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    Hello Panthers!  We are currently working on best practices for library book circulation and will keep you updated as policies are created.  In the meantime, feel free to click on any of the links on this page to access online learning, activities, writing, games, and of course reading!     

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    In November, we are focused on the character trait of Empathy, learning about Indigenous people, and celebrating Veteran's Day and Thanksgiving!

     

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    OUR FOLLETT BOOK FAIR WAS A SUCCESS!  

     

    Fred families ordered over $1,500 in new books for their students and teachers!  Orders will be shipped directly to Fred and families will be notified with dates and times for contactless distribution.

     

    THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING OUR LIBRARY PROGRAM! 

     

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    Do you like to code?  Check out

    #ScratchatHome

    and create stories, games, and animation!

     

     

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    The following sites offer support and helpful hints for parents navigating distance learning:

    Commonsense.org  

    KQED.org 

    YouTube video 

    (filmed early in the year but still has some useful tips) 

    A Guide for Parents teaching at home 

    40 Homeschooling Tools and Resources 

     

     

     

     

     

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    Check out DPIE for online chess,  STEAM classes, and other learning opportunities.

     

     

           Actors reading children's books:

     

    A compilation of resources from Kate Messner, author of the Ranger in Time series 

    Scholastic online resources for families and teachers

     

     

    Illustrator Jarret Lerner is updating this list frequently.  If your student loves to draw/write/create I highly recommend this page.

     

     

         Oakland Zoo At-Home Activities

     Activities from Jessie Sima, author of Not Quite Narwhal and Love, Z 

     Dav Pilky (author of Dog Man and Captain Underpants has a page of activities related to his books:   

    Excellent listing of authors and illustrators reading their stories using Facebook and Instragram Live.  These videos stay up for about a day so you can access them at a time convenient for you 

     

    Activities across all subjects.  Includes ways students can Facetime each other:

    https://www.adventure-in-a-box.com/

     

     From Bay Area Children's Theater:

     

    https://www.creativitycorner.org/

     

     

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    #onecityonebook 

    #holybagumba 

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    sealbiliteracy   Frederiksen Elementary was granted over $2,000 to purchase picture books in multiple languages for our students who would like to explore literature in languages other than English.  We are proud to support the Path to Biliteracy program!     
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    Check out @FredLibrarian on Twitter!  Learn what we are reading in the library and get special recommendations by Mrs. Sevilla! 
     #FredReads
     
     
     
    novel    Fred Students got to experience picture books using Novel EffectThey loved it and we plan on using again later in the year.  I highly recommend this free app to enhance your read alouds!   
     Mrs. Sevilla and Mac Barnett
     
     
     
    MRS. SEVILLA GOT TO MEET AUTHOR MAC BARNETT!
     
    Mac Barnett, author of President Taft is Stuck in the Bath, Sam and Dave Dig a Hole, Chloe and the Lion, Leo a Ghost Story and many other titles was at Hicklebee's Book Store and signed books for Fred! 
     Chloe the Lion This book is fun to read!
     Leo A Ghost Story
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    Mrs. Sevilla's visit with author Jon Agee!

     

    Jon Agee signed his latest book, Lion Lessons, to Fred students!

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    Recommended reading sites for kids
     
     
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    Reading is an exercise in empathy; an exercies in walking in someone else's shoes for a while.
    ~Malorie Blackman
     
    We all can dance,” he said, “if we find the music that we love.”
    – Giraffes Can’t Dance, Giles Andreae
     
      
    Library Hours
     
    Monday-Friday
    8:30 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
     
    Staff
     
    Name: Lori Sevilla
    Title: Media Technician
    Email Address: sevillalori@dublinusd.org
    Phone Number: (925) 828-1037 ext. 5217