February New Books--LS Library

New books you will absolutely LOVE!!!!

Everyone:

We have been exceptionally busy processing during the month of January. There was a backlog of books in the storage closet that needed to see the light of day! The LS Library purchases books for children...and teachers...from preschool through fifth grade. You will see a wide range of titles, covering many different topics and levels of interest. Five new professional titles were added, two dealing with differentiated instruction. Many new DVD's are in the collection thanks to a donation from a school family. If you see something you would like to read for personal enjoyment or to use for a class, feel free to come and check out the item. LS Library materials are for the use of the entire school community.
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Randolph Caldecott Medal Winner 2016

Finding Winnie: the True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear is the winner of this year's Randolph Caldecott Medal. The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. Finding Winnie is written by Lindsay Mallick and illustrated by Sophia Blackall. In 1914, Harry Colebourn, an equine veterinarian on his way to care for horses in WWI, followed his heart and rescued a baby bear from a trapper. He named her Winnie and he took the bear to war. Follow this true story of a remarkable friendship and an even more remarkable journey from the fields of Canada to an ocean crossing to an army base in England....and finally to the London Zoo. Click on the link below to hear Lindsey Mallick, author, and grand-daughter of Harry Colebourn, tell the remarkable story. This title is available in the LS Library using the call number E MAT.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5crtUwQl9Y&list=PL88D35C15FBEBDFE7

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John Newbery Medal Winner 2016; Randolph Caldecott Honor Medal 2016

Last Stop on Market Street, written by Matt de la Pena and illustrated by Christian Robinson, is this year's winner of the John Newbery Medal and a Caldecott honor. The Newbery Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. Every Sunday after church, CJ and his Nana ride across town on the bus. But today, CJ wonders why they don't own a car like his friend Colby's family. Why doesn’t he have an iPod like the guys on the bus? How come they always have to get off in the section of town that's dirty? Each question is met with an encouraging answer from Nana, who helps him see the beauty in their routine and the world around them. This title can be found in the LS Library using the call number E DEP. Listen to author de la Pena and illustrator Robinson in the video linked below.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-m6mIZY8aI