The Caldecott medal “is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.” The Caldecott award winners (and also the Newbery, Sibert, etc…) will be announced on Monday, Feb. 12th at 7AM PST. You can watch the results live here or visit www.ilovelibraries.org/yma for more information. This year first … Continue reading Mock Caldecott Award
Each class visits the library once a week for 30 minutes which includes a mini-lesson and time for browsing and checking out books. Typically, students can check out up to 5 books, but the limit is extended over longer breaks. Books are checked out for two weeks, but if a student is still reading a book and needs to keep it longer, having an overdue … Continue reading Fall Review 2013
Last week in library classes, students were introduced to the library, including a discussion of some of the areas of the library pictured below. As a part of our school’s adoption of The RULER Approach we also began creating our school-wide library charter by answering the question, “How do you want to feel when you come to the library?” In the next couple weeks, we … Continue reading Welcome to Your Library!