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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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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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Upcoming Event: ALA Youth Media Awards Live Stream

On Monday, February, 12, 2018 at 8 a.m. MT, the winners of the Youth Media Awards, including the Caldecott, Newbery, Printz, and Corretta Scott King awards, will be announced at the ALA Midwinter Conference. You can watch for the winners via a live web stream (http://ala.unikron.com/2018/index_home.php) or by following the #alayma hashtag on Twitter. If you’d …

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Poster - Latino Stories in Granite's OverDrive

OverDrive Book Lists: Latino Stories and Spanish Language Titles

The Educational Technology Department recently participated in Granite School District’s Latino Outreach Night, during which we shared with students and their families some unplugged and plugged Hour of Code activities, a button making activity, as well as information on accessing Granite’s OverDrive Digital Library. We created a couple of new collections in OverDrive especially for …

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New YA Fiction in OverDrive | March 2016

Check out some of the latest young adult titles available as ebooks and/or audiobooks in Granite’s OverDrive Digital Library. Click here or on each image to download these posters as a printable PDF. For more information on Granite’s OverDrive Digital Library, which is available to all students and staff in Granite School District, please visit our help …

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