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Welcome to Branciforte Middle School's Library
REMEMBER!
All library books are due on FRIDAY, MAY 19th.
All textbooks are due on FRIDAY, MAY 26th.

If you do not turn in or pay for lost books, you may not participate in end of the year celebrations,
 like 6th/7th grade beach day or 8th grade Great America.  
The library will also hold onto your yearbook until you return or pay for your books.

Be responsible! 
Sincerely, 
Ms. Brooks
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We are no longer checking out books, but we are hosting a
FREE LENDING LIBRARY in the library
until Friday, June 2nd. 
Books are free to read and keep or return.

Many thanks to Bookshop Santa Cruz for donating so many fantastic Advanced Reader Copies to our students!

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Summer is the PERFECT time to read, read, read.  
Show Ms. Brooks a Summer Bingo Blackout on the first week of school
and win a PRIZE!


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Many thanks to the students who played the Bingo Challenge.  
The library loves to give out prizes and is looking forward to next year.

 
 
2016/2017
Reading Savages:
Kanaea Bonn 7th 
Morgyn Michelson 7th
Laura Garcia 8th
Tara Liem 6th
Sofia Jimenez 7th
Kendall Keuper 6th
Cassandra Kemos 7th
Maisey Higgins 6th
Zora Martin Etemadi 6th
Ms. Brooks (librarian)
Katie Bare 8th
Abby Anderson 8th
Xitlali Zuniga-Gross 8th
Ayana Bush 8th
Zora Soon Welch 6th


*Names highlighted in pink are DOUBLE SAVAGES, having earned BLACKOUTS on the Savage Reading Bingo Card.




Has your favorite book been challenged this year?  

Top 10 Challenged Books of 2016


Resources:
Links to Teacher Pages





Scholastic Reading Site
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SAM Portal
This will take you to the SRI, SMI, Reading Counts quizzes, and Read 180. 


News:
Santa Cruz Sentinel-local e-edition
Newsela- current events articles
ProCon.org- the leading source from pros and cons of controversial issues.

Writing:
Easybib- Citation generator
Bibliography Cheat Sheet- Rules to remember when you forget :)
YouthVoices- Writing by students, for students
The Yuniversity-  Lots of grammar help and tips using GIF's

Typing: