Tag Archives: middle-school fiction

The One and Only

For all of us who loved The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate, here is her newest, The One and Only Bob. Great story for your summer reading!

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STEAM with the 4th grade

We have been having so much fun with the 4th grade! About a week ago, I read Junkyard Wonders by Patricia Polacco to the class. For those of you unfamiliar with the story, it is a story based on the … Continue reading

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THE FINAL PUMPKIN!

Just in time for Halloween, we received the final pumpkin in our contest and it’s a doozy! Our student, Milla, was sick yesterday so she brought her pumpkin in this morning. Check out the Raven from Edgar Allen Poe.¬† Milla … Continue reading

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More Helpers!

Check out these great 4th grade helpers for inventory time! These cuties gave up their recess today to come in and help me clean shelves and counters and tables. I so appreciate them! We also finished Shiloh, our last read … Continue reading

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Birthday Book!

Ryan generously donated The 7th Garfield Treasury by Jim Davis. Here he is along with some of his friends showing off his purchase. The very popular Garfield books fly off the shelves so we are always in need of more! … Continue reading

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Birthday Book Club!

Happy Birthday to Patrick! We are so excited to have The Adventures of Loupio Volume 3: The Tournament to join the first two volumes in our library! These wonderful books, by Jean-Francois Kieffer, follow the adventures of Loupio, a young … Continue reading

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A Peaceful Place

I have said this before, but what I most want is for our library is to be a place where the students feel comfortable upon entering; both because they are at ease with the various ways to use the library … Continue reading

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Middle School Series

Here are Rita and Shelby checking out The Uglies science fiction series by Scott Westerfeld. This series has been perennially popular with the middle school students. How would you like to live in a future world where on your sixteenth … Continue reading

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GIVING THANKS

Recently I asked students to write down something they were thankful for on paper “feathers” and we added them to the turkey I had up in the hallway. I love the answers they gave! Without hesitation each student came up … Continue reading

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN FROM THE LIBRARY!

Spiders climbing trees, ghosts, skeletons and pumpkins, scarecrows, spiderwebs and a Halloween tree-the library is ready for Halloween! Thanks to the help from many volunteers including Sophia, Mila and Michelle¬†(in the photos) and Mrs. Manning (not pictured), the library was … Continue reading

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