SPL Global Reading Challenge poster with book covers

Global Reading Challenge 2018-2019

Explore the books! Get the Permission from here! (.pdf)(Due Nov. 13th) This year, Decatur’s 4th and 5th graders have the option to participate in the Global Reading Challenge sponsored by Seattle Public Library! 4th and 5th grade students have already been introduced to the GRC when their class came to the library. In order to participate, students must return a permission form to the Decatur … Continue reading Global Reading Challenge 2018-2019

Best Book Lists 2015

An exciting time of year for me is when the buzz of the best books of the year are gathered into lists! Also coming soon are the American Library Association’s 2016 Youth Media Awards, where  the books awarded the Newbery, Caldecott, Sibert, Coretta Scott King awards and many more are announced. The ALAYMA event will take place at 8 a.m. Eastern time on Monday, January 11, 2016. You … Continue reading Best Book Lists 2015

Top 10 Most Circulated Fiction of 2014-2015

Top 10 Informational Books Top 10 Everybody Books Top 10 Graphic Novels 10.  11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass  9.  The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate 8.  Whatever After:  Fairest of All  by Sarah Mlynowski 7.  Magyk by Angie Sage 6.  Have a Hot Time, Hades! by Kate McMullan 5.  The Candymakers by Wendy Mass  4. Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage 3. Chomp … Continue reading Top 10 Most Circulated Fiction of 2014-2015