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May 03
CHEAT by Kristin Butcher

Cheat.jpgLaurel begins to write an investigative journalism piece on a cheating scam at her high school, but finds that it's more widespread than she'd ever imagined.

An Orca Book

AR Level 4.0 - 2 points


May 03
CENTER FIELD  by Robert Lipsyte

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Mike lives for baseball and hopes to follow his idol into the major leagues one day, but he is distracted by a new player who might take his place in center field, an ankle injury, problems at home, and a growing awareness that something sinister is happening at school.


 AR level 4.5 - 7 points.

May 03
BEHEMOTH by Scott Westerfeld

Behemoth.jpgThe behemoth is the fiercest creature in the British navy. It can swallow enemy battleships with one bite. The Darwinists will need it, now that they are at war with the Clanker powers.

Deryn is a girl posing as a boy in the British Air Service, and Alek is the heir to an empire posing as a commoner. Finally together aboard the airship Leviathan, they hope to bring the war to a halt. But when disaster strikes the Leviathan's peacekeeping mission, they find themselves alone and hunted in enemy territory.
Alek and Deryn will need great skill, new allies, and brave hearts to face what's ahead.

BEHEMOTH is #2 in the Leviathan Series.  You might like to read  Book #1 first.

AR Level 5.4 - 13 Points.

March 17
Shantorian (Book 2 - Trackers Series)

Using sophisticated technology and impressive coding skills to track down advanced cyber criminals, four savvy teens close in on a dangerous hacker before realizing that they are being led into a trap, in a story told through a collage of video segments, text, and website postings.

You might want to read Trackers - book #1 in this series first.

March 17
Shelter Dogs - Amazing Stories of Adopted Strays

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Tells the stories of eight stray dogs that were adopted from animal shelters and went on to become service dogs, actors, and heroes.

March 17
Flip Cameras Added


The Library Media Center has 15 Flip camera which can be circulated to support classroom projects.  Flip cams record video which can easily be edited to upload to such sites as​

March 16
Like the Willow Tree, Portland, Maine, 1918 - Dear America Series

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After being orphaned during the influenza epidemic of 1918, eleven-year-old Lydia Pierce and her fourteen-year-old brother are taken by their grieving uncle to be raised in the Shaker community at Sabbathday Lake.

March 16
Kakapo Rescue; Saving the World's Strangest Parrot

Grade 5–8—Take a parrot. Color it green. Give it soft, fluffy feathers, and whiskers. Give it sumo proportions and take away its power of flight. Make it nocturnal, and have it nest underground. Aha! A kakapo! Once millions of these rather affable birds waddled all over New Zealand.  (School Library Journal)

October 14
Book Fair very successful!


The Middle School Scholastic book fair, held the week of October 4 to 8, was our most sucessful fair yet.  The Library Media Center received over $1000 worth of books from the fair.  

Thanks to all who supported our effort! 

Also, a big thanks to Denise Harris for running the fair.


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