Spring Story Smackdown!
Posted Apr 18, 2017, 7:29 AM by Krystina KelleyThis year's winner of the Spring Story Smackdown is "A Unicorn Named Sparkle" by Amy Young!Each spring, students host a book tournament by voting between two books. Each winning book, moves onto another round (much like the NCAA basketball tournament). In our final round, the winning book beat out "Penguin Problems" by Jory John by only 13 votes!All books in the smackdown are new to the library this year and many go on to be Monarch books in coming years.
New York Times Best Selling Author to Visit Belle Valley!
Posted Feb 8, 2017, 6:44 AM by Krystina KelleyThursday, February 16th6:30pmBelle Valley Cafeteria
All Belle Valley students will have the chance to meet the New York Times Bestselling Author, Aaron Reynolds, at school on February 16th and 17th. He is the hilarious author of Nerdy Birdy, Here Comes the Destructosaurus!, Carnivores, and the Caldecott Honor Winning book Creepy Carrots! Mr. Reynolds is a “Air Force kid” and graduated from O'Fallon High School when his dad was stationed at Scott Air Force Base. Students and parents are invited to meet Mr. Reynolds on Thursday, February 16th for a fun and exciting event that includes a book signing!
Books will be available for purchase at the event.