Ducketts Lane Elementary is the home of the Owls, but we are also home to a great variety of BookBirds.
BookBirds are those students who just love to have a book in their hands. Those who are developing an intrinsic love for literature. And they can also be those that are just emerging from their shells to discover the world around them.
What kind of BookBird are you?
An eagle who is always hunting for a good book to read.
A night owl who likes to stay up late reading a book by moonlight.
A song bird who can’t help but sing about the great story you just finished.
A vulture who craves the often ignored or neglected titles.
About the BookBird Literary Society:
Ducketts Lane Elementary School is proud to announce the creation of a community literary society. This society will join together our community of school members, parents, and children. Our purpose is to encourage a life-long love of reading. By bringing together teachers, parents, and children we hope that discussions centered on literature will be a springboard to reading enrichment and a bonding between community, school, and family.
Join us for our first meeting!
Here's a book trailer to give you a tease of the book's plot.
Things you can get lost in:
Thursday, Nov. 21st from 7-8pm
What: are we reading:
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
Who can participate:
3rd-5th graders and their parents/guardians and teachers
Where do we meet:
DLES Library Media Center
How do we prepare:
Please read the novel out loud with your child.
How can I get a copy of the book?Copies of the novel are available in our DLES library, at the Howard County Library, your local bookstore, or can even be borrowed from a friend! Limited copies are also available through your media center. See Mr. Winner for details.
We hope lots and lots of you will join us for our most excellent book club!
Yours page by page,
- Mr. Winner
PS: BookBirds was originally started at Longfellow Elementary by Mr. Winner. To see what books his grade 3rd-5th families read over his time at LFES, visit here (http://bookbirdsliterarysociety.edublogs.org/previous-reads/)