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Spring Break!

We will be taking a break from posting new book reviews in connection with our district’s Spring Recess. Please check back starting on April 5, 2021, for new reviews and other new resources we hope to start sharing. Thanks for reading! If you want something new to read over Spring Break, please try Sora! There …

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Presentation: Interactive Read Alouds, plus 100 Easy No-or-Low-Prep Ideas for Interactive Read Alouds

Marci Bishop, our District Elementary Library Specialist in Granite School District, recently shared this presentation on interactive read alouds at the UELMA 2021 conference for school librarians in Utah. Check out the slides, filled with resources and links, and watch a recording of the presentation below. Presentation: Interactive Read Alouds From the presentation description: Kate …

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Posters and Collections: Black Voices, Black Excellence in Granite’s Sora

For Black History Month 2021 we’ve added or updated these collections of ebooks and audiobooks in Granite’s Sora: Black Voices, Black Excellence Black History Month Afrofuturism and Fantasy Log in to Sora with your student number or staff username and password to browse and borrow these books today. Read on for printable and sharable posters and …

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2021 ALA YMA Posters - Granite Libraries - Newbery + Caldecott

Posters: 2021 ALA Youth Media Awards

The winners of the Caldecott, Newbery, Printz, and other 2021 Youth Media Awards were recently announced at the American Library Association’s midwinter meeting. We’ve created posters of many of the winning books, which can be printed and displayed in a library or classroom, or shared digitally on a library/classroom website or via social media. You …

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Mind-Melting Sci-Fi and Fantasy in Granite’s Sora

Our Sora collection in Granite is filled with fantastic reads, and these posters and collections feature some of the latest: Mind-Melting Sci-Fi and Fantasy (Young Adult) Mind Melting Sci-Fi and Fantasy (Middle Grade) Log in to Sora with your student number or staff username and password to browse and borrow these books today.

The County Library Now Shares Digital Books in Granite’s Sora

(This post was also shared on the Granite Educational Department Blog: https://www.graniteschools.org/edtech/2021/01/the-county-library-now-shares-digital-books-in-granites-sora/) Ebooks and audiobooks from the Salt Lake County Library are now in Sora! Students in Granite School District can now access the children’s and young adult titles in the county’s collection using their Granite login; no separate library card number is needed. This …

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Best Books of 2020

In this post we showcase some of the best in children’s and young adult literature in 2020 by curating links to award announcements and end-of-year lists. We are also adding and featuring many of these titles in our ‘Best of 2020’ collection in Sora. Log in with your student number or staff username and current …

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