Sarah Lee and Danny Hinnant,
Congratulations to the 2013-2014 BOB Team for a job well done! They placed 2nd in the county competition among 12 schools. McGees Middle placed 1st with Smithfield Middle in 3rd place. It was a hard fought battle. We are so proud of each of our team members!
Book Fair coming soon!!
Check out our digital books!!!! wbb33565.follettshelf.com
Students use the same user name & password that you use to sign into a library computer.
Look in our Useful Links or Reading List for the Battle of the Books reading list for this year's competition. Follow this link for the list for the 2013-2014 competition: http://www.ncslma.org/uploa ds/8/4/7/0/8470189/bob_list_2013-14_revised.pdf Begin reading now!
Plan to read the books that have been nominated for the North Carolina Young Adult Book Awards:
Cardboard by Doug TenNapel
Divergent by Veronica Roth
Dodger by Terry Pratchett
How They Croaked: the Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous by Georgia Bragg
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
The Outcasts: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 1 by John Flanagan
Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz
This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel
Unstoppable by Tim Green
Wonder by R. J. Palacio
This is a great time to enjoy some good books. Go to Reading Lists to find some suggestions, including the Battle of the Books reading list.
OUR RIVERWOOD MEDIA CENTER CATALOG IS ONLINE! Students using the Internet at home can access this catalog to see if our media center has print or digital materials that will help them with reports or projects. Bookmark this site: http://media.johnston.k12.nc.us/common/welcome.jsp?site=122
ALA BOOK WINNERS
Newbery Medal: “Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures,” written by Kate DiCamillo
Coretta Scott King Award: “P.S. Be Eleven”, written by Rita Williams-Garcia
Pura Belpre Award: “Niño Wrestles the World,” illustrated and written by Yuyi Morales
For more ALA winners, visit: http://www.ala.org