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Library Corner: March 23, 2016

Library Corner: March 23, 2016
Posted on 03/23/2016

By Sarah Novogrodsky

Illustrator Visit!

EB WhiteE.B. Lewis met with grades 1-5. He shared childhood stories of life before he discovered his passion, art. A beloved uncle took him to Saturday morning art classes at Temple University for six years. He encouraged students to find what they love in life. He also shared the process he uses for illustrating picture books. We learned that the two young girls who were models for The Other Side have remained friends to this day! It was an amazing morning in the Haggerty Library.

Fourth Grade
Author Beverly Cleary is turning 100! Fourth grade lunch book club is busy reading her biography and many of her chapter books. We’ll share our love of all things Ramona, Ralph, and Beezus at a whole school assembly.

Storyteller Visit! 
On a snowy Monday in March, storyteller Sharon Kennedy regaled the Kindergarteners with stories from Nigeria and Ethiopia.

SophiePrimary Sources

What better way to learn the difference between primary and secondary sources than to have the Massachusetts Historical Society share their wealth of primary sources with students. Ms. Kathleen Barker spent two mornings with fifth graders.

Haggerty turns 100! More Alumni Interviews!
Another successful interview of a Haggerty
Alum - Cara Ferrara.