Friday, November 18, 2011

App of the Week 11/21/11

Includes thesaurus, definitions, and spell checking.

Berlin Boxing Club by Robert Sharenow


In 1936 Berlin, fourteen-year-old Karl Stern, considered Jewish despite a non-religious upbringing, learns to box from the legendary Max Schmeling while struggling with the realities of the Holocaust.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Ahab's Wife: The Star -Gazer A Novel by Sena Jeter Nashlund


A novel inspired by Herman Melville's Moby Dick. A companion to Herman Melville's "Moby-Dick," in which Una Spenser tells the story of her life, and discusses her loving marriage to Captain Ahab before the white whale took his leg and drove him into madness.

App of the Week 11/14/11

  SAT Vocab Practice!

Vocab Builder, has  5 star rating by the Droid marketplace. Vocab Builder also offers more words than most of the other free apps . You can use the app to quiz yourself in a flashcard style of matching words to definitions or matching definitions to words. A good companion to Vocab Builder, from the same developer, is Beworded which is a "Boggle-style" word game.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

App of the Week 11/8/11


Classics2Go offers a broad range of classic books to read on your iPad or iPhone.

Second Quarter Bagels and Books and Freshman Books Clubs

Anthem by Ayn Rand


The next Bagels and Books Club will be combined with the Freshman English Classes.

Second Quarter's selection is Anthem by Ayn Rand.

Parents and students are welcome to attend the discussion which will be held on

Thursday January 12, 2012 6:00 pm in the High School Library/Media Center

In a future world, only one man dares In a future world, only one man dares to think, and love as an individual in the midst of a paralyzing collective think, and love as an individual in the midst of a paralyzing collective humanity.