• Have A Great Summer Sewanhaka

    Posted by Mr. Mirsky at 6/12/2013
    Have a great summer Sewanhaka! Congratulations graduating class of 2013!
    When everyone returns for the new school year in September look forward to the following books:
    • The Serpent's Shadow (with Son of Sobek short story) written and AUTOGRAPHED by Rick Riordan
    • The Farworld Series by J. Scott Savage
    • The Twistrose Key by Tone Almhejell
    • Warrior Princess: an autobiography of the first female Maasai Warrior written and AUTOGRAPHED by Mindy Budgor
    • The Twelve-Fingered Boy, written and AUTOGRAPHED by John Hornor Jacobs
    • and more!
    Don't forget about Summer Reading!!! The summer reading lists can be found on the library website! 
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  • New Books for the New Year!

    Posted by Mr. Mirsky at 1/7/2013
    Happy New Year, Sewanhaka!
    We're looking forward to a great year in the library, and we wish you all a wel-read 2013!
    Our book fair was a great success - hopefully you were able to get some great reads for both you and your family. We have a lot of new books just in time for the beginning of the year - here's just a quick sampling of some of the titles.
    • Paintings from the Cave by Gary Paulsen
    • The Land of Stories by Chris Colfer
    • "Who Could That Be at This Hour?" by Lemony Snicket
    • Just Listen by Sarah Dessen
    • The Red Pyramid (Graphic Novel) by Rick Riordan
    • The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith
    • Liear & Spy by Rebecca Stead
    • Divergent by Veronica Roth
    • Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
    • Zitface by Emily House
    • Who Killed Shakespeare? by Patrick Brantlinger
    • And many more!
    Stop by the library today to check out some of these new titles! Also keep in mind that our new Nooks should be available very soon. Stop by the library to pick up a permission slip for one, or download it here
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  • New Books for November 2012

    Posted by Mr. Mirsky at 11/14/2012
    Hello Sewanhaka Students!
    Just a quick update with some of the new titles we have in the library.
    • The entire Demonata series by Darren Shan
    • Everyday by David Levithan
    • I Am J by Cris Beam
    • The Blind Side by Michael Lewis
    • Many Skies: Alternative Histories of the Sun, Moon, Planets and Stars by Arthur Upgren
    • Girls In Love: A Summer Girls Novel by Hailey Abbott
    In addition to these titles there are many more new books! Come check them out at the library. 
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  • Welcome Back!

    Posted by Mr. Mirsky at 8/29/2012
    Welcome back Sewanhaka HS students!
    If you are reading this, chances are you're curious about the library and what it has to offer. Hopefully the following does a good job of filling you in about everything the library can do for you!
    1. First of all - Welcome new 7th graders! I look forward to meeting you all during library orientation in September!
    2. New computers - You will notice that we have a lot of BRAND NEW computers at the library. We're all very excited about them. You will notice that we now also have two rows of computers in the main room of the library - the computers in the back are to be used by classes only.
    3. We also have a new copy machine and scanner. Remember - copies are 10 cents a page. If you need to use the scanner, speak to a librarian and we will gladly set it up for you.
    4. New books! We have over 100 new books that we will be rolling out through the month of September. You can find most of them on the book displays when you enter the library, or on the cart, appropriately labeled, "NEW BOOKS" next to my desk.
    5. Remember - if you need help with anything, you can ask a librarian!
    Once again, on behalf of the library staff, welcome back! We wish all of you an excellent school year!
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  • New Books for January 2012

    Posted by Mr. Mirsky at 1/18/2012
    We have a lot of new books in the library this month - including a number of book series'.
    Graphic Novels: 
    • Mangaman by Barry Lyga 
    • Bone: Tall Tales by Jeff Smith
    • Dark Hunters, Vol. 3 by Sherrilyn Kenyon
    • Super Mario: How Nintendo Conquered America by Jeff Ryan
    • Coping with Cliques by Susan Sprague
    • Luxe (Series) by Anna Godbersen
    •  Alphas (Series) by Lisi Harrison
    • Chronicles of Faerie (Series) by O.R. Melling
    • Fat VampireI by Adam Rex
    • Drink Slay Love by Sarah Beth Durst
    • Fallout and Tricks by Ellen Hopkins
    Over 60 books arrived along with the ones mentioned above, with more on the way. Stop by the library to check them out!
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  • Hunger Games eBooks

    Posted by Mr. Mirsky at 1/9/2012
    The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins is now available on the Sewanhaka High School Library webpage as an eBook - in order to read them follow these easy steps:
    1. Click on "eBooks" on the menu and choose "FolletShelf"
    2. Organize books by "Newest"
    3. Click on the book you want to read.
    4. Log-in with the username and password: student
    5. Select "READ ONLINE" 
    You can read the book as frequently as you want, as long as you want. The book can be read by one student at a time. As soon as you close the window, it becomes available to other students.
    If you have any questions ask Mr. Mirsky or Mr. McLaughlin in the library. 
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  • Request A Book

    Posted by Mr. Mirsky at 1/3/2012
    Is there a book that you want to read that the library doesn't have?
    Fill out the form below to request a book and we will consider ordering a copy!
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  • New Books for December 2011

    Posted by Mr. Mirsky at 12/21/2011
    Here are some of the new books that were recently added to the library collection.
    • The Maze Runner (Trilogy)
    • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever
    • Dead Beautiful
    • I Heart You, You Haunt Me
    • Witch & Wizard: The Gift
    • Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment (Graphic Novel)
    • Superman: Red Son (Graphic Novel)
    • About A Boy
    • ...And Another Thing
    If you are interested in any of these books, just ask a librarian for help locating it.
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  • New Books For October 20th, 2011

    Posted by Mr. Mirsky at 10/20/2011
    New books arrived in the library today. Exciting! Some of these titles include:
    • Scott Pilgrim
    • The Magician King
    • Empire Falls

    More to come!

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