Welcome to Golden Meadow Middle School's Media Center / Library. We have many great books to reach the interest of any student. 

Library Hours are 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each school day. The Library is open before homeroom each morning and during each lunch period (unless otherwise noted).

We also encourage the students to reach their Accelerated Reader goals each grading period: sixth-graders have a goal of 6 points each grading period; seventh-graders have a goal of 7 points each grading period; and eighth-graders have a goal of 8 points each grading period.



Spotlight
on Students

7th grade students earning their points for the first grading period were:

Jolie Gaudet — 60

Jesus Cortes — 39.6

Taizja Goss — 34.4

Kirah Peyton — 32.7

Isabella Cheramie — 32.6

Bailey Cheramie — 32.5

Kira Chapman — 32

Savannah Dominique — 29.8

Jackson Bourgeois —23

Nico Remont — 22

Kaitlyn Cosse — 20.4

Sonora Redillas — 18.9

Hailey Dubois — 17.8

Sagan Rousse — 16

Zachary Slade — 16

Jacob Grammer — 15.1

Parker Duet — 13.3

Angelina Pham — 12.8

Nyah Pierce — 12.8

Mattie Lee — 12

Cade Smith — 11.2

Mia Griffin — 11

Britney Dismukes —10.8

Alexis Griffin — 10.8

Madison Cheramie — 10.4

Matthew Lee — 10

Tanner Michel — 10

Caleb Ougel — 10

Jonah Callais — 9.6

Luke White — 9.6

Mark Borne — 9.4

Frida Venegas — 9.3

Miguel Vazquez — 9.2

Wes Allemand — 9

Lexi St. Pierre — 9

Matthew Alario — 8.6

Liliana Rodriguez — 8.5

Maci Auenson — 8

Ashlyn Duet — 8

McKenzie Page — 8

Kendall Smith — 8

Carey Cheramie — 7.8

Brody Pitre — 7.8

James Cheramie — 7.8

Lilli Lasseigne — 7.6

Jody Billiot — 7.4

Anjolec Dardar — 7.3

Kimberly Bergeron—7.2

Zeth Bowers — 7.2

Zachary Cheramie — 7.1

Maddox Billiot — 7

Natalie Dardar — 7

Dacien Taylor — 7

Cohen Terrebonne — 7

Tana Terrebonne — 7


8th grade students earning their points for the first grading period were: 

Janae’ LeBlanc—112.6

Maurice Sylvia—51.3

Jamaul Guidry—48.2

Kasia Billiot—47.2

Gabrielle Hoffele—34

Deacon Melancon—22

Audrey Pham—20.5

Doriee Cheramie—19

Kameron Serigny—16

Trey Danos—15.3

Francois Terrebonne—14.7

 Devon Sandras—13.8

Madison Plaisance—11.2

Patrick Shicksnider—10.8

Je’Lee Boura—10.4

Gabriel LeBlanc—10

Aneesa Bruce—9.9

Ivet Cruz—9.6

Daniel Eymard—8.7

Kylah Fletcher—8.2

Zachary Dassau—8.1

Lizeth Tobias—8


Check out these new books! 
Deep Blue
by Jennifer Donnelly
Deep in the ocean, in a world not so different from our own, live the merpeople. Their communities are spread throughout the oceans, seas, and freshwaters all over the globe. 

When Serafina, a mermaid of the Mediterranean Sea, awakens on the morning of her betrothal, her biggest worry should be winning the love of handsome Prince Mahdi. And yet Sera finds herself haunted by strange dreams that foretell the return of an ancient evil. Her dark premonitions are confirmed when an assassin's arrow poisons Sera's mother. Now, Serafina must embark on a quest to find the assassin's master and prevent a war between the Mer nations. Led only by her shadowy dreams, Sera searches for five other mermaid heroines who are scattered across the six seas. Together, they will form an unbreakable bond of sisterhood and uncover a conspiracy that threatens their world's very existence.

Grumpy Cat: A Grumpy Book

by Grumpy Cat

Internet sensation Grumpy Cat's epic feline frown has inspired legions of devoted fans. Celebrating the grouch in everyone, the Grumpy Cat book teaches the fine art of grumpiness and includes enough bad attitude to cast a dark cloud over the whole world. Featuring brand new as well as classic photos, and including grump-inspiring activities and games, Grumpy Cat delivers unmatched, hilarious grumpiness that puts any bad mood in perspective.


Key Discoveries in Engineering and Design

by Christine Zuchora-Walske

What smaller scientific discoveries led up to major breakthroughs such as the assembly line, computers, or the Internet? Who first proposed ideas to solve problems? And how did the solutions change over time? Readers will trace the history of key discoveries in engineering and design as they investigate timelines and gather key details from the text. In doing so, students will make connections between the work of various scientists and analyze the long-term effects of their discoveries.

Fast Break
by Mike Lupica

Forced to live on his own after his mom dies and her boyfriend abandons him, 12-year-old Jayson does whatever it takes to get by. He will do anything to avoid the foster care system. He manages to get away with his deception until the day he gets caught stealing a new pair of basketball sneakers. Game over. Within a day a social worker places him with a family from the other side of town, the Lawtons. New home, new school, new teammates.

Jayson, at first, is combatative, testing the Lawtons' patience at every turn. He wants out, yet the Lawtons refuse to take the bait. But not everyone in Jayson's new life is so ready to trust him. It's on Jayson to believe that he deserves a better life than the one he once had. The ultimate prize if he can? A trip to play in the state finals at Cameron Indoor Stadium–home to the Duke Blue Devils and launching pad to his dream of playing bigtime college ball. Getting there will be a journey that reaches far beyond the basketball court.

House of Robots: Robots 

Go Wild

by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein

Sammy Hayes-Rodriguez and his "bro-bot" E are making new friends every day as E works as his bedridden sister Maddie's school proxy. But disaster strikes when E malfunctions just in time to be upstaged by the super-cool new robot on the block--and loses his ability to help Maddie. Now it's up to Sammy to figure out what's wrong with E and save his family!

10 True Tales: Heroes of Hurricane Katrina
by Allan Zullo

Donald Colletti and Jimmy Pitre are forced to flee their flooded houses as Hurricane Katrina devastates their beloved city of New Orleans. But rather than seek shelter, the two brave men put their lives on the line to rescue hundreds of their neighbors.
 
As Coast Guard helicopter 6514 is buffeted by severe winds, rescue swimmer Laurence Nettles is lowered into the dangerous waters with one goal in mind --  save the lives of a family with an infant who are stranded in a damaged boat.
 
Cut off from outside help for days, the valiant medical staff at Lindy Boggs Medical Center -- which is cut off by rising floodwaters and cripped by a power failure -- fight desperately to keep more than 100 patients alive .
 
These and other real-life heroes risked their lives to save others during Hurricane Katrina, the most catastrophic natural disaster in United States history. You will never forget their courageous true stories.