New Books in the LMC: Fall 2013: Please click on the link.
SYNC Offers Free Audiobooks All Summer!
by Karyn M. Peterson
SYNC is back in session again this year, offering two free complete YA audiobook downloads every week from May 30 to August 21. This is the third year for the program, in which a contemporary young adult audiobook is paired thematically with a classic audiobook title. Go to the SYNC website to see the list of titles available.
New Playaways in the LMC - October 2013:
Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexi
Bull Run by Paul Fleischman
Charley Skedaddle by Patricia Beatty
Hobbit, The by J.R.R. Tolkien
Holes by Louis Sachar
Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The, by Washington Irving
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
Light in the Forest, A, by Conrad Richter
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Peace, Love & Baby Ducks by Lauren Myracle
Unstoppable by Tim Green
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.
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!