News and Information
Hello Fred community! Be sure to check this space often as it will be updated on a regular basis with links to online learning, activities, writing, and of course reading! I will be posting information about authors who are reading their own books on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Actors reading children's books:
A compiliation of resources from Kate Messner, author of the Ranger in Time series:
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:
Illustrator Jarret Lerner is updating this list frequently. If your student loves to draw/write/create I highly recommend this:
Activities from Jessie Sima, author of Not Quite Narwhal and
Scholastic online resources for families and teachers:
Activities across all subjects. Includes ways students can Facetime each other:
Children's book publishers are currently working on a way that teachers and librarians can read books aloud to students on closed forums. As soon as that has been worked out, I hope to be able to put out a daily read aloud schedule. I will keep you posted here!
From Bay Area Children's Theater:
DUSD elementary schools are collaborating with each other and the Dublin Library to present Flora & Ulysses, by Kate DiCamillo.
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!Check out @FredLibrarian on Twitter! Learn what we are reading in the library and get special recommendations by Mrs. Sevilla!#FredReads
Our Spring Scholastic Book Fair is coming in April. Please check here for future updates. Thank you for your support of our library program!
Fred Students got to experience picture books using Novel Effect. They loved it and we plan on using again later in the year. I highly recommend this free app to enhance your read alouds!
Fred students can earn a free one day ticket for the 2020 season by reading six additional hours between now and the end of February. Reading logs are due Friday February 28.MRS. SEVILLA GOT TO MEET AUTHOR MAC BARNETT!
Mrs. Sevilla's visit with author Jon Agee!
Jon Agee signed his latest book, Lion Lessons, to Fred students!LIBRARY NEWSRecommended reading sites for kidsRecommended articles for grown-upsCheck out these local summer reading programs:A child who reads will be an adult who thinks.~UnknownWe all can dance,” he said, “if we find the music that we love.”
– Giraffes Can’t Dance, Giles AndreaeLibrary HoursMonday-Friday8:30 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
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