Middle School Monday: Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate

Welcome to 2018, the year I work my way through our collection of middle grade books (books written for 5th-7th grade). I'm starting at the beginning of the author alphabet with Applegate, author of one of my favorite middle grade books, the Newbery Award winning The One and Only Ivan. While Crenshaw doesn't feature any gorillas, it does have a giant, invisible cat.

When Jackson was in first grade, he had an imaginary friend: a big black and white cat he named...

Ancestry in the Classroom

Thanks to a grant from Ancestry K12, we now have on campus access to Ancestry's suite of genealogy sites. Take advantage of them to learn about your family's background, see what a census looked like a hundred years ago, or check military records.

From campus, you can access:

Ancestry Classroom

Fold 3 (military records)

Newspapers.com

Take a look at these amazing resources!