WELCOME TO THE LIBRARY
The JM Library will be open Monday - Thursday, 8:00 - 4:00, beginning August 29. Students may use the library before and after school, as well as brunch and lunch times. A limited number of 6th - 8th grade textbooks are available for use in the library. Computers, to be used for school work only, are also available.
Sixth graders may check out 2 library books. Seventh and 8th graders may check out up to 5 books. The loan period is 3 weeks. If a book is needed for longer than 3 weeks, please return it to the library for renewal. A late fee of $.25 is due for each day a book is overdue. All fines must be cleared before year books are distributed.
JM BOOK CLUB NEWS!
All students welcome to the next JM Book Club meeting.
When: Thursday, February 9th , lunch time 12:45pm - 1:22pm
Where: Malucelli Room in the library
Don't forget to bring your lunch!
CALIFORNIA YOUNG READER MEDAL (CYRM) AWARD
Each year students throughout California participate in awarding the CYRM to some very special books. The titles in each category are favorites of young readers. Students must read each title in the specific category in order to vote.
Here are the 2016-2017 Middle School Nominees:
Hold Fast by Blue Balliett
Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger
Upside Down in the Middle of Nowhere by Julie T. Lamana
Please share your vote with Mrs. Laucher. All votes must be submitted before April 1, 2017. The winner will be announced in May, 2017!
For more information on the CYRM, visit this website: www.californiayoungreadermedal.org/
2017 NEWBERY AWARD WINNERS!
The John Newbery Award is for the most distinguished American children's book published the previous year.
The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill
Freedom Over Me: Eleven slaves, their lives and dreams brought to life by Ashley Bryan
The Inquisitor's Tale by Adam Gidwitz
Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk
All of these books are available in the JM Library.
To view all the 2017 American Library Service to Children Award Winners follow this link: http://www.ala.org/alsc/2016-alsc-book-media-award-winners
2016 NEWBERY AWARD WINNERS!
Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena
The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson
Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan