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Go For The GOLD Team USA- Check out the Olympic book display
Did you know???
From 1896 to 1992, the Olympics were held every four years, except in 1916 during World War I, and in 1940 and 1944 during World War II. The Winter Games, which were established in 1924, took place the same year as the Summer Games. Beginning in 1994, the Winter and Summer Games were divided and scheduled on four-year cycles two years apart
Wallechinsky, David. "Olympic Games." World Book Advanced. World Book, 2014.Web.10 Feb. 2014.
First Kiss Then Tell/Cylin Busby
When you read this book you may have a blissful memory of first love or a torturous one of a slobbery lip lock. Filled with personal stories, quotes, and facts about the "first kiss" popular young adult authors share their experiences. Perfect for a Valentine's Day read.
Question: What was the first full length animated movie that featured a kiss? Answer: Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (from Frist Kiss: Then Tell/Cylin Busby)
Check out NEW read aloud titles for Black History Month
Unspoken/ Henry Cole
This wordless picture book tells the story of a farm girl in Virginia who finds a runaway slave in her barn. Torn between her mind and her heart, she decides to help him escape.
Fifty Cents and a Dream/Jabari Asim
Chonicling the journey of Booker T. Washington, this biography provides insight to the 500 mile trek he made to get a college degree with less than fifty cents in his pocket. Great for teaching theme.
These Hands/ Margaret Mason
An African American grandpa tells about a time when ,despite all the wonderful things his hands could do, they could not touch the bread at the Wonder Bread Factory. Based on accounts of bakery union workers.