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DISTRICT ABORIGINAL PROGRAM LIBRARY
The Ab Ed Program has a wide range of resources available to staff. In addition to a wide range of eBooks and audiobooks on SORA, there is a physical library at Fort Langley Elementary staff are invited to visit. To browse their physical collection, click here. Contact Julie Allen (email@example.com) to borrow resources
You are also welcome to visit us at Fort Langley Elementary (room 13) and browse our resources – contact Janet Stromquist at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a time. Hours: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
DISTRICT LEARNING COMMONS (DLC)
The DLC is a lending library of classroom and teaching resources available to all school staff in the Langley School District. All of our items are available to view and book online through the Destiny Library system and are delivered right to your school.
Order Storywalks, activity kits, Lit Circles sets and many other engaging learning resources! Click here to learn more. Also, check us out on Twitter: @DlcSd35. or email us at email@example.com.
DISTRICT DIGITAL RESOURCES
Access a wide range of databases and streaming resources such as Curio (CBC media) and Campus (NFB)! Click here to learn more.
DISTRICT DIGITAL LIBRARY – SORA
Access eBooks and audiobooks on any personal device through our SORA digital library! Click here for instructions on how to sign in.
All district staff can access professional learning resources, a collection of indigenous fiction and non-fiction curated and purchased by the SD 35 Ab Ed Department, Langley Book of the Year (LBOY) selections and student learning materials.
The following resources are available for secondary as class sets or lit circles. Simply have students sign them out themselves via the SORA by Overdrive app or ask your Teacher Librarian to assign them to your class.
|eBook Class Sets|
|The Break by Katherine Vermette|
The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline
Moon of the Crusted Snow by Waubgeshig Rice
One Native Life by Richard Wagamese
Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth by Drew Hayden Taylor
The Outside Circle by Patti LaBoucane-Benson
|Strangers by David A. Robertson|
Take Us to Your Chief And Other Stories: Classic Science-Fiction with a Contemporary First Nations Outlook by Drew Hayden Taylor
Tilly and the Crazy Eights by Monique Gray Smith
Where the Blood Mixes by Kevin Loring
Students can access:
- a curated collection of indigenous fiction and non-fiction K-12 curated and purchased by the SD 35 Ab Ed Department.
- a selection of audiobooks to support secondary novel studies (e.g. Diary of a Part-Time Indian, The Barren Grounds, 1984, The Giver, etc.).
- the Fraser Valley Regional Library (FVRL) digital collection. Although we are working with the FVRL to set up automatic access to their collection (no library card required), currently students and staff can only access the collection through the SORA app by adding a library and entering their library card number. FVRL library cards can be created online in 5 minutes (click here).
- the selection of learning materials listed in the above table for secondary courses.