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    Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

     The Monarch's have arrived   butterfly

    The Monarch Award: Illinois' K-3 Readers' Choice Award 

    We will be voting on the Monarch Books in April



    What we are reading this week:

    The Night Gardener by the Fan Brothers


    Books we have read


    Bob, Not Bob! by Liz Garton Scanlon & Audrey Vernick

    Stay A Girl, a dog, a Bucket List by Kate Klise

    CLAYMATES by Dev Petty 

    If You Plant a Seed by Kadir Nelson 

    That's NOT a HIPPOPOTAMUS! By Juliette Maclver

     Stick and Stone by Beth Ferry

     The Water Princess by Susan Verde

      Creepy Pair of Underwear! by Aaron Reynolds

    Jabari Jumps by Caia Cornwell

    After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again by Dan Santat




    All classes visit the Library Media Center once a week. Each student can check out one book per visit and have a maximum of two books check out at at time.

    It is important to return your library book on time.

     Featured December Books

    How do Dinosaurs say Happy Chanukah by Jane Yolen & Mark Teague

    Christmas Cookies Bite-Size Holiday Lessons by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

    The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

     Featured November Books

    There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves! by Lucille Colandro Illustrated by Jared Lee

    flag   H is for Honor: A Military Family Alphabet by Devin Scillian

    Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson

    Twas the Night Before Thanksgivings by Dave Pilkey

    Enemy Pie by Derek Munson

    Featured October Books

    Click Clack Boo! A tricky treat by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin

    The 13 Nights of Halloween by Guy Vasilovich


    We do not fine for late books. However, if a book is damaged or lost an invoice will be sent home to replace the book.

    Please consider using a plastic bag to transport books to and from school.


     Mrs. Marilee Brauer

    Library Media Assistant

    Hillcrest Elementary School





    If you would like to be a library volunteer, Please inquire at 847-838-8008






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