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SSIS Library Year at a Glance
March Book Madness
March Book Madness
Online Voting Starts March 2nd!
March Book Madness Bracket
Print and complete this March Madness bracket. Turn it in to Mrs. Paque by March 2nd. The three students who predict the most wins for the entire tournament will receive a prize.
March Book Madness Middle Grade Interactive Bracket
Click on the green circle next to each book to see a book trailer or more information about the book. Use these resources to help complete your March Madness Bracket, which needs to be turned into Mrs. Paque by March 2nd to participate in the bracket competition.
Virtual MakerSpace-Create and Make at Home!
Renew Your Library Books
Click on the Library Catalog link.
Click on Silver Spring Intermediate School.
Log in with your computer user name and password.
Click on the My Info tab.
Click the Renew button next to your book.
*Students can renew books two times online.
Hamilton School District Board Policy 361
Mrs. Paque, Library Media Specialist
Mrs. Rosenthal, Library Paraprofessional
New Books in the SSIS Library
Waukesha County Kids' Choice
2022 Waukesha County Kids' Choice Winner
When Stars Are Scattered by A National Book Award Finalist, this remarkable graphic novel is about growing up in a refugee camp, as told by a former Somali refugee to the Newbery Honor-winning creator of Roller Girl. Omar and his younger brother, Hassan, have spent most of their lives in Dadaab, a refugee camp in Kenya. Life is hard there: never enough food, achingly dull, and without access to the medical care Omar knows his nonverbal brother needs. So when Omar has the opportunity to go to school, he knows it might be a chance to change their future . . . but it would also mean leaving his brother, the only family member he has left, every day. Heartbreak, hope, and gentle humor exist together in this graphic novel about a childhood spent waiting, and a young man who is able to create a sense of family and home in the most difficult of settings. It's an intimate, important, unforgettable look at the day-to-day life of a refugee, as told to New York Times Bestselling author/artist Victoria Jamieson by Omar Mohamed, the Somali man who lived the story.
Publication Date: 2020-04-14
SSIS Intermediate School students read 2,140 WCKC books and voted 651 times! Amazing job, Panthers! Keep reading!
Using Sora on your Chromebook-Video Directions
Overdrive/Sora-Audio and eBooks