Monthly Archives: October 2012

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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Series Queen!

  Do you all remember Tesse, our Fearless Reader from last year? Tesse loves series books and read all the Who Was biographies here in our library. This fall she moved on to the Magic Treehouse Adventures and has completed all of … Continue reading

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Reader of the Week!

A middle school student who loves to read-what could be better? Here is Zach reading Chasing Lincoln’s Killer by James L. Swanson. This fascinating book recounts the 12 day pursuit of James Wilkes Booth and covers the chase through Washington D.C., … Continue reading

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My New LIBRARY ASSISTANTS

Every once in awhile a student comes along who likes to help out in the library. This year, I have not one but two students who grasped the Dewey Decimal System all on their own and who love to shelve … Continue reading

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Grace and the Lemon Squares

When I walked into the library yesterday morning, I found a package of  very yummy lemon squares on my desk! They were a gift from Grace; who made them from the cookbook, High School Musical: Awesome Eats from East High … Continue reading

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