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Welcome to the Carl Cozier Library!


Attention 1st Graders:

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!

Order in the Library! – practice sorting and shelving books

Keyboarding Lessons & Practice

Typing Agent – Bellingham School District’s subscription typing program

Touch Typing – Touch typing, keyboarding tutor, and keyboarding games

Words Per Minute – text your typing speed and accuracy at this site!

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 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, Book Reviews & 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 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

Learn how to evaluate websites using these sites. Compare them! 

Aliens websites for understanding web authorship
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