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December 2018

Happy Holidays!

December 7th, 2018|

This week’s recommendations- “Happy Holidays:”

Senior: The Christmas Book; Northern Lights; Frost; The Winter’s Tale; Skybreaker; The Endurance

Middle: A Christmas Carol; Children of Winter; The Snow Spider Trilogy; The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe; Everest Adventures; Ultimate Snowboarding

Junior: Invasion of the Christmas Puddings; The Nutcracker; How the Grinch Stole Christmas; A Christmas Carol; Samantha’s Surprise; Funny Poems for Christmas

November 2018

Fantastic Beasts

November 30th, 2018|

This week’s recommendations- “Fantastic Beasts:”

Senior: The World of Polar Bears; The Great Big Book of Snakes & Reptiles; The Dragon Book; East; Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Middle: Icefire; Knowledge Encyclopedia: Dinosaur; Gorillas; How to Train Your Dragon; The Magician’s Elephant; Usborne World of Animals

Junior: The Silver Pony; Big Swamp Beasts; Dragon Slayers’ Academy; The Unicorn’s Secret: Beyond the Sunset; Big Cats; Dangerous Animals

Books with intriguing first lines…

November 23rd, 2018|

This week’s recommendations- “Books with intriguing first lines:”

Senior: A Tale of Two Cities; A Hundred Years of Solitude; The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; Paradise; Fahrenheit 451; The Book Thief

Middle: A Wrinkle in Time; The Graveyard Book; The Voyage of the Dawn Treader; Northern Lights; The Outsiders; Holes

Junior: Peter Pan; The Worst Witch; Kaspar-Prince of Cats; Princess Sonora and the Long Sleep; The Tale of Despereaux; Beowulf

Classics: How many have you read?

November 16th, 2018|

This week’s recommendations- “Classics: How many have you read?”

Senior: Brave New World; The Idiot; The Count of Monte Cristo; The Old Man and the Sea; One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich; Pride and Prejudice

Middle: Treasure Island; Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland; Frankenstein; The Secret Garden; A Study in Scarlet and other Sherlock Holmes Adventures; The Hound of the Baskervilles

Junior: Pippi Longstocking; Black Beauty; The BFG; Gulliver; Little House in the Big Woods; The Three Musketeers

Once Upon a Crime…

November 9th, 2018|

This week’s recommendations- “Once Upon a Crime”:

Senior: Murder on the Orient Express; The Lovely Bones; Black Ice (Young Sherlock Holmes); Innocent; Perfume; Murder Most Unladylike

Middle: The Maze of Bones (The 39 Clues); Room 13; Missing Abby; The Name of this Book is Secret; The Case of the Deadly Desperados; Tell Me No Lies

Junior: The Chocolate Chase; The Mystery of the Burnt Cottage; Daisy and the Trouble with Burglars; Case of the Missing Snowman; Secrets; Dogman Unleashed

Thanks, PLG!

November 3rd, 2018|

The PLG has generously funded 20 sets of headphones for the library! Students are already enjoying listening to audio books and learning videos during library visits. Thanks, PLG- we love them!

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