AISD Library News

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2015 Rivera Book Awards

Texas State University College of Education developed the Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award to honor authors and illustrators who create literature that depicts the Mexican American experience. The award was established in 1995 and was named in honor of Dr. Tomás Rivera, a distinguished alumnus of Texas State University. They are:

Works for younger readers:

Tonatiuh, Duncan. Separate is never equal. Abrams Books

Works for older readers:

Quintero, Isabel. Gabi A Girl in Pieces. Cinco Puntos Press

Blazier Elementary Library was featured in the Austin Chronicle on February 25th.  
 Great job Blazier!!!

Brown Elementary Library had 21 guest readers join them for Read Across America from TASB, BookSpring and the TA Brown family. Every classroom had a guest reader! Guest readers got to mingle in the library for breakfast. They also got to judge the door decorating contest. It was great! 

For pictures, please visit their website 

Becker Elementary Library had 20 parent volunteers come read in classrooms Monday morning and over 50 books donated to classroom libraries to help celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday! Classes took the Reader's Oath and have been learning about Dr. Seuss' life and fantastic body of work. 

Check out their photos on thier Facebook page:

Uphaus celebrated Read Across America with Dr. Seuss character dress up day. They had guest readers visit every classroom and every Uphaus student got Dr. Seuss stickers, bookmarks, and pencils to take home.  Tuesday is Animal dress up Day, Wednesday is Wacky Wednesday dress up, Thursday is crazy sock day, and Friday is Pajama day.  Next week they will have Dr. Seuss centers in the library.

Here is their link to Facebook page with photos from Day 1:

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