Week of 9/9/19 - TK
Baby llama creates bedtime drama!
Small Bunny's Blue Blanket, by Tatyana Feeney
It's laundry day: will Small Bunny's blanket ever be the same?
Activity Students will draw Small Bunny and his blanket on a card stock bookmark after being shown simple shapes and lines.
Week of 9/9/19 - Kindergarten
Making New Friends
Because Halibut Jackson is so shy, he makes special outfits to blend in wherever he goes.
Video Camouflaging halibut
Take-home activity Wrapping paper camouflage fish. Bring yours back to school to be displayed in the library hall!
Week of 9/9/19 - First Grade
A little boy finds that though he put his book back in its proper place, it turns up missing.
Don't Spill the Milk! by Stephen Davies
Over the dunes, across the river and up the mountain, Penda lovingly carries a bowl of milk to her father in the grasslands. But will she manage to get it there without spilling a single drop? Students learning to be responsible for one library book will appreciate the magnitude of the task set before Penda.
Week of 9/9/19 - Second Grade
Finding the Next Favorite Book
A circular tale in which each new book character is reading about the next, beginning and ending with Charlie Cook.
A Library Book for Bear, by Bonny Becker
Bear is quite certain he has all the books he will ever need right at home and there is no need to visit the library.
Week of 9/9/19 - Third Grade
Information Literacy: Navigating the Stacks
Students will earn the privilege of using the library computers by part 4 of the 6-part practicum designed to allow them to demonstrate their awareness of library procedures and their ability to execute simple catalog searches.
DVD The Lure of the Library
Students learn the conceptual structure of the Dewey Decimal System and the content of the ten major sections. Supports students in developing research skills by showing the functions of the catalog and call numbers.
Activity Dewey Decimal Scavenger Hunt.
Library Map Show the map. Demonstrate finding one of the E area call numbers from one of the cards.
Week of 9/9/19 - Fourth Grade
Curricular Connection: Our California Legacy & the National Parks
Two bear cubs go for a romp and become so tired they fall asleep on a rock, and don't wake up when the rock begins to grow. It isn't until a little measuring worm attempts the climb that the cubs are rescued.
Every Kid In a Park Find out more about this offer open to every 4th grade student and their families.
Week of 9/9/19 - Fifth Grade
Mike is proud to be the toughest dog in the neighborhood, so when tiny, fuzzy bunnies start showing up in his big, mean car he sees them only as a threat to his reputation. But they are SO adorable!
Pine & Boof: the Lucky Leaf, by Ross Burach
One blustery day, Boof the bear's lucky red leaf gets swept away by the wind. Fortunately for him, Pine the porcupine just happens to walk by with his lucky compass-and the two set off on an adventure to find the lost leaf, only to discover true friendship in the process.
Tarra & Bella: the Elephant and Dog Who Became Best Friends, by Carole Buckley
Proving that best friends come in all shapes and sizes, a lone elephant at a sanctuary in Tennessee befriends a stray dog.
Video Clip Tarra & Bella