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April Newsletter

Updated: May 27

Library Monthly

Scary/Spooky (red) - A fictional story that frightens, scares, disgusts, or startles by inducing feelings of horror and terror.

700's Nonfiction - Art, How-to-Draw, Sports, Music, Arts and Crafts

Lemony Snicket - This is Lemony Snicket, also known as Daniel Handler. Lemony Snicket became his pseudonym name that he often published his books under. He wrote the popular children’s book series, A Series of Unfortunate Events. Born in San Francisco February 28th,1970 Daniel preferred darker fiction stories as a child. Some of his favorite authors include Roald Dahl and Edward Gorey. Daniel also spent some time writing poetry, comedy sketches for a news radio show and he also worked as a movie critic.

Quote of the Month: "There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates' loot on Treasure Island." -Dr. Seuss

Tech Corner

Make sure to check out all the Free Subscriptions, Online Resources, ebooks/audiobooks and Homeschool Resources available during this time of social distancing.

Dates To Remember

National Autism Awareness Month

National Poetry Month

April 8-14 National Library Week

April 10-13 NO SCHOOL

April 12 Easter Sunday

Poetry Books

Animal ark : celebrating our wild world in poetry and pictures

Kwame Alexander ; photographs by Joel Sartore.

"A howling wolf, a stalking tiger, a playful panda, a dancing bird - pairing the stunning photography of National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore with the delicate poetry of Newbery award-winning author Kwame Alexander, this lush picture book celebrates the beauty, diversity, and fragility of the animal world.

Out of wonder : poems celebrating poets

Kwame Alexander with Chris Colderley and Marjory Wentworth ; illustrated by Ekua Holmes.

Text and illustrations present twenty poems that look at well-known poets from around the world.

The Crossover, Book 1

(Series: The Crossover)

"With a bolt of lightning on my kicks . . .The court is SIZZLING. My sweat is DRIZZLING. Stop all that quivering. Cuz tonight I'm delivering," announces dread-locked, 12-year old Josh Bell. He and his twin brother Jordan are awesome on the court. But Josh has more than basketball in his blood, he's got mad beats, too, that tell his family's story in verse, in this fast and furious middle grade novel of family and brotherhood from Kwame Alexander.Josh and Jordan must come to grips with growing up on and off the court to realize breaking the rules comes at a terrible price, as their story's heart-stopping climax proves a game-changer for the entire family.