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As we are coming to our last days of library time, it is very important for all student to return their books.
Last Day to Return Library Books is Friday, May 17
Antioch Public Library District
Summer Reading Program 2019
June 1 - July 31
Get a chance to explore your local universe on June 8
during our summer reading launch with a community-wide event in downtown Antioch.
Have a great summer
The Monarch Award: Illinois' K-3 Readers' Choice Award
We voted on the Monarch Books!
1st Place: Creepy Pair of Underwear, Aaron Reynolds
2nd Place: Bob, Not Bob, Liz Garton Scanlon & Audrey Vernick
Third Place: The Night Gardener, The Fan Brothers.
State-wide Creepy Pair of Underwear won.
What we are reading this week:
Alfie by Thyra Heder
Books we have read!
The Good Egg by Jory John
We Don't Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins
Runny Babbit a Billy Sook by Shel Silverstein
and then it's spring by Julie Fogliano
When Green Becomes Tomatoes Poems for All Seasons by Julie Fogliano
A Different Pond by Bao Phi
The Night Gardener by the Fan Brothers
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
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