Duke Dog Reading Challenge
The Duke Dog Reading challenge is going on now!
Books read during the month of December can earn students tickets to JMU basketball games.
Click here to visit the JMU webpage for more information!
**Completed bookmarks must be turned into Ms. Robertson the first week of January!
Virginia Reader's Choice
Students in grades 3-5 are encouraged to read the books nominated for the Virginia Reader's Choice award. Students will be voting on their favorite book in 2018. Voting day is still TBD.
Students in grades K-2 will be reading the books in Library and voting once we are finished!
Elementary Book List
Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate
A Whole New Ballgame by Phil Bildner
Class Dismissed by Allan Woodrow
A Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord
In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse by Joseph Marshall
The Remembering Day/El Dia de los Muertos by Pat Mora
Lucky Strike by Bobbie Pyron
Wet Cement: A Mix of Concrete Poems by Bob Raczka
Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar
Save Me A Seat by Sarah Weeks
Primary Book List:
Glow: Animals with Their Own Night-Lights by W.H. Beck
Yard Sale by Eve Bunting
Chuck and Woodchuck by CeCe Bell
Mango, Abuela, and Me by Meg Medina and Angela Dominguez
You Must Be This Tall by Steven Weinberg
Job Wanted by Teresa Bateman
The Skunk by Mac Barnett
Flutter and Hum: Animal Poems by Julie Paschkis
Nerdy Birdy by Aaron Reynolds
Thunder Boy Jr. by Sherman Alexie
Visit by Author/Illustrator Peter Brown
The Rockingham County community was lucky to be visited by award winning author/illustrator Peter Brown. Students were inspired by his story and we look forward to reading even more of his books.
Reading Challenge #1
As students read Peter Brown books, they just need to visit the library to fill out a response sheet and they will be entered to with an autographed book!
Creepy Carrots (K-2)
Creepy Pair of Underwear (K-2)
Creepy Carrots (3-5)
The Wild Robot (3-5)
Brian Curry visits MVES!
MVES welcomed magician Brian Curry to our school. He helped promote the love of books by proving reading is magical to our students!