Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

  I can’t tell you how much I love this film. And it just won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short! Enjoy!! Advertisements

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K5 and The Mitten

Recently, the K5 class performed The Mitten by Jan Brett while I read the story out loud. We had so much fun! For those who don’t know the story, it is about a boy who loses the mitten his grandmother … Continue reading

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READER AWARD!

This is Tesse. She is in the third grade and a fantastic reader. Recently Tesse read the entire Dear America series AND the entire Royal Diary series. Both series are historical fiction for the middle grades (3-6). The Dear America … Continue reading

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New Middle School Historical Fiction

We have several new historical fiction novels for grades 6-8 in the library! The first of these is, Crow, by Barbara Wright. Crow is the story of the 1898 race riots in Wilmington, North Carolina to stop African-American people from … Continue reading

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Reader of the Week!

Carlos is an avid reader of anything about Greek mythology . He has read every new book we have on the subject and is now delving into some pretty old books that he has found in our collection. I think … Continue reading

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New Book!

Here is a book (grades 3-6) based on a true story that I guarantee will be loved by many students: The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate. Ivan is an easy-going gorilla living at a run-down mall that also … Continue reading

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Flowers or Pens?

Today a 6th grade student, Caroline, gave me a bouquet of flowers for my desk. I loved them, especially when I realized she had fashioned the flowers out of pens and tape! Then she placed the “flowers-pens” in a pot … Continue reading

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