The Springer Middle School Library

Library Announcements

New Arrivals

  • Stand Up, Yumi Chung!

    by Jessica Kim Year Published: 2020

    "When eleven-year-old Yumi Chung stumbles into a kids' comedy camp she is mistaken for another student, so she decides to play the part"--Provided by publisher.

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  • When Stars are Scattered

    by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed Year Published: 2020

    "Omar and his younger brother Hassan live in a refugee camp, and when an opportunity for Omar to get an education comes along, he must decide between going to school every day or caring for his nonverbal brother in this intimate and touching portrayal of family and daily life in a refugee camp"--Provided by publisher.

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  • The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

    by Suzanne Collins Year Published: 2020

    "Revisit the world of Panem sixty-four years before the events of The Hunger Games, starting on the morning of the reaping of the Tenth Hunger Games"--OCLC.

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  • Stamped: Racism, Anti-Racism and You

    by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi Year Published: 2020

    "A history of racist and antiracist ideas in America, from their roots in Europe until today, adapted from National Book Award winner Stamped from the Beginning"--Publisher.

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  • The One and Only Bob

    by Katherine Applegate Year Published: 2020

    A scrappy dog named Bob and his best friends, Ivan the gorilla and Ruby the elephant, undertake a dangerous journey to seek Bob's long-lost sister, but a storm is approaching and time is running out.

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  • We Dream of Space

    by Erin Entrada Kelly Year Published: 2020

    Cash, Fitch, and Bird Thomas are three siblings in seventh grade together in Park, Delaware. In 1986, as the country waits expectantly for the launch of the Space Shuttle Challenger, they each struggle with their own personal anxieties. Cash, who loves basketball but has a newly broken wrist, is in danger of failing seventh grade for the second time. Fitch spends every afternoon playing Major Havoc at the arcade on Main. And Bird, his twelve-year-old twin, dreams of being NASA's first female shuttle commander. The Thomas children exist in their own orbits, circling a tense and unpredictable household, with little in common except an enthusiastic science teacher named Ms. Salonga. As the launch of the Challenger approaches, Ms. Salonga gives her students a project; they are separated into spacecraft crews and must create and complete a mission. When the fated day finally arrives, it changes all of their lives and brings them together in unexpected ways"--OCLC.

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  • Prairie Lotus

    by Linda Sue Park Year Published: 2020

    In Dakota Territory in the 1880s, half-Chinese Hanna and her white father face racism and resistance to change as they try to make a home for themselves.

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  • They called Us Enemy

    by George Takei Year Published: 2019

    In graphic novel form, Takei recounts his time in an interment camp as a child during World War II.

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  • Other Words for Home

    by Jasmine Warga Year Published: 2019

    The story of Syrian refugees.

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  • Library Mission

    The misson of the Springer Library is to encourage a lifelong love of reading. We support the ethical and efficient use of informaton through the use of emerging technologies.

    Library Hours

    7:55 - 3:15 PM

     Mrs. Bott with students

    Librarian 

    Lauren M. Bott (lauren.bott@bsd.k12.de.us)  Please contact me with any questions or concerns. 

     

    Mrs. Bott Websites and News of Interest

     

    Read some of Springer students' poetry at The Poetry Corner.

     

    Every Tuesday and Thursday, Jason Reynolds has a new writing prompt in his Write, Right, Rite series.

     

  • Coming to the library


    Students should come to the library with a purpose:


    • Check in/check out -- browse the shelves, find a new book, or return one

    • Research/work on an assignment

    • Computer use: educational use only

    • Quiet work/reading


    Students may come to the library with permission during:


    • Beginning of the day (must be able to get to class by 8:10 AM)

    • Lunch time - see a lunch administrator for a pass

    • Any class time - ask your teacher after you've finished your work

    • Dismissal time (must be able to get to your dismissal place on time)

     

    When you arrive, you must sign in on the laptop on the counter:


    • Type your name in the boxes

    • Enter your grade

    • Choose the reason you came to the library

    • Click submit.


    Borrowing books/materials

    • Students may check out 2 books for a 2 week period
    • Students MAY NOT check out with overdue materials
    • Lost materials must be paid for or replaced
    • You may renew a book 1 time for 2 weeks