Monthly Archives: October 2012

Happy Halloween from the St. Eugene Library!

Here are Abby and Lydia helping check-out books in the library! I found a coven in K4! With Matilda and Sydnee Girlfriends! With Jadyn and Ingrid

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Why School Libraries Matter (Hint: It’s Not Just About the Books)

I loved this article. It expresses what I have thought about so many times. I have students who stop in every day using one excuse or another: to share a joke, to tell me something, to just touch base. Many … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween from K4!

K4’s afternoon class loves Mrs. Lautmann! Every week, Sally comes in and reads or does a special project with this class. Today they made pumpkin masks for Halloween! We are so lucky to have Sally back at St. Eugene to … Continue reading

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AHOY THERE! NEW HIDDEN TREASURE READER!

  Anna is our newest Hidden Treasure Reader! Anna has discovered the book, Please Don’t Eat My Cabin by Jean Merrill. First published in 1971, this is a delightful book for animal lovers of all ages. Did I mention that … Continue reading

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MARGARET’S BOOK REVIEW

Wonder: A Book By R.J Palacio By: Margaret The world is full of many wonders; God’s creations and each one of us are special. The book Wonder written by R.J Palacio truly is a wonder. When I first opened the … Continue reading

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“October’s Bright Blue Weather”

If anyone can tell me from what children’s book the phrase “October’s bright blue weather” comes from-he or she will win a prize! (hint: I frequently read this book to 3rd graders). mmm

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The Spindlers-New Fantasy!

The Spindlers by Lauren Oliver is another great new fantasy addition to our library collection! Liza has a darling younger brother named Patrick who is stolen overnight by the evil spider-like creatures called Spindlers. She knows she is the only … Continue reading

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ARRRRGGGGGHH, MATEY! Hidden Treasure Reader

Here is Teddy, our newest Hidden Treasure Reader! Teddy read The Rescuers by Margery Sharp. He told me he really liked this story of Miss Bianca, Bernard and Nils, three mice who set off on a charming adventure. This story … Continue reading

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New Non-Fiction!

In the winter of 1897 8 American whale ships with 300 sailors were locked in ice in the arctic waters off the coast of Alaska. President McKinley sent 3 men to rescue them-an almost impossible task. The men had to … Continue reading

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New Middle Grade Fiction!

Two Crafty Criminals (And How They Were Captured By the Daring Detectives of the New Cut Gang is the latest offering by Philip Pullman-(author of The Golden Compass). This charming and sophisticated caper is perfect for grades 3-6, (and beyond!). Benny … Continue reading

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