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Read, Read, Read!

Spring Break is coming, and we want to remind you to take time to READ! Students have many ways to access books during their vacation. Each student has their own Anderson 5 username and password, and this information can be used to log into our electronic books. Students can also visit the Anderson County Library to find a world of knowledge, and participate in their special events. Go to http://www.andersonlibrary.org/events/events-for-kids/ to find out what events the library has to offer.

Read Across America March 2-6

South Carolina Book Award Winners

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State Winners

Students from across the state voted on the South Carolina Book Award Nominees. The winner for the Picture Book Award is That is not a Good Idea by Mo Willems. The winner for the Children's Book Award is Buddy by M. H. Herlong.
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School Winners

Our school winner for the SC Picture Book Award was Lost and Found by Bill Harley. For the Children's Book Award, students chose Alex the Parrot: No Ordinary Bird by Stephanie Spinner. Students voted after their lunch period using real voting machines! In order to vote, students had to have read a minimum of five books from each category.

Library Statistics

Students have been very busy checking out books from the library during the month of March.


During the month of March, we have had 937 circulations! However, this is down from February when we had 1,457 circulations. Students have been reading a lot of books!


The top class for checkout is Mrs. Ellis' 3rd grade classroom. Congratulations and thank you for bringing in your books!


Daniel Bryant in Mrs. Hanks' fourth grade classroom has checked out the most books this month. Way to go Daniel!