Boy am I way behind on the daily photos! Today is the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens. Come on by to check out these books by and about the author.
Today at Prairie Point we had a great morning of Think B4 U Speak activities. Thanks to the Student Council for organizing a wonderful week. If you haven't already, please pledge to keep the bully-free environment going beyond this week at tinyurl.com/pointthink.
The American Library Association announced yesterday the winners of the Newbery, Printz and other awards for the year. Click here for a complete list. And, as usual, come read them for yourself at the library!
Did you know that the name for the Baltimore Ravens (who are still in the NFL playoffs) was inspired by the Edgar Allan Poe poem "The Raven?" Yep! Read more about it on Finding Dulcinea - one of my favorite websites.
Today is Muhammad Ali's 70th birthday so float like a butterfly on into the library and check out his biography! No bee stings please.
These are just some of the books that we were able to add to our library collection with funds raised through the fall book fair. Thanks for supporting the library through the book fair. Come on in and check out the new books!
This doesn't really have anything to do with the library, but it was pretty so I took a picture of what the setting MOON looked like when I arrived at work this morning. Nice!
Duct tape Nook cases made by Prairie Point's own Katarina T. Nooks are available for checkout now (w/parental permission) for book club members. Soon they will be available to any student (w/parental permission). Cool!
Check out the special collections area in the library for books about bullying, being different, and self-confidence in the Think b4 u Speak Week collection. Perfect reading to inspire your posters, videos, and links! Come and get 'em!
Would you like to have a voice in choosing the 30 best non-fiction books of the year? Some of the books to choose from are featured in today's picture. The Voice of Youth Advocates, a magazine about library services for young adults, publishes this list every year. Our school has been chosen to participate in the selection process. Please consider reading one or more of the nominated t books and giving us your feedback. Your ideas may very well be published in VOYA when the list is announced. Here's a link to last year's list. Note the student quotes in the article.
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