Please come to the library to see our new and improved Early Reader collection. These are books that are “just right” to build confidence in our younger readers. They feature large fonts, simple language structures and lots of illustrations to help understand the text. We had not had much circulation of these early readers. Our [...]
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March 22, 2013 · Comments Off · 2012-2013, Elementary Topics
November 26, 2012 · Comments Off · 2012-2013, General Topics
Stop by the library this week to see recommendations by grade 7 students on the library’s big screen display. These students read books from our Panda shortlists for Middle Readers and Older Readers, and posted reviews for those on our library OPAC. Note that many books do not have reviews. To find reviews for the [...]
October 8, 2012 · 2 Comments · 2012-2013, Elementary Topics
The Elementary Student Council is hosting a Pink Ribbon Day this Friday, Oct. 12. They are encouraging all students and staff to wear pink and to make a donation to help fight breast cancer. Funds will be sent to the Tianjin International Community Center. Click here to download the flyer. In honor of Pink Ribbon Day and [...]
November 18, 2011 · 2 Comments · 2011-2012, General Topics
Grade 4 has just presented a fantastic science fair showcasing experiments each student devised. The central idea of their unit was, ” Scientific experimentation allows us to investigate our questions and reach conclusions.” As a culminating activity for the unit, students explored questions they had posed during the unit and independently carried out experiments to [...]
April 16, 2011 · 4 Comments · 2010-2011, General Topics
April is Poetry Month and we’re off to a sticky start! See some examples of the poetry our community has been creating. Be sure to come to create more on our giant magnetic poetry board.
February 7, 2011 · Comments Off · General Topics
As we all know Chinese people are celebrating Chinese New Year now and this year is a year of the rabbit/hare. Did you know that people in Vietnam and Korea also celebrate Chinese New Year? In Vietnam this year is a year of the CAT! The Chinese zodiac doesn’t have cat in it and this [...]
May 10, 2010 · Comments Off · 2009-2010, General Topics
In celebration of our growing World Language collections, (these collections can be viewed here ) be sure to visit our current display on Chinese new book arrivals for young people. We have consciously tried to purchase titles that can be read in multiple languages.