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Scholastic Book Fair - September 13 - 20th

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Fri., Sept. 13, 10:35-2:45
Mon., Sept. 16, 7:40-2:45
Tues., Sept. 17, 7:40-5:00
(Students and families may shop after school)
Wed., Sept. 18, 7:40-2:45
Wed., Sept. 18, 5:00-8:15
(Parents may shop during the open house)
Thurs., Sept. 19, 7:40-12:45
Fri., Sept. 20, 7:40-2:45
Please make checks payable to Moran Middle School. 
Visit our book fair homepage for the book fair app, online shopping with discounts and to create an ewallet (no phone or printout needed)
for your child to shop at the book fair. 
Learn about ewallet by watching this video. 

Jake Burt - Author Visit

Wed., October 9th, during enrichment

The cover of Greetings from Witness Protection.     The cover of The Tornado by Jake Burt    The cover of The Right Hook of Devin Velma by Jake Burt
 


summer Reading information!

Summer Reading Presentation for Incoming Sixth Grade
Summer Reading Presentation for Incoming Seventh and Eighth Grade

Visiting the Library During Enrichment Block

To Borrow or Return Library Items

Use the blue or yellow pass from your enrichment teacher.
Bring it with you to the library and sign in on the sign-in computers. 

To complete school work or read in the library (space is limited) *Visit the library on A or B days or in the morning on C day to sign up and get a pass.
*Sign up on the sheets outside of the library doors. 

Special activities during enrichment
(space is limited)

*Must sign up in advance.
*Sign up for special activities on the sheets outside the library doors.

Catalog

 

Catalog and online resources

In school

Destiny Catalog Portal

At home use your school id and password to login

 

Directions on how to use Destiny to search for catalog items

 

Ebook and Audio Collection

Ebook and Audio Book Collection

Access Sora.

You may borrow titles for 21 days at a time. If a book is already checked out, you may place a hold on it. Please do not click on borrow 

You will automatically be logged in if you are logged into your Wallingford Google account. You may access it from school or home. 

You may download the Sora App to a phone or tablet or read/listen on your chromebook or computer. 

Watch the introductory video of the Sora App. 

Another helpful Sora video to watch. 

Hours

7:40 AM - 2:45 PM
See Mrs. Musket to visit the library media center before or after the open hours.

Library Staff

Kim Musket
School Librarian
kmusket@wallingfordschools.org

Jennifer Sousa
Library Clerk
jsousa@wallingfordschools.org

Mission Statement

Mission Statement

The school library media program will enhance students’ reading experiences, enable students to effectively, efficiently, and ethically search for, locate, analyze, and evaluate many types and formats of information, and develop the habit of using library media resources for reference, recreation, and lifelong learning.

Book Trivia of the Week

Weekly Book Trivia

Put your answer in the trivia box in the library media center by the end of the day on Friday each week. Every correct answer will be put in a jar to be in the monthly drawing for great prizes.
Yes, you may look up the answer. 
Week of Trivia Question Answer
6/3/19 What is the title of one of the 2020 Intermediate Nutmeg Book
Award Nominees? 
 
5/28/19 What is the title of one of the 2020 Middle School Nutmeg Book
Award Nominees? 
View the list of 2020 Middle School Nutmeg Book Award Nominees
5/20/19 What is the name of the big red dog? Clifford
5/13/19 What is the name of Ron Weasley's pet rat? Scabbers
5/6/19 In honor of teachers' appreciation week, what is the title of a book 
with a teacher as a main character?

Possible answers: Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea, 
Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

4/30/19 What is the title of a book by Jo Knowles? Possible answers: See You at Harry's, Where the Heart Is, 
Still a Work in Progress
4/22/19 What is the title of a book by Alan Gratz? Possible answers: Refugee, Grenade, Prisoner B-3087, 
Projekt 1065, Code of Honor
4/8/19 Listen to these words...What are they an example of? Drip, bang,
thump, screech, buzz, jingle. 
Onomatopoeia
4/1/19 What is the term for when a word, phrase or sequence reads the 
same backward as forward?
A palindrome
3/25/18 What is the title of a book by James Dashner?  Possible answers: The Maze Runner, The Journal of Curious
Letters, The Eye of Minds
3/18/19 What is the name of a book that what made into a movie with the
same title?
Some possible answers are: Holes, Hunger Games, Miss 
Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
3/11/19 What is the name of a series by Rick Riordan? 
(Looking for the title of a series, not the title of a book.)
Series by Rick Riordan: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, 
The Heroes of Olympus, The Kane Chronicles, The Trials of 
Apollo, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard
3/5/19 What is the title of one of the 2019 Nutmeg Book Award Nominees?  Your answer could have been any of the titles on these lists. 
2019 Intermediate Nominees
2019 Teen Nominees
2/25/19 Who is Katniss's and Peeta's deadliest opponent in the
arena in the first Hunger Games?
Cato
2/19/19 This book has witches, flying monkeys, a cowardly lion, 
and a girl who just wants to go home. What is the title of
this book by L. Frank Baum?
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
2/11/19 Who is Christopher Robins' Teddy Bear? Winnie-the-Pooh
2/4/19 What is the title of one book by Kate DiCamillo? Some possible answers are: Raymie Nightingale,
Because of Winn-Dixie, The Magician's Elephant,
Tale of Despereaux
1/28/19 Which fictional detective lived at 221B Baker Street? Sherlock Holmes
1/22/19 In the books by Jean de Brunhoff, Babar and Queen
Celeste rule their kingdom wisely and are loved by their 
subjects. What type of animal are Babar and his queen?
Elephants
1/14/19 What is the name of the book by James Dashner in which
Thomas wakes up in the Glade and realizes that his
memory, except for his first name, is blank?
Maze Runner
1/7/19 What is the name of the lion in The Lion, the Witch and
the Wardrobe
 by C. S. Lewis?
Aslan
1/2/19 Which popular Disney movie, featuring a "practically
perfect" nanny, was originally a novel written by 
P. L. Travers?
Mary Poppins
12/17/19 How many mice ran after the farmer's wife? Three
12/10/18
 
What American city is the setting of Make Way for Ducklings by
Robert McCloskey?
Boston
12/3/18 Who is the author of the Goosebumps books? R. L. Stine
11/19/18 What is the name of the main character in A Wrinkle in Time? Meg
11/13/18 In Peter Pan, what is the name of John and Michael Darling's sister?  Wendy
11/5/18 In the Ramona books, Ramona's older sister is nicknamed Beezus. 
What is her real name? 
Beatrice
10/29/18 The Monroes adopted a bunny and all of their vegetables began
turning white overnight. What is the name of this book by Deborah
and James Howe?
Bunnicula
10/22/18 In what book do we find the characters Ponyboy, Dallas and Johnny? The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
10/15/18 How many books are in the original Percy Jackson series?  Five
10/9/18 What is the one-word title of a book about a boy named
Auggie Pullman? 
Wonder by R. J. Palacio
10/1/18 Who wrote "A Series of Unfortunate Events?" Lemony Snicket
9/24/18 What is the name of Eragon's dragon?  Saphira
9/17/18 Finish this title...Harold and the Purple ___________ Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
9/10/19 In Junie B. Jones, what does the B stand for?  Beatrice
9/4/18 What year was the first Harry Potter book published?  1997

Online Databases

View our list on online databases. You must be logged into your Wallingford Google account to access this document.

Suggestions for the Moran Library Media Center

Library Information Sent to Parents and Students

Recommend a Book of the Day for the MVP News Show

Do you love a book and want to tell others to read it? If so, you can write a recommendation to be read on MVP News.

Fill out the paper in the cafeteria or library media center and put the form in the box or complete the online form.

MVP News

Links for MVP News, Live Streaming and Bus Dismissals

Submit your homeroom's response to Homeroom Hustle. 
Submit your answer here to Homeroom Hustle Trivia on C-days. 

Where in the world is MVP News? 
Submit your answer here. 

Submit a joke for the joke of the day.
Submit your joke here or in the box in the cafeteria. 

Request a song for our daily show
Submit your song request in the box in the cafeteria (on the center table). 

 

Thank you to the Wallingford Education Foundation for awarding a grant to Moran's MVP News!

Wallingford Education Foundation


 

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