Olathe East Library
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Library News: December 2013
National History Day Students Work on Projects
For the GoAnimate project, students created a two-minute video that included dialog, movement, changing backgrounds, and transitions. Students caught onto the process quickly and enjoyed sharing their finished products.
American History Magazine Research Project Kicks Off
Learning About Ancient History...and PhotoPeach!
Later, they presented their findings, using their group PhotoPeach projects as a way to help them discuss in-depth analysis reflecting the time frame they studied. Students also brought foods that represented their civilization and enjoyed eating snacks while watching and evaluating each group presentation.
364 library items were checked out to students
163 library items were checked out to faculty
Total library circulation = 527 items
Total school textbook circulation = 2,126 items
The top 10 check outs for December were:
1. The Book Thief
2. Lands and Peoples
3. Mystery: An Alex Delaware Novel
5. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake: A Novel
6. Paula Deen Celebrates: Best Dishes and Best Wishes...
7. Six Years
8. Customs and Culture of Haiti
10. The Fault in our Stars