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Franklin Middle School

1200 Outer Park Drive
Springfield, IL 62704
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The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

Read the 2015 Newbery about twin brothers on the junior high basketball team. Dad is a former NBA player. Mom is the assistant principal at their school. Rap and rhythm flow through this novel in verse.

Read Wonder for October

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Wonder is an awesome book about choosing to be kind instead of being a bully. Click here for the teacher's guide to accompany this book.

Book Recommendations

Capture the Flag by Kate Messner
Click on the book title in this blue box for a teacher's guide to accompany the book.

Library Expectations

You are welcome to come into the library to choose books for information and for pleasure. I look forward to helping you in the library. The library is an extension of your classroom. The same expectations apply. 2 books may be checked out for two weeks at a time. You can renew books unless they are requested by others. The more you read, the more you'll know. Knowledge is power!

The 2018 Rebecca Caudill Winning Book Is ______________

News Mar 8 The state results are in and the 2018 Rebecca Caudill winning book is A Night Divided by Jennifer Nielsen with 1,693 votes. This book is about Gerta who must escape to freedom after the Berlin Wall divides her family between east and west.

Rebecca Caudill Voting in February

News Feb 6 Students who have read or heard three or more Rebecca Caudill books will vote for their favorite book in the library the last two weeks of February. The state winning book will be announced the middle of March.

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