Sunrise Media Center

Book Fairs
Fall - Nov 28 - Dec 2, 2016 (Family Night on Nov 29)
Spring - April 24 - 28, 2017  (Family Night on April 25)


Media Center Information

     The purpose of the Media Center at Sunrise Elementary is to support thephilosophy of the school, sharing and implementing its aims andobjectives. It is the responsibility of the librarian / media specialistto make available to students and teachers a wide variety ofinformation, both print and non-print, to meet instructional andrecreational needs. The library media specialist provides library skillinstruction for each class on a rotating basis. Students learn to locateand properly use library materials.

Sunrise Media Links

‚ÄčThe Online Catalog - Choose Sunrise to find your books and resources

How to use the Library Catalog outside the Library

MORE-Net Resources (may need to login if you are not on the building network)
Search MORE Net
Explora - Search for Primary Schoolers
Explora for Educators - Search for Lessons / Teaching Ideas
Science Reference Center - Search for Science Topics
Learning Express Online - Search Careers and Education Topics
Heritage Quest Online - Search for Genealogy / Ancestors / Families

How to use the MOREnet Databases

Online Library Links
Library of Congress - Education / Student Research
Scholastic Book Wizard - find a book that is 'just right' for you!

Book Fair Online Ordering (available just prior and just after our own Book Fair Week)

Missouri Association of School Librarians Awards
Show Me Readers Award Nominee Books - appropriate for grades 1, 2, and 3
Mark Twain Readers Award Nominee Books - appropriate for grades 4, 5, and 6
Readers Award Books - Link to Missouri Association of School Librarians with more
                                                 information about the awards


Sunrise Elementary Library Wiki - a page developed for your enjoyment by Mrs Crook.

Lexile Book Checking - find the reading level of books

Your Next Read - a website that helps you choose books based on what you like to read.

Ray County Library Poster Contest Winners

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