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Pre-School Story Time Wednesdays from 3:00-3:45

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!

2013 INDIAN PAINTBRUSH AWARD
2013 Winner Saving Zasha by Randi Barrow
1st Runner-up Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper
2nd Runner-up Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea

INDIAN PAINTBRUSH 2013 – 2014 NOMINATIONS LIST
Bliss / Kathryn Littlewood
Bulu, African Wonder Dog / Dick Houston
Eight Keys / Suzanne LaFleur
Game Changers / Mike Lupica
Grounded / Kate Klise
Ninth Ward / Jewel Parker Rhodes
One and Only Ivan / Kate Applegate
PIE / Sarah Weeks
Sophia’s War / Avi
Turtle in Paradise / Jennifer L. Holm
Wild Life / Cynthia DeFelice
Wolf Storm / Dee Garretson
Wonder / R. J. Palacio
Woods Runner / Gary Paulsen
Zero to Hero / Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver

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 (If you don’t know your Library card number, or your pin, call the library at 307-683-2922 and we will be happy to help you out!)
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
and Novelist