New Playaways in the LMC - October 2012:
1984 by George Orwell
Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Animal Farm by George Orwell
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan
A Child Called It by Dave Pelzer
Chomp by Carl Hiaasen
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Middle School: The WORST Years of My Life by James Patterson
Night by Elie Wiesel
The Pigman by Paul Zindel
Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan
Storm Runners by Roland Smith
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
Finding Books in a Series:
A wonderful place to find books in a series is this website:
Books included in this database are not necessarily owned or available in the Parkview LMC. Please check Alexandria for holdings.
If students or staff have titles of books that you would like to see added to the Parkview LMC, please give your suggestions to Mrs. Slove or Mrs. Buehl to be considered for purchase.
Movie Tie-In:ovie Tie-In:
Library of Congress Offers Free "A Princess of Mars" Novel Online
“A Princess on Mars,” the first novel from classic author Edgar Rice Burroughs, is now available for free at the Library of Congress website as a digital flipbook. The novel features the character John Carter, who is set to hit theaters in a big screen adaption from Disney on March 9. Students interested in the film may also be interested in reading John Carter’s adventures in print.
Using Novelist in Badgerlink to Find Books:
For example, if you wanted to find scary books: use BadgerLink-- a free fulltext database that is free to Wisconsin citizens. The URL is:
The resource in BadgerLink that you will want to use is Novelist k-8. Novelist helps you locate age-appropriate, reading level appropriate books. Novelist provides premade reading lists.
Instructions for finding Scary Story reading lists:
1. Go to Badgerlink.net
2. Click on Novelist K-8
3. Using the sidebar in Novelist,
a. Select the age level
b. Go down and click on Horror
c. Select your Horror sub-genre
4. Enjoy your reading list!