Jessie and Brooke made this banner for the UMS library. They both love to read. I am going to miss them next year.
Archive for May, 2011
I cannot believe how quickly the month of May has come and almost gone! Memorial Day is next week and for me it signals the beginning of summer. This year at UMS has been a good one (there have been some challenges) but overall this is a school community that cares deeply about every child! [...]
Mr Antonicci likes to visit the library. He is always interested in what our students are reading. Ben in Ms. Barnes’ kindergarten likes to hang out with Mr. A.
I shared the fabulous book King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub by Audrey and Don Wood with a few classes on Thursday. Milo, a second grader, told me that this was his favorite book when he was younger! “I loved the part when they have a huge feast in the bathtub. It made me laugh” I [...]
Click on the image below to view photos of Jason Chin’s visit.
Jason Chin shared with all the UMS students how he used a sketch pad. He told them that he always carried one with him. (even when he was a young boy) Addie stopped by to share her sketch pad with Jason Chin because she made that connection. She told him she loves to draw too!!
Every month in our library we celebrate authors and illustrators. This month the authors are Don Wood and Mary Pope Osborne. We read the book the Napping House by Don and Audrey Wood. The following comments were made by students in Ms. Barnes’ kindergarten class…”I like the part in the book when the child wakes [...]
Michael stopped in the library as Jason Chin was packing up. He asked if he could please have his picture with him. Many of our students really enjoyed the book Redwoods. During Jason Chin’s presentation I noticed wide smiles and grins from our young students. The fact that Redwoods is a Red Clover book for this [...]
Ben was a great model for illustrator and author, Jason Chin. He wrote “When I got off the subway I was in… China. The students gave suggestions about what they might find in China and Jason Chin drew them. It was so much fun!!