Month: November 2019

#GSDLibraries Display Roundup | November 2019

Here are a few of the latest displays popping up in school libraries throughout our district this month. First Lines Display and Promotion Rebecca Fellows and Shelley Francom, the media clerks at Pioneer Elementary, took some of the great “forgotten books” (books that hadn’t been checked out from their library in several years), wrapped them …

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Hooray for Women!

Written and Illustrated by Marcia Williams Hooray for Women! celebrates the accomplishments of women throughout history, some familiar and some I’d never heard of. Each page is devoted to a different woman and her story is told in graphic novel format. Along the border outside of the panels other facts and info are shared, as …

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Other Words for Home

I still smile at everyone in the street.Not everyone smiles back, though.When they don’t,I want to say,‘You don’t have to worry about me.I am just a girl who likes movies.’ –Jude, in Jasmine Warga’s Other Words for Home Written by Jasmine Warga This is the engaging story of Jude, a girl who lives in a …

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Take the Mic

Various Authors, Edited by Bethany C. Morrow This collection of short stories made me laugh, cry, scream, and also want to hide. Every story speaks for an individual experience in the confines of a wider culture. One story is not better than the others because they’re so unique, brimming with overt & covert meaning, and …

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