Sarah Lee and Danny Hinnant,
If you are interested in trying out for our Battle of the Books team, please prepare by reading from the 2013-2014 list found in our Reading List or Useful Links!
Congratulations to the 2012-2013 Battle of the Books team for a job well done! They placed 4th among 12 schools in the county competition which took place at Selma Elementary School on February 28th.
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 new 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!
Check out our digital books!!!! wbb33565.follettshelf.com
Students use the same user name & password that you use to sign into a library computer.
The Watch That Ends the Night: Voices From the Titanic by Allan Wolf of Ashville NC has won the North Carolina Young Adult Book Awards! Here is a list of all of the nominees:
Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgo
Bluefish by Pat Schmatz
The Candymakers by Wendy Mass
Darwen Arkwright and the Peregrine Pact by A.J. Hartley
Legend by Marie Lu
The Loser List by H.N. Kowitt
Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
The Unwanteds by Lisa McCann
The Watch That Ends the Night: Voices From the Titanic by Allan Wolf
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 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: The One and Only Ivan
Coretta Scott King Award: Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America
Pura Belpre Award: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
For more ALA winners, visit: http://www.ala.org