Bowie Library News Issue No. 3

Britannica's Image Quest - Check it Out!

Britannica's Image Quest is now available to parents, staff, and students.

Britannica Image Quest has nearly 3 million rights-cleared images from the best collections in the world. These images are copright free for non-commericial educational use and may be used for school projects, web sites, flyers etc. Check it out on Bowie's Library Database Page.

Irving Public LIbrary's Big Read

Irving Public LIbrary will be featuring THREE books to read during the month of October. The Great Gatsby for adults, Bright Young Things for teens, and Dave At Night for tweens. Pick your favorite book and hear featured authors Anna Godbersen and Gail Carson Levine. Check out the schedule from City of Irving's Big Read webiste.

Quote of The Day

"Show me a hero and i will write you a tragedy."

F. Scott Fitzerald

Let's Chat!

Want students to discuss with meaningful ideas? Teach them this teen-friendly acrostic. You can use it with fiction or nonfiction.


C- Connection (Make one about the topic)

H- Huh? (Ask a question about the topic)

A- Aha! (Share something that surprised you about the topic)

T- Talking Point (Name one of the topics most important facts.)


Mailbox, Dec-Jan 2013 p. 22.