The next two days are always the best days in the library. For the past few years we have had all of the 8th grade students come into the library to selected a nonfiction American history book for a book report. We have selected only the best books for students to “date” tomorrow and hopefully enjoy for a few days on their own. Continue reading “Speed Date Your Next Book!”
We have been spending sometime reading reviews of the newest books coming out this fall. Just finished watching a webinar over the new releases this fall. Check out a preview HERE and let us know what you are excited to read.
WE GET QUESTIONS throughout the year asking what goes on in the library everyday?. It is difficult to guess what will happen each day but here are a few facts about the library that may give you some insight. Continue reading “Top Facts About the Library”
THIS WEEK OUR students are participating in the annual Great Britannica Information Scavenger Hunt. Our school has not participated prior to this year but we are excited to join the masses. We are fortunate to have a subscription to Britannica School online for our students to utilize for their research and for this scavenger hunt. We will finish up with all of our students tomorrow but thus far it is a safe estimate that over 100 will be eligible for the prizes. To be come eligible students must ace the hunt which is 5 questions this year. They their name is entered into the drawing for the prizes. Two students will receive a $50 gift card Continue reading “The Great Britannica Information Scavenger Hunt”
WE RECENTLY REVIEWED many of our nonfiction titles and considered them for weeding. This process can be difficult but we like to know what our readers are wanting to read in nonfiction and want is currently. Many books were deleted from the catalog for lack of interest and circulation over the past 5-10 years. Through this process we found several books that fit many current event issues that may need a little more attention that usual. For example Continue reading “New Nonfiction”
THIS WEEK STUDENTS finished the books we started a few weeks ago during our Book Club. The seventh grade group read There Will Be Bears by Ryan Gebhart and eighth grade completed The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen. The seventh grade readers learned about hunting in the Continue reading “Book Club Concludes…And Looks Ahead”
WE HAD A great time talking about different books. It was nice to see many of our students making their reading lists with the books presented today. Below is a summary of the books presented this month. Continue reading “BookTalk Wrap-Up”
NOTHING HAS SURPRISED us more than the positive and enthusiastic responds from our book club. Students eagerly come into the library with our current read and discuss what they read with each other with little to no promote. It has been a delight to see students just enjoy reading a book together. Continue reading “Another Book Club Concludes”