Lawrence High School Library

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November Issue #44 v. 2

Have a free period? Teacher out? Have some work to do? Come visit the Library!

ODD (1,3) Days - Closed Period 5

EVEN (2,4) Days - Closed Period 6

Quote of the Week

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Thanksgiving 2021 - History.com

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States. In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Native Americans shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies.

Thanksgiving Day - Britannica

Thanksgiving Day, annual national holiday in the United States and Canada celebrating the harvest and other blessings of the past year.

November is Native American Heritage Month

Learn About Native American Heritage Month

Every November during Native American Heritage Month and throughout the year, the National Park Service and our partners share history and the continuing culture of America's indigenous peoples.

Native American Heritage Month - PBS

Native American Heritage Month has evolved from its beginnings as a week-long celebration in 1986, when President Reagan proclaimed the week of November 23-30, 1986 as "American Indian Week."

Spotlight on Something New

Teen Book Cloud

TeenBookCloud is an online database of eBooks which includes graphic novels, enhanced novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, resources, and audiobooks. The collection is available online around the clock.

Agent of Change

John Harrington

John Herrington, of the Chickasaw Nation, was the first Native American to fly in space and perform a spacewalk. A retired U.S. Navywhen it launched from Kennedy Space Center on Nov. 23, 2002. Learn more fun facts about John Harrington here!

Places To Find A Good Book!

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*ATTENTION!!* Get Your Very Own Public Library Card!!

There are so many great things offered through the public library, making it a perfect time to get your very own library card for the Peninsula Public Library! Fill out the form here. Applications will be accepted now through November 30!

Peninsula Public Library Website

Take a peek at what is going on at the Library! Find a book for curb side pick up! Take a trip to a museum with free passes! Database access also available.Use your library card to borrow books using Sora or get free homework help from Tutor.com

Find A Book in the LHS Virtual Library, Sora

Use your Google waffle to access Sora!

Epic Reads

Looking for your next great read? Check out Epic Reads. Includes Young Adult books from A to Z. Including videos, new releases, interviews, top lists and much more!

Teachers Corner

Virtual Field Trips

These live and interactive programs led by a museum educator focus on specific topics in Indigenous histories, cultures, and contemporary lives.

Lots of Native American History to Discover

Rich, complex societies existed in America long before European settlers arrived. These articles explore the genocide and oppression they have endured, and their continuing efforts to bring about social and environmental justice.

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Social Studies - Teacher Resources

Explore the past and learn about the present with resources on government, history, economics, and more.

Research

Access Our School Databases for Research

Username: xg39 and Password: nbsls

Fun for Everyone!

Word of the Day

Learn a new word everyday. Impress your friends & teachers. Improve your vocabulary and SAT/ACT scores.

This Day in History

Encyclopedia Britannica brings you this day in history. Check out the option to find out what happened in history on your birthday or any day!

Questions? Ideas? lvutianitis@lawrence.k12.ny.us

Issue #44 November 16 - November 30