The Curriculum Materials Center (CMC) is a special unit within the MSU Moorhead Library providing materials and assistance to students and faculty of the Teacher Education programs. All students, faculty, and staff as well as the general public may use the resources of the CMC.
The CMC sponsors and coordinates the Comstock Reading Aloud Initiative which supports two annual awards, the Comstock Read Aloud Book Award (ages 9-12) and the Wanda Gag Read Aloud Book Award (toddlers to age 8). These awards are announced each May.
I am forbidden : a novel by Anouk Markovits A novel spanning four decades, from pre-World War II Transylvania to contemporary New York, looks at the cause and effect of both belief and non-belief within the Jewish religion, in a tale that focuses on the relationship of two sisters within a Hasidic sect.
Blue nights by Joan Didion Shares the author’s frank observations about her daughter as well as her own thoughts and fears about having children and growing old, in a personal account that discusses her daughter’s wedding and her feelings of failure as a parent. “These pages are graced by her shining intellect and at the […]
The Peter principle : why things always go wrong by Laurence J. Peter & Raymond Hull The classic #1 New York Times bestseller that answers the age-old question “Why is incompetence so maddeningly rampant and so vexingly triumphant?” The Peter Principle, the eponymous law Dr. Laurence J. Peter coined, explains that everyone in a hierarchy […]