Recommended Reading December 2018 – Celebrate World Holidays

As the December holidays approach, we take this opportunity for feature holidays and festivals from around the world and from many traditions: Virgin of Guadalupe Day, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice the Mayan Calendar, and many more.

For this guide, we provide books in our library, ebooks through our databases, streaming films, community resources for holidays assistance programs, holiday celebration events, and holidays attraction lists.

 

 

Holiday Symbols by Sue Ellen Thompson

Call Number: 394.26 H732 1998
ISBN: 0780800729
Publication Date: 1997-09-01

 Festivals of the World by Elizabeth Breuilly; Joanne O’Brien; Martin Palmer; Martin E. Marty (Editor)

Call Number: 394.2 B846f 2002
ISBN: 0816044813
Publication Date: 2002-09-01

Holidays, Festivals and Celebrating of the World Dictionary by Sue Ellen Thompson (Editor)

Call Number: 394.26 H732 1997
ISBN: 0780800745
Publication Date: 1997-06-01

 

You can also find these materials on our Recommended Reading display rack on the Plaza Level of the library. Please borrow and enjoy them!

December Recommended Reading List – Sustainability

Sustainability is the topic of this month’s recommended reading list, corresponding with the campus theme for the year. Find some of the highlights below:

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Greening Africana Studies: Linking Environmental Studies with Transforming Black Experiences

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Thirst for Power: Energy, Water and Human Survival

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Big World, Small Planet: Abundance within Planetary Boundaries

See the full list in the Recommended Reading LibGuide.

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. Our recommended reading display on the fourth floor of the library this month showcases books by and about Asian and Pacific Americans. Check it out and take some books home today!

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Recommended Reading –April

April for English/ Literacy Learners

In April, the Highline College Library provides a recommended reading list for English/Literacy learners including new immigrant students, ESL students, ABE students and other English/literacy learners, to help with their English achievement. The selection is based on the following themes:

  1. Instruction resources that will support instructors to create comprehensive, theme-based lessons for ESL literacy learners,
  2. Reading resources at the intermediate level,
  3. Reading resources at the advanced level,
  4. Writing resources at the intermediate level,
  5. Writing resources at the advanced level,
  6. Resources for speaking and listening,
  7. English Language test preparation.

Please come to the Highline College Library. You can find these materials on our Recommended Reading display rack on the Plaza Level of the library, in our New Readers Collection on the 4th floor (building 25) in room 419 on the east side, and in our main collection as well. Please borrow and enjoy them!