7th Grade Book Trailers

Each year the 7th grade creates book trailers for their favorite books. It's a fun project that combines reading comprehension and technology to make a book trailer that will entice students to read the books. This year is even more fun because the new Destiny Discover allows us to add digital reviews for all users... Continue Reading →

Little Santa

Sorry I've been MIA for a little while. I'm back and thought I would share this book trailer. Would you like the library to get this new book by John Agee? From Penguin Young Readers: "Ever wonder what Santa was like as a child? Award-winning author/illustrator Jon Agee brings us the funny, playful answer in... Continue Reading →

Hello! Hello!

Do you ever feel like you aren't being heard? That everyone has their nose stuck in technology and no one is paying attention? Maybe even you are stuck, fingers glued to the keyboard, eyes on the screen, the world passing you by. Just imagine what is out there. The types of adventures you are missing.... Continue Reading →

The One and Only Ivan

Yesterday the Newbery and Caldecott medal winners were announced at The American Library Association's Mid Winter Meeting. I was beyond excited to hear that The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate took top honors, winning the Newbery Medal. It is the story of Ivan, a silverback gorilla living at a run down circus themed... Continue Reading →

What Viking Would You Be?

Just came across this 2011 book release but thought it'd be great to share in 2012.  Recent movies are making the Norse Viking Myths capture the attention of youth of all ages. Delve into the Norse Myths and exercise your imagination as you read this book! What games will it inspire you to play?

October Book Choices

Get into the October Spirit!  Come see what books the library has featured on this month's junior high display.  The book highlighted for today is... What types of books do you like to read during October?  Please share your suggestions and recommendations with us!  Also, check to see if our library has them available for... Continue Reading →


This just in! Wonder by R.J. Palacio is the breakout book of 2012 and we now have a copy in the library."August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school- until now. He's about to enter fifth grade at Beacher Prep, and if you've ever been... Continue Reading →

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