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Fall Scholastic Book Fair Huge Success!

Posted by FGMS Library Media Specialist on October 27, 2015

The Fall Book Fair was a great success – it was our best fair in several years! Sales were nearly $2650 and over 200 new books, valued at over $1400,  will be added to the Forest Glen Library from our book fair profits. Thanks to all the students and staff members who supported the Fall Book Fair.  Watch for new posts to this BLOG for updates on when all the great new books are available in the FGMS Library for checkout!

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Fall Scholastic Book Fair

Posted by FGMS Library Media Specialist on October 5, 2015

The Fall Book Fair is coming soon.  Students will shop with their English classes on October 15th and 16th and return shopping will be October 19th through 22nd.  You can also shop online at http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/forestglenmiddleschool3.

Support Forest Glen and your child’s reading efforts by shopping online and encouraging your student to shop during the Book Fair!

 


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WELCOME TO THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR

Posted by FGMS Library Media Specialist on September 3, 2015

We hope you have had a great summer and are ready for  a successful school year.  The Forest Glen Library is full of hundreds of great books that should help make your year informative, exciting and engaging.  We look forward to seeing you when you come in with your English teacher during September, when you will check out your first book of the new school year.  If you have any books or outstanding library issues from the 2014-2015 school year, please take care of them during the first week of school so that when you come in with your English class you will be able to check out a new book and start your year off on a positive note.  Welcome to FGMS. Together we can help you be a stronger reader and a better student.


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New Titles to Kick off Spring

Posted by FGMS Library Media Specialist on March 4, 2015

A few new titles will be added in the coming days.  After all out winter weather, they will help kick of Spring on a positive note. These are the newest titles added to the Forest Glen collection:

Pay It Forward by Catherine Ryan Hyde

Breakdown by Joseph Monninger (Book 3 in the Stay Alive series)

Flood by Joseph Monninger (Book 4 in the Stay Alive series)

Where She Went by Gayle Forman – sequel to If I Stay

Breakaway: Book 2 in The 39 Clues: Unstoppable by Jeff Hirsch

Countdown: Book 3 in The 39 Clues: Unstoppable by Natalie Standiford

Hour of the Olympics by Mary Pope Osborne (Magic Tree House #16)

Zane and the Hurricane by Rodman Philbrick

Jackaby by William Ritter

The Madman of Piney Woods by Christopher Paul Curtis

Dear Dumb Diary: Year Two – You Can Bet on That  – Book #5 by Jim Benton

Like No Other by Una LaMarche

Twice Upon a Time by James Riley (Book #2 of Half Upon a Time series)

The Mouse with the Question Mark Tale by Richard Peck

The Iron Trial by Holly Black & Cassandra Clare (Book #1 in the Magisterium series)

The Borrowers by Mary Norton

Shouldn’t You Be in School? by Lemony Snicket (Book 3 in the All The Wrong Questions series)

Check the FGMS BLOG regularly for new titles and other Library news.

 

 

 


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More New Titles Ready to Checkout

Posted by FGMS Library Media Specialist on January 22, 2015

Look at these great new titles ready to checkout for the new nine weeks:

What Happened to Goodbye by Sarah Dessen

The Great Greene Heist by Varian Johnson

The Neptune Project by Polly Holyoke

Lockwood & Co. – The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud (Book 1 in the series)

Tales from My Closet by Jennifer Anne Moses

The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die by April Henry

The Heartbreak Messenger by Alexander Vance

Almost Home by Joan Bauer

Lincoln’s Grave Robbers by Steve Sheinkin

Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip by Jordan Sonnenblick

Foul Trouble by John Feinstein

Conjured by Sarah Beth Durst

There will be more new titles in the coming weeks so be sure to check the FGMS Library BLOG to keep up with the newest additions to the Library collection.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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New Books for 2015

Posted by FGMS Library Media Specialist on January 8, 2015

These new titles/series are now ready for checkout:

The Infinity Ring series:  Book 1- A Mutiny in Time;  Book 2 – Divide and Conquer; Book 3 – The Trap Door; Book 4 – Curse of the Ancients; Book 5 – Cave of Wonders; Book 6 – Behind Enemy Lines

Spirit Animals series: Book 1 – Wild Born; Book 2 – Hunted; Book 3 – Blood Ties; Book 4 – Fire and Ice; Book 5 – Against the Tide

Chupacabra by Roland Smith (sequel to Tentacles)

Curses and Smoke by Vicky Alvear Shecter

The Finisher by David Baldacci

Watch for a new BLOG posting next week for additional new titles in the FGMS Library collection.

 

 


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More New Books Ready for Checkout!

Posted by FGMS Library Media Specialist on November 26, 2014

Additional new titles are ready for checkout:

Silver by Chris Wooding

The Distance Between Us by Kasie West

A Thunderous Whisper by Christina Diaz Gonzalez

The Selection Series by Kiera Cass – Book One – The Selection, Book Two – The Elite, Book Three – The One

Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children series by Ransom Riggs – Book One – Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children , Book Two – Hollow City

Profiles: One Mission – Six Bios  War Spies by Daniel Polansky

Profiles: One Event – Six Bios  The Vietnam War by Daniel Polansky

Fly Guy Presents Firefighters by Tedd Arnold

How They Choked: Failures, Flops, and Flaws of the Awfully Famous by Georgia Bragg

Jennifer Lawrence: Burning Bright by Katy Sprinkel

Skink No Surrender by Carl Hiaasen

There will be more new books processed for checkout after we return from the Thanksgiving Break.  Enjoy your Holiday and take time to read while you enjoy the break from school.

 

 

 

 

 


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More New Books from the Fall Book Fair

Posted by FGMS Library Media Specialist on November 21, 2014

Processing of the new books continues.  Here is the lasts list of titles added to the Forest Glen Library collection:

Revealed by Margaret Peterson Haddix   Book 7 in The Missing series

Dead in the Water by Chris Lynch  Book Two in the World War II series

Walking Wounded by Chris Lynch  Book Five in the Vietnam series

The Long Haul by Jeff Kinney  Book 9 in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series

The Dirt Diary by Anna Staniszewski

If You’re Reading This by Trent Reedy

Memory Maze by Gordon Korman  Book Two in The Hypnotists series

Fly Guy’s Amazing Tricks by Tedd Arnold

On This Long Journey: The Journal of Jesse Smoke- A Cherokee Boy, The Trail of Tears, 1838 by Joseph Bruchac

Blazing West: The Journal of Augustus Pelletier-The Lewis & Clark Expedition, 1804 by Kathryn Lasky

Until the Last Spike: The Journal of Sean Sullivan: A Transcontinental Railroad Worker Nebraska & Points West, 1867 by William Durbin

Staking a Claim: The Journal of Wong Ming-Chung: A Chinese Miner, California, 1852 by Laurence Yep

Black Out by Robison Wells

The Fallout by S.A. Bodeen  Book Two in the Compound series

Can’t Look Away by Donna Cooner

Check this BLOG regularly for more titles added to the Forest Glen collection and ready for checkout.

 

 


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New Titles from Fall Book Fair

Posted by FGMS Library Media Specialist on November 10, 2014

The books from the Fall Book Fair are being processed so for the next few weeks there will be regular posts letting you know what new books are available for checkout.  The titles added today were:

The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan – Book Five in the Heroes of Olympus series

The House of Hades by Rick Riordan – Book Four in the  Heroes of Olympus series

Tales from a Not-So Glam TV Star by Rachel Renee’ Russell – Book 7 in the Dork Diaries series

Tales from a Not-So-Happily Ever After by Rachel Renee’ Russell – Book 8 in the Dork Diaries series

Day of Doom by David Baldacci – Book Six in The 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers series

Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus by Tom Angleberger – Book 7 in the Origami Yoda series

Surrounded by Sharks by Micheal Northrop

Check back regularly to see what the newest titles added to the collection include.

 

 

 


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Final New Titles before Fall Book Fair

Posted by FGMS Library Media Specialist on October 8, 2014

Here is the final list of new titles added to the FGMS Library before the Fall Scholastic Book Fair opens on October 23rd:

Goosebumps Most Wanted series by R.L. Stine:  Book 1 – Planet of the Lawn Gnomes, Book 2 – Son of Slappy, Book 3 – How I Met My Monster, Book 4 –  Frankenstein’s Dog, Book 5 – Dr. Maniac Will See You Now, Book 6 – Creature Teacher: The Final Exam

All the Wrong Questions series by Lemony Snicket:  Book 1 – “Who Could That Be at This Hour?, Book 2 – “When Did You See Her Last?”

Famous Last Words: Hollywood Can Be Murder by Katie Alender

If You’re Reading This by Trent Reedy

The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith

This is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith

Four: A Divergent Collection by Veronica Roth

Check back over the next two weeks to get sneak peeks of books that will be available on the Fall Scholastic Book Fair.  Short summaries will be available of select titles.

 

 

 


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