The New JLG Digital Library is here!

SPAS is super excited to announce that the digital library from Junior Library Guild is now available on the Destiny homepage. Just look for the JLG Google Slide. Each month new books are added to the stream as old books retire. Which makes for an awesome variety of books! If SPAS students seem to enjoy... Continue Reading →

Where’s the Faculty and Staff

Hi Falcons! As the school year winds down and we wrap up this very unique year I find that once again I didn't blog on here like I wanted to. To make up for it I've put together a Where's Waldo: Falcons Edition. With help from the SPAS Faculty and Staff, of course! See if... Continue Reading →

Mock Caldecott

It's time for the Mock Caldecott and this year has more entries than every. With so many potential winners how is a librarian supposed to chose?! As usual, the students will be reading the books and critiquing in class. We discuss what makes a Caldecott winning book and go over the criteria used by the... Continue Reading →

2019 Mock Caldecott Result

Another Mock Caldecott has come and gone. As each year goes by our students get better and better at using the ALA criteria to read, examine and analyze the illustrations from the Mock Caldecott books. None of the student choices won the actual award but we are happy with both the actual winner and the... Continue Reading →

Mock Caldecott 2019

SPAS 2019 Mock Caldecott Selections Welcome to the Mock Caldecott 2019. I'm a little late in introducing the books. SPAS students have been reading, critiquing and looking at illustrations from some of the sweetest, sadest, funniest, cutest, intriguing, thoughtful books publish in 2018. I can't say that I have a favorite this year and feel... Continue Reading →

Suggested Summer Reading

As the school year comes to an end we would like to wish everyone a happy and safe summer. We hope it is filled with lots of fun in the sun and relaxation. One of the best summer activities we can think of is to read a couple of good books. No pressure, just some... Continue Reading →

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