Story Branch Library Kids’ News
Pre-School Story Time Wednesdays from 1:30-2:15
We continue to offer Story Time every Wednesday from 1:30-2:15!
We have a great time each week reading stories and working on a craft activity! Please feel free to call (683-2922) if you have any questions!
Indian Paintbrush Awards Book List
The Indian Paintbrush Book Award is an award given annually to books nominated and voted on by children in the fourth, fifth, and sixth grades in Wyoming. The award was first given in 1986. The award is sponsored by the Wyoming Library Association and the Wyoming State Reading Council
Winner: Mull, Brandon – Candy Shop War
1st Runner-up: Bosch, Pseudonymous – Name of this Book is Secret
2nd Runner-up: Law, Ingrid – Savvy
Angleberger, Tom – Strange Case of Origami Yoda
Beha, Eileen – Tango: the Tale of an Island Dog
Breathed, Berkeley – Flawed Dogs : the Shocking Raid on Westminster
Clements, Andrew – Extra Credit
Giff, Patricia Reilly – Storyteller
Harlow, Joan Hiatt – Secret of the Night Ponies
Kirby, Matthew – Clockwork Three
Lasky, Kathryn – Lone Wolf (Wolves of the Beyond #1)
Lord, Cynthia – Touch Blue
Lupica, Mike – Hero
Mass, Wendy – 11 Birthdays
Paulsen, Gary – Masters of Disaster
Riordan, Rick – Red Pyramid (Kane Chronicles #1)
Smith, Roland – Storm Runners
Tarshis, Lauren – Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 (I Survived #1)
Great Database for Kids!
A great database, recently added to the many wonderful databases already available to you, is at the following: http://gale.cengage.com/AnimalLife/ Great information about animals from aardvark to zorilla! Just click on the link above to check it out!
Check out this cool Website too!
You can access a site for kids in which they may choose a book to read, and either read it themselves, or have it read to them and follow along. It’s part of the the Wyoming State Library bank of databases available to library card holders. You’ll need your library card number and your pin number to get into the site. (If you’re not sure what your pin number is, please feel free to call the Library and we will let you know what it is.) Just click here to log on: http://wyld.state.wy.us/dbloginform.html
Bookflix is the first in the list of databases so just click on that title and it’ll take you to the Bookflix homepage. There are 9 different catagories of stories with hundreds of titles to choose from!
The list of databases, that you’ll see when you go to the above website, also includes several other GREAT sites for kids. They are: elibrary elementary
Britannica Online-School Ed