Sunday, June 21, 2009

“Express Yourself” @ Your Library!

· Our Young Adult “Express Yourself” SRP program is now on Mondays @ 3:30 pm.

· Please Join Dani and Danielle as we discuss The Secret Hour by Scott Westerfeld and start a fun art project!

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

'09 Summer Reading Program!

Be Creative about Storytelling!

Mrs. House will kick off the SRP with some Kamishibai storytelling!

When: Wednesday, June 17th @ 4:00 pm

Where: Big Sky Community Library @ Ophir School

We invite your child to visit the library this summer and to participate in ‘09 Summer Reading Program! This first program is intended for children K-5th grade and will be every Wednesday at 4:00. Join us!

Wednesday, June 3, 2009


Meadows, India The Moonstone Fairy
Amazing Animals
Hegeman, The Animal Kingdom and teacher’s manual
Anderson, Brain Stretchers
Petreshene, Brain Teasers!
Smith, Castles of the World
McMillan, Classroom Starters for Any Occasion
Jones, Creative Quickies
Curwin, Discipline With Dignity
Braus, Discovering Deserts
Adair, Fall into Math and Science
Wells, Famous Friends
McClure, Free and inexpensive Arts and Crafts to Make and Use
Braus, Geology, The Active Earth
Wiebe, Glide into Winter with Math and Science
Harmin, Got To Be Me!
Charles, How To Evaluate Progress in Problem Solving
Atwell, In the Middle: Writing, Reading, and Learning With Adolescents
Johnsen, Independent Study Program
Carroll, Inventors
Braus, Let’s Hear It For Herps!
Meyer, Make It Simpler: A Practical Guide to Problem Solving in Mathematics
Wahl, A Mathematical Mystery Tour: Higher Thinking Math Tasks
Naturescope Discovery Pac: Incredible Insects
Katz, Naturewatch: Exploring Nature with your Children
Kennedy, North American Indian Design coloring book
Sterling, Oceans
Hegeman, Our Community
Lewis, Pegasus: Providing Enrichment for the Gifted
Fiarotta, Pin it, Tack it, Hang it
Rickman, Plains Indians Coloring Book
Wiebe, Primarily Bears, Grades K-6
Project AIMS Grades 5-9 series
Altmann, Ready-to-use Literature Activities for Grades 7-12
Seabury, Ready-to-use Science Activities for the elementary classroom
Hertz, Schoolhouse Planning
Butzow, Science Through Children’s Lit.
Sports Illustrated for Kids
Wiebe, Spring Into Math and Science
Meiser, The Story Box
Raines, Story Stretchers for the Primary Grades
Madsen, The Teacher’s Book of Lists
Hegeman, Understanding Communities Teacher’s Manual: Social Studies Themes
Smith, Using Poetry to Teach Reading and Language Arts
Hillen, Water Precious Water
Smith, What Color is Newton’s Apple? Inquiry Science
Wild About Weather
Gee, Entertaining & Educating Young Children
Feingold, The Feingold Cookbook for Hyperactive Children
Faber, How To Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk
Schultz, I Can Read About the Octopus
McGovern, If you Grew Up With Abraham Lincoln
Amery, Lots More Farmyard Tales
Smalin, Loving Your Child Is Not Enough: Positive Discipline That Works
Anderson, The Rumble Seat Pony
Dodd, Schnitzel von Krumm’s Basketwork
Ames, Your Five-Year Old: Sunny and Serene. . Nine Year Old, Six Year Old. . Seven Year Old. . .etc.
Lionni, Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse
Avi, The Barn
DiCamillo, Because of Winn-Dixie
Seuss, The Cat in the Hat; Dr. Seuss’s ABC
Stevenson, A Child’s Garden of Verses
Kaufman, Christopher Columbus
Bridwell, Clifford the Big Red Dog
Burby, A Day in the Life of a Professional Golfer
Daly, Dinosaurs; Giants of the Past
Loneon The Eyes of Gray Wolf
Dixon, A Figure in Hiding
Lobel, Frog and Toad Together
Kline, Horrible Harry’s Secret
The Diagram Group, How To Hold A Crocodile
Goble, Iktomi and the Buffalo Skull: A Plains Indian Story
George, Julie’s Wolf Pack
Leppard, Mandie and the Charleston Phantom
Barron, The Merlin Effect
Kirk, Miss Spider’s ABC
Grant, The Multiage Handbook
Mysteries & Marvels of Nature
Sharmat, Nate the Great
Blume The One in the Middle is the Green Kangaroo
Gralla, Online Kids: a Young Surfer’s Guide to Cyberspace
DeRico, The Rainbow Goblins
Ranger Rick
Lewin The Storytellers
Byears, Tornado
Williams, Wter Project
Babcock, Webster’s Third New International Dictionary of the English Language
Leaf, Wee Gillis
New Moon: the Magazine for Girls and their Dreams
Spider: the Magazine for Children
Brown, Arthur’s Valentine
Koichi, Christopher Columbus
Amery, First 100 Words in French
Holm, Babymluse, Queen of the World!
Crane, The Red Badge of Courage
Graves, Benjamin: Man of Ideas
Hayman, The Death of Lincoln: A Picture History of the Assassination
Keller, Little Giant Book of Knock-Knocks
DiCamillo, The Tale of Despereaux
Parish, Amelia Bedelia
Greene, Astronauts
Naden, Cycle Chase: The Championship Season
Gridley, Indian Tribes of America
Broekel, Jet Planes
Ahistrom, The Polar Bear
Fradin, Skylab
White, Stuart Little
Fradin, The Voyager Space Probes
Girard, Who is a Stranger, and What Should I Do?
National Geographic Kids
Anheuser-Busch Companies, Family Talk About Drinking
Lavoie, How Difficult Can This Be? Understanding Learning Disabilities
Communicore Visual Communications, Making Your Home Safe for Children
Promising Practices in K-12 Videoconferencing
New Moon
Ranger Rick
Spider: the Magazine for Children
Owens, The Chicago Bulls Basketball Team
Losee, Doc: Then and Now With a Montana Physician
Silverman, Big Pumpkin
Koss, The Girls
DiCamillo, The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, A Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread
The Usborne Book of Discovery: Inventors, Scientists, Explorers
Sachar, Holes
Levin, Magic Johnson, Court Magician
Deegan, Michael Jordan: Basketball’s Soaring Star
Pansini, Great Riddles, Giggles & Jokes
Nentl, The Grizzly
Erickson, Hank the Cowdog: Let Sleeping Dogs Lie
Hermes, Heads, I Win
Cleary, Henry and the Clubhouse
Cleary, Henry and the Paper Route
Cleary, Henry Huggins
Bellairs, The House With a Clock In It’s Walls
Rockwell, How to Fight a Girl
Estes, The Hundred Dresses
Banks, The Indian in the Cupboard
Dwiggins, Jimmy Fox and the Flying Falcon
De Jong, Journey from Peppermint Street
Vitali, Karate Kicking
Little, Kate
Day, Landslide
De Jong, The Last Little Cat
Baum, The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus
Joseph, The Listening Silence
Gipson, Little Arliss
Penguin Home Video, Medicine
Cleary, Otis Spofford
Fairfield, Peoples and Nations of the Far East and Pacific: A Short History of Each Country in the Far East, Australasia, and
Sloane, Pereplexing Lateral Thinking Puzzles
Lindgren, Pippi Longstocking
Banks, Remember My Name
Boston, The River at Green Knowe
Conley, The Runaway Camper
Anderson, Safe at Home!
Enright, The Saturdays
Clark, Secret of the Andes
Bulla, Shoeshine Girl
Bendell, Space Earth and Atmosphere
Burns, Spaghetti and Meatballs for All!: A Mathematical Story
Cox, Spinechillers
Boston, A Stranger at Green Knowe
Lenski, Strawberry Girl
George, The Summer of the Falcon
Locke, The Summer the Spies Moved In
Poole, Tales of the Spooky-Natural and Vampire Jokes
Boston, Treasure of Green Knowe
Untermeyer, A Treasury of Great Poems, English and American, With Lives of the Poets and Historical Settings
Roxbee-Cox, Who Storle the Black Diamond? : Follow the Clues to Unravel the Mystery
Byrnes, Wilderness America
Grahame, The Wind in the Willows
Christopher, The Winning Stroke
Brittain, The Wish Giver – Three Tales of Coven Tree
Boyd, Fairy Crafts: 23 Enchanting Toys, Gifts, Costumes, and Party Decorations
Penguin Home Video, Anatomy and Genetics
Oliver, Agent Arthur’s Arctic Adventure
Hicks, Alvin Fernald, TV Anchorman
Lowry, Attaboy, Sam!
Green, The Badger
Nentl, The Beaver, Lawson, Ben and Me
Buck, The Big Wave
Green, The Bison
Ahlstrom, The Black Bear
Byars, The Cartoonist
Boston, The Children of Green Know
Dolby, Chocolate Island
DeAngeli, Copper-toed Boots
Hamilton, Cousins
Ahlstrom, The Coyote
George, The Cry of the Crow: A Novel
Cleary, Dear Mr. Henshaw
Ahlstrom, The Elk
Boston, An Enemy at Green Knowe
Dahl, The Enormous Crocodile
Baker, Explorers of North America
Ahlstrom, The Foxes
Wigginton, Foxfire 2: Ghost Stories, Spring Wild Plant Foods, Spinning and Weaving, Midwifing, Burial Customes, Corn Shuckin’s
Wigginton, Foxfire 3: Animal Care, Banjos and Dulcimers, Hide Tanning, Summer and Fall Wild Plant Foods, Butter Churns,
Konigsburg, From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankwieler
Cox, Ghost Train to Nowhere
Fitzgerald, The Great Brain
Austen, Pride and Prejudice
Ahlstrom, The Pronghorn
Spider: The Magazine for Children
Dessen, The Truth About Forever
Ahlstrom, The Whitetail
Rosenbloom, The Little Giant Book of Riddles
Canadian Wildlife Federation, Ranger Rick
Olmsted, Fielding’s Lewis and Clark Trail
New Moon: The Magazine for Girls and Their Dreams
Jacobsen, Japan
Ranger Rick
Canadian Wildlife Federation, Ranger Rick
Spider: the Magazine for Children
Taylor, Everything You Need to Know About Alcohol
Kessler, Kick, Pass, and Run
Bonsalll, Tell Me Some More
Lerner, Understanding AIDS
Adler, Cam Jansen and the Summer Camp Mysteries: A Super Special
Clements, The Last Holiday Concert
Myracle, L8r, G8r
Mazier, E, My Name is Emily
Hilton, Good-bye Mr. Chips
Hiaasen, Hoot
National Geographic Kids
Lavender, Land of Giants: The Drive to the Pacific Northwest, 1750-1950
Norton, The Borrowers Afloat
Miller, Death Comes to Dinner
Leppard, Mandie and the Charleston Phantom
Leppard, Mandie and the Cherokee Legend
Leppard, Mandie and the Forbidden Attic
Leppard, Mandie and the Hidden Treasure
Leppard, Mandie and the Medicine Man
Leppard, Mandie and the Mysterious Bells