What's Going On in the Library?

October 2017

Meet Famous Authors and Illustrators!

One of the most awesome events of the year is happening on Saturday, 10/14 at the Lincoln School in Providence. For just $5 per person, you can meet some of the most renowned children's authors and illustrators around. This flyer by my colleague Melanie Roy has details on the presenters and their work. A quick rundown of the ones Oak Lawn students would know best:


  • Marc Brown - author/illustrator of the Arthur Books
  • Kara LaReau - author of The Infamous Ratsos and Ugly Fish
  • Charise Mericle Harper - author of the Just Grace series and Go, Go, Go, Stop!
  • Ann M. Martin - author of the original Babysitters Club books and RICBA 2016 Nominee Rain Reign
  • John Scieszka - author of Knucklehead, The Stinky Cheese Man, and The True Story of the Three Little Pigs
  • Chris Van Allsburg - author/illustrator of Jumanji, The Polar Express, and The Z Was Zapped!


More information is at the Lincoln School web site.

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What We're Covering This Month

I'm working on getting all of my lessons and resources online via the LibGuide platform. I also post photos of students and their work on our blog. Here is what's planned for this month:


  • K - Book care with the Pigeon
  • 1 - Fiction v. nonfiction
  • 2 - E call numbers
  • 3 - Finding books in the catalog
  • 4 - Nonfiction call numbers
  • 5 - Paraphrasing

Student Work from Last Month

Ms. Moore's Favorite Reads of Last Month

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