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Attention all readers! Visit this link to nominate your 5 favorite books of 2011 through TeenReads.com. You can either choose from a list that they've provided or vote for titles not on the list. Nominations are due by January 31, 2012. The five titles that receive the most votes will serve as the finalists for the CBC’s 2012 Teen Choice Book of the Year.
The PDF version of the English department's guide to writing, Compose Yourself, has now been added to our website on the Research Assistance page. Click here to get there quicker!
T E X T B O O K C A R E
Welcome back everyone!! To start the year off right, here are some tips on how to take care of your textbooks. By following these recommendations, you'll increase your chances of keeping your books in good condition & avoiding fines at the end of the year.
I know many of you look forward to summer vacation so that you have the time to read books of your own choosing! If you're having a hard time selecting a book to read, take a look at YALSA's (Young Adult Library Services Assocation) award-winning and recommended book lists.
Here you'll find the Printz Award Winners (best literature for young adults), Outstanding Books for the College Bound, Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers (high interest books for everyone), Great Graphic Novels for Teens, and more.
In addition, check out TeenReads.com which is a comprehensive young adult book review site that's user-friendly.
The library staff wishes everyone a wonderful & safe summer!
Fine Arts Day - The Library had the privilege of showcasing student art work for Fine Arts Day on Tuesday, March 29th. Beautiful works of art created by WHS students were displayed by Mrs. Posvar throughout the library and enjoyed by scores of students and staff alike the entire day!
Looking for a good book to read??? Check out these book recommendations made by WHS students and staff. Click on the arrow in the Prezi presentation below (created by one of our library aides) to forward through. All of the recommended book titles are either in our library or we can obtain them for you.
Also, NEW written book reviews by students have been added! Go here to view.
Never again do you have to ask your mom to cover your books! Follow the video above (featuring one of our stellar library aides) and you'll be set for the school year.
We always have plenty of paper book covers available in the library. :)