The Frederick Harris Libraries
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If for some reason you can't reach Mrs. Hayakawa or  Mrs. Bender, the Internet Public Library Librarians 
will help you with your questions 24/7.
Remember, you can access all of our resources from the Blackboard High School Portal.

The Sakura Medal Art Competition 2015!
Submit your art to Mrs. Hayakawa in the HS library by March 30. 
Make sure to put your name on the back. Artwork can be in any format. We will choose six pieces to represent ASIJ High School.
These pieces will then be voted on by all the schools participating in the Sakura Medal. A high resolution printout of the winning 
artwork will be sent to the author who wins the medal.

Check out these new titles on our Kindles!
Here's a complete list

Video for this week:

NASA Tests 'Impossible' Engine, Finds Out It's Really Fast

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Some of our new Sakura Medal titles for 2015!


(If one of these books looks interesting, and we don't have it, talk to Mrs. Bender, Mr. Chang or Mrs. Hayakawa. We can order it for the library!)





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Cool Stuff We've Found

  • The Known Universe From the American Museum of Natural History
    Posted Nov 18, 2014, 5:46 AM by Linda Hayakawa
  • 9 writers on the inspiring books that shaped them These nine authors received their all-important titles from family and friends, during their childhoods and while dealing with the milestones of adulthood — and each owes a debt to those inspirational writers.
    Posted Nov 11, 2014, 6:04 AM by Linda Hayakawa
  • Our Story in Two Minutes: A History of Planet Earth
    Posted Oct 29, 2014, 2:14 AM by Linda Hayakawa
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      Book Clubs

We have three book clubs!

All monthly Book Club meetings are held during
so they won't interfere
with after school activities!

The English Library Book Club

Any HS student interested in joining
the English Book  
Club should
speak to Angie M. or Alec F.
or sign up in the HS Library.
Our first book this year will be 
 Mr. Lancet will meet with the book club on Sept. 23 to discuss his book.

The Japanese Library Book Club 
reads popular titles in Japanese.
Please see Mrs. Inahara or Mrs. Hayakawa
 if you are interested in 
joining the Japanese Book Club.

For archives of past years, please click here

The Nonfiction Reading Circle
reads nonfiction titles and meets once a week to 
discuss them. See Karen H. or Reisa M.  if you would like to join the Nonfiction Reading Circle ...or sign up  in the  Library


A great new resource for free music for your projects. Watch this video and be sure to cite your source.
To give a simple attribution for a song from Freeplay you've used in a slideshow or video,  just do this:
"Down Again" by Annie Minogue
Used by Permission

For more about Attributions and Citations go here.