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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.

 

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 www.scholastic.com/bookclubs​ and use the teacher code GXM29. I will submit orders on the following dates: September 26, October 24, November 21, December 19, January 23, February 20, March 19,  April 23, and May 14.  You will need to have orders submitted by then. Students can also pick up a flier in the library.

 

Battle of the Books 2019-2020

Students in grades 4-6 are invited to participate in the 2019-2020 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 competition to read the books. 3rd ​graders are invited to read the books for rewards, but they will not be participating in the competition. These books are great recommendations for reading. If students want to participate in the competition, they 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! 

  1.  Aru Shah and the End of Time (Adventure, Fantasy, Humor)  Chokshi, Roshani 
  2. Cardboard Kingdom (Graphic Novel) Sell, Chad ​
  3. Dactyl Hill Squad (Adventure, Fantasy)  Older, Daniel Jose ​
  4. Front Desk (Realistic Fiction)  Yang, Kelly ​
  5. Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams (Nonfiction) Cline-Ransome, Lesa ​
  6. Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus (Mystery, Realistic Fiction)  Bowling, Dusti ​
  7. Knights vs. Dinosaurs (Fantasy, Humor) Phelan, Matt ​
  8. The Mad Wolf’s Daughter (Historical Fiction)  Magras, Diane ​
  9. Miscalculations Of Lightning Girl (Realistic Fiction) McAnulty, Stacy ​
  10. The Night Diary (Historical Fiction)  Hiranandani, Veera ​
  11. Otis and Will Discover the Deep: The Record-Setting Dive of the Bathysphere (Nonfiction) Rosenstock, Barb ​
  12. Rebound (Sports Fiction)  Alexander, Kwame ​
  13. Saving Winslow (Animal Fiction)  Creech, Sharon ​
  14. Shadow Weaver (Fantasy) Connolly, MarcyKate ​
  15. Small Spaces (Horror, Adventure) Arden, Katherine ​
  16. Two Dogs in a Trench Coat Go To School (Humor)  Falatko, Julie ​
  17. Watchdog (Science Fiction)  McIntosh, Will ​
  18. When Angels Sing: the Story of Rock Legend Carlos Santana (Nonfiction) Mahin, Michael James ​
  19. Wishtree (Fantasy)  Applegate, Katherine ​
  20. You Go First (Realistic Fiction)  Kelly, Erin Entrada 

 

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