CMS Library

Elizabeth Lamb, CMS Librarian
CISD Google Classroom code:  jbro6ok
Join us for our Summer Lone Star Read-Along!
Join Librarian Elizabeth Lamb on Wednesdays at 11:00am to read several of the 2020 Lone Star titles.  She will share the image of the book pages so students can follow along as she reads.
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Small Spaces book coverA Season of Styx Malone book coverGame Changer book cover
Small Spaces by Katherine Arden---a fun, spooky thriller:  Book Trailer  
                                                                            June 3 @11am (Ch. 1-5)
                                                                            June 10 @11am (Ch. 6-12)
                                                                            June 17 @11am (Ch. 13-17)
                                                                            June 24 @11am(Ch. 18-24)
The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon---mischievous summer adventures of 3 young boys:  Book Trailer
                                                                            July 1 @11am (Ch. 1-10)
                                                                            July 8 @11am (Ch. 11-20)
                                                                            July 15 @11am (Ch. 21-30)
                                                                            July 22 @11am (Ch. 31-40)
                                                                            July 29 @11am (Ch. 41-54)
Game Changer by Tommy Greenwald---gripping story of a teen struggling out of a coma after a football injury:  Book Trailer
                                                                            August 5 @11am (Pg. 1-102)
                                                                            August 12 @11am (Pg. 103-190)
                                                                            August 19 @11am (Pg. 191-287)
Want something to read on your own?  We now have access 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.
More FREE sources during COVID-19 quarantine and throughout the summer:
Wide Open School, sponsored by Common Sense Media:  access to many non-fiction materials from National Geographic, Time for Kids, Scholastic, Sesame Workshop, and much, much more!
Junior Library Guild digital books:  can choose from "Elementary," "Middle School," and "High School" materials, with materials changing daily.
ABDO digital books:  hi/low ebooks, both fiction and nonfiction
Teen Book Cloud:  ebooks, audiobooks, videos, and graphic novels
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.