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Monday, August 29, 2016

Books of the Week, Aug 29

This week I'm highlighting three titles from our ebook collection, available to SCC students via Destiny Discover (formerly named FollettShelf). The high school and middle school books are also the chosen titles for their respective schools' One School One Book program.

Questions? - Contact me at aolson[at]scc.k12.wi.us

High School - Story of Owen : Dragon Slayer of Trondheim by E. K. Johnston
In an alternate world where industrialization has caused many species of carbon-eating dragons to thrive, Owen, a slayer being trained by his famous father and aunt, and Siobahn, his bard, face a dragon infestation near their small town in Canada.
Ebook @ the Library. Find it on Destiny Discover (AKA FollettShelf)
**This is our 1st quarter One School One Book title!

Middle School - Silver Child by Cliff McNish
Six children are drawn to Coldharbour, a wasteland of garbage dumps and gangs on the edge of civilization, for reasons they can't comprehend. Each child undergoes a strange transformation and discovers a special gift. They must learn to use their skills quickly--they soon realize they've been brought together to face a common, fast-approaching enemy set on the destruction of the world.
Ebook @ the school library. Find it on Destiny Discover (AKA FollettShelf)
*This is our 1st quarter One School One Book title!

Elementary - Crayola by Sarah Green
The creators of Crayola changed the name of the game when they invented crayons in the early 1900s. With more than 100 colors available in crayon, marker, or colored-pencil form, the choices are endless! Unleash your colorful wings in this inspiring title for young readers.
Ebook @ the school library. Find it on Destiny Discover (AKA FollettShelf)

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