Library

Easily Order Susan Hood Books by Feb. 28th

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  • Susan will be visiting four Arlington schools – Discovery on Tuesday March 7th
  • We are working with local nonprofit Read Early and Daily (READ) to make ordering simple. Just click this link. You can pick from 12 picture books, 2 early readers and 3 historical novels in verse.
  • The book(s) will be delivered to the school the day of the visit to be signed by the author then delivered to your student’s classroom.
  • Order deadline is Feb. 28th

Please note – in the notes section at checkout, please include:

  • student’s name,
  • school name,
  • grade, and teacher.
  • If ordering for more than one student, please indicate which student’s name should be signed in which book.

Not sure which book to order? You will find information on each book on the website. You can also swing by the library to see the books or view a video below – the quality of the videos does vary.

  • Fun Picture Books

“The Tooth Mouse”  “Look! I Can Read!”  “Double Take!”

  • Science/Math Inspired Picture Books

“Spike the Mixed-up Monster”  “The Last Straw”  “We Are One”  “The Fix-it Man”  “Rooting For You”    “Leaps and Bounce”

  • Real World Inspired Picture Books

 “Ada’s Violin”   “Brothers in Arms”   “Titan and the Wild Boars”  “Shaking Things Up”

  • Historical Novels in Verse

  “Lifeboat 12”    “Alias Anna”   “Harboring Hope”

Welcome to the Discovery Library

  • Students are encouraged to – Be Brave, Be Curious, Be Kind.
  • The library is open before school for book checkout.
  • Students in Grades 2 through 5 are able to come to the library for book checkout at any time.
  • For these grades we also have “unlimited book checkout.”
  • Students can checkout as many books they think they can read in a week.

APS Databases

  • Access to the more APS elementary databases can be found in MackinVIA, Canvas and on the left – see Online Encyclopedias, Social Studies databases and Science databases. Some links may not work when not in school.
  • On any computer, students can go to www.MackinVIA.com or through the MackinVIA app on their iPad. They may also access MackinVIA through their MyAccess. app.

Mrs. Lodge’s Library Game

Practice ABC order and the Dewey Decimal system.