Elementary Book Lists

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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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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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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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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Granite Battle of the Books 2017-2018 Book Lists

What Is Battle of the Books? Throughout the school year, 3rd-6th grade students in Granite School District are encouraged to read as many books as they can from these lists. Students who read at least five of the books by January will be able to create teams and compete in school level competitions. Once schools …

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New Children’s Titles in Granite’s OverDrive for Fall 2016

These images highlight a few of the children’s fiction chapter books, graphic novels, and informational titles that have recently been added to Granite’s OverDrive Digital Library. You can print them out and display them in your library or classroom, or add them to a school or class website. (Granite’s OverDrive provides free access to ebooks and …

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Granite Battle of the Books: Reading Lists

Here are previews of the 2016-2017 reading lists for the new Battle of the Books reading promotion program for Granite elementary schools. 2016-2017 3rd-4th Grade Reading List 2016-2017 5th-6th Grade Reading List For more information on Granite School District’s Battle of the Books, visit our static information page here: https://www.granitemedia.org/granite-battle-of-the-books/

Notable Picture Books | March 2016

Sidewalk Flowers by JonArno Lawson- See Vanessa Eyre’s review HERE Please Open this Book! By Adam Lehraupt and illustrated by Matthew Forsythe (PreK-1st Grade) Funny premise, will remind an older audience of the Sesame Street book with a similar title, but will please kids who like the dark streak of something like “This Is Not …

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Notable Elementary Fiction | February 2016

Bad Kitty goes to the Vet by Nick Bruel (Grades 2-4) -Latest book in the popular Bad Kitty series, there are now nine of them, this is a great book for reluctant readers. Oona Finds an Egg by Adele Griffin and Mike Wu (Grades 2-4) “Acclaimed Griffin deviates from her traditional middle- and high-school fare …

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