Books

How Books are Brought to Children Around the World

How Books are Brought to Children Around the World

As part of a fundraiser,  the SOCES PTA asked for  “Precious Moment” teacher donations to be raffled at “Ladies Night Out”. I donated stories about libraries for six friends. This week, Tuesday, June 11, 2019,  I will meet with James and friends to share the book titled, Biblioburro: a true story from Columbia. Although not […]

I’m Bored!

I'm Bored!

Just when a little girl thinks she couldn’t possibly be more bored, she stumbles upon a potato who turns the tables on her by declaring that children are boring. But this girl isn’t going to let a vegetable tell her what’s what, so she sets out to show the unimpressed potato all the amazing things […]

Summer Reading 2019

Summer Reading 2019

The public librarians from the “Mighty Five Libraries” will be visiting William O. Schaefer the week of June 6th to June 13th to share all the wonderful learning programs being offered this summer! This summer’s reading theme is “A Universe of Stories” and we are fortunate to have the South Orangetown libraries offer a wide […]

Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day 2019

 The holiday started on May 30, 1868, when Union General John A. Logan declared the day an occasion to decorate the graves of Civil War soldiers. Twenty years later, the name was changed to Memorial Day. On May 11, 1950, Congress passed a resolution requesting that the President issue a proclamation calling on Americans […]

Why Does the Moon Change?

Why Does the Moon Change?

Faces of the Moon written by Bob Crelin, illustrated by Leslie Evans Why does the Moon seem to change shape from night to night?When we look into the sky the moon does not always look the same. The revolution of the Moon around the Earth makes the Moon appear as if it is changing shape […]

High Five

High Five

High Five, words by Adam Rubin and pictures by Daniell Salmieri I can’t wait for the students to discover the art of the high five. This read will get students working on hand-limbering stretches and hours of practice on five-ing with finesse! Readers will be challenged through a series of interactive high fives, each goofier […]

What is Compost?

What is Compost?

Students will learn all about vegetables in this fun and colorful book by one of our favorite authors, Gail Gibbons. This book explains which parts of certain vegetables we eat, as well as how vegetables are grown. Vegetables come in many shapes, colors, and forms. Gibbons provides a wealth of information about produce which will […]

Arthur’s Tooth by Marc Brown

Arthur's Tooth by Marc Brown

Arthur’s Tooth by Marc Brown Arthur’s whole class has started losing their teeth-but not Arthur. His loose tooth wiggles but won’t come out. Everyone seems to think they have the best solution. But none of their ideas work! What is a toothbrush? The toothbrush is an oral hygiene instrument used to clean the teeth, gums, and tongue. […]

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