Check out our new access to our library catalog!!! Don't forget we have e-books available through it as well so you can read RIGHT NOW!!

You can also browse for your next library book right here by clicking on Catalog on the left.

Can't wait till we're open? Read one right now because we have E-BOOKS!!! Start reading today!

Online E-Books through EBSCO

Online Resources

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Have an iPad or other tablet? Download the Destiny Quest app to browse and read e-books from the comfort of your home! Don't forget our library's address is:

Doing a research project? Check out the Resource Links in the box on the left! Don't forget at home you might need the secret code words at the top to log in!

if you read at least 4 of the Mark Twain AND/OR Truman Award nominee books you get to vote and attend the pizza party at the end of the year!!! Check out theses AMAZING titles today!

2015-2016 Mark Twain Nominees

2015-2016 Truman Award Nominees.

The Missouri Mark Twain and Truman Awards had some close nominees this year! Here are the top finishers! Did your favorite book win?

2014-2015 Mark Twain Award Winners
1st Place: Wonder by R.J. Palacio - 4,959 votes
2nd Place: Chomp by Carl Hiaasen - 1,272 votes
3rd Place: Pinch Hit by Tim Green - 1,262 vote

2014-2015 Truman Award Winners

1st Place: The Raft by S.A. Bodeen - 913 votes
2nd Place: See You at Harry's by Jo Knowles - 690 votes
3rd Place: Cinder by Marissa Meyer - 678 votes

The 2012-2013 Mark Twain Award winner was Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper. Sharon Draper 2014.jpg

Girl, Stolen by April Henry won for the 2012-2013 Truman Award!!!

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The winner of the 2011-2012 Mark Twain Award was Runaway Twin by Peg Kehret. This made two years in a row that Peg Kehret won, and her fourth Mark Twain award! Not only did I get to meet Peg Kehret, I also got to meet her lovely daughter, Ann!
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Mrs. Howe with Peg Kehret (seated) and her daughter, Anne.

Missouri students LOVE books that are written by her! Be sure to check some out soon!


The winner of the 2012 Newbery Award - Jack Gantos for Dead End in Norvelt! I have had the pleasure of meeting Jack on several occasions and ran into him a few months ago. Read about his reaction here! Newbery Winner Be sure to check out his other books as well.

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This year we are using the Accelerated Reader Program. Click on the link on the left and use the "secret" code to access information about all the books you can check out in our library. Create your own list at home and then bring it here and we can help you find exactly the "just right" book for you!

Want to read some of the best? Check out the 2010-2010 Mark Twain ?

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Want to know what books Mrs. Howe has read? Check them out here!