Monday, December 5, 2016

Winter break is fast approaching! Are you looking for a great book to read?

Pick up your free copy of our One Book, How Does It Feel To Be a Problem? Being Young and Arab in America by Moustafa Bayoumi. (Free to students with SID)

If you've already read the One Book, here are a few related books, articles and films. 
If you want more, take a  look at our library research guide!

Burqas, Baseball, and Apple Pie by Ranya Tabari Idliby 
 Call Number: 305.697 I19b 2014

Sacred Ground: Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of America by Eboo Patel 
 Call Number: 204.5 P295s 2012
New York Times Article
by Scott Anderson/Photographs by Paolo Pellegrin
Aug 2016

Do Muslim Women Need Saving? by Lila Abu-Lughod
Call Number: Main Collection 305.4869 A166d 2013

The Nation Magazine Special Issue
Co-edited by Moustafa Bayoumi and Lizzy Ratner
July 2, 2012

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Personal Winter Wonderland

Hoping for snow over winter break? The Washington weather might not deliver, but the library has you covered. Check out the resources below to enjoy your own, personal snow day!

Snowflake Bonding in Off the Scale: Invisible Worlds.

Snowflakes change shape when they land. In this video, see images of locked snow crystals and microscopic changes in snowflakes. A BBC production.

Snow by Uri Shulevitz.

As snowflakes slowly come down, one by one, people in the city ignore them, and only a boy and his dog think that the snowfall will amount to anything.

The Snowy Day byEzra Jack Keats.

The adventures of a little boy in the city on a very snowy day.

White Snow, Bright Snow by Alvin Tresselt.

When it begins to look, feel, and smell like snow, everyone prepares for a winter blizzard.