Seattle Academy Clubs – 2015-16

Have fun and get involved. There is a wealth of choices this year.

  • Anime Club
  • Astronomy Club
  • Bee Club
  • Bird Club
  • Black Student Caucus
  • Climbing Club
  • CSO
  • Econ-Finance Club
  • Ethics Team
  • Experimental Business Club
  • Fashion Club
  • Film Club
  • Four Corners (Diversity)
  • Global Health Club
  • Health & Nutrition Club
  • Hip Hop Dance Club
  • Knitting Club
  • Magic & Chess Club
  • Model UN
  • Nepalese Education and Female Rights
  • Outdoor Club
  • Paintball Club
  • PC Club
  • Photography Club
  • Ping Pong Club
  • Presidential Election Club
  • QSA Club
  • Renaissance Technologies
  • Robotics
  • Science Club
  • Tea Club
  • The Cardinal Newspaper
  • Ukelele Club
  • Well-rounded Interesting Persons
  • Wings Club
  • Yearbook Club
  • Youth Legislature
  • Zambia Club

New Library Resources – September 2015

BTW:  If we don’t have what you need, we can get it. See this page. 

New Library Website

New Database List   

New Database

  • Classroom Video on Demand (18,000+ films in 187,000 segments with transcriptions)


  • National Geographic History

DVDs & Streaming Video

  • 113 New Classroom Video on Demand titles (use id/password for single sign-on)
  • Grown Ups (Feature Film)
  • O’ Brother, Where Art Thou?
  • PS I Love You; the Lake House (Double Feature)
  • Reel Injun on the Trail of the Hollywood Indian
  • The Great Math Mystery Invention or Discovery (PBS)
  • The Laugh Out Loud – 3-Movie Collection
  • What Makes Sammy Run?
  • Taken 2

Kindle Books

  • Between the World and Me
  • The Yacoubian Building


  • Research as Design
  • The Essential Questions Handbook Language Arts; Math; Social Studies; Science Grades 4-8


  • Ways of the World: A Global History with Sources

Social Issues

  • Same-sex Marriage, Pro and Con: A Reader

Literature | Language

  • Solar Storms: A Novel
  • Vocabularians: Integrated Word Study in the Middle Grades


  • Beyond Jupiter: the Story of Planetary Astronomer Heidi Hammel
  • Bone Detective: the Story of Forensic Anthropologist Diane France
  • Breakthrough: How One Teen Innovator is Changing the World
  • Finding Where the Wind Goes: Moments from My Life
  • Gorilla Mountain: the Story of Wildlife Biologist, Amy Vedder
  • Guide to Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards
  • Humanity from Space: An Interconnected World of Extraordinary Complexity
  • Nature’s Machines: the Story of Biomechanist Mimi Koehl
  • People Person: the Story of Sociologist Marta Tienda
  • Rachel Carson: a Twentieth-century Life
  • Space Rocks: the Story of Planetary Geologist Adriana Ocampe
  • Strong Force: the Story of Physicist Shirley Ann Jackson


  • The Millennium Problems: the Seven Greatest Unsolved Mathematical Puzzles of Our Time
  • Understanding Numbers in Elementary School Mathematics
  • Solve This: Math Activities for Students and Clubs


  • Everybody Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge
  • Mod: A Very British Phenomenon: Clean Living Under Very Difficult Circumstances


  • 300 Lessons in Art
  • BioArt: Altered Realities
  • Charles A.A. Dellschau, 1830-1923
  • Illustrated Elements of Art and Principles of Design: Hands on Activities, Full Color Reproductions, Descriptions of Each Concept
  • The Art Teacher’s Book of Lists: Grades K-12
  • The Artist’s Complete Guide to Facial Expression

If we don’t have what you need, we can get it. See this page.

National Newspaper Core (in ProQuest)

This is a list of newspaper titles included in National Newspaper Core, a sub-set of the ProQuest database. Access to this database and all other databases owned by Seattle Academy can be found here on the library website.

The Christian Science Monitor – pre’97 fulltext
The Christian Science Monitor
Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times – pre’97 fulltext
New York Times
New York Times Book Review
New York Times Magazine
WSJ: the Magazine from the Wall St. Journal
Wall St. Journal
Wall St. Journal online
The Washington Post – pre’97 fulltext

New Library Resources May-August 2015


  • Berkeley in the Sixties
  • Cahokia Mounds Ancient Metropolis
  • Inside the Vietnam War
  • African-American History – Great Speeches
  • Malcolm X Speaks
  • 1994 Malcolm
  • American Pastime
  • Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

Online Resources

  • One Health (open access journal)
  • The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  • The Great ideas; A Syntopicon of Great Books of the Western World
  • Machiavelli, Hobbes Great Books of the Western World
  • The Plays and Sonnets of William Shakespeare
  • Elizabethan Drama in Two Volumes
  • English Philosophers of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries


  • Alternative Medicine


  • Alan M. Turing – Centenary Edition
  • His Majesty, Queen Hatshepsut
  • The Man Who Knew Too Much: Alan Turing and the Invention of the Computer
  • Turing
  • Charles and Emma: the Darwins’ Leap of Faith
  • Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different
  • George Washington Carver: Natural-born


  • Black Boy

Social Issues

  • Water, Peace, and War: Confronting the Global Water Crisis
  • Roe v. Wade: The Abortion Rights Controversy in American History
  • What Roe v. Wade Should Have Said: The Nation’s Top Legal Experts Rewrite American’s Most Controversial Decision
  • Western Times and Water Wars: State, Culture, and Rebellion in California
  • Science as a Contact Sport: Inside the Battle to Save Earth’s Climate
  • How You Feel is Up to You: The Power of Emotional Choice


  • Stem Cells: A Very Short Introduction
  • Great Bear Wild: Dispatches from a Northern Rainforest
  • Women in Space: 23 Stories of First Flights, Scientific Missions, and Gravity-breaking Adventures

Applied Science

  • The Education of a Typographer
  • American Spin


  • What Did the Internment of Japanese Americans Mean?
  • Mysteries of Mankind: Earth’s Unexplained Landmarks
  • Only What We Could Carry: The Japanese American Internment Experience
  • The Great Silent Majority: Nixon’s 1969 Speech on Vietnamization
  • Oracle Bones, Stars, and Wheelbarrows: Ancient Chinese Science and Technology
  • The New Deal: The Depression Years, 1933-40
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1932-1940
  • Japanese-American Internment in American History
  • Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, and the French Revolution


  • Education of a Design Entrepreneur


  • The Behavior Code : A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students
  • The Behavior Code Companion: Strategies, Tools, and Interventions for Supporting Students with Anxiety-related or Oppositional Behaviors
  • How to Reach and Teach Children with Challenging Behavior: Practical, Ready-to-use Interventions That Work

Western Newstand (in ProQuest)

This is a list of newspaper titles included in Western Newstand, a sub-set of the ProQuest database. Access to this database and all other databases owned by Seattle Academy can be found here on the library website.


  • AZB, Arizona Business
  • Alamogordo Daily News
  • Alaska Journal of Commerce
  • Albuquerque Journal
  • Albuquerque Journal Blogs (Albuquerque, NM)
  • Anchorage Daily News
  • Arizona Daily Star
  • Arizona Daily Sun


  • The Billings Gazette
  • BizWest
  • Bohemio News
  • Boulder County Business Report
  • Bozeman Daily Chronicle
  • Broomfield Enterprise
  • Brush – Morgan County News – Tribune
  • Bulletin
  • The Burlington Record
  • The Business Press


  • California Newswire
  • Carlsbad Current – Argus
  • El Chicano Weekly
  • Colorado Daily
  • The Colorado Springs Business Journal (Pre- June 2, 2012)
  • ColoradoBiz
  • Columbian
  • Contra Costa Times
  • Creators Syndicate


  • Daily Breeze
  • The Daily Camera
  • The Daily Herald
  • Daily Midway Driller
  • Daily News
  • Daily News
  • Daily Press
  • Daily Sentinel
  • Daily Times
  • The Dalles Chronicle
  • The Deming Headlight
  • Denver Post
  • Denver Post (pre-1997 Fulltext)
  • Deseret News
  • Diablo Business
  • Diario San Diego
  • Downtown News


  • East County Times
  • Eastside Journal
  • The Enterprise
  • The Estes Park Trail – Gazette
  • Excélsior del Condado de Orange


  • The Fort Morgan Times
  • The Fresno Bee


  • The Garden Island
  • The Gazette


  • Hanford Daily Sentinel
  • Hawaii Business
  • The Herald
  • Hispano de Tulsa
  • Honolulu Advertiser
  • Honolulu Star – Advertiser
  • Honolulu Star – Bulletin


  • Idaho State Journal
  • Idaho Statesman
  • Inland Valley Daily Bulletin


  • Journal – Advocate
  • Journal Record
  • Journal of Business
  • Julesburg Advocate


  • Klamath Falls Herald & News


  • The Lamar Ledger
  • Las Cruces Sun – News
  • Las Vegas Business Press
  • Las Vegas Review – Journal
  • Las Vegas Sun
  • Los Angeles Magazine
  • Los Angeles Times
  • Los Angeles Times (pre-1997 Fulltext)


  • Marin Independent Journal
  • El Mensajero
  • Merced Sun – Star
  • Mercer Island Reporter
  • Missoulian
  • The Modesto Bee
  • Montana Business Quarterly
  • El Mundo
  • Mundo Hispano


  • The Napa Register
  • New Mexico Business Journal
  • News – Reporter
  • News – Review
  • The News Tribune
  • Northern Colorado Business Report


  • OC Metro Business
  • Oakland Tribune
  • La Opinión
  • Orange County Business Journal
  • Orange County Register
  • The Oregonian


  • Pasadena Star – News
  • Peninsula Daily News
  • Petaluma Argus-Courier
  • Phoenix Gazette
  • La Prensa San Diego
  • The Press – Enterprise
  • Press – Telegram
  • The Press Democrat
  • The Public Record
  • The Pueblo Business Journal
  • Pueblo Chieftain
  • Puget Sound Business Journal


  • Ravalli Republic
  • The Record – Gazette
  • Redlands Daily Facts
  • The Register – Guard
  • Rocky Mountain News
  • Rocky Mountain News (2007-Current)
  • Ruidoso News


  • The Sacramento Bee
  • The Salt Lake Tribune
  • San Diego Business Journal
  • San Diego Tribune
  • The San Diego Union – Tribune
  • The San Diego Union
  • San Francisco Business
  • San Francisco Chronicle
  • San Francisco Chronicle (pre-1997 Fulltext)
  • San Francisco Examiner
  • San Gabriel Valley Tribune
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • San Ramon Valley Times
  • The Santa Fe New Mexican
  • Santa Maria Times
  • Seattle Post – Intelligencer
  • Seattle Times
  • Sentinel
  • Silver City Daily Press
  • South County Journal
  • Southern California Business
  • Spokesman Review
  • The Sun
  • The Sun


  • The Taos News
  • Thousand Oaks Star & News Chronicle
  • The Times – News
  • Tri – City Herald
  • Tri – Valley Herald
  • Tulsa World


  • Valley Daily News
  • The Valley Times
  • Vida en el Valle
  • La Voz Bilingüe
  • La Voz Hispanic
  • La Voz de Nuevo México : Una Publicación de The Santa Fe New Mexican


  • Wenatchee World
  • West County Times
  • Whittier Daily News
  • World
  • Wyoming Tribune – Eagle


  • Yakima Herald – Republic

Washington State Newstand (in ProQuest)

This is a list of the Washington newspapers included in the Washington State Newstand, a sub-collection within the Proquest database. Access to this database and all other databases owned by Seattle Academy can be found here on the library website.

  • Columbian
  • Daily News
  • Eastside Journal
  • The Herald
  • Journal of Business
  • Mercer Island Reporter
  • The News Tribune
  • Peninsula Daily News
  • Puget Sound Business Journal
  • Seattle Post – Intelligencer
  • Seattle Times
  • South County Journal
  • Spokesman Review
  • The Sun
  • Tri – City Herald
  • Valley Daily News
  • Wenatchee World
  • Yakima Herald – Republic