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A collection of library updates, information and stories, authored by librarians across the district.

Battle of the Books creates powerful readers

Marshall accidentally “buzzed in” due to the adrenaline rush that took control of his pointer finger. Teammates turned to Marshall with bated breath while he stared at the emcee as though he was just caught peeing in the library.  The five seconds of silence seemed like an eternity. As each second passed, Marshall’s expression repeatedly [...]

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In The Cold War, Westad offers a new perspective on a century when great power rivalry and ideological battle transformed every corner of our globe.

Oscar CisnerosMr. Cisneros, Discovery Middle School

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Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnatses. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys’detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the boys build character by spending all day, every day digging holes exactly five feet wide and five feet deep. There is no lake at Camp Green Lake. But there are an awful lot of holes.

Mrs. Holms ReadingMrs. Holm, Discovery Middle School

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