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A Holiday Kahoot! in the Library

December 7, 2017 Leave a comment

We had some fun today. More than fifty students played our Holiday Kahoot! Quiz inside the library after hot chocolate and holiday music in the HS lobby. We’re in the spirit of the season!! 

Chris Crutcher was AWESOME!!!

December 7, 2017 Leave a comment

Chris facilitated writing workshops in the HS and MS, and gave a very moving talk in the HS library about his work as a counselor for abused kids, and how that experience informed his writing.

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Chris Crutcher @ ASIJ!!

November 3, 2017 Leave a comment

Author Visit!
Chris Crutcher will be our author in residence from November 13-17. He will be working in both the MS and the HS, conducting writing workshops, addressing large groups of students, and having lunch with the HS book club.


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Best of the Web September 28, 2017

September 28, 2017 Leave a comment

Banned Books Week: Why are illustrated books being challenged more than ever? By Michael Cavna

The top ten banned books Atlanta librarians think you should read By 

This Is Why You Should Celebrate Banned Books Week by Maddie Crum



Bookmark For Your Banned Books by mj*laflaca
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Author Visit!   Chris Crutcher is coming in November. 

September 19, 2017 Leave a comment
Stay tuned!
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Exciting News! MS Teacher Mike Currinder has published his debut novel!

September 7, 2017 Leave a comment
We have exciting news!  ASIJ MS teacher, Mike Currinder, has just published his debut YA novel, Running Full Tilt  He’s already getting great reviews. Kirkus Reviews posted: Currinder’s quiet debut explores the complexities of living with a sibling with disabilities.” From Publisher’s Weekly: “The story is both tender and unabashedly honest.”
Running Full Tilt is also on this year’s 2018 HS Sakura Book Award shortlist.   

New Puzzle Table Is a Big Hit in the HS Library!

September 1, 2017 Leave a comment
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