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Hazel Dell Elementary School

850 West Lake Shore Drive
Springfield, IL 62712
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Listen to the author read Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes.

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Orleans by Sherri L. Smith
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Check out the new Biographies in the library.

Photos Dec 2 New biographies were received in all the elementary libraries purchased with funds from the state Back to Books Grant the district was granted.

The Role of the School Librarian in Implementing the Common Core State Standards

News Nov 14 The AASL has just released in PDF format a booklet which emphasizes how librarians work to implement the common core. http://www.ala.org/aasl/sites/ala.org.aasl/files/content/externalrelations/CCSSLibrariansBrief_FINAL.pdf

100 Top Children's Books of the Last 100 Years

News Oct 3 The New York Public Library unveiled its first ever list of the top 100 kids books of the last 100 years. http://www.slj.com/2013/09/books-media/nypl-unveils-list-of-100-top-childrens-books-of-the-last-100-years/#_

AASL supports ALA's "Declaration for the Right to Libraries"

Info Jul 29 "School library programs change lives by empowering students to become effective and independent...

ALA Chicago 2013

Photos Jul 9 Katherine Applegate Newberry Award winning author of The One and Only Ivan, Eric Litwin author of Pete the Cat books, James Dean illustrator of Pete the Cat books.

2012 Caldecott, Newberry and Siebert Awards

News Feb 8 The American Library Association has announced award winners for John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding...

Smithsonian Quests

News Nov 16 Like Perseus or Hercules, your students can go on a quest! With Smithsonian Quests, they earn digital badges as they...

Two 2012 Presidential Election Resources

News Oct 12 Help your students understand the presidential election process by focusing on the 2012 race http://www...

Read Works

News Oct 6 ReadWorks provides over 1,000 non-fiction reading passages with question sets to support reading activities. http://www.readworks.org/books/passages?tid=All&tid_1=88&keyword=

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