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JAMES DENMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL LIBRARY

Follett Destiny Online Library Catalog

VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE CYRM BOOK 

MARCH 19-22

(Titles linked to CYRM page to provide plot summaries.)

 

PICTURE BOOKS FOR OLDER READERS

WE'RE ALL WONDERS  Written by R.J. PALACIO

SEPARATE IS NEVER EQUAL Written and Illustrated by DUNCAN TONATIUH

EMMANUEL'S DREAM: THE TRUE STORY OF EMMANUEL OFOSU YEBOAH Written by LAURIE ANN THOMPSON; Illustrated by SEAN QUALLS

INTERMEDIATE

FISH IN A TREE Written by LYNDA MULLALY HUNT

THE WAR THAT SAVED MY LIFE Written by KIMBERLY BRUBAKER BRADLEY

CRENSHAW Written by KATHERINE APPLEGATE

Middle School/Junior High

MS. BIXBY'S LAST DAY Written by JOHN DAVID ANDERSON

ECHO Written by PAM MUNOZ RYAN

WOLF HOLLOW Written by LAUREN WOLK

YOUNG ADULT

GIRL IN THE BLUE COAT Written by MONICA HESSE

WALK ON EARTH A STRANGER Written by RAE CARSON

WRITTEN IN THE STARS Written by AISHA SAYEED

MORE DATABASES

               

ANIMAL DIVERSITY WEB

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MAKERSPACE IN THE LIBRARY

  • Thursdays

  • Starting March 7 one table will feature/ target one activity.

    • 3/7 - water coloring

    • 3/14 - perla beads

    • 3/21 - colored pencil/marker/crayon coloring

  • Other activities- cards (Uno), Jenga, Keva planks, Connect 4, board games, origami, knitting, etc

  • NO iPads on Thursdays

Great TEEN BOOKS

YALSA TEEN BOOKLIST DATABASE

(Young Adult Library Services Association)

 

Other Booklists and Award Winners from YALSA

(includes audio books, videos, graphic novels)

LIBRARY ORIENTATION

Sign up Form to be a Voluntary Library TA

CALIFORNIA YOUNG READER MEDAL

Tweentribune from Smithsonian

MONTHLY CELEBRATION/ EVENTS FOR march *

This link has been redone so that it should be accessible; if not please email ms. Lai.

CLICK HERE FOR MARCH RESOURCES ON:

  • WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH

  • BLEEDING DISORDERS AWARENESS MONTH

  • NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH

  • READ ACROSS AMERICA AND DR. SEUSS' BIRTHDAY 3/2

  • MARDI GRAS 3/5

  • PI DAY 3/14

  • ST. PATRICK'S DAY 3/17

  • FIRST DAY OF SPRING 3/20

  • HOLI 3/20-21

  • CESAR CHAVEZ DAY 3/31

Author Jason Reynolds speaking about poetry as a means of reaching reluctant readers

BOOKLISTS FOR STUDENTS

Back to School SFPL Library Resources

CRAAP TEST

  • HEALTHIER SF  - Student, Family, and Community Support Department (SFCSD) is privileged to support San Francisco youth and families, through building school capacity to address student needs, and working to achieve District-wide academic goals. Additionally, through its programs, services and curricula, SFCSD seeks to increase student achievement, and pro-social student behaviors so all students can become high achieving and joyful learners.
  • LGTBQ Support (http://www.healthiersf.org/LGBTQ/index.php)

NEWSPAPERS

Denman Library Google Site

 

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Lilah Sturges, author of Lumberjanes The Infernal Compass, presented to six ELA classes during 6th and 7th periods on Tuesday, November 27 in the Library.  Each ELA teacher was given a copy of the book.

Library Hours

 Monday-Friday  

8:30am-3:40pm

SFUSD LibGuide

SFUSD TEACHER PROJECTS AND RESOURCES

http://sfusd.libguides.com/

LIBGUIDES SITES AND RESOURCES

LIBGUIDES COMMUNITY

https://community.libguides.com

Search and explore:

605,804 PUBLISHED GUIDES
175,842 LIBRARIANS
4,753 INSTITUTIONS
58 COUNTRIES

 

PALO ALTO UNIFIED LIBGUIDES

http://libguides.pausd.org/index.php/

PALO ALTO K-5 DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP

http://libguides.pausd.org/content.php?pid=481713&sid=3947373

Here’s one that is wordy (mostly for teachers to use) about Digital Citizenship. But, it is for the whole of K-5. See the tabs across the top for grade levels.

CHAMBERSBURG K-5 DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP

http://chambersburg.libguides.com/content.php?pid=536967&sid=4416493. This one is better for Internet Safety

HOW TO FIND SOMETHING GREAT IN THE LIBRARY

http://sfusd.libguides.com/content.php?pid=539920

 

SFUSD TEACHER LIBRARIAN WEB PAGE

SFUSD Libraries

 

SCHOOL SITES LIBRARY 

SEARCH SMART

DESTINY "QUIZ"

Library Lesson Assessment

AASL LESSON PLAN DATABASE FOR 21ST CENTURY LEARNING

Free Technology for Teachers

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