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Welcome to the Carl Cozier Library!

 

PRIMARY WEBSITE EVALUATION

Evaluating Websites – is it Just Right?

  1. San Francisco Symphony

     2. San Diego Zoo

     3. Build Your Wild Self

 

HOW IS OUR LIBRARY ORGANIZED?

Library Shelving Game – practice ordering fiction or nonfiction books on a virtual shelf!

KEYBOARDING LESSONS AND PRACTICE

Typing Agent – Bellingham School District’s subscription typing program

Stacking Cups Typing – stack the cups by typing correct letters.

Keyboarding Triathalon – three events to test your typing!

Dance Mat Typing – Beginning keyboarding lessons. Levels 1-4

 

YETI

YETI Book Competition – read a short description and view book trailers for YETI book selections. Google site created by Lowell Elementary’s teacher librarian, Lisa Christenson.

BOOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS AND AUTHORS

Use the links below to visit book & author sites. Read or view book reviews to decide what to read next!

ALA Great Websites for Kids – Favorite Childrens Stories – book series websites, traditional stories, book recommendations and periodicals. This is a comprehensive, thoroughly enjoyable site!

Children’s Literature Web Guide: Authors & Illustrators – lots of wonderful authors featured at this site. Is your favorite author among them?

SlimeKids – School Library Media Kids searchable collection of book trailers. Search by year or grade level.

AWARD WINNING BOOKS

Washington Children’s Choice Award – K-3 children pick their favorite books! Current nominees & past winners.

Sasquatch Book Award – notable chapter books for intermediate readers.

Pacific NW Young Reader’s Choice Award – See this year’s nominees and view past winners of this award.

Randolph Caldecott Medal – awarded to the illustrator for the most distinguished American picture book for children.

The John Newbery Medal – for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature.

Coretta Scott King Author & Illustrator Book Awards – recognizing an African American author of outstanding books for children and young adults

Pura Belpre Award – honoring a Latino writer whose children’s books best portray, affirm and celebrate the Latino cultural experience

Laura Ingalls Wilder Award – honors an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made, over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children

Mildred L. Batchelder Award – for an outstanding children’s book translated from a language other than English and subsequently published in the United States

Robert F. Sibert Medal – for most distinguished informational book for children

Theodor Seuss Geisel Award – for the most distinguished beginning reader book

WEBSITE EVALUATION

Websites about Aliens. Which on do you trust?

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