Anonymous Pick: Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Wonder by R. J. Palacio

Wonder by R.J. Palacio Wonder is an amazing book about a boy named August (Auggie) Pullman who has a facial deformity. He has been homeschooled all his life and his parents decided to send him to Beecher Prep, a private school. A lot of the students there make fun of him because of how he … Read more

eRead of the Month: Great Circle

Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead

Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead, our August eRead of the Month selection, is an epic, soaring novel perfectly suited for your final weeks of summer reading. When Marian Graves meets a barnstorming pilot in a beat-up plane as a young girl, it inspires in her an obsession with flight. A … Read more

Let’s Practice: August 2 – 6

THIS WEEK’S THEME: DOGS Monday: Let’s Practice Talking Let’s talk about dogs! Do you like dogs? Do they scare you? What do you think about dogs and how do they make you feel? What kind of jobs do dogs have? Tuesday: Let’s Practice Singing Sing the song BINGO, and every round remove one of the … Read more

Let’s Practice: July 26 – 30

THIS WEEK’S THEME: FEELINGS Monday: Let’s Practice Talking Talk about different emotions. What makes you sad? What makes you happy? What makes you angry? And how do you deal with each of those emotions? Tuesday: Let’s Practice Singing “If you’re happy and you know it.” Add verses for other emotions.   Wednesday: Let’s Practice Reading Read … Read more

Let’s Practice: July 19 – 23

THIS WEEK’S THEME: SPACE Monday: Let’s Practice Talking If you could go anywhere in the world or the universe, where would you go? Is it a real place or an imaginary place?  Tuesday: Let’s Practice Singing Sing “Earth Turns Around” or “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star.”  What other songs do you know about space? Wednesday: Let’s Practice … Read more

Let’s Practice: July 12 – 16, 2021

THIS WEEK’S THEME: OCEAN Monday: Let’s Practice Talking Talk about your favorite ocean animal. What is it called? What does it look like? Is it slippery? Slimy? What color is it?  Tuesday: Let’s Practice Singing Sing “Slippery Fish” or “Down By the Bay”  What other songs do you know about the Ocean? Wednesday: Let’s Practice … Read more

Let’s Practice: July 5 – 9, 2021

THIS WEEK’S THEME: GROWING Monday: Let’s Practice Talking Talk about how things grow. What grows? people? Trees? Animals? Tuesday: Let’s Practice Singing Sing “Mr Sun” or “Plant a Little Seed” What other songs do you know about growing? Wednesday: Let’s Practice Reading Read a book about plants and how they grow or babies (animal or … Read more

eRead of the Month: The Vanishing Half

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett Start off your holiday weekend with a bang by picking up our July eRead of the Month, THE VANISHING HALF by Brit Bennett. In this book, we meet Desiree and Stella, identical twins whose lives take very different paths. This is a story about identity, belonging, and family – … Read more

Gale OneFile: News and Magazines

Gale One File News and Magazines

Gale OneFIle: News offers access to major U.S. and international newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, or other fields. Includes the New York Times, Washington Post, and 2,300+ titles not available in other Gale collections. Updated daily. Visit Gale OneFile: News Gale OneFile: Popular Magazines includes the most searched magazines across Gale OneFile focusing on … Read more