BUSD Library News

January 26, 2023

Mock Newbery Nights

Author events for 4th and 5th graders are happening on Zoom! All 4th and 5th graders and their families are welcome to join us for a series of one hour evening virtual author visits on Zoom. Learn about the BUSD Mock Newbery Book Club, hear about our list of 8 nominated books and enter a prize raffle! Meet these featured authors, live in conversation with YOUR school librarians:

Thursday, January 19 6:00pm - Johnnie Christmas, author of Swim Team

Thursday, January 26 6:00pm - Tracy Badua, author of Freddie Vs. the Family Curse

Links and more information at Mock Newbery Events

October 14, 2022

Announcing the Battle of the Books for BUSD Middle Schools!

Middle school students are encouraged to join the Battle of the Books teams at their schools. Each year, the middle schools read from a shared list of books. Then - in the spring - they meet head to head in a trivia competition. Check the website for this year's list of books. And talk with your teacher librarian if you want to join the club!

September 30, 2022

Announcing the Mock Newbery Book Clubs for BUSD!

Students in 4th and 5th grade are invited to join these lunchtime book clubs hosted in their school libraries. Club members read and discuss some of the newest, hottest middle grade books. This year we will be sharing 8 titles that represent a broad range of writing styles and formats. Read more about the books and the club here.