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New Blog

Posted: April 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

Check out the new blog. I will have students post reviews, etc. to this @ http://bookconnecting.blogspot.com/

YARP

Posted: March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized
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Vote for your favorite YARP books–Young Adult Reading Program in March! You can rate each book that you have read:

Go to:http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/1314YARP_votes

Here is the list of YARP books:

  • Curveball by Jordan  Sonnenblick
  • Dirty Little Secrets   by C.J. Omololu
  • Planet Middle School      by Nikki Grimes
  • Varient by Robison Wells
  • Michael Vey:      Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans
  • Chomp by Carl Hiaasen
  • The Raft by S.A. Bodeen
  • See You at      Harry’s by Jo Knowles
  • Witchlanders by Lena Coakley
  • Ghosts in the Fog: The Untold Story of Alaska’s WWII Invasion by Samantha Seiple
  • Dark of the Moon by Tracy Barrett
  • Jerk Magnet by Melody Carlson
  • One for the Murphys by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
  • Underdogs by Mike Lupica
  • Legend by Marie Lu
  • Vindico by Wesley King

Try out some of these poetry sites:

Poetry Symbaloo WebmixLibrary spine poetry

Welcome to MHS/MMS Library

Posted: August 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

We are moved into our new library shared with the high school!  We have beautiful new shelving and furniture. We are currently waiting for our new couches and benches to come in which should be any day. We will have new nooks for catalog searches and hopefully soon a flat screen TV.

Come in and check it out and check out a new book while you are here!

Scholastic Book Fair

Posted: October 29, 2012 in Uncategorized

Our Scholastic Book Fair is coming! The book fair will run from Monday, November 11 through Monday November 18. The book fair will be held in the new HS-MS Library and will be open during school hours. We will also be open during conferences on November 11 and November 18.  Visit the fair home page by clicking on the link above. All profits go toward books for the library.

Overdrive Library is here!

Posted: August 16, 2012 in Uncategorized

We are ready to launch our Madison Bulldogs Overdrive Library!  As of this fall we will begin using an additional system called Overdrive. This allows users to checkout and download ebooks and audio books to their computers, ebook readers including Nook or Kindle, and even cell phones. All you need is your library id to checkout. See the librarians or the website for further help.

Overdrive Library

Links for credible resources

Posted: November 10, 2011 in Uncategorized

Here are a few links to using to compare and find credible resources:

http://michelesworld.net/Frogs/frog.htm

and http://www.exploratorium.edu/frogs/index.html


http://www.mankato-mn.gov/

and

http://city-mankato.us/

Read, Read, Read!

Posted: October 3, 2011 in Uncategorized, Welcome
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It’s great to see everyone reading so many books this year. Here are some of the popular book/series:

Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Dork Diaries, Last Thing I Remember Series, Missing Series, Septimus Heap Series.

Remember to check the Library Catalog for the 10 Ten Books and New Books

Examples of Glogs

Posted: March 30, 2011 in Uncategorized

Environmental Hero Examples

Video on how to use Glogster

The following websites will help you on your research project:

Yucky Discovery

Kidshealth

Kidsbiology

medtropolis

Howstuffworks

Science National Geographic

Kidinfo Human Body