New Books 2013

Vote for Your Favorite Librarian!

 Nominate your favorite librarian for the I Love My Librarian Award by the School Library Journal! Both public and school librarians are eligible. For more about the award, visit here. But hurry nominations are due by September 12.

Vote for Your Favorite Book!

The American Library Association is having their annual Teens Top Ten Voting. Choose your favorite book from the nominees and vote now through September 16th. Winners will be announced during Teen Read Week. Here is the link to vote:
Teens Top Ten Voting

Author William Sleator 1945-2011

Prolific science-fiction author William Sleator passed away Thursday in Thailand at the age of 66 after crafting more than 30 books that spoke to young children, teens, and adults alike. Read more about it from School Library Journal Online.

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Get Ready for Reading Rumble!

Access this link to read about past and future Reading Rumble contests in the CCISD district. If you want to particpate in the Spring, make sure you read books from the High School Reading Rumble List.

Reading Rumble

Another Hot Summer

This summer has seen record temperatures and people are literally hiding inside. By now television, Facebook, and texting is probably getting old. Beat the heat and the boredom by cracking open a book or magazine. Or... go see the upcoming movie "The Help" based on the bestselling book by Kathryn Stockett. Of course, you could always go see the final installment to the Harry Potter series.