PRIMARY PICTURE BOOK
Sam & Dave Dig a Hole
Written by Mac Barnett
Illustrated by Jon Klassen
PICTURE BOOKS FOR OLDER READERS
Written by Jacqueline Woodson
Illustrated by E.B. Lewis
INTERMEDIATE CHAPTER BOOKS
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library
Written by Chris Grabenstein
Here are a few tips and suggestions for turning the TV off next week.
Arroyo Vista families will be spending a lot of quality time together during Turn Off the TV & Electronics Week, May 2 - May 8. No TV-watching, video, computer or electronic games will be allowed as we play, talk, sing, read, walk, run and actually do things together. It's fun!
We celebrate together at Arroyo Vista as students, families and staff come to the Courtyard for a fun-filled Pajama Story Hour under the stars.
Stock up on good books for the week. Remember, it's good to read to friends, parents, and pets, too.
Encourage your child to learn to read by reading to them. Here are a few tips on how to be a good storyteller--click here.
Book Fair offers families the opportunity to add to your personal collection, donate books to your special teachers and support the Arroyo Vista Library! Our school library earns a percentage in books and cash with every dollar spent at our book fairs.
In case your students need to use Internet at the South Pasadena Public Library to access their assignments,parents will need to know about the Library’s Internet policy and the students will need to have their own Library card and Internet User’s Agreement on file. Please see the at policy and Library card application in the Library Resource Locker below.
To summarize, if the student is under 13 years old, their parent needs to know that Internet access at the South Pasadena Public Library is unfiltered. The student needs to have his or her own Library card and the parent/guardian needs to be present when they turn in the Internet User’s Agreement. If the parent/guardian elects to not sign the Internet User’s Agreement, the parent/guardian must sit with the student and monitor the child while he/she is working on their assignment on the Library’s Internet workstation.
Please join us for a Swashbuckling adventure, and listen to some pirate tales!
"X" marks the spot for hidden treasure - a good book, of course!
Bring a blanket, your pjs, and your favorite stuffed animal on
Thursday, May 4th at 6:30 PM.
We will miss you!!
Arroyo Vista Library, thanks to a PTA that believes in reading, has carefully put together one of the finest collections of fiction, nonfiction and children's books available in Southern California.
Here students learn about reading for fun, for knowledge, and for researching classroom subjects and reports. Students will also learn how libraries are organized and how the world's knowledge is available to them.
Students will use a fully computerized catalog to locate their favorite subjects and authors. They will check out books every week. Weekly they will get a taste of the many kinds of stories, biographies, poetry, and songs that authors have created.
Reading can be fun. And good readers do well in the world.
Here are several highly regarded reading lists you can consult. We have many of these books in our library:
The State of California Recommended Reading Listprovides grade-specific lists for California students from kindergarten to 12th grade--
The Caldecott Medal winners--www.ala.org/alsc/caldecott.html
The Newbery Medal winners--www.ala.org/alsc/newbery.html
The Coretta Scott King Award winners--www.ala.org/ala/emiert/
American Library Association Young Readers Book Lists---
Scholastic Books-www.scholastic.com/kids--books (mainly from Scholastic, of course) for children 6 to 13. Activities, contests and games related to such page-turners as Goosebumps.
The Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak
Gaston by Kelly Dipucchio, illustrated by Christian Robinson
If You Plant a Seed written and illustrated by Kadir Nelson
Night Animals written and illustrated by Gianna Marino
The Snatchabook by Helen Docherty, illustrated by Thomas Docherty
Dash by Kirby Larson
Pax by Sara Pennypacker
Ms. Rapscott's Girls by Elise Primavera
PICTURE BOOKS FOR OLDER READERS:
The Right Word: Roget and his Thesaurus by Jen Bryant, illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Barbed Wire Baseball by Marissa Moss, illustrated by Yuko Shimizu
The Noisy Paint Box by Barb Rosenstock, illustrated by Mary GrandPre
Third, fourth, and fifth graders can join anytime. Bring a book you have read and can talk about.
MEETING DATES for 2016:
4th/5th Grade 3rd Grade
Sept. 13 Sept. 14
Oct. 4 Oct. 5
Nov. 1 Nov. 2
Dec. 6 Dec. 7
Jan. 10 Jan. 11
Feb. 7 Feb. 8
Mar. 7 Mar. 8
Apr. 11 Apr. 12
May 2 May 3
May 30 May 31
Tshirts are still available for purchase. See Mrs. Baydaline
Order form found in locker below!