Elizabeth Lamb, CMS Librarian
Welcome to the CMS Library Page! 
Online Book Club, "The Fiction Addiction," will be reading Michael Chabon's "Summerland" this summer.  It is a book recommended by Allison Pittman, author of one of our spring reads,  "Pudge & Prejudice." 
Copies of the book "Summerland" by Michael Chabon have been ordered and will be shipped to the homes
of the students who signed up in the spring.  If you would like to join us and need a book, let Ms. Lamb know. 
Copies of the book are also available in ebook format in Sora.  Our first online meeting  will be on Tuesday, 
June 15th at 11am.  We will discuss the book with Ms. Torres (ELA teacher) and Ms. Lamb (librarian), along
with other students reading the book.  After this book, we will resume reading Lone Stars.

Our tentative reading/meeting schedule:

For Tuesday, June 15, 11am:
Read pgs. 3-97 (Ch. 1-3)

For Tues., June 22, 11am:
Read pgs. 98-201 (Ch. 4-9)

For Tues., June 29, 11am:
Read pgs. 202-301 (Ch. 10-16)

For Tues., July 6, 11am:
Read pgs. 302-401 (Ch. 17-21)

For Tues., July 13, 11am:
Read pgs. 402-500 (Ch. 22--Epilogue)

As usual, sign into your Google account and go to Google Meet (from "waffle" choose the camera icon).
Or type in if you prefer to do it that way.  Click "+" to join a meeting.  Type
into the box and click "join."

See you at 11am on Tuesday, June 15th.  If you have any questions, feel free to email Ms. Lamb at or
YA Q&A: A.K. Pittman (Pudge and Prejudice) - EXPANDED | Family Fiction
A special THANK YOU to author Allison Pittman for meeting with our group
for a very fun & informative Q & A session!
Did someone say digital books?  We have to SORA, an Overdrive program for access of district ebooks & audiobooks!  Currently available for all CISD secondary school students.  6th graders will have access to elementary and middle school resources.  7th and 8th graders will have access to elementary, middle school, and high school resources.
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Need book suggestions?  Lone Stars are always a good choice.  Check out Ms. Lamb's Lone Star book trailers.  Many of these titles are available in SORA in ebook and/or audiobook format as well as in the CMS library.
Jag Academy
Tutoring for each of the 4 core subjects, Thursdays in the library from 4:15-6:15.
Open to on campus and remote students.
To contact tutors remotely, go to
Click "+ join meeting"
Type in code for subject in which you need help:
CMS ELA for English help
CMS Math for Math help
CMS SS for Social Studies help
CMS Science for science help
There is not a shuttle for Jag Academy.  Please be ready to pick up your child as soon as he/she is done with tutoring.
Congrats to our 2020-2021 Name That Book! Team.  Only 2 points behind winners MVMS!   Gunning for a win next year!
Team members: Back, left to right--Sydney Mace, Caden Scales, Team Captain Marc Mora, Michaela Balbuena.  Front, left to right--Librarian Elizabeth Lamb, Alexis Gillette.