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 →

March Madness Recap

Wow! The past 4 weeks have been crazy, fun and intense. The competition was fierce with most classes trying their best to read books and write reviews. In the end only one class from each library could win. If you want to see what the final day was like head over to the Falcon's Fables... Continue Reading →

March Madness 2018

It's time to put your game face on remember your Destiny passwords and start checking out books to read Because it's   Who's ready for March Madness?! I know I am Falcons! I love watching you compete to read books and write reviews. There will be two competitions this year, one in the PLC and... Continue Reading →

Mock Caldecott Results

Right after we announced the Mock Caldecott results things got busy in the Learning Commons. It's almost my lunch break but I need to get our results posted and it seems now is the time to do it! Just like every other year we've had some hits and misses in the books the school picked... Continue Reading →

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