Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Newbery and Other Predictions

Betsey Bird, who writes the authoritative blog Fuse #8, makes predictions for the Newbery Award, as well as the Caldecott and other awards. Check out these titles if you're looking for new books to read. Read the post here.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Elements of Realistic Fiction in The Golden Compass

Instructions for the assignment can be found here.

The new banner for Gacekblog incorporates motifs from The Golden Compass. Thank you, Juyoun, for creating this beautiful artwork.

Geo Quiz #20: Central Africa

Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Sao Tome & Principe, Zambia.

Geo Quiz #19: West Africa

Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo.

Here is a map of West Africa.

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Geo Quiz #18: North Africa

Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Sudan, Tunisia, Western Sahara.

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Here is a blank map of Africa.