Author Archives: Jessica

Banned Books Day!

We had a wonderful celebration on Wednesday of our freedom to read banned books. Tables were set up with centerpieces of banned books, along with “Read” wristbands and library buttons. Once students and faculty got their lunches, the library filled … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

The library is open, and full of students studying, creating origami and Lego sculptures and (gasp) eating and drinking! The library seemed too quiet over the summer without all of our students, and we’re so glad to have you all … Continue reading

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Ender’s Game Trailer!

We’re so excited that the Ender’s Game trailer is out! This book has been a favorite of both middle and high school students for years, and the movie looks like it will be an exciting adaptation.

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Faculty Book Reviews

Here’s what some of Brentwood School’s faculty have been reading! Mr. Becker – This Beautiful Life┬áby Helen Schulman “I liked this novel about a 15-year old boy, in private school, who is sent an explicit video by a girl who … Continue reading

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Writing Reviews in Destiny

With our new library catalog, you can write reviews to help your classmates, teachers, and librarians find the best books in the library. To get to the library catalog, visit the library home page and click on the library catalog … Continue reading

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National Book Award Finalists for Young People’s Literature

The National Book Award Finalists for Young People’s Literature were announced this morning! The National Book Award is an American literary prize that is awarded to writers by a panel of their peers. There are four award categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, … Continue reading

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Brentwood Loves the Library!

This afternoon during lunch, the library was the place to be! We estimated there were around 120 students using the library, almost a quarter of the Upper School. Every seat was full, and students were studying with laptops, desktops, iPads, … Continue reading

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Ebooks How-To Guide

The Brentwood Library now has some fiction ebooks available! We’re excited about these new resources, and would love your feedback on your experience with them. Fiction Books with Axis360 (iPad or Computer) For fiction books, you’ll need to create two … Continue reading

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