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Library Days for Westwood

Wednesday afternoons

Thursdays

Friday afternoons

Scholastic Book Fair

May 20th-May24

End Of The Year Due Date For All Library Books

Friday May 17th

Westwood Birthday Book Club Is Here!

Your patience is appreciated as we waited for the books to arrive and be processed into our library system. I am continuing to meet with students to choose their special library book that you have generously donated to the Westwood Library in honor of their birthday. Birthday Club students will be able to check out their book the first week of their birthday month (Summer birthdays will be celebrated in May). Once your student has returned their library book, other students will be able to check it out and celebrate with them all year round. It's a special memento in honor of your student that all Wildcats will enjoy for years to come. Thank you again to all of the Westwood families who participated in this year's Birthday Book Club. 

Maker s Space

This year, I'm so happy to announce that we have a whole room dedicated to our Wildcat makers, coders, builders, and creators! Students will now have the opportunity to work on long-term projects together as we continue to build a community of makers!

Maker s Space

2019 Young Reader Medal Nominees

Click the link for a complete list of CYRM nominees for 2019

California Young Reader Medal

Picture Books

Picture Books

The Bear and the Piano by David Litchfield

I Don't Want to Be A Frog! by Dev Petty

If You Ever Want to Bring An Alligator to School, Don't! by Elise Parsley

Mother Bruce by Ryan T. Higgins

Samson in the Snow by Phillip C. Stead

Picture Books

Chapter Books

Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate

Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Chapter Books

Picture Books for Older Readers

We Are All Wonders by R.J. Palacio

Separate Is Never Equal by Duncan Tonatiuh

Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah by Laurie Ann Thompson

 

Get Inspired By Women Authors, Illustrators & Innovators

           Suggestions for             Reads from Our Library:

*She Persisted 

*Women in Sports: 50  Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win

*Malala's Magic Pencil

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*Authors*

Kate DiCamillo

Rachel Renee Russell

Andrea Beaty

Raina Telgemeier

Debbi Michiko Florence

Pam Muñoz Ryan

 

*Illustrators*

LeUyen Pham

Yuyi Morales

Sophie Blackall

 

*Innovators*

Katherine Johnson

Jane Goodall

Temple Grandin

Anousheh Ansari

Ellen Ochoa

Ask your librarian for additional suggestions!

Celebrate Dr. Seuss & Read Across America!

Thank you to our Wildcat families for joining us in celebrating Read Across America for our Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash! 

See you again next year!

Have you visited our literary garden yet? Stop by the planter box by the Westwood Library and take a trip down children's literature lane with some of your favorite books!

Which way?