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School/Sports News - May 23, 2016
The Book Edge
By April Hernandez
Lincoln Library Fact: Because of the generosity of a donation from Melea Banman, we are offering the High School Student who reads the most hours a Kindle Fire HD6. We are also offering one to the winner of the Find the Library Ninja contest. High schoolers come sign up and read, read, read!!! Everyone keep finding the ninjas every week to increase your chances of winning.
Meeting Room Art: For the remainder of the month of May the meeting room is housing the art the children made during Mrs. Sheliteís art classes. The children all did a wonderful job.
Library Ninja Hint:
Citizens depend on this to help them pay their bills
It can even assist them when they want to head for the hills
At times it can seem quite astounding
To visit where money is so abounding
Story Hour: Robin Eubank did a wonderful job conducting Story Hour this week. Tuesday she read The Doorbell Rings and The Very Hungry Caterpillar. She then demonstrated to the children how to make Orange Fluff Salad. On Thursday she read Giraffes Canít Dance and The Very Hungry Caterpillar. She again demonstrated how to make the Orange Fluff Salad.
Janís May Trivia Question: What is the name of the first American novel to sell one million copies?
New at the Library:
Relativity by Antonia Hayes. Claire is raising Ethan on her own. He is an exceptionally talented boy who is curious about his fatherís absence from his life. Ethan comes down with a sickness that is related to a tragic event that occurred when he was an infant. Mark, Ethanís father, is trying to forget his past when he receives a phone call that leads him back home. This story tests the limits of science, forgiveness and love.
The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick. Arthur is mourning the loss of his wife of over 40 years. On the anniversary of her death he discovers a charm bracelet among her things that he has never seen before. This finding leads him on an adventure from London to Paris to India, searching for the truth of his wifeís secret life before they met.
Young Adult Fiction:
Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen. Sydney has always felt invisible. Now, with her charismatic and handsome brother in jail for a drunk driving accident, it seems worse. Until she meets the Chatham family, and she finds friendship, love and herself.
Skink No Surrender by Carl Hiaasen. Malley takes off with some guy she met online to avoid going to boarding school. Richard, her cousin, along with ex-governor Skink, set out to find her. As they scour the state and Skink meets out his own form of swamp justice, this unlikely pair encounter blinding storms, flying pigs, and giant alligators.
Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan. Otto finds himself involved in a quest involving a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica. Three more children, one in Germany, one in Pennsylvania, and one in California, become intertwined when they each have the harmonica land in their lives. Each must face a challenge and their stories converge to produce a one of a kind ending.
Ollieís Odyssey by William Joyce. Ollie is a favorite toy, made by Billyís mom. When he is toy napped, Billy must rescue him.
Library Happenings: Donít forget this Wednesday we are making Lego Movies with Lego Movie Maker. We will have a storyboard for each child to come up with their Lego story. We will also have competitions: What can you make in two minutes? How many different items can be made when kids are given the exact same Lego pieces? Come share your creativity with us.
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