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Author of the Month Program

Each month, the library features the work of a different author, depending on on the grade level of the students. 

August Author of the Month, Grades K-2:  Leo Lionni

August Author of the Month, Grades 4-5:  Christopher Paul Curtis


Kindergarteners will:

  • be exposed to the Author of the Month by having one of their weekly library read-alouds be from that month's author
First, Second and Third graders will:
  • have a picture book author highlighted
  • read aloud stories during library time chosen from that authors collection during that month
  • have books available for check out by that author
Fourth and Fifth grade classes will:
  • predominately have a fiction chapter book author highlighted
  • 1 or 2 of that author's books will be highlighted during read aloud time
  • one of the author's books maybe chosen as a read aloud for the classroom by their teacher
  • students can find that author's books in the special section of the library labeled "Author of the Month"

find books in the WO library

Go to Calfornia Young Reader Medal Website

Library Word of the Week

Evoke- Verb

to bring an image, feeling or memory to mind

Books are often written to evoke amusing feelings for the reader.