Welcome to the Riverwood Middle School
Media Center Webpage!

Sarah Lee and Danny Hinnant,

Media Coordinators

BOB Team 2013-2014

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!!

March 17th-24th

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
by Andrea Davis Pickney

Pura Belpre Award: Niño Wrestles the World,” illustrated and written by Yuyi Morales

For more ALA winners, visit: http://www.ala.org