Career Online High School Names 2020 Academic Coach of the Year

WITH EXPERIENCE IN NONTRADITIONAL EDUCATION, COACH HELPS STUDENTS THRIVE Career Online High School Academic Coach Alanna Taylor has dedicated her life to helping students who have faced various types of struggles. Her career, education, and personal background make her the perfect fit to help nontraditional learners, many of whom have experienced educational trauma. Alanna possesses … Read more

A Place in History, the Life of Motoko Fujishiro Huthwaite

| By Traci Cothran | Most people live happy, fulfilled lives, providing love and meaning to those around them, but rarely make the history books. Others have colorful lives that play out amidst major historical events. The latter describes a former Gale colleague of ours, Motoko Fujishiro Huthwaite. Huthwaite worked at Gale from 1986 to … Read more

The Business and Culture of Sports Gives Readers a Big-Picture Overview

| By Gale Staff | The Business and Culture of Sports: Society, Politics, Economy, Environment uses extensive academic research to provide interdisciplinary, global perspectives on the field of sports. Readers can learn about sustainable designs of sports stadiums, the economic impact on cities hosting mega events, sports governance models, and much more. Recently, Library Journal … Read more

Shift in Five Star Publication Schedule

| By Gale Staff | The pandemic has forced much of the world to hit the proverbial pause button, and publishing is no exception. Resulting from the market conditions created by COVID-19, we have decided to pause Five Star’s publishing schedule, effective May 2020, with the intention of ramping up production in November 2020. This … Read more

Incorporate Graphic Novels into Your Classroom with Gale’s Novels for Students

| By Sarah Robertson | In graphic novels, words and illustrations are interwoven in an imaginative symbiosis, which can be used to present both fiction and nonfiction to students in a uniquely engaging way. The power of this literary form derives from the rich interplay between text and image. The ability of graphic novels to … Read more

Gale Presents: Udemy—A “Robust and Valuable” Library Addition

| By Gale Staff | Gale has partnered with Udemy, the leading marketplace for online learning, to offer public libraries Gale Presents: Udemy. This online learning platform provides instruction for adults who want to upskill for a new job, advance in their current profession, or deepen a personal interest. Patrons can explore more than 4,000 on-demand video courses … Read more

Women on the Brink of Destinies and Discoveries

| By Gale Staff | For July we would like to highlight three new titles that invite you to escape into the lives of others. Women bound by the mores of bygone times, frazzled by familial demands, and haunted by roads not taken. Grab one and enjoy a new journey, sometimes they illuminate our own. … Read more