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Coral Ridge Elementary Library: Welcome

This Week in the Library (5/9-5/13)

It's testing week for our Intermediate (grades 3-5) Cubs! As this comes with schedule changes and even Mrs. Johnson visiting some homerooms for Library classes, we will take part in a variety of book-themed activities and learning games this week.

Please remember ALL BOOKS ARE NOW DUE BACK TO THE LIBRARY! If your student cannot find his/her book(s), please contact Mrs. Johnson to arrange replacement for the book(s.)

 

Our read-alouds for this week are Escargot and A Book for Escargot by Dashka Slater.

 

 

 

It's testing week for our Intermediate (grades 3-5) Cubs! As this comes with schedule changes and even Mrs. Johnson visiting some homerooms for Library classes, we will take part in a variety of book-themed activities and learning games this week. Classes that have not finished their leprechaun traps will do so the next time we're in the library.

Please remember ALL BOOKS ARE NOW DUE BACK TO THE LIBRARY! If your student cannot find his/her book(s), please contact Mrs. Johnson to arrange replacement for the book(s.)

 

Our read-alouds for this week are Escargot and A Book for Escargot by Dashka Slater.

It's testing week for our Intermediate (grades 3-5) Cubs! As this comes with schedule changes and even Mrs. Johnson visiting some homerooms for Library classes, we will take part in a variety of book-themed activities and learning games this week. Classes that have not finished their leprechaun traps will do so the next time we're in the library.

Please remember ALL BOOKS ARE NOW DUE BACK TO THE LIBRARY! If your student cannot find his/her book(s), please contact Mrs. Johnson to arrange replacement for the book(s.)

 

Our read-aloud for this week is Stick Dog by Tom Watson. Some classes have finished this book and will finish out the year reading the same picture books as Kindergarten and 1st grade as we do not have time left to complete another chapter book. 

 

 

It's testing week for our Intermediate (grades 3-5) Cubs! As this comes with schedule changes and even Mrs. Johnson visiting some homerooms for Library classes, we will take part in a variety of book-themed activities and learning games this week. Classes that have not finished their leprechaun traps will do so the next time we're in the library.

Please remember ALL BOOKS ARE NOW DUE BACK TO THE LIBRARY! If your student cannot find his/her book(s), please contact Mrs. Johnson to arrange replacement for the book(s.)

 

Our read-aloud for this week is Dragons in a Bag by Zetta Elliott. Some classes have finished this book and moved on to Buckle and Squash: The Perilous Princess Plot by Sarah Courtauld. This was the book that received the second most votes in our read-aloud poll at the beginning of the year.

 

 

 

 

It's testing week for our Intermediate (grades 3-5) Cubs! As this comes with schedule changes and even Mrs. Johnson visiting some homerooms for Library classes, we will take part in a variety of book-themed activities and learning games this week. Classes that have not finished their leprechaun traps will do so the next time we're in the library.

Please remember ALL BOOKS ARE NOW DUE BACK TO THE LIBRARY! If your student cannot find his/her book(s), please contact Mrs. Johnson to arrange replacement for the book(s.)

 

Our read-aloud for this week is My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish by Mo O'Hara. Some classes have finished this book and moved on to My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish: The Sea-quel, which is book #2 in the series. 

 

 

 

It's testing week for our Intermediate (grades 3-5) Cubs! As this comes with schedule changes and even Mrs. Johnson visiting some homerooms for Library classes, we will take part in a variety of book-themed activities and learning games this week. Classes that have not finished their leprechaun traps will do so the next time we're in the library.

Please remember ALL BOOKS ARE NOW DUE BACK TO THE LIBRARY! If your student cannot find his/her book(s), please contact Mrs. Johnson to arrange replacement for the book(s.)

 

Our read-aloud for this week is Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia. 

 

 

Great Things are Happening in the Coral Ridge Library!

2021 Kentucky Bluegrass Award Winners!

 

Our Collaborative Sticker Poster

We now have FOUR collaborative sticker posters hanging in our library! Last year's was a space shuttle! What will this year's poster be?? Check the Just for Fun tab for a slideshow of our progress!

2022 Kentucky Bluegrass Awards Preschool Nominees!

Check the tab here for more information on the books nominated in this KBA category! 

2022 Kentucky Bluegrass Awards K-2 Nominees!

Check the tab here for more information on the books nominated in this KBA category! 

2022 Kentucky Bluegrass Awards 3-5 Nominees!

Check the tab here for more information on the books nominated in this KBA category! 

Check Out Our Library!

Check out this video tour of our library! This video was made during NTI, but the basic layout of the library is still the same. 

New Books

What's Mrs. Johnson Been Reading?

Mrs. Johnson's bookshelf: read

Bob
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Bob
When Livy goes to visit her grandmother in Australia for the first time in five years, she is surprised to find Bob, a green creature who lives in her closet and was her friend as a child. But where did Bob come from? And how is he suppo...
tagged: elementary-school and kba
The Rabbit Listened
it was amazing
When Taylor's block creation comes crashing down, he's left with a lot of emotions...and lots of animal friends telling him how THEY think he should handle it. All except the rabbit, who does the one thing Taylor needs the most...listens...
tagged: elementary-school and kba
You Don't Want a Unicorn!
it was amazing
A little boy wants a unicorn more than anything in the world! Or so he thinks, until he wishes for one and his wish comes true. What could be so bad about having a unicorn? Read this book to find out.
tagged: elementary-school
Frog on a Log?
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Who says frogs have to sit on logs? And what do other animals need to sit on? This rhyming book is full of funny animal/seat pairings! For adults: Great book for teaching about circular story structure as well as poetic license since no...
tagged: elementary-school
If You Give a Pig a Party
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If you give a pig a party, what will she want next? And after that? And after that? This is one in a series of "If you..." books by Laura Numeroff. For adults: This is a great book for teaching circular story structure. Students also e...
tagged: elementary-school

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Coral Ridge Elementary
10608 National Turnpike
Fairdale, KY 40118
(502) 485-8234

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10608 National Turnpike, Louisville, KY 40118