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October 2018

 

 

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White Eagle's Fall Book Fair is coming!  It will be held in the LMC from Wednesday, Oct. 30th - Thursday, Nov. 8th.  
Be looking for more information regarding hours, shopping, Wish Lists and more at the end of this month. All purchases support the LMC!

Preorder Diary of a Wimpy Kid #13: The Meltdown 

 

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Guaranteed delivery to you here at White Eagle School on October 30th!!!

When it comes out, Mrs. Vieira drives in her car super early in the morning to get it!  Plus, all sales through Mrs. Vieira and the school support our book fair and bring funds back to our LMC!

See Mrs. Vieira in the LMC to get your pre-order sheet or click here to print one out at home to bring to school.




Birthday Books
Are you looking for a way to honor and celebrate your birthday at school? The White Eagle LMC has an idea for you! Become a member of the White Eagle Birthday Book Club
. It helps build our library collection and makes you feel special at the same time! For more details visit the White Eagle LMC website and to see a list of the September Birthday Books visit http://whiteeagle.ipsd.org/Subpage.aspx?id=932 .




Creation Station:
The Creation Station will open on October 9th for in school. Information about before school Creation Station time will be coming in November!

  • This Month:

    • Make a Fall Leaves Bookmark

    • Bring your Quiver Pumpkin to life

    • Take the Chicka-Chicka Boom Boom Tree Challenge

  • All the Time Fun!

    • Weave on our school loom… over, under, over, under

    • Try a BeeBot Challenge Card

    • Play OSMO

    • Program Dash: Use a challenge card!

    • Squigz, Legos, Pipe Cleaner creations, Rainbow Loom and more!


Your teacher has passes to visit the Creation Station when he/she feels is appropriate, for rewards, lunch recess centers, etc.



Check out the New Books!
Eraser
Eraser is always cleaning up everyone else’s mistakes. Except for Ruler and Pencil Sharpener, none of the other school supplies seem to appreciate her. They all love how sharp Pencil is and how Tape and Glue help everyone stick together. Eraser wants to create so that she can shine like the others. She decides to give it a try, but it’s not until the rubber meets the road that Eraser begins to understand a whole lot about herself.

Click here to watch a video book trailer.




I Walk with Vanessa
Inspired by real events, I Walk with Vanessa explores the feelings of helplessness and anger that arise in the wake of seeing a classmate treated badly, and shows how a single act of kindness can lead to an entire community joining in to help.




 

The Secret Life of Squirrels: Back to School
Mr. Peanuts' teacher friend Rosie needs help preparing for the first day of school! The two squirrels go shopping for school supplies, set up the library and music corners, bring all the sports equipment out to the blacktop, and decorate the classroom. Mr. Peanuts even practices driving the school bus! But it's not easy to be a teacher getting ready for a whole classroom of new faces. Will Mr. Peanuts and Rosie be able to pull together the room before the end of summer?



Llama Llama Loves to Read
Llama Llama learns at school.
Counting, writing, reading, rules.
Friends and school — there's nothing better.
Llama learning all the letters!

Anna Dewdney's beloved Llama Llama is growing up and learning to read! Throughout the school day, the teacher helps Llama Llama and the other children practice their letters, shows word cards, reads stories, and brings them to the library where they can all choose a favorite book. By the end of the day, Llama Llama is recognizing words and can't wait to show Mama Llama that he's becoming a reader!

Click here to read and listen to the book online.




Drawn Together
When a young boy visits his grandfather, their lack of a common language leads to confusion, frustration, and silence. But as they sit down to draw together, something magical happens-with a shared love of art and storytelling, the two form a bond that goes beyond words.


Click here to learn more about the illustrations by Dan Santat.




Rock and Roll Soul
With the school talent show coming up, a young music lover spends most of her time 

daydreaming about the perfect act. She notices the sounds around her, like the brrrrring of the school bell or the rappa-tappa-tap of rain on the windowpane. But the talent show is the place to reveal her own voice. Will she mix up some hip-hop beats? Will she command an orchestra of dozens, bringing the classics to life? Or, will she go electric, Jimi Hendrix style? Marching out on the talent show stage to the beat of her own drum, this sweet and sassy musician ultimately chooses to be herself and sing her own song loud and proud, “I’ve got a rock ’n’ roll soul!”


Click here to watch a video book trailer.



Do You Believe in Unicorns?
Is that a horse wearing a hat? It’s definitely not a unicorn in disguise — that would be ridiculous, right? It’s probably just a horse that’s having a bad hair day. Or trying to keep the sun out of its eyes. Or perhaps this horse just really likes hats! If you follow it long enough, maybe it will take off its hat and you’ll finally know for sure. Or will you? 




 

Click, Clack Back to School
Farmer Brown has been invited to be a guest at the elementary school’s Farm Day! The animals excitedly practice their best classroom behavior: standing quietly in line, using their inside voices, and learning how to share. But then they find out that farm animals aren’t actually allowed in school (who knew they were considered a health code violation?!). Rules are rules, so Farmer Brown goes to school solo—or so he thinks...for while our favorite barnyard bunch don’t get high marks in rules, they do excel in disguise.



Be Kind
When Tanisha spills grape juice all over her new dress, her classmate wants to make her feel better, wondering: What does it mean to be kind?

From asking the new girl to play to standing up for someone being bullied, this moving story explores what kindness is, and how any act, big or small, can make a difference—or at least help a friend.but when she finally gets angry, Nerdy Birdy knows just what to do to make things right.



Yasmine Toguchi Series
Jasmine’s best friend, Linnie, has just gotten a puppy. And now Jasmine wants a pet of her own―a flamingo! So when her grandmother sends Jasmine a daruma doll as a surprise gift, Jasmine colors in one doll eye and wishes for a flamingo to keep.

Next, Jasmine tries to convince her parents that she’s responsible enough for a pet. She cleans her room, brushes her teeth, takes out the trash, and, most importantly, researches everything she can about flamingos. But soon it becomes clear that her wish may never come true! Will Jasmine’s daruma doll ever get its second eye? Luckily her big sister, Sophie, has a surprise planned that fulfills Jasmine’s wish beyond her wildest dreams.

          

Click here to make your own daruma doll and make a wish!



Zoey and Sassafras
With magical animals, science, mystery, and adventure -- the series Zoey and Sassafras has something for everyone!

In the fifth book, an old friend visits Zoey at the barn with a mysterious glowing. . . seed pod? Zoey, Sassafras, and Pip must work together to discover what this mysterious rare magical plant needs to grow before all the seeds crumble to purple dust!

Click here to watch a video book trailer about the series.

 

Magic Tree House #30: Hurricane Heroes in Texas
Jack and Annie are on a mission! When the magic tree house whisks them back to Galveston, Texas, in 1900, they find out that a big storm is coming. But even though there is rain and wind, no one believes there is any danger. As the storm grows, seawater floods the city. Now everyone needs help! Jack and Annie have a little bit of magic and a lot of hope—but will it be enough?

 

Geronimo Stilton: Kingdom of Fantasy #10 and #11

       



Click here to watch a video book trailer about the series.



Og the Frog
When Og the Frog first comes to Room 26, he doesn't know what to think. He misses his friends from the pond, there are all kinds of strange noises, and the water is his tank just might be too clean (you know, a little muck never hurt anyone). But the furry, squeaky fellow living next to him is endlessly entertaining, the kids sure are friendly, and—BING, BANG, BOING!—they put big fat crickets right into his tank.


All of this gives Og lots of ideas for one of his favorite passtimes—making up poems and songs. But he gets stumped when talk turns to sending him back to the pond. Will he have to say good-bye to Tabitha whose whole life just changed like his? Or Mandy who just started seeing the bright side of things with his help? And Humphrey, who he's finally beginning to figure out?




Stick Cat: Two Cats and a Baby

Now that their owners are married, Stick Cat and his best friend, Edith, live in the same apartment. There’s someone else in the family too—Millie, the new gurgling, babbling baby.

When Edith declares that Millie’s sounds are actually flattering compliments about Edith, her devotion to the new baby is complete. There’s harmony in the home—until Grandma Cobb arrives to babysit. That’s when things quickly spin out of control.

A mishap leaves Grandma trapped inside the bathroom—and locked away from Millie. Stick Cat needs to rescue Grandma. But he also needs to help Edith in her new role as babysitter-in-chief. It just might be Stick Cat’s toughest mission ever.




I Survived The Attack of the Grizzlies, 1967
No grizzly has ever killed a human in Glacier before . . . until tonight. Eleven-year-old Melody Vega and her family come to Glacier National Park every year, and it's always been a place where she can forget her troubles. But this year is different. With Mom gone, every moment in the park is a heartbreaking reminder of the past.

Then Mel comes face-to-face with the mighty grizzly. Now her only thought is one of survival. Mel will soon be a part of one of the most tragic seasons in the history of America's national parks - a summer of terror that will forever change ideas about how grizzlies and humans can exist together in the wild.




91st Story Treehouse
Andy and Terry live in a 91-story treehouse. (It used to be a 78-story treehouse, but they 

keep getting ideas for new stories!) It has a submarine sandwich shop that serves sandwiches the size of actual submarines, an air-traffic control tower, a human pinball machine, a spin-and-win prize wheel, a giant spider web—with a giant spider!— and a big red button, which they’re not sure whether to push or not because they can’t remember what it does.

Good thing there’s so many fun things to do in the treehouse, because Andy and Terry get stuck babysitting Mr. Big Nose’s three grandchildren for the day.

After all, how much trouble could they possibly get into in just one day?


Click here to listen/read the first chapter of the first book - 13 Story Treehouse!




Chasing the Dream Series #2: On Point
Now that Zayd has made the Gold Team, he’s hustling hard and loving every minute of the 

season.


But when team starts to struggle, Zayd can’t help wondering if it has something to do with him. Even worse, his best friend Adam suddenly starts acting like he doesn’t care about basketball anymore, even though they are finally teammates. He stops playing basketball with Zayd at recess and starts hanging out with other kids. Then, Adam up and quits the Gold Team to play football instead.


While his uncle’s wedding preparations turn life into a circus at home, Zayd is left on his own to figure things out. He has to decide how to still be friends with Adam and step up to fill the empty shoes he left on the court. Does Zayd have what it takes to be on point and lead his team back to victory?



Saving Winslow
Louie doesn't have the best luck when it comes to nurturing small creatures. So when his 

father brings home a sickly newborn mini donkey, he's determined to save him. He names him Winslow. Taking care of him helps Louie feel closer to his brother, Gus, who is far, far away in the army.

Everyone worries that Winslow won't survive, especially Louie’s quirky new friend, Nora, who has experienced loss of her own. But as Louie's bond with Winslow grows, surprising and life-altering events prove that this fragile donkey is stronger than anyone could have imagined. A wonderful tale for fans of The One and Only Ivan.




Lucy and Andy Neanderthal; Bad to the Bones
Lucy and Andy have some extra space in the cave now the humans have moved out. But they do miss hanging with Sasha and Tommy. Luckily, their new friends live right around the ice block, close enough to form the first-ever explorer's club! These adventurers are on the hunt. Their first big discovery: dinosaur bones!

 

 

Amulet #8: Supernova
Emily has lost control of her Amulet and is imprisoned in the Void, where she must find a way to escape the influence of the Voice. Meanwhile, Emily's brother, Navin, travels to Lighthouse One, a space station where the Resistance is preparing to battle the approaching Shadow forces that would drain planet Alledia of all its resources. Emily and Navin must be smarter and stronger than ever to ensure Alledia's survival.

 


Willa of the Woods

M
ove without a sound. Steal without a trace.

Willa, a young night-spirit of the Great Smoky Mountains, is her clan's best thief. She creeps into the homes of day-folk under cover of darkness and takes what they won't miss. It's dangerous work-the day-folk kill whatever they do not understand—but Willa will do anything to win the approval of the padaran, the charismatic leader of the Faeran people.

When Willa's curiosity leaves her hurt and stranded in the day world, she calls upon an ancient, unbreakable bond to escape. Only then does she discover the truth: not all day-folk are the same, and the foundations that have guarded the Faeran for eons are under attack.

As forces of unfathomable destruction encroach on her home, Willa must decide who she truly is. To save the day-folk family that has become her own—and lift the curse that has robbed her people of their truth—Willa will meet deadly force with trusted alliance, violence with shelter, and an ever-changing world with a steady heartbeat of courage.

Click here to watch a video book trailer.



The Third Mushroom
Ellie's grandpa Melvin is a world-renowned scientist . . . in the body of a fourteen-year-old boy. His feet stink, and he eats everything in the refrigerator--and Ellie is so happy to have him around. Grandpa may not exactly fit in at middle school, but he certainly keeps things interesting. When he and Ellie team up for the county science fair, no one realizes just how groundbreaking their experiment will be. The formula for eternal youth may be within their reach! And when Ellie's cat, Jonas Salk, gets sick, the stakes become even higher. But is the key to eternal life really the key to happiness? Sometimes even the most careful experiments yield unexpected--and wonderful--results.


Click here to watch a video book trailer about the 1st book: The Fourteenth Goldfish.




The Last Kids on the Earth and the Cosmic Beyond

When the villainess steals Jack's prized monster-slaying tool, the Louisville Slicer, he vows to get it back. But it won’t be easy. Jack and his friends soon discover that the Louisville Slicer is the key to a dark plan that threatens the entire world—and beyond...s sled catapults, epic snowball battles, and one monstrous Christmas celebration. But their winter wonderland turns dark when a villainess begins hunting them. And this villainess is different—she’s a human.


Click here to watch a video book trailer about the first book in the series.


 

The Big Game
Danny Owens is dedicating his seventh-grade season to his Super Bowl champion father, who recently passed away. Danny promises everyone that, just like his dad, he’ll dominate the big game at the end of the season and earn a spot on the high school varsity team.

Then his English teacher catches him cheating on a test. Even though Danny can retake it, he knows there’s no point. He can’t read. And if Danny can’t pass this class, he won’t be eligible to play in the championship game that could unlock his future.

While his resentment rises against the only person willing to help him win off the field, the pressure to succeed begins to weigh heavily on Danny’s shoulders. Danny is being tested on every level now, and to pass, he may very well have to choose a different path from his father’s.



Guinness World Records 2019

The world’s most popular record book is back with thousands of new categories and newly broken records, covering everything from outer space to sporting greats via Instagram, fidget spinners and all manner of human marvels. Inside you’ll find hundreds of never-before-seen photographs and countless facts, figures, stats and trivia waiting for you on every action-packed page. Guinness World Records 2019 is the ultimate snapshot of our world today.



New Minecraft Books

   


 

 

Birthday Books

Are you looking for a way to honor and celebrate your birthday at school? The White Eagle LMC has an idea for you! Donate a book in honor of your birthday to White Eagle’s LMC and become a member of the White Eagle Birthday Book Club. It helps build our library collection and makes you feel special at the same time! For more details about the Birthday Book Club see the attached sheet below. Last year we had over 150 students participate in our Birthday Book program. That is an amazing number of donations and means our LMC is 150 books better. Take a look at all of our amazing birthday books by putting your mouse over the Library Media Center on the left hand side of this page and then clicking on the Birthday Book section.  Want to join?  Visit the White Eagle LMC website to download a form and sign up today!


Support the LMC through Anderson’s Online Store

We are excited to announce a new way to help support the LMC through our friends at Anderson’s. When you go to http://abcfairs.com you can log on as a White Eagle shopper (login and password are both WhiteEagle) and then a percentage of your purchase comes right back to White Eagle School and your books are mailed to your home address. You can also purchase eBooks through this website that will work on many devices such as iPads, Nooks, iPhones, etc. Anderson’s Bookfair Company provides a high quality selection of literature and supports our LMC. If you have questions or want more information, feel free to contact Mrs. Vieira.


Be Safe on the Internet

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General Info

Mrs. Vieira and Mrs. Connelly work in the LMC at White Eagle Elementary School. We work to provide students with a variety of materials to read for their recreational reading. Different types of literature are highlighted each month, and the LMC offers a variety of activities to enhance students' ability to use information resources and their technology skills. We also work to provide students with access to information and to provide students with the resources to search out answers to their information questions.


LMC Mission Statement

Believing that the Library Media Center (LMC) is a fundamental part of the educational program of the schools of Indian Prairie School District #204, the mission of the LMC is to encourage, promote, and assist students and teachers to be effective users of ideas and information and to foster reading and use of a library for lifelong learning.


LMC Hours

The LMC is open every morning that school is in session at 9:00 when students are allowed to enter the building and closes at the end of each school day at 3:35.  Flexible book checkout exists for student drop-ins and visiting classes.


Contact Us

To contact Dawn Vieira, LMC Director, or LMC staff, please call the LMC at 630-375-3959 or email dawn_vieira@ipsd.org.


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