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Your movie votes have been counted! Your choice for Movie Night (Day) is:
Your 2nd and 3rd choices were The Hunger Games and The Perks of Being A Wallflower and if for some reason we can't watch Pitch Perfect, we'll watch one of the runners up.
Moonbird by Phillip Hoose is the true story of a banded shorebird that has traveled the distance equivalent to a trip to the moon and halfway back in his lifetime. The band on his leg reads B95 and that is how he is identified.
What kind of Terrarium are you going to build?
An extraterrestrial landscape?
An absurdist softscape?
A hipster vivarium?
A whimsical biome?
The American Library Association has announced the winner of the 2013 Newbery Medal - The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate. The Newbery Medal is given to the author of a book that is determined to be the most
Last Friday, young readers celebrated the 2012 Caldecott Medal winner, This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen, at the Show Me The Winner program. See their read aloud video of the book here.
Since the formation of the library's Green Team, we have accomplished a number of goals to make the library a greener, more environmentally friendly place:
Earlier today, the the American Library Association's Youth Media Award Winners were announced. The One and Only Ivan by Kate DiCamillo won the Newbery Medal while This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen won the Caldecott Medal.
Our Mock Newbery Discussion group chose Wonder by R.J. Palacio as this year's award winner. Over the last seven months, participants in grades 4-7 read books that had received starred reviews from professional journals. They joined us each month to discuss the books. After much excitement over many of the titles, Wonder was chosen as their favorite. The real Newbery Award will be announced by the American Library Association on Monday January 28th. Stay tuned!
It's cold outside! Let's make scarves!
We're taking some old t-shirts and turning them into stylish scarves and necklaces (did you see the pictures?). No sewing required! Keep them for yourself, give them away, open an etsy shop for scarves - whatever!
DIY Recycled T-Shirt Scarf/Necklace