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Library Resources

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Besides an array of books available for you and your student, the library also has digital resources.  These sites are made with young researchers in mind:  valid information, safe searches, and reading levels that are appropriate for all learners.  Ask Mrs. Wood for login information. (I'm not allowed to post passwords here due to licensing provisions.)  The links can all be found on the library webpage: https://goo.gl/L424J7

Opals Catalog http://mte.mimas.scoolaid.net/
This is our online card catalog.  You can search for books that are available in our library.  
Britannica Online Encyclopedia http://school.eb.com/levels

Britannica has information a large variety of different topics.  Articles can be read at three different levels:  elementary, middle, and high.  Every article can be read aloud and many articles contain multimedia   Britannica will also show related articles to help students extend their knowledge. 
Pebble Go Animals pebblego.com

This database has lot of information …

The book fair is coming!!

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On November 14-18th, the Scholastic Book Fair will be visiting our library.  All classes will have a chance to preview the books on Monday November 14th.  Books will be for sale at the following times:
Tuesday: 7:30-9 & at lunch Wednesday:  7:30-9, 11:15-5:00 Thursday: 7:30-9, lunch, 2:30-5:00 Friday 7:30-3:00
Book prices range from $1-$25 with the majority falling between $5-$10. If any of those times are not convenient for you, the book fair is online too!!  Visit this website (http://www.scholastic.com/bf/moretownelementaryschool) to purchase books between Nov 9-22.  For every online purchase, your name will be entered into a drawing for your choice of either the NEW Diary of a Wimpy Kid book or Raina Telgemeier’s NEW graphic novel: Ghosts!
Reading with your child is a great way to help them develop as lifelong learners and critical thinkers.  It also is just great quality time with your child.  At the book fair you’ll find books for all interest and reading levels.  Don't forget…