Announcements and Reminders:

Our Reading Olympics team, the St. Elizabeth Lightning Readers, won a BLUE RIBBON at their competition! For more information on Reading Olympics, click here



Research Tools

Need to do some research?  These links are provided by and paid for by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.  Contact me for password information.

NoodleTools - you can create notecards to help you organize your information during the research process, create outlines and bibliographies.  Contact me for your unique user name.  Click here to begin.

SIRS Decades - This database features nearly 5,000 hand-selected primary and secondary source articles highlighting key events, movements, people, and places in 20th-century America.  Click here to begin.

SIRS Discoverer - A beginning database suitable for use with grades 3-9.   Click here to begin.



Reading Lists

Looking for a good book to read that is also age appropriate?  There are a variety of lists available.

American Library Association has a list of all of their award-winning books.

 Catholic Library Association sponsors the Regina Medal awarded to an author for continued, distinguished contributions to children's literature.

Reading Olympics is sponsored by the Chester County Intermediate Unit.  There are reading lists for Elementary (grades 4-5), Middle (grades 6-7-8) and High School. 

The Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award is sponsored by the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association.  Their list is arranged according to ages.

Don't forget to check your public library!

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