About the Library

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Welcome to Summit School Library

  • Think, Create, Share, Grow

    The mission of our school libraries is to create inviting learning environments that inspire and honor curiosity, creativity and collaboration.

    In partnership with students and staff, we support and recognize reading as the foundation for students to become skilled in multiple literacies.  We strive to ensure that students become successful, lifelong learners.

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  • Fully remote students: Please complete this FORM to request books and you will receive an email when they are ready for pick-up.

     

    For Hybrid students wanting a specific book: Please complete this FORM to request a specific book and it will be delivered to your classroom.

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    We have many digital resources available to our students. Most of the links are on the left side of this page. For more information about each resource as well as Log-in credentials click here

     

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  • Looking for new books to read?

    Posted by Jenny Wright on 7/21/2020

    When we can't visit the library in person it can be challenging to pick out books we want to read just from the card catalog. 

    Visit this website: The Best Children's Books to explore thousands of books. Write down the title and author and then explore our catalog as well as Sora so you can read it!

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  • Distance Learning Activities 4/6 to 4/10

    Posted by Jenny Wright on 4/6/2020

    Click HERE to access this week's Library Distance Learning activities. Please email Ms. Wright pictures of completed activities or if you have any questions.

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  • Distance Learning Activities 3/23 to 4/3

    Posted by Jenny Wright on 3/23/2020

    Click HERE to access Library Distance Learning activities. Please email Ms. Wright pictures of completed activities or if you have any questions.

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  • 3/4 tp 3/6

    Posted by Jenny Wright on 3/9/2020

    All classes are working on reading and evaluating the Red Clover Nominee Books. The Red Clover Book Award is designed for children in kindergarten through fourth grade. Each year thousands of Vermont school children read the 10 nominated picture books and vote for their favorite in the spring. The award has been handed out annually since 1997. To see the list of 10 books nominated this year click Here

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  • 1/27 to 1/31

    Posted by Jenny Wright on 1/31/2020

    This week Kindergarten started on the process of reading the Red Clover Book Award nominees. We are evaluating each of the 10 books so that we can vote for our favorite in April. 

    1st and 2nd grades talked about choosing books, how we choose books and how to locate books we want in the Learning Center. 

    3rd grade continued coding with the Dash Robots. See our Instagram page for photos and videos. 

    Book we read aloud this week:

    Kinder: Potato Pants by Laurie Keller

    1st: The Book No One Ever Read by Cornelia Funke

    2nd: How to Read a Book by Kwame Alexander

    Potato Pants Book that No One Read How to Read a Book

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  • 1/6 to 1/10

    Posted by Jenny Wright on 1/10/2020

    This week Kindergarten and 1st grade continued to learn about coding using BeeBot robots. Visit our Instagram page to see them in action!

    2nd grade and 3rd grade talked a bit about Conflict Resolution and started to learn about coding. We did an Unplugged activty where we programmed our classmates. 

    Book we read aloud this week:

    2nd & 3rd: Penguin Problems by Jory John

    Penguin Problems

     

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  • 12/9 to 12/13

    Posted by Jenny Wright on 12/13/2019

    This week Kindergarten continued to learn about coding and we did an Unplugged activty where we programmed our classmates. 1st grade also continued to learn about computer coding by playing a board game called Robot Turtles. 2nd grade and 3rd grade learned some research skills and how to give credit to someone else if you use their work. 

    Book we read aloud this week:

    Kindergaten: Little Monsters Guide to Learning How to treat Computers, iPads, and Phones by Kate Marshall.

    Little Monsters Guide

    Board game 1st grade played: Robot Turtles

    Robot Turtles

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  • 12/1 to 12/6

    Posted by Jenny Wright on 12/6/2019

    This week Kindergarten and 1st grade started learning about computer coding. 2nd grade explored atlases and 3rd grade used the iPads to build their own treehouses. 

    Some of the books we read aloud this week:

    Kindergaten & 1st Grade: If you Give a Mouse an iPhone by Ann Droyd.

    3rd Grade: Everything you Need for a Treehouse by Carter Higgins

    If you give a mouse an iPhone Everything You need for a treehouse

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  • 11/18 to 11/22

    Posted by Jenny Wright on 11/22/2019

    This week Kindergarteners talked about being Thankful. First graders continued learning about the author Laura Numeroff. Second and third graders learned about how everytime they go online they are leaving a digital trail and that they should not share private information online. 

    Some of the books we read aloud this week:

    Kindergaten: The Thankful Book by Todd Parr.

    1st Grade: If you Give a Pig a Pancake by Laura Numeroff

     Thankful Book Pig a Pancake

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  • 11/11 to 11/15

    Posted by Jenny Wright on 11/15/2019

    This week Kindergarteners learned about Fiction and Nonfiction. First graders started a new author study on Laura Numeroff. Second and third graders learned about how to be a good digital citizen. 

    Some of the books we read aloud this week:

    Kindergaten: Elephants in the Wild by Patricia Kendell and The Thank You Book by Mo Willems.

    1st Grade: If you Give a Dog a Donut by Laura Numeroff

    Elephants Thank You Book Dog a Donut

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