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School Library Media Month.

GPO Helps Celebrate School Library Media Month

April is School Library Media Month, a time to acknowledge and celebrate the school library media specialists in our nation's elementary and secondary schools. The U.S. Government Printing Office offers for sale the following graphic and media based publications.

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Civics and Citizenship Multimedia Presentation: A Promise of Freedom: An Introduction to U.S. History and Civics for Immigrants (and) Becoming a U.S. Citizen: An Overview ... (2 Disc set)

Publisher: Homeland Security Dept., U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Description: Discs include two films. “A Promise of Freedom” is a 12 minute film based on the National Constitution Center's “Freedom Rising.” It focuses on the history and founding of our nation and the important rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship. The discussion booklet outlines concepts from that film. “Becoming a U.S. Citizen” is a 10 minute Flash presentation designed for immigrants who are new to the United States. It provides an overview of the naturalization process, including where to find immigration information and the general requirements for U.S. citizenship. 2 discs and a booklet, sold as a set.

Year/Pages: 2007: 2 discs and paper booklet.

Price: $21.00 Add To Cart

Peace Corps Mosaic, V. 1, Teacher Video Guide (Video Tape)

Publisher: Peace Corps, Office of World Wise Schools

Description: Teacher's video guide to the “Destination” video series which introduces grades 3-12 to nearly a dozen countries that the Peace Corps serves. Enhances each class' understanding of a culture and region of the world that is different from their own. Encourages students to look more closely at their own , culture and to identify the similarities and differences that exist among cultures.

Year/Pages: 1996: Video tape and booklet.

Price: $6.00 Add To Cart

Destination: Honduras (Video Tape)

Publisher: Peace Corps, Office of World Wise Schools

Description: Introduces students to the culture and geography of Honduras as seen through the eyes of Peace Corps Volunteers and the families with whom they work and live. Gives students a better understanding of our fellow Americans and a better understanding of themselves.

Year/Pages: 1996: Video tape (20 min.).

Price: $6.00 Add To Cart

United States Senate Catalogue of Graphic Art

Publisher: Senate, Commission on Art

Description: The Senate maintains a collection of over 900 historical prints and engravings. This collection contains a rich array of 19th and early 20th century images portraying the events, people, and settings of the U.S. Senate. This book is about that collection.

Year/Pages: 2006: 519 p.; ill.

Price: $51.50 Add To Cart

A Botanic Garden for the Nation: the United States Botanic Garden

Publisher: Congress, Architect of the Capitol, United States Botanic Garden

Description: Chronicles the history of the United States Botanic Garden. Also documents the plants and exhibits housed there.

Year/Pages: 2007: 180 p.; ill.

Price: $69.00 Add To Cart

Glenn Brown's History of the United States Capitol

Publisher: United States Capitol Preservation Commission

Description: Prepared by the Architect of the Capitol for the United States Capitol Preservation Commission. Glenn Brown originally wrote this book in 1901-1903, when it was published in two volumes. This new annotated one-volume edition includes many illustrations of architectural drawings and art works.

Year/Pages: 1998: 668 p.; ill.

Price: $94.50 Add To Cart

Code of Federal Regulations Title 34-Education. The contents of these volumes represent all current regulations codified under this title of the CFR as of July 1, 2007:

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