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Students using shelfmarkers to keep the library organized.
Students using shelfmarkers to keep the library organized.
Students using shelfmarkers to keep the library organized.
Students using shelfmarkers to keep the library organized.
Students using shelfmarkers to keep the library organized.

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BOOKSHELF SPOTLIGHT

2021-22 GRADE 1 GREAT BOOK  AWARD WINNER!

Grade 1 Great Book Award Winner


"Can I Be Your Dog?" 
Author- Troy Cummings
Illustrator- Troy Cummings 


This prestigious book award is voted on by the Helen Street School 1st Graders based on criteria of creativity and craft by both the author & illustrator.  This book was an overwhelming winner of total points cast across the 1st Grade.  An excellent job by the 1st Grade Book Award Committee!!

2021-2022 KINDERCOTT BOOK AWARD WINNER!  

Kindercott book award winner

"Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion."  Illustrator- Alex T. Smith. 

This prestigious book award is voted by the Helen Street School Kindergarteners as the best illustrations that are *Eye-Catching/Interesting  &  *Support the Story.   Great Job, Kindergarten!!

new kid book cover

New Kid by Jerry Craft is a home-run GRAPHIC NOVEL!  The winner of the CT Nutmeg Award, Coretta Scott King Award, and the Newbery Award-- this book is in graphic novel form about an African-American Middle Schooler who loves to create graphic art works.  His parents see it another way by sending him to a private school focusing only on academics.  As one of a few kids of color, Jordan tries to navigate his new school.  Jeff Kinney comments- "Funny, sharp and totally real!  Jordan Banks is the kid everyone will be talking about!"

About Our Library Media Center

 

 

Mr. Dusty Patrick
Library Media Specialist
dpatrick@hamden.org
Students doing a drumming activity tied to the story DRUM CITY by Thea Guidone

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