Fun and Games
Learn with fun games and activities @
Play the game, Order in the Library, to test your skills on how books are organized in the Learning Commons.
Scholastic Book Tube for book trailers and author videos.
Grade 3 novel 2016-2017 - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl. This classic novel will be read to the grade 3 classes during their LC time. September is Road Dahl month!
Grade 4 & 5 novel 2016-2017 - Silverwing by Canadian author, Kenneth Oppel's first novel in an animal adventure/fantasy series that has quickly gained wide popularity. "When Shade, a young Silverwing bat, gets separated from his colony, he must set out on a dangerous journey to find his way back to them." [From Amazon.ca]
Last year, Mrs. Schoell read to grades 4 & 5 Lemony Snicket's, "A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning." Who is Lemony Snicket and how will the Baudelaire orphans survive living with their cunning uncle, Count Olaf. Make this delicious recipe of pasta and puttanesca sauce that the Baudelaire orphans made for Count Olaf and his theatre troupe.
The novel, "Julie and the Wolves," by Jean Craighead George , was also read to 5I. This realistic fiction includes elements of survival and suspense in the Alaskan wild.
Junior High Reading Lists
Chestermere Public Library TeensBOOKingit. Become a Chestermere Public Library member and check out the "free" downloadable music and e-books. This is a good site to also look for a new book.
Teenreads.com is THE place online for teens to talk about their fave books --- and find the greatest new titles!
YALSA. Looking for great teen books? Check out the YALSA's Book Awards and Selected Booklists. YALSA's six literary awards honor the best books for teens each year with its Alex, Edwards, Morris, Nonfiction, Odyssey, and Printz awards. YALSA is a division of the American Library Assoc.