Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Book Swap Today!!

The book swap is today! It is so much fun watching students come and choose "new to them" books. There are many wonderful books to choose from. Thank you so much to Mrs. VanCura and the student council for organizing our second annual Taylor Book Swap.

Monday, December 13, 2010

Flashlight Reading All Week!!!

It's that time of year again! We'll be flashlight reading all week in the library. You may bring a pillow, blanket, and an animal with you to library this week if you would like to. I will provide the flashlights. It's going to be great!

New Library Displays

Check out our adorable new displays! Come by to check out a books about polar animals or big cats today!!

Monday, December 6, 2010


Author: Gordon Korman
Call Number: F KOR

After unscrupulous collector S. Wendell Palamino cons him out of a valuable baseball card, sixth-grader Griffin Bing puts together a band of misfits to break into Palomino's heavily guarded store and steal the card back, planning to use the money to finance his father's failing invention, the Smart Pick fruit picker.


Author: Roderick Gordon
Call Number: F GOR

Boy archaeologist Will Burrows wanders the caverns beneath the Colony with his best friend Chester and brother Cal, falls upon the Styx's plan to get rid of Topsoilers with a deadly plague, and risks his life to foil their plot while wondering if his killer stepsister is still on the loose.


Author: Alice Mead
Call Number: F MEA

An inquisitive young boy who lives with his mother and younger sister in a rough housing project in New Haven, Connecticut, approaches his tenth birthday with a mixture of anticipation and worry.

Alchemy and Meggy Swann

Author: Karen Cushman
Call Number: F CUS

Meggy Swann, a girl who walks with the aid of two sticks, arrives in Elizabethan London, along with her goose Louise, to stay with her father who really does not want her, and while he pursues his dream of transforming base metal into gold, Meggy undergoes a transformation herself.

The Seventh Level

Author: Jody Feldman
Call Number: F FEL

Twelve-year-old Travis is invited to become a member of The Legend, Lauer Middle School's most exclusive secret society, but first he must solve seven puzzles.