Fourth grade is in the library this week doing research on four Native American tribes. Students are divided into four groups and are researching either the Caddo, Comanche, Jumano, or Karankawa tribe. They are doing a great job and learning a lot about these tribes that were native to Texas.
As a librarian I have learned that (almost) anything can become a bookmark. Here laminated strips (scraps from the office) became bookmarks worth fighting over after we stuck an animal sticker at the top of each of them.
Emily moves with her family from Chicago to the country where she is drawn to a mysterious playhouse she finds in the woods, and it is not long before she meets the painted house's sad, lonely inhabitant.
Author Jarrett Krosoczka visited our school last week. He spoke with all of our students about the process of writing books and becoming a published author. He also drew a Punk Farm sheep and a lunch lady for us. He autographed many books for Taylor students while he was here. Thanks for a wonderful visit!
After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the wilderness, learning to survive with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce.
In the mid-1800's, with both her father and her uncle in jail on an assualt charge, Maggie, her brother, and her ailing mother rush their barge along the Erie Canal to deliver their heavy cargo or lose everything.
The long-awaited prophecy surrounding Percy Jackson's sixteenth birthday unfolds as he leads an army of young demigods to stop Kronos in his advance on New York City, while the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monster, Typhon.
Amy and Dan Cahill are in the lead to find thirty-nine clues that safeguard a great power, and are in possession of a coded sheet of Mozart's music that will help them find the next clue while their relatives follow in close pursuit.
In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm, until another "third" convinces him that the government is wrong.
Announcing the top ten books checked out at Taylor last year...
1. Babymouse. , Heartbreaker 2. Babymouse. , Rock Star 3. Dog 4. Babymouse: Camp Babymouse 5. Babymouse. , Our Hero 6. Babymouse. , Beach Babe 7. Garfield, Bigger Than Life 8. Weirdos From Another Planet!: A Calvin and Hobbes Collection 9. Garfield Treasury 10. Where's Waldo?: the Fantastic Journey
Hello! Welcome to the Taylor library blog. My name is Diana Huff and I have been the librarian at Taylor since 2008. Please visit this blog for news and information about the Taylor library, as well as to keep up to date on all of the fun things happening here week to week. I also post the books I'm reading (C.I.P. summaries are used).