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-Gág Read Aloud Book Awards program which supports two annual awards, the Comstock Read Aloud Book Award (ages 9-12) and the Wanda Gág Read Aloud Book Award (toddlers to age 8).
The 2016 winners of the Comstock and Wanda Gág Read Aloud Book Awards Press Release.
A lesson before dying by Ernest J. Gaines A lesson before dying is set in a small Cajun community in the late 1940s. Jefferson, a young black man, is an unwitting party to a liquor store shoot-out in which three men are killed; the only survivor, he is convicted of murder and sentenced to death. […]
A view to a death in the morning : hunting and nature through history by Matt Cartmill What brought the ape out of the trees, and so the man out of the ape, was a taste for blood. This is how the story went, when a few fossils found in Africa in the 1920s seemed […]
A midwife’s tale : the life of Martha Ballard, based on her diary, 1785-1812 by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Drawing on the diaries of a midwife and healer in eighteenth-century Maine, this intimate history illuminates the medical practices, household economies, religious rivalries, and sexual mores of the New England frontier. Winner of the 1990 Berkshire Conference […]