February 1: Meg Cabot, Jerry Spinelli
February 2: Judith Viorst
February 7: Charles Dickens, Laura Ingalls Wilder
February 8: Jules Verne
February 11: Jane Yolen
February 12: Judy Blume
February 15: Norman Bridwell
February 27: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
February 28: John Steinbeck


BOOK FAIR. The book fair is coming. Mark your calendars. On February 22 through February 26, the Lower School Library will be hosting its annual book fair. Choose among hundreds of popular titles for the entire family. Hours will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily.

Read 600 minutes and earn a Six Flag's Amusement Park ticket for this summer. Student reading logs are due back to school by February 26.


....to the following people who have generously donated books and DVDs to our library collection in 2010:

Roxanne Misterka
Anissa and Zessie Johnson
Cyndie Lee


NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER: When You Reach Me, written by Rebecca Stead

NEWBERY HONOR WINNERS: Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice, by Phillip Hoose

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, by Jacqueline Kelly

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, by Grace Lin

The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg, by Rodman Philbrick

CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER: The Lion & the Mouse, illustrated and written by Jerry Pinkney

CALDECOTT HONOR WINNERS: All the World, illustrated by Marla Frazee, written by Liz Garton Scanlon

Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors, illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski, written by Joyce Sidman

For more information on each of the winners and a complete listing of all Newbery and Caldecott winners throughout the ages, go to www.ala.org/alsc/newbery.cfm and www.ala.org/alsc/caldecott.cfm

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