The students’ letters in this book were written … Continue reading

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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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