The library google class is now featuring Padlets to help you choose and recommend books. We have a Padlet for every grade. We also have a Padlet featuring all the books Ms. Buchanan has done book talks on for classes. Be sure to rate and comment these books if you have read them. And all these books are in the library for check out!
Solon Story Time is a great new way CMS students are reaching out and helping younger students love to read. Mr. Hostler's class has uploaded 11 read aloud videos featuring such favorites as; Cat In The Hat, Where The Wild Things Are, and The Giving Tree. And the great thing about these books is that they're not just for elementary school students - picture books are for everyone! Click on the link here to enjoy a picture book today! (Oh- we also have all these books in the library for check out!)
Thanks to all volunteers and students, we raised over $650 for our library! The best sellers were The Fourth Closet by Scott Cawthon, Diary of Wimpy Kid: Meltdown by Jeff Kinney, and Shelby's Story: A Dog's Purpose Novel by W. Bruce Cameron. But don't worry if you didn't get your copy, we have all these titles in the library now for checkout!
Then be sure to check out CMS Library's new series - Sew Zoey!
Zoey couldn’t be more thrilled when her middle school nixes their 65-year tradition of uniforms. With a sketchpad full of ideas but nothing to wear, Zoey learns how to create her own clothes—and even starts a blog dedicated to her latest designs. But when her blog gets the attention of her school’s principal, Zoey is asked to create her biggest piece yet. Find out what happens when Zoey’s two worlds collide in Sew Zoey: Ready to Wear.
The latest in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series is in the library! In Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown, snow closes Greg's middle school, and his neighborhood becomes a battlefield, complete with fights over territory, snow forts, and, of course, snowball fights. Greg and his best friend Rowley try to survive in the middle of it all.
It’s a fight for survival as Greg and Rowley navigate alliances, betrayals, and warring gangs in a neighborhood meltdown. When the snow clears, will Greg and Rowley emerge as heroes? Or will they even survive to see another day?
Read the first chapter here:
Don't forget to check out Jeff Kenney's website under Author Blogs.
Human beings, fabulous creatures, myth and fairy tale, reality, legends coming true---this is what you get when you take a dragon in search of a new, yet ancient, home and boy who never had home or family, pair them up with a forest brownie and send then in search of the Rim of Heaven. A funny fantastical book that will keep you reading well into the night! Read Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke. In your library today!
*an audio version of the book is available on YouTube here
Ben and Rose are children from two different eras who wish their lives were different. Ben longs for the father he never knew, while Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook. When Ben discovers a puzzling clue and Rose reads an enticing headline in the newspaper, both set out on quests. Set fifty years apart, these two independent stories--Ben's told in words, Rose's in pictures--weave back and forth,and unfold with mesmerizing symmetry.
In our library today!
I never had a brain until Freak came along. . .That's what Max thought. All his life he'd been called stupid. Dumb. Slow. It didn't help that his body seemed to be growing faster than his mind. It didn't help that people were afraid of him. So Max learned how to be alone. At least until Freak came along. Freak was weird, too. He had a little body, and a really big brain. Together Max and Freak were unstoppable. Together, they were Freak the Mighty.
Read the classic award-winning middle school tale - Freak the MIghty.
In our library today!
“The Nest leaves a lasting mark on the memory.” --The New York Times Book Review
For some kids summer is a sun-soaked season of fun. But for Steve, it’s just another season of worries. Worries about his sick newborn baby brother who is fighting to survive, worries about his parents who are struggling to cope, even worries about the wasp’s nest looming ominously from the eaves. So when a mysterious wasp queen invades his dreams, offering to “fix” the baby, Steve thinks his prayers have been answered.
In our library today!
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