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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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Highlights from the 2019 Granite Battle of the Books District Competition

32 teams of 5th and 6th grade students from across Granite School District came together at Jim Bridger Elementary last Thursday, March 14, for the 2019 Battle of the Books District Competition. Each team of 3-4 students engaged in three rounds of “Family Feud”-style competition in classrooms throughout the building, answering trivia questions taken from …

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New Books in Sora for Winter Break

Just in time for winter break we’ve added many new titles in Sora, Granite’s digital library for students and staff. Take some time to read and listen over the holidays. We have several new curated collections, including Best Books of 2018 and 2020 Beehive Hopefuls. Log in with your student number and password at https://soraapp.com …

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What’s New in YA OverDrive | September 2018

These posters feature some of the latest YA titles that have been added to our district’s OverDrive collection. Click on the images to download a high-quality PDF file that can be printed for display in your library or classroom. Right click and choose “Save image as…” to save the image for posting on a school …

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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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What’s New in YA OverDrive — March 2018

These posters feature some of the latest YA titles that have been added to OverDrive for secondary schools. Click on the images to download a high-quality PDF file that can be printed for display in your a library or classroom. Right click and choose “Save image as…” to save the image for posting on a …

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What’s New in OverDrive — February 2018

These posters feature some of the latest YA titles that have been added to OverDrive for secondary schools. Click on the images to download a high-quality PDF file that can be printed for display in your a library or classroom. Right click and choose “Save image as…” to save the image for posting on a …

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