October in the Library
Congratulations to the following students, winners in September's "I Read the Whole Book Club"
2nd grade -- Paola Ramirez
3rd grade -- Bryan Perez
4th grade -- Salvador Leal
5th grade -- Jacob Barton
6th grade -- Paola Garcia Way to go Oceano Readers!!!
Journey to Africa
This year Oceano Library students will be taking a trip to the continent of Africa. This will be a trip using books, art, music, and our imaginations. We have learned to say hello in Kiswahili, Jambo! We are learning to count from 1 - 10 in Kiswahili.
1 = moja 6 = sita
2 = mbili 7 = saba
3 = tatu 8 = nane
4 = nne 9 = tisa
5 = tano 10 = kumi
California Young Reader Medal Nominees 2010-2011
The following is a list of books we will be reading throughout the year. The whole school will vote for favorites in the spring.
A Visitor for Bear by Bonnie Becker
Pete and Pickles by Berkeley Breathed
Duck by Randy Cecil
Martina the Beautiful Cockroach by Carmen Deedy
Thelonius Monster's Sky-High Fly Pie by Judy Sierra
Igraine the Brave by Cornelia Funke
Greetings From Planet Earth by Barbara Kerley
Zorgamazoo by Robert Paul Weston
Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis
Cracker: The Best Dog in Vietnam by Cynthis Kadohota
Skulduggery Pleasant: Scepter of the Ancients, Book 1 by Derek Landy
Picture Books for Older Readers
Moon Over Star by Diana Aston
John Paul George & Ben by Lane Smith
Four Feet, Two Sandals by Karen Williams
Accelerated Reader News
On the race track we have a close race between Mr. Machado, Mr. Gonyer, and Mrs. Dreizler's classes. On the class point chart Mr. Machado and Mr. Gonyer's classes are neck and neck. We have a few sixth grade students with over 50 points. Wow! We are off to a fast start this year!
Mrs. O's Reading List
The Alchemyst Series by Michael Scott. There are four books published, two more on the way. If you love mythology and fast-paced action, this is the series for you.
The Underland Chronicles Series by Suzanne Collins. Five books in the series. Gregor and his baby sister fall into a world underground. Over-sized creatures and humans with violet-colored eyes live there. Gregor's wits are needed to keep the peace in the Underland.
Hatchet, The River, Brian's Winter by Gary Paulsen. I love his story-telling! High adventure, survival stories that take place in the Eastern Canadian wilderness.
The Voyage of the Frog by Gary Paulsen. Something a little closer to home. Young teenage boy sails by himself off the coast of California. Things go wrong!
Scaredy Squirrel Series by Melanie Watt. Poor Scaredy Squirrel is afraid of everything. He believes he is prepared for any terrible thing that could possibly happen, but ...
What Are Oceano Student's Reading??
Everything by Jeff Kinney -- Yes! All the Diary of a Wimpy Kid Books!
All the Junie B. Jones books by Barbara Park
Fly Guy books by Tedd Arnold
Betsy/Tacy by Maud Hart Lovelace
Oceano Library Technician