Smith Library

Trish Small
small.trish@oakwoodschools.org
937-297-5335

 

 

Lumberjack Reading List

The Lumberjack List is back, with all new titles for 2018-2019! We challenge for all 4th, 5th, and 6th graders to read these books. Students who read (or listen to) at least seven books will be eligible to vote for their favorite in May. Students who read all the titles will be added to our “Wall of Fame.”

Watch the VIDEO to hear about the books on this year’s list!

Bob by Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead
Framed! by James Ponti
Fuzzy by Tom Angelberger and Paul Dellinger
Garvey’s Choice by Nikki Grimes
Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly
Masterminds by Gordon Korman
Maxi’s Secrets by Lynn Plourde
Night Divided by Jennifer Nielsen
Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story by Nora Raleigh Baskin
Stef Soto, Taco Queen by Jennifer Torres
Wishtree by Katherine Applegate

Resources

Keyboarding Without Tears
Students can access KWT from home. Enter Smith's PIN: bd8ad2
*Students must know their "Secret Code" to enter the site.

INFOhio: Ohio's PreK-12 Digital Library
Great resources for students & parents to use for homework, research and test taking skills.

Series Search - MidCont Library
Need to know the title of the next book in a series? Use this handy resource from Mid-Continent Public Library.

ReadKiddoRead
Provides book ideas for children of all ages and reading interests.

Common Sense Media
Provides independent reviews, age ratings and other information about all types of media.

CHECK-OUT POLICIES

Classes have scheduled library time once per week, but students are welcome to come to the library for additional visits as needed. Library items are checked out for a period of one week. Students may renew items and request books.

1st grade - 2 books
2nd grade - 3 books
3rd grade - 3 books
4th grade - 4 books
5th grade - 4 books
6th grade - 4 books

Trisha Small reads aloud to a class of students

Library Catalog

Search for Smith library materials from any computer!

Just go to the Smith Elementary School site to search.

Playaway Audiobooks

Thanks to a grant from The Oakwood Schools Foundation, Smith Library has almost 50 digital audiobooks! These devices (called Playaways) allow students to listen to great literature.

Examples of a playaway and Charlotte's Web

Student With Playaway