Monday, March 21, 2011

This week in the library...

Spring is upon us, and we're celebrating in the library with some great spring-time books!

3rd Graders will be learning about seeds by reading The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle and A Seed Is Sleepy by Dianna Hutts Aston.

Here's a video of The Tiny Seed:

You can read more about Eric Carle at his website or at

In A Seed is Sleepy, we learned about these amazing seeds plus many more!

Devil's Claw:

Texas Mountain Laurel:

Coco de Mar:

Hamburger beans:

Watch this video of radish seeds growing:

Learn even more about seeds and plants by clicking here!

4th Graders will be exploring The Legend of the Bluebonnet by Tomie DePaola.

We're also listening to the song "Bluebonnet Time" by Lucas Miller. To learn all about bluebonnets, visit Lucas's site by clicking on the bluebonnet below!

5th Graders will continue to read from Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis.

Click here to read more about the Great Depression.

Here's a video of Duke Ellington, a jazz musician from Bud's time:

Click here to read about the history of jazz and to listen to jazz music.

Have a great week!

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