Just for fun: May 2009 Archives
Half of the top 20 switched out for new items last month, with newcomer Willow being the largest mover, coming out of nowhere to the #2 spot in April.
- The Detective Novels of Agatha Christie: A Reader's Guide shot up 12 spots to #4
- Educational Leadership dropped 13 places to #19
New to the List:
#6 Someone Walks By: The Wonders of Winter Wildlife
#8 The Gulf Stream: Tiny Plankton, Giant Bluefin, and the Amazing Story of the Powerful River in the Atlantic
#10 Wave of Terror
#12 How to Show Things with Words: A Study on Logic, Language and Literature
#13 Unburdened by Conscience: A Black People's Collective Account of America's Ante-Bellum South and the Aftermath
#17 Capitalizing on Change: A Social History of American Business
#18 College Admissions Together: It Takes a Family
#20 Federal Antitrust and EC Competition Law Analysis
Gone from the Top 20 (with March ranking):
- The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less (#2)
- Tempat-Tempat Bersejarah Di Semenanjung Malaysia (Historical Sites in Peninsular Malaysia) (#9)
- The Scarlet Letter (#10)
- The Joy of Gay Sex (#11)
- A Necessary Evil (#14)
- In Love with a Younger Man (#15)
- A Decent Ransom: A Story of a Kidnapping Gone Right (#17)
- The Da Vinci Code (#18)
- The World Factbook (#19)
- Early Childhood Education Journal (#20)
Here's the list in its entirety and a subject tag cloud suitable for framing:
Shout out to Deborah Evans, who featured WorldCat.org in her podcast as a "home for list lovers."
Speaking of lists, you might be nearing the end of the school year and planning for summer reading. We'd love to hear what's on your list for your summer. People have started to create new lists and update their lists from last year. Get inspired from other people's summer reading lists.
For a little spark of summertime reading inspiration, you can download and print some WorldCat bookmarks with summertime themes. These are fairly good-sized files, be aware:
This week, May 3-9, 2009 is Teacher Appreciation Week. Help students find a way to show their gratitude for educators by reading books and watching movies about great teachers.
We've gathered up books to help younger children connect with being thankful for their teachers. Plus we picked out a few of our favorite inspirational teacher movies, such as To Sir, With Love, Stand and Deliver and Dead Poets Society for junior high and high school students.
See the whole Teacher Appreciation Week list on WorldCat.org.