Library Learning Center


Library Policies

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.


Book Orders

If your child’s teacher does not do book orders in their class, you are welcome to order Scholastic books through me.  Please support your child’s teacher if they do book orders.  You can order through me online at​ and use the teacher code GXM29. I will submit orders on the following dates: August 30, September 27, October 25, November 29, December 20, January 24, February 21, March 21,  April 25, and May 16.  You will need to have orders submitted by then. Students can also pick up a flier in the library.


Battle of the Books 2018-2019

Students in grades 4-6 are invited to participate in the 2018-2019 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.  Students can fill out the Battle of the Books form online, using the link in the resources tab, or a paper copy can brought up here.  HAPPY READING! 

Bowman, Donna Janell.  Step Right Up: How Doc and Jim Key taught the world about kindness (Nonfiction)

Burgis, Stephanie.  The Dragon with the Chocolate Heart (Fantasy)

Chin, Jason.  Grand Canyon (Nonfiction)

DasGupta, Sayantani.  The Serpent’s Secret (Fantasy)

Gratz, Alan.  Refugee (Historical Fiction)

Hale, Shannon.  The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World (Graphic Novel)

Johnson, Terry Lynn.  Overboard! (Survivor Diaries)  (Adventure)

Kelly, Erin Estrada.  Hello, Universe (Realistic Fiction)

Khan, Hena.  Amina’s Voice (Realistic Fiction)

Korman, Gordon.  Restart (Humor)

Martin, Jacqueline Briggs.  Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix (Nonfiction)

McCormick, Patricia.  Sergeant Reckless: the true story of the little horse who became a hero (Nonfiction)

McDonough, Yona Zeldis.  The Bicycle Spy (Historical Fiction)

Oh, Ellen.  Spirit Hunters (Horror and Ghost Stories)

Patterson, James.  Word of Mouse (Adventure)

Reynolds, Jason.  Patina (Sports Fiction)

Selfors, Suzanne.  Wedgie & Gizmo (Humor)

Siegel, Mark.  5 Worlds. Book 1, The Sand Warrior (Graphic Novel)

Tarpley, Natasha.  The Harlem Charade (Mystery)

Wolk, Lauren.  Beyond the Bright Sea (Historical Fiction)


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