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The Library at Carmel School Association is your learning hub for literacy and research; a place that celebrates a love of reading and fosters collaboration, critical thinking, ethics and inquiry for the whole school community.

We provide the tools to enable our students to become lifelong learners, compassionate thinkers, and ethical users and creators of information.

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Library book of the week - junior and teen

#15 teen - The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

#15 junior - Endangered by Eliot Schrefer

#14 teen - The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

#14 junior - The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner

#13 teen - The Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse

#13 junior - Old Man's War by John Scali

#12 teen - All the Bright Places Novel by Jennifer Niven

#12 junior - Dancing on the Edge by Han Nolan

#11 teen - His Majesty's Dragon by Naomi Novik

#11 junior - The Grimm Legacy by Polly Shulman

#10 teen - The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

#10 junior - Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper

#9 teen - Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

#9 junior - The Giver by Lois Lowry

#8 teen - A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

#8 junior - The Dragon Tattoo (The Baker Street Mysteries) by Tim Pigott-Smith

#7 teen - The Fall of Berlin 1945 by Antony Beevor

#7 junior - Shades of Magenta by Echo Freer

#6 teen - Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return by Marjane Satrapi

#6 junior - Maddigan's Fantasia by Margaret Mahy

#5 teen - If Not Now, When? by Primo Levi

#5 junior - A Boy at War: A Novel of Pearl Harbor by Harry Mazer

#4 teen - Fueling the Teen Machine by Ellen Shanley

#4 junior - I am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to Be Your Class President by Josh Lieb

#3 teen - The Cartoon Guide to Chemistry

#3 junior - Horrible Histories: Rowdy Revolutions by Terry Deary

#2 teen - The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

#2 junior - The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner's Dilemma by Trenton Lee Stewart

#1 teen - Big Mouth and Ugly Girl by Joyce Carol Oates

#1 junior - Millions by Frank Cottrell Boyce

Student Daily Digest


Website of the week

#12 SuperBetter - Develop, strengthen positive habits with this motivating game

#11 Mental Floss - Tells you the hidden stories behind popular happenings around the world

#10 Life Hacks For Kids - How to make cool stuff out of ordinary things

#9 The Borowitz Report - Satirical political news blog from The New Yorker

#8 Kiddle - Visual search engine for kids

#7 HowStuffWorks - Unbiased, reliable, easy-to-understand answers and explanations

#6 Sense-Lang's Balloon Typing Game - Free, unique and user-friendly typing course

#5 StoryCorps - Sharing humanity’s stories to create a more just and compassionate world

#4 Teen Ink - Magazine, website & books reviews written by teens

#3 NOVA Labs - Online science, mastered: exceptional content within meaningful tasks

#2 Big History Project - Fascinating look at life's bigger questions offers a fresh perspective

#1 Storybird - Artful Storytelling