Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Water Safety.......Make It a Priority

Watch this short but powerful video. You may save a life!

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Monday, July 4, 2011

Summer Reading List 2011

In their most recent issue, The New York State United Teachers offered suggestions for summer reading. They asked school librarians for their favorites titles to motivate kids to read during July and August. Here are titles by age:

Grades K-2 
Baby Brains by Simon James
Grandma's Gift by Eric Velasquez
How Rocket Learned To Read by Tad Hillis
We Are In a Book by Mo Willems

Grades 3-5
Danger and Diamonds by Elizabeth Levy
Keeper by Kathi Appelt
Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger

Grades 6-8
Chains by Laurie Haise Anderson
Kiki Strike:Inside the Shadow City by Kirsten Miller
Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie by David Lubar
So Hard to Say by Alex Sanchez

Grades 9-12
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Leviathan by Scott Westerfield
Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi
Unseen Academicals by Terry Pratchett

For  reading related games, quizzes, reading lists, book reviews, and other fun events at the 2011 Summer Reading at New York Libraries website here