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January 11, 2022

January Favorites

Hang up these fan-favorites and inspire your students to read all year!
January 7, 2022

7 Picture Books to Read Aloud and Share on Alexandria’s Bulletins

Our new resident librarian has put together a list of picture books and discussions she recommends for students. She also shares how to use Alexandria's Bulletins to engage students, parents, and teachers about what she's reading.
December 6, 2021

Holiday Posters for 2021

Fill your library with cheer with these holiday reading posters! Download them for free and start printing today!
November 30, 2021

5 Easy Holiday Crafts

Looking for fun and inexpensive holiday crafts for your students? Look no further! These easy activities make great decorations and gifts.
October 28, 2021

Halloween at South Jordan Middle School

We took a trip to a local Middle School and this is what we learned.
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June 16, 2015

Book Review: Escape Reality with Candy and the Creepy Creatures of Abarat

In Clive Barker’s Abarat, readers meet 16-year-old Candy Quackenbush, a small-town girl with an alcoholic father and weak-willed mother. Candy knows there are more interesting places out there and longs for something weird. When Candy meets the John brothers, a creature with 1 body and 8 heads, she brings the […]
August 19, 2015

BOOK REVIEW: THE WINNER’S CURSE

Guest Post by Mia Seventeen-year-old Kestrel lives in an empire where adulthood offers only two choices: get married or join the military. Her father, a general, expects her to choose the latter path, while certain eligible young men hope for the former. Kestrel desires neither. One day while wandering the […]
September 17, 2015

5 Books Better Read Aloud

Guest Post By: Ari Schjelderup Fall and winter are filled with many opportunities to read books in a quiet environment away from distraction. Right? Or is it a time filled with bustling around, getting things done, and going on adventures? Don’t give up on reading a good book! Have you […]
February 17, 2016
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Award Winners for Black History Month

It’s Black History Month, an exciting time to celebrate the achievements, improvements, and innovations that African Americans have made throughout the centuries. One such contribution is literature, of which there is a lush history of vibrant stories, tales of courage and bravery, and knee-slapping humor. With the American Library Association’s […]