MISD Middle School Library

A Virtual Library for All Your Distance Learning Needs-Vol.2

This week's Virtual Library is devoted to all things PLANET EARTH! Earth Day is April 22nd, and we wanted to share some resources that celebrate our big, beautiful planet.

What is Earth Day?

What is Earth Day? The History

Young People Making a Difference

Read 13 INSPIRING EXAMPLES OF YOUNG ENVIRONMENTALISTS MAKING A DIFFERENCE and see how you can help make our planet a better place to live.

Book Recommendations

Down to Earth: How Kids Help Feed the World by Nikki Tate


Do you want to learn how kids all over the world help food production? Check out “Down to Earth: How Kids Help Feed the World” by Nikki Tate. Read this eBook for free at https://jlg.ipublishcentral.com/bookshelf

Wish Tree by Katherine Applegate is a novel from the perspective of Red, a wish-granting oak tree. Red has witnessed a lot over the last two hundred years and every year it looks forward to Wish Day. That is until Red is challenged with bringing the community back together. Critters included! This warm and inspiring story is a great read about courage and caring! Visit the author’s official website to watch the book trailer and read an excerpt. Happy reading!

Book Resources

These books have been selected by each company and have not been reviewed, selected or endorsed by Mansfield ISD. Parents are ultimately responsible for selecting books for their child/children.

Big Timber Media

Access these FREE non-fiction ebooks. No passwords needed!

https://my.bigtimbermedia.com/browse/?bb=all&pagenum=2

Abdo Digital Book Shelf

The Abdo Digital Book Shelf features a variety of fiction and non-fiction titles.

https://abdodigital.com/?tk=840BC558E6676AB1F4C9FA29D8EC6D69

Story Time From Space

Discover your next great read with these book lists!

Virtual Field Trips

Georgia Aquarium

Check out all the under water creatures at the Georgia Aquarium.

NASA

Take a space tour with these beautiful photos and videos

EARTH A New Wild

"Explore the wonders of the natural world through EARTH A New Wild, the thrilling PBS series exploring the crossroads between nature, conservation, and society".

Games and Fun Stuff

Remember, your librarians are here to help. Please don't hesitate to contact us with anything you might need during distance learning.