MOES Library

Notes & News - October 2012

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Circulation Stats

Students & teachers have borrowed over 5000 items since school began - What a bunch of readers! We love to have folks use our treasures.

South Carolina Picture Book Award

Students in the classes of Mrs. Riley (K), Mrs. Adkins, Mrs. Fisher, Mrs. Lauricella, Mrs. Mills & Mrs. Altman are listening to the nominated award titles of SC Picture Books. After hearing six or more titles, students will be invited to the library vote on their one special favorite and the MOES vote will be included in the state contest.

Book Club

Thirty 4th & 5th graders have joined book club and are busy reading, testing & blogging about the fine titles nominated for the SC Childrens Book Award. If members read six or more of the twenty titles, they are invited to vote for their favorite at breakfast in the library.

Caught Reading

Have you or your students been caught reading yet? We're always searching for new readers to add to our collection - Beware of librarian with camera.

Collaboration

All ELA students in Mrs. Riley's, Mrs. Mills' & Mrs. Lauricella's classes come to the library for an additional dose of instruction in figurative language during Oct. & Nov.; similes & metaphors are sprouting up everywhere!

Pick of the Litter - New Books


Fandango, new version of the Stone Soup story

Countries of the World Series - 30 titles

Draw 50...Series - 10 titles

Believe Me, Goldilocks Rocks

Honestly, Red Riding Hood Was Roitten

Titles on animal camouflage, symmetry, punctuation, the environment and The Hunley

Chomp, by Carl Hiassen & Gutman's Never Say Genius -upper level fiction

Jan's Brett's Home for Christmas

If You Lived When There Was Slavery in America & Life On a Plantation

Ivy & Bean, a series at 3rd level

Bones & More Bones; scary stories

Lacey Walker, Nonstop Talker

The Remarkable Respiratory System

Similes & Metaphors - beginning level