March Madness 20144

March Madness The TOP TWO

Here are the top two book voted on by you. This final round of voting will be open for one week. At next weeks Monday morning assembly we will announce the winner of March Madness of Books and hold the raffle for everyone who voted.

March Madness 20143

March Madness: The Final Four

Can you believe we are already at the final four of our March Madness of Books?! So here we are ready to vote in our Top Two. The winners of the last round are The Hunger Games Series by Suzanne Collins. That series will be going agains The Fault in Our Stars by John Green. I'm very excited to see the outcome of this match. The Bad Kitty Series by Nick Bruel will be going up against The Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series by Jeff Kinney. I think I know which series will win that match but you might end … [Read More...]

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A Lovely Surprise

Today I received a fun surprise in the mail; a tan package with something hard inside. Upon opening it I saw it was a foam board print of cute little Hank from Hank Finds An Egg by Rebecca Dudley. The letter, from Peter Pauper Press, explained that they wanted to send a token of their appreciation for including Hank in our Mock Caldecott. I can't wait for students to come into the library and see the picture of Hank. They love the book and will be very excited. Thank you Rebecca Dudley and Peter … [Read More...]

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March Madness — The Elite Eight

The results are in… the winners of the Sweet Sixteen are To vote in the Elite Eight fill out the following form. … [Read More...]

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It’s Time for March Madness

This year in the library we are having a March Madness of books, GENRE STYLE! We will celebrate the winner of our tournament by announcing it at the end of March at assembly. The library is also going to give away prizes by holding a raffle. For every round you vote in you will receive and entry into the raffle. Prizes could include gift cards, books, Dewey ducks and much more. That's right, since we are in the midst of "genrefying" the fiction chapter books I decided it would be fun to look … [Read More...]

Sadly, SP students were not as impressed with this book. It only received an 8.8 out of 12 points. It was our second lowest scoring book.

All Things Caldecott: Mock and Real Results.

I finished counting all the votes and tally's for our Mock Caldecott just in time to watch the real event online. I was very surprised by the book St. Philip Students chose. I knew they liked the book but I didn't realize they loved the illustrations so much that it was the clear winner. But first, there were three books that were very close to winning. The St. Philip Mock Caldecott Honor books are But, there was one clear winner loved by most students but especially by the 4th … [Read More...]

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