Spring Book Fair All Next Week!

Parents and students:

The EMS Spring Book Fair is all next week, May 3-7, in the EMS Library Media Center.  We’ll have a great selection of new books, posters, and other great items.  This is a wonderful opportunity to get some great new books to read for summer, as well as help your school library purchase new books.  Our Family Event is May 6, 2:30-3:30 p.m, directly after the Honors Day program.  Please come in and browse the book fair and enjoy refreshments.  We will also draw for four $25 book fair gift certificates at 3:00 p.m.

Click the link below for more information:

EMS Book Fair

Thank you for your support of our school library!

Heather Headrick


New books!

Here’s a list of new books that will be available in the library April 5.  Enjoy!

B REE Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux. Bad news for outlaws : the remarkable life of Bass Reeves, deputy U.S. marshal. Minneapolis : Carolrhoda, c2009.
The story of a remarkable African American hero of the Old West.
FIC DIO Dionne, Erin, 1975-. Models don’t eat chocolate cookies. New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2009.
Overweight thirteen-year-old Celeste begins a campaign to lose weight in order to make sure she does not win the Miss Huskey Peach modeling challenge, in which her mother and aunt have entered her–against her wishes.
FIC DIO Dionne, Erin, 1975-. The total tragedy of a girl named Hamlet. New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2010.
Hamlet’s attempts to be a “normal” eighth grader become increasingly difficult when her genius seven-year-old sister and her eccentric Shakespeare scholar parents both begin to attend her school.
FIC GAI Gaiman, Neil. InterWorld. 1st ed. New York : Eos, c2007.
At nearly fifteen years of age, Joey Harker learns that he is a Walker, able to travel between dimensions, and soon joins a team of different versions of himself, each from another dimension, to fight the evil forces striving to conquer all the worlds.
FIC HAR Hardinge, Frances. Well witched. 1st U.S. ed. New York : HarperCollins, c2008.
Three friends fall prey to the demands of the Well Witch when they trespass in her wishing well and steal some coins.
FIC LAT Latham, Irene. Leaving Gee’s Bend. New York : Putnam, c2010.
Ludelphia Bennett, a determined 10-year-old African American girl in 1932 Gee’s Bend, Alabama, leaves home in an effort to find medical help for her sick mother, and recounts her ensuing adventures in a quilt she is making.
FIC MUR Murdock, Catherine Gilbert. Princess Ben : being a wholly truthful account of her various discoveries and misadventures, recounted to the best of her recollection, in four parts. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2008.
A girl is transformed through instruction from sullen, pudgy, graceless Ben into Crown Princess Benevolence.
FIC MYE Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-. Amiri & Odette : a love story. 1st ed. New York : Scholastic Press, 2009.
Presents a modern, urban retelling in verse of the ballet in which brave Amiri falls in love with beautiful Odette and fights evil Big Red for her on the streets of the Swan Lake Projects.
FIC MYE Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-. Riot. New York : Egmont, c2009.
In 1863, 15-year-old Claire, the daughter of an Irish mother and a black father, faces ugly truths and great danger when Irish immigrants, enraged by the Civil War and a federal draft, riot against blacks and the wealthy of New York City.
FIC PAT Patterson, James, 1947-. Daniel X : watch the skies. 1st ed. New York : Little, Brown, c2009.
A terrifying outlaw has just arrived in town to wreak havoc. Only one person can stop him – Daniel X.
FIC STI Stine, R. L. Battle of the Dum Diddys. 1st ed. New York : HarperCollins, c2007.
With the Board of Inspectors threatening to shut down Rotten School, Bernie Bridges plans one last money-making scheme.
FIC STI Stine, R. L. The good, the bad and the very slimy. 1st ed. New York : HarperCollins, c2005.
Rotten School’s bad boy, Bernie B., is trying to turn over a new leaf in order to date the prettiest girl in school, but he may trip over his own slime trail.
FIC STI Stine, R. L. Got cake? 1st ed. New York : HarperCollins, c2007.
In order to be named “Most Popular Rotten Egg,” Bernie Bridges must figure out a way to prove that he is the most popular student at Rotten School.
FIC STO Stone, Jeff. Mouse. 1st ed. New York : Random House, c2009.
Street urchin ShaoSu is befriended by Hok and Ying and feels he has finally found a new family, until he learns his new friends are two of China’s most wanted criminals and their actions will place ShaoSu’s life, and the future of China, in danger.