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Battle of the Books - Middle School

Attention Middle School Readers ... If you are interested in reading good books, having some fun, and the chance to win Superintendent's Cup points for your campus, please complete this brief form. For the 20-21 district BoB competition, students will independently complete an online quiz covering the five titles from the Battle of the Books list. The four top-scoring students will make up the district team that will advance to the Region One online competition taking place in February 2021. That competition will also cover all five titles from the book list. District librarians will assist students with competition preparation through a variety of online activities.

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Battle of the Books - High School

Attention Avid Readers ... If you are interested in reading good books, having some fun, and the chance to win Superintendent's Cup points for your campus, please complete this brief form. For the 20-21 district BoB competition, students will independently complete an online quiz covering the five titles from the Battle of the Books list (see information packet). The four top-scoring students will make up the district team that will advance to the Region One online competition taking place in February 2021. That competition will also cover all five titles from the book list. District librarians will assist students with competition preparation through a variety of online activities.

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Virtual Book Club

South Texas ISD Libraries are excited to announce our first ever virtual book club, The Next Chapter Book Club. It is updated weekly with book summaries, book trailers, author information, where to find the books and response opportunities. We hope many of our readers across the district will join us virtually and participate in the book discussions!

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Teentober

TeenTober is a nationwide celebration hosted by libraries every October that aims to celebrate teens, promote year-round teen services and the innovative ways teen services help young adults learn new skills, and fuel their passions in and outside the library. As part of TeenTober, we created a virtual calming room. We invite you to click here and enjoy. It's important to take time for yourself!

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