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Library Spotlight: Upland Terrace Elementary Students Announce 2019 Beehive Book Award Winners

Students from Upland Terrace Elementary announced the winners in the children’s categories of the Beehive Book Awards in this video which was published yesterday! 2019 Beehive Book Award Winners Get excited! Here they are! Posted by CLAU: Children's Literature Association of Utah on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Thanks to the enthusiastic literacy promotion and organizing …

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What’s New in Sora, Granite’s Digital Library | May 2019

What’s New in Sora, May 2019 These posters feature some of the latest young adult titles that have been added to our district’s digital library collection, which you can access via the new Sora App. Click here to download a high-quality PDF file that can be printed for display in your library or classroom. Right …

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Granite Battle of the Books 2019-2020 Reading Lists

After sharing hints and clues all week, we are excited to publish the full Granite Battle of the Books 2019-2020 Reading Lists! 2019-2020 Granite Battle of the Books 3rd-4th Grade Book List 2019-2020 Granite Battle of the Books 3rd-4th Grade Book List (High Quality PDF for Printing) Read or Listen to these books in Sora, …

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What’s New in Sora, Granite’s Digital Library | April 2019

What’s New in Sora, April 2019 These posters feature some of the latest young adult titles that have been added to our district’s digital library collection, which you can access via the new Sora App. Click here to download a high-quality PDF file that can be printed for display in your library or classroom. Right …

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Best Books of 2018

Update 1/29/2019: ALA Youth Media Award Winners Added In this pinned feature post we compile links to 2018 children’s and young adult book award announcements, as well as “best-of” lists from professional library journals, newspapers, and other websites and organizations. We’re also curating a Best Books of 2018 Collection in Sora, Granite’s digital library. Book …

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What’s New in Sora, Granite’s Digital Library | December 2018

What’s New in Sora, December 2018 Mysteries in Sora These posters feature some of the latest Middle Grade and YA titles that have been added to our district’s digital library collection, which you can access via the new Sora App. Click here to download a high-quality PDF file that can be printed for display in …

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Horror Books in OverDrive/Sora, October 2018

Cindy Moyle, Library Supervisor for Secondary Schools, put together some display posters featuring the latest Horror titles in Sora for junior and senior high schools. Scroll down to see them, and then read on for a quick technology tip on finding books of your favorite genre in Sora! Junior High Horror Posters Senior High Horror …

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Book List: Granite Elementary Library Picks of 2017-2018

Library staff from Granite’s 63 elementary schools gathered last week for an end-of-year training meeting. In one of the sessions, each media clerk shared a “must-have” title for students at their library, or a favorite book to read aloud or book talk from the 2017-2018 school year. We’ve compiled these suggestions in the Google doc …

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Presentation: Teaching with Picture Books in Secondary Schools

For some, the reading of picture books is considered an activity exclusively meant for young children in lower grades. In a recent professional development session for Library Media Educational Technology Specialists in secondary schools, Celia Powell, Cindy Moyle, and Cherie Anderson gave a multitude of reasons to rethink this bias, showing how picture books can …

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Battle of the Books 2018-2019 Book Lists and Informational Meeting

We are excited to officially publish the Battle of the Books 2018-2019 Book Lists! 2018-2019 Granite Battle of the Books 3rd-4th Grade Book List 2018-2019 Granite Battle of the Books 3rd-4th Grade Book List (High Quality PDF for Printing) Read or listen to these books in Granite’s OverDrive Digital Library 2018-2019 Granite Battle of the …

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