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February Newsletter

Library Monthly

Mystery (orange)- A fictional story that has a suspenseful puzzle or crime that needs to be solved.

500's Nonfiction- Mathematics, Nature, Plants, Animals, Solar System

Jeff Kinney - His love of cartoons and writing started in college when he drew a comic strip for the school paper. After he finished school, he kept trying to get his stories picked up by book publishers. He never gave up despite being rejected a lot! Finally, Diary of a Wimpy Kid was picked up by a book publisher and has been read by millions of kids all around the world.

Quote of the Month: "You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar." English Proverb

Tech Corner

Go to Tumblebooks and TumbleMath from the ebooks & Audiobooks page.

Dates To Remember

2/3-7 National School Counselor Week

2/5 World Read Aloud Day

2/7 PTO Meeting @8:00am

2/11-12 Benchmark Tests

2/14 Valentine's Day

2/17 NO SCHOOL- President's Day

2/18-20 Benchmark Tests

2/20 School Board Meeting @6:30pm

2/23 Dr. Seuss in the Park 2-4pm

2/24 New GT Parent Meeting @5:30pm Live Oak Cafeteria

Books About Black History and Valentine's Day

23 ways to mess up Valentine's Day by Valerie Wilson Wesley ; illustrated by Maryn Roos.

Willimena Thomas, worried that she will not get any Valentine cards from her classmates and friends, takes her sister's advice and sends herself some cards, but her troubles begin when she gets carried away--as usual.

All new crafts for Valentine's Day by Kathy Ross ; illustrated by Barbara Leonard.

Provides instructions for creating a variety of Valentine's Day crafts, including cards, bookmarks, bracelets, Valentine holders, magnets, and more.

28 days : moments in Black history that changed the world by Charles R. Smith Jr. ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans.

A picture book look at many of the men and women who revolutionized life for African Americans throughout history.

Martin's big words : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr by Doreen Rappaport ; illustrated by Brian Collier.

Looks at the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, explaining his work to bring about a peaceful end to segregation.