One of my favorite jobs as a school library media specialist (OK, I have many favorites, but this is a good one!) is ordering and receiving new books. I stopped into school during vacation just to catalog the 108 new books that arrived over February break. It was like Christmas opening those three boxes! Perhaps the best part of this book order is the new nonfiction titles for kindergarten through second graders. After rearranging the nonfiction section to make it easier for the younger students to find books that they can read and enjoy independently, I ordered 30 new nonfiction books for the K-2 crowd.
I also made sure to purchase new popular easy reader fiction that the younger students ask for often: Spiderman and Batman. I can’t wait to show the students the new books when they return from February break!