December 15, 2016

We have already had some very exciting Makerspace STEAM station rotations. Thank you for all the donations and gift cards to buy materials.

     Building with cranberries

The kids have been engineering, building, and creating! Here are a few Internet friendly p...

November 1, 2016

The students in grades 3-5 brought their Chromebooks to the library for 2 classes and learned how to make an avatar. The students had a blast using technology and creating different characters.

They helped each other using the new skills. We had good discussions about w...

October 30, 2016

We had so many creative pumpkins on display. Thank you to everyone who participated! 

August 9, 2016

I came across a great article today. Studies show that reading everyday may give you a longer life!

Read Books, Live Longer - New York Times Blog

May 10, 2016

We did an illustrator/author study this week on Melissa Sweet. She has been an illustrator for years, adding art to some of our favorite books like:

Last year we read the first book she authored AND illustrated:

This week we read A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Hora...

May 3, 2016

I found a book trailer for The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate. We have read the non-fiction picture book and many kids have read the fiction chapter book companion. 

The chapter book won the most votes by Cranbury students for the Nutmeg, and it won the award!...

May 1, 2016

Students who read three or more Nutmeg books voted for their favorites from the Nutmeg nominees and the winners were:

Arnie the Doughnut: Bowling Alley Bandit by: Laurie Keller

for the Elementary selection


The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

for the Intermedia...

February 15, 2016

For Valentine's Day we shared our love of reading and books by decorating hearts with book titles, authors names, series, and genres.

Then we hung the open hearts and made a fancy decoration. Anyone who stopped by could open the hearts and see what we love about books!

January 6, 2016

Even though Dr. Seuss passed away in 1991, an unfinished book of his was found and released in July of 2015. 

The students and I read the information at the back of the book explaining how the book was found and finished. 

Part of the information at the end explained how...

November 21, 2015

Back by popular demand! The kids look forward to the giant turkeys each Thanksgiving. The turkeys spell out "We Give Thanks For Great Books" and each grade level gets a turkey. 

The students pick a feather and can write anything that shows thanks for books and literacy....

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