The "Battle of the Books" was a great experience this year, not only for the participating students from grades 3 to 8, but their parents also. GET A HEAD START FOR NEXT YEAR. Here is a list of the Sunshine State Books 2013-2014 for the Middle and Elementary grades. They are all AR books! You can get your AR points plus be eligible for SSYRA voting and the Battle of the Books if you meet the requirements. We should have all these books in the library before the end of the school year. Please see the school librarian for any questions you may have.
SSYRA 2013-14 Elementary (Grades 3-5)
Angleberger, Tom. Fake mustache, or, How Jodie O-Rodeo and Her Wonder Horse (and Some Nerdy Kid) Saved the U.S. Presidential Election from a Mad Genius Criminal Mastermind. Amulet Books, 2012 Applegate, Katherin.One and Only Ivan. Harper, 2012 Breitrose, Prudence. Mousenet. Disney/Hyperion Books, 2011. Carman, Patrick. Floors. Scholastic Press, 2011 Cheng, Andrea. The Year of the Book. Houghton Mifflin, 2012 Crum, Shutta. Thomas and the Dragon Queen. Random House/Alfred A. Knopf, 2010 Graff, Lisa. Double Dog Dare. Penguin/Philomel Books, 2012 Kelly, Katie. Melonhead. Random House/Delacorte, 2009 Lord, Cynthia. Touch Blue. Scholastic Press, 2010 MacLachlan, Patricia. Waiting for the Magic. Simon and Schuster – Atheneum, 2011 Mass, Wendy. The Candymakers. Little Brown, 2010. Rocklin, Joanne. The Five Lives of our Cat Zook. Amulet Books, 2012 Scattergood, Augusta. Glory Be. Scholastic, 2012. Trivas, Tracey. Wish Stealers, The. Simon & Schuster/Aladdin, 2010. Whitesides, Tyler. Janitors. Shadow Mountain, 2011
SSYRA 2013-2014 Middle School (6-8)
Buckingham, Royce. The Dead Boys. Penguin/Putnam, 2010 Cochrane, Mick. The Girl Who Threw Butterflies. Random House/Yearling, 2009 Fagan, Deva. Circus Galacticus. Houghton Mifflin/Harcourt, 2011 Gosselink, John. Free Thaddeus. Amulet Books, 2010. Hiaasen, Carl. Chomp. Random House/Knopf, 2012. Hunt, Lynda. One for the Murphys. Penguin/Nancy Paulsen, 2012 Lu, Marie. Legend. Penguin/Putnam, 2011 Meyer, Marissa. Cinder. Macmillian/Feiwel & Friends, 2012. Nielsen, Jennifer A. The False Prince. Scholastic, 2012. Palacio, R.J. Wonder. Random House/Knopf, 2012 Price, Lisa. Starters. Random House/Delacorte Press, 2012. Schmidt, Gary. Okay For Now. Houghton Mifflin/Clarion Books, 2011 Silberberg, Alan. Milo – Sticky Notes and Brain Freeze. Simon & Schuster/Aladdin, 2011 Sullivan, Laura. Under the Green Hill. Macmillian/Henry Holt, 2010 Yee, Lisa. Warp Speed. Scholastic Press/Arthur A. Levine Books, 2011
Please see the Accelerated Reader List tab for the new AR list. You can easily search
for books and titles.
FINAL MONTH TO BUY YOUR RAFFLE TICKETS
Win this special handmade Falcon t-shirt quilt!
$1 per raffle ticket OR $10 for 12 tickets.
Raffle tickets available in the school office, at all special school events, and in the parking lot on these Friday dismissals: May 10, May 17, May 24.
St. Helen Catholic School Golf Tournament- June 1st. See fundraising tab for more information
The St. Helen Catholic School student council officers recently led the Mission Madness drive during Lent. All students in grades K-8 were asked to participate. 418 canned goods AND 714 toiletry items were collected and donated to the St. Helen Neighborhood Apostolate Office. 390 school supplies were collected and will be hand-delivered to children of migrant workers at Hope Rural School in Indiantown. 213 baby supply items were donated to local moms in need.
We thank the students and families of St. Helen Catholic School for their generosity and for “making good things happen.”
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