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New School Year!

Hello, Sweeteas,

Happy first day of school!

Lots of new and not-so-new awesome books are waiting for you in our lovely library. Here are links to sites you  should become acquainted with this year (if you haven’t done so already) so you can find books you’ll love:

1- Lion: Search for books and other library resources (including online databases) in the Denver Public Schools library system.


2- DPL website: Search for books and other library resources  (including online databases) in the Denver Public Library system. (The NoveList K-8 Plus database is fantastic! [You must have a library card.] Go to the DPL homepage; click on research; enter NoveList K-8 Plus in the search bar; click on search; explore the site.)


3- Follett Shelf: Search for ebooks and audiobooks in our school’s digital collection.


4- AR Finder: Find information about books with Accelerated Reader quizzes.


I’ve read several outstanding books this summer that I plan to order for our library. Come visit me, and I’ll tell you about them (no spoilers, don’t worry.)

The Lie Tree by Francis Hardinge *****

The Chimes by Anna Smaill ****

Grayling’s Song by Karen Cushman ****

Hold Fast by Blue Balliett****

The Wild Robot by Peter Brown*****

Raymie Nightingale by Kate Di Camillo****

A Most Magical Girl by Karen Foxlee****

The Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne****

See you all at the library!

“Teapot is on, the cups are waiting, favorite chairs anticipating. No matter what I have to do, my friends, there’s always time for you.”  –Author Unknown


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If You Liked ___, then You May Like ___.

Hello, sweateas,

Teachers have requested “If you liked ___,  then you may like___” recommendations, so here are three lists, one for Harry Potter, another one for The Hunger Games, and the third one for Twilight. Most of these books are in the library. Those that aren’t we can add to the Wish List. Enjoy!

If you liked Harry Potter, you may like

1- Chrestomanci Series and other books by Diana Wynne Jones

2- Bartimaeus Trilogy by Jonathan Stroud

3- Artemis Fowl Series by Eoin Colfer

4- The Secret of Platform 13 and other books by Eva Ibbotson

5- Percy Jackson Series and other books by Rick Riordan

6- Septimus Heap Series by Angie Sage

7- A Wizard of Earthsea Trilogy by Ursula Le Guin

8- So You Want to Be a Wizard Series by Diane Duane

9- Fablehaven Series by Brandon Mull

10- Gregor the Overlander Series by Suzanne Collins

11- Tiffany Aching Series by Terry Pratchet

12- Inkheart Trilogy by Cornelia Funke

13- The Emerald Atlas by John Stevens

14- A Wrinkle in Time and companion books by Madeleine L’Engle

15- The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

If you liked The Hunger Games, you may like

1- Divergent Series by Veronica Roth

2- Unwind Series by Neal Shusterman

3- The Fifth Wave by Rick Yancey

4- Ship Breaker and The Drowned Cities by Paolo Bacigalupi

5- Matched Trilogy by Ally Condie

6- Uglies Series by Scott Westerfeld

7- Enclave Trilogy by Ann Aguirre

8- The House of the Scorpion and The Lord of Opium by Nancy Farmer

9- Maze Runner Trilogy by James Dashner

10- The Last Survivors Trilogy by Susan Beth Pfeffer

11- Legend Series by Marie Lu

12- Feed by M.T. Anderson

13- How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff

14- The Giver by Lois Lowry

15- Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

If you liked Twilight, you may like

1- In the Forests of the Night and other books by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

2– Hush, Hush Trilogy By Becca Fitzpatrick

3- Shiver Trilogy by Maggie Stiefvater

4- City of Bones Series by Cassandra Clare

5- Graceling Series by Kristin Cashore

6- The Iron King Series by Julie Kagawa

7- Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause

8- Vampire Academy Series by Richelle Mead

9- Midnighters Series by Scott Westerfeld

10- Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days Series) by Susan Ee

11- Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier and Anthea Bell

12- Obsidian (Lux Series) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

13- Paranormalcy Series by Kiersten White

14- Abandon Trilogy by Meg Cabot

15- Modern Faerie Tales Series by Holly Black

Happy holidays and happy reading!

“Daughter of Eve from the far land of Spare Oom where eternal summer reigns around the bright city of War Drobe, how would it be if you came and had tea with me?” — From The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis


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