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Faculty Bookshelf

Fall 2021
Story Series
Bridgewater Magazine

5 Kinds of Nonfiction: Enriching Reading and Writing Instruction with Children’s Books
Dr. Marlene Correia, Elementary and Early Childhood Education; Co-written with Melissa Stewart
The authors present a new way to sort nonfiction into five major categories and show how doing so can help teachers and librarians build stronger readers and writers.

Leadership Through Mentoring: The Key to Improving the Confidence and Skill of Principals  
Dr. Phyllis Gimbel, Secondary Education and Educational Leadership; Co-written with Peter Gow and Samson Goldstein, EdS, ’21
The authors lay out the case for the development of robust mentorship programs to support new school leaders. With the turnover of principals at an all-time high, it is urgent that schools and districts find ways to help newly appointed leaders grow into effective supervisors.

All About Flowers: James Vick’s Nineteenth Century Seed Company
Thomas J. Mickey, Professor Emeritus, Communication Studies
This book focuses on James Vick and his 19th century seed company and how he used innovative mass marketing and regular customer correspondence to build one of the largest, most respected seed companies in the United States.

Dance Legacies of Scotland: The True Glen Orchy Kick
Jennifer Schoonover, Health and Kinesiology; Co-written with Mats Melin
This book compiles a collage of references portraying percussive Scottish dancing and explains what influenced a wide disappearance of hard-shoe steps from contemporary Scottish practices.

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