Friday, January 31, 2014

ALA Youth Media Awards

The American Library Association announced their Youth Media Awards on Monday, January 27th. The Newbery Medal was awarded to one of these books...

 Which one do you think won?

Friday, January 17, 2014

Martin & Mahalia

Martin & Mahalia by Andrea Davis Pinkney

We learned that it was Mahalia Jackson that encouraged Martin Luther King, Jr. to share his dream at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. She sang a song right before his famous speech.
Today you will use Marvel (Maine's Virtual Library) to try find out the name of that song.

Friday, January 10, 2014

The Caldecott is approaching...

The ALA Youth Media Awards will be announced on Monday, January 27th. Today 4th graders browsed through some potential Caldecott winners. Over our next few library times we will be checking out possible contenders.