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Salt Lake City School District Library Mission Statement

The mission of the Library Learning Center is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information. A strong Library Learning Center program, administered by a certified Library Technology Teacher, positively impacts student achievement. The Library Technology Teacher is a certified teacher, instructional partner, information specialist and program coordinator.


Battle of the Books is coming to Whittier 2017-2018 school year!!!

Students in grades 3-6 are invited to participate in the 2017-2018 Battle of the Books. Below is a list of books that will be included in this year’s Battle of the Books competition. You do not need to participate in the battle to read the books. They are great recommendations for reading. If you want to participate in the competition, you will want to get a head start on reading the books.  Many of the books are also nominated for the Beehive Book Awards.  More information about the battle will come after school starts. HAPPY READING!

*Ada’s Violin by Susan Hood

*Adventures with Waffles by Maria Parr

*A Bandit’s Tale by Deborah Hopkinson

*The Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman

*Clover’s Luck by Kallie George

*Ghost by Jason Reynolds

*Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier

*Girl in the Tower by Lisa Schroeder

In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse by Joseph Marshall

*Secrets of the Dragon Tomb by Patrick Samphire

*Shadow Magic by Joshua Khan

Soar by Joan Bauer

*Some Kind of Courage by Dan Gemeinhart

The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

*The Great Pet Escape by Victoria Jamieson

The Great Shelby Holmes by Elizabeth Eulberg

The Last Kids on Earth by Max Brallier

Towers Falling by Jewell Parker Rhodes

*Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions by Chris Barton

*Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk


*Beehive Award Nominee




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