Can’t afford some Fenway tickets this week? Staying up too late watching the World Series? Come on in, grab one of these great baseball books and live vicariously through some of baseball history’s greatest heroes!
We kept hearing that getting into the library earlier in the morning, would make your lives easier–so we solved that problem! If you need to print, finish up some last-minute work, do a group project, check out a book…we are now open at 6:50 AM for you! See you bright and early!
The Flume nominees are here! The Flume is an award given to student-nominated books by NH students, grades 9-12. During the school year, students read as many of the books as they can, and then in April, fill out official ballots that we send to the state for tallying purposes. We have ordered multiple copiesContinue reading “The Flume Nominees are Here!”
So many of you have stopped by and taken a look at our banned book collection this week–and many of you have signed some of them out (you guys are all rebels!). But…how much do you really know about banned and challenged books? Take THIS QUIZ and find out! (Evlakhov Valeriy/Shutterstock)
You will have a hard time finding the top 10 most challenged books from 2012(see below) on our library shelves, because most of them are already SIGNED OUT! Captain Underpants (series), by Dav Pilkey Reasons: Offensive language, unsuited for age group The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie Reasons: Offensive language, racism,Continue reading “It’s Banned Book Week!”
We just got a huge order of new books–come check them out! You can learn some Galactic Phrases, go to Victorian England to battle with vampires, remember what it was like to be aboard the Titanic in its last hours, feel the terror of a village being terrorized by a mysterious, destructive monster, or experienceContinue reading “New Books Are In!”
We all remember where we were on September 11, 2001. I was in my classroom, sitting in a circle with 8th grade students working on some writing. The sky was spotlessly blue and a light breeze blew through the trees. On days like that I always think, “If every day were like today, there would be peaceContinue reading “A Day of Memory”
Welcome back to school everyone! Your first week back, be sure to stop in, say hi to your new LIBRARIAN, and see some of the new things that are here, like our new FISH, our new LAYOUT, our new SIGN IN CENTER, our new STUDENT RESOURCE CENTER, and our new GRAPHIC NOVEL SHELVES. But keepContinue reading “You’re Back!”
I used to be a GN snob…and refused to read them. That was until I read Artie Spiegelman’s Maus. And then I found Persepolis and American Born Chinese and… and.. and it kept going. Graphic novels are interesting critters. Since the first GN was published in 1978–A Contract With God by Will Eisner–6 different types ofContinue reading “August 12-16 is Graphic Novel Week!”
Welcome to the future InterLakes Jr/Sr High School Library Website. If you have stumbled upon this site, please feel free to browse through…but know that it is a work in progress all summer long & will keep changing! While I have your attention though, let me give the *typical* librarian talk about SUMMER READING! First of all,Continue reading “Hello!”