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Recommended Pleasure Reading

Recommended Pleasure Reading

Just in time for summer, we’ve revised and expanded our Recommended Pleasure Reading book! This is a list of book recommendations for 6th through 12th graders specially chosen by your librarians for their high quality, interesting plots and characters, and enjoyable reading experiences. You can click below to view it online; it is also available […]

New Resources for Choosing What To Read Next!

New Resources for Choosing What To Read Next!

Just in time for summer, we’ve added two amazing resources for students and families searching for great reads. First, the new edition of our Recommended Pleasure Reading booklet is here! Just click on the Recommended Reading square to your right to view the booklet online. Second, we’ve added an amazing new database to our collection […]

Flame 2014 is here!

Flame 2014 is here!

Flame, the middle school’s annual literary magazine, is here! You’ll definitely want to check out the amazing artwork, photography, poetry and prose in the 2014 edition. Click in the box below to read it online!

Casti Students Share Their Summer Reading Plans!

Casti Students Share Their Summer Reading Plans!

Our library TAs know what summer is all about – reading, of course! Corinne M. ’15 says, Summer vacation is the perfect time to sit down with a juicy book and read the day away. The summer seems to be a relatively empty one for me so I thought the best way to spend my […]

Happy Summer!

09 June 2014

It’s summer vacation, and just like our students, we’re on hiatus! We hope you’ll take a look at our Pinterest boards of book recommendations, our student book reviews and essays, our brand new recommended reading pamphlet, and other great website features, but we won’t have anything new posted here until we return in August. We […]

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The Running Dream: A Review by Sara L ’20

16 May 2014

The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen is an inspirational book that everyone can relate to. Even though it is sad starting out, there is one happy ending, which makes it more inspirational. Running means everything to 11th grader Jessica Carlisle. She and her dog, Sherlock, run a five-mile loop every morning. Jessica and her […]

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Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month!

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month!

12 May 2014

In May, the United States observes Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month! This month-long observance honors the great contributions and sacrifices Asian Americans and Americans of Pacific Islander descent have made to the US. And we in the library want to do the same! Come on in all month to check out our amazing display of novels, […]

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Our Library, Our Community… ebooks?

04 May 2014

Back in January, we sent out a survey to Casti¬†students and employees to gauge their interest, familiarity, and facility with ebooks. We were curious about your¬†thoughts and feelings as we begin to explore new options for our library collection. Don’t worry: we’re still in the thinking phase; no radical changes are imminent! We’ll keep you […]

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My Favorite Things: The Pirate Tree

My Favorite Things: The Pirate Tree

02 May 2014

If you’re active in the ACE Center, a member of the diversity club, inspired by your Global Investigator trip, or you regularly join in on the fun with the We Won’t Stop Club, take that passion into your reading! The website The Pirate Tree is a great place to visit to learn all about books […]

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Hedgehog Visits the Library!

28 April 2014

You may have noticed this year that your librarians have a thing for hedgehogs – puppets, toys, books, anything! Today, we had the ultimate library visitor – a real live hedgehog! Thanks to Jenny, mom of Laurel N. ’16, for bringing Kenya the hedgie to visit. You can see Kenya at her home at the […]

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