Summer 2017 Giveaway #1: Press Start! Game Over, Super Rabbit Boy!

YOU can win a free copy of Game Over, Super Rabbit Boy by Thomas Flintham!

From the publisher:
“Uh-oh, Animal Town is in trouble! Meanie King Viking has created a dreaded robot army to spread No Fun across the land. On top of that, he has stolen the happiest and most fun animal ever, Singing Dog. There is only one person who can save the day — Super Rabbit Boy! Super Rabbit Boy is super fast and super brave, but he’s also a video game character living in a video game world. What will happen when Sunny, the boy playing the game, loses each level? Will it be game over for Super Rabbit Boy and all his friends?”

This book is 80 pages long and the suggested age range is 5-7 years old.

Here’s how to enter this giveaway:

1.  Visit the England Library blog and write a comment on THIS post. Your comment should include your FIRST NAMELAST INITIAL, what GRADE you’re going to be in NEXT year, and a message for Mrs. Kupersztoch!

Do not leave any other personal information in your comment!  Do not post your e-mail address. Only one entry per student will be accepted, and only England Elementary students are eligible to participate.  Every comment has to be approved in order to appear on the website, so if you don’t see your comment right away, don’t worry!

2.  After the contest closes, I will choose a comment at random and that student will receive the giveaway prize!  The winner will be announced as an update at the top of this post and the prize book will be waiting for the winning student in August!

2017 Unusual Reading Spot Winners

Our Fifth Annual Unusual Reading Spot Contest produced some pretty amazing photographs of our kids reading in some pretty unusual places!  The panel of judges had a difficult time narrowing down the winners, but in the end, we ended up with ten wonderful photos!  A huge thank-you to all of our participants this year!

These winning images have been enlarged, framed, and will be displayed in our library until next year’s Unusual Reading Spot Contest!  Look for these photos on our walls this week or when you return in August!

And, the winners are (in no particular order):

Summer Reading 2017: Beach Blanket Bingo and MORE!

Click on the image below to view this week’s Summer Reading lesson that was shared with all K-4 students!

Below are direct links to download a Beach Blanket Bingo Challenge PDF if you lose or misplace the one sent home this week!

Armadillo Readers’ Choice Winner 2017

Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade students read all 10 Armadillo Readers’ Choice books in the library this year, and last week, each student cast their vote on a Google form! It was exciting to see how each class and each grade level voted!

Kindergarten students chose Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise by Sean Taylor as their favorite.

First Grade students had a tie between Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise by Sean Taylor and Glow: Animals with Their Own Night-lights by W.H. Beck as their favorite.

Second Grade students chose Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise by Sean Taylor as their favorite.

Here are the grand totals for ALL of our England Elementary Voters:

I am so proud of all of our Armadillo Readers’ Choice voters this year!

Book Fair: May 15-18, 2017!

Calling all volunteers! Our Spring Scholastic Book Fair is quickly approaching and we need YOUR help! We begin setting up for our Book Fair on Friday, May 12th, and there are tons of opportunities for you to make it a success.

Volunteers can help by setting up the fair, helping students write their wish lists, selling books, and finally, packing up the fair. Please consider signing up for a shift! It is a fun volunteer opportunity!

Our Online Fair will run from May 1st – May 19th!

Armadillo Award Committee Selection Day

Battle of the Bluebonnets 2017: Third Place!