Books
  • Battle of the Books 

    Titles and Authors 

    Spooked: How a Radio Broadcast and The War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America by Gail Jarrow

    Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson

    The Rule of One by Ashley Saunders

    Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed

    The Best Man by Richard Peck

    Knockout by K.A. Holt

    The Benefits of Being an Octopus by Ann Braden

    New Kid by Jerry Craft

    The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang

    Speechless by Adam P. Schmitt

    OCDaniel by Wesley King

    Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes

    Battle Books 2019-2020

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    Cedarcrest Library Policies

    Student behavior expectations:
    Students will be respectful.
    Students will be responsible.
    Students will be safe.

    Visiting the CMS Library
    The library is open before school 6:50 a.m. - 7:10 a.m., advisory, lunch & after school until 2:15 p.m.
    During class time, you must have a student agenda signed & dated by your teacher.
    During advisory, you must have your agenda signed & dated by your teachers with the purpose of your visit.

    Due Dates
    Books are due fourteen school days after they were checked out.

    Checkout
    Students may have three library books checked out at a time.
    Additional books may be checked out with teacher/librarian approval.

    Book Selection
    There is a book in the Cedarcrest Middle School library for every student. If you can't find one, ask Ms. Sowden for assistance.

    You can always use Destiny (library catalog) to find a good book similar to one you just read by following these steps:

    • do a title search for the book you just read
    • click on the title of the book to get the details of the book
    • under Explore! choose a subject that describes why you liked the book
    • there will be a list of titles to choose from. 
    • click on the title and read the summary to decide if you want that book. 
    • check to see if it is available. 
    • write down the call number and find the book on the shelf. 
    • ask for help, if you cannot find it.