Friday, November 21, 2014

The Book Fair Is Coming!


Teachers, sign up to bring your class to the Book Fair, click here!

Students, parents, and teachers, please visit the book fair website!

Monday, November 3, 2014

This Week in the Library...

This week we're reading poetry!

Third grade will be reading Marilyn Singer's Mirror, Mirror.
Here is the author reading from her book:




Fourth grade will be reading Pirates by David Harrison





Fifth grade will be reading novels in verse, including these:

Listen to the author read from her book:




Here's the author talking about Home of the Brave:




Read more at the author's website.




Here's a great book trailer for Love That Dog:




Learn  more at the author's website.

Monday, October 27, 2014

This Week in the Library...


This week, we're reading spooky Halloween Stories!

Third graders will be reading Bone Dog by Eric Rohmann.  You can see some of the great illustrations from the book at Macmillan's website.


Fourth graders will be reading The Widow's Broom by Chris VanAllsburg.  Find out more about this mysterious book at Chris VanAllsbrug's website.


Fifth graders will be reading an excerpt from Wait Till Helen Comes by Mary Downing Hahn.  Find out more about the book and read a chapter online at Mary Downing Hahn's website.



Monday, October 20, 2014

This week in the library...

We're getting in the Halloween spirit with some spooky stories!

Third Grade will be reading Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds, illustrated by Peter Brown.



Here's a great video of illustrator Peter Brown talking about his inspiration for his illustrations.






Fourth Grade will be reading The Stranger by Chris Van Allsburg.


You can find out more about The Stranger at Chris Van Allsburg's website.



Fifth Grade will be reading The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing by Sheila Turnage.



Check out the book trailer for this book here:

Friday, October 17, 2014

#IYL Roxie and the Hooligans

Some of our fourth graders have read Phyllis Reynolds Naylor's Roxie and the Hooligans in class, so I created this IYL for those who are looking for something similar to Roxie!