Welcome to Bennington Elementary School
New in Library
- The secret message : based on a poem by Rumi
In this retelling of a Persian folktale attributed to Jalaledin Rūmī , a parrot tricks a wealthy merchant into setting him free.
- The ghost on the hearth
As was the custom in 1800s rural Quebec, Emily, the eldest of a poor family, is sent to live and work at a nearby farm, where her unexpected death is followed by a mysterious nocturnal event.
- Ballywhinney Girl
Young Maeve feels a strong connection to the mysterious, mummified body of a young girl that her grandfather uncovers while cutting turf in an Irish bog. Includes facts about bogs and the mummies that have been found in them.
- My Tour of Europe by Teddy Roosevelt
- The apprentice's quest
"The warrior cat Clans have enjoyed many moons of peace and prosperity--but a dark season approaches, and those days will soon be over. Guided by a mysterious vision, the young apprentice Alderpaw of ThunderClan must go on a dangerous journey...a journey that may be the Clans' only hope." --
- Frozen wild : how animals survive in the coldest places on Earth
"Describes how some animals survive in frigid regions, including muskrats, walruses, and the Arctic fox. With great five fold-out pages"--
- The scrimshaw ring
A young boy living in Newport, Rhode Island, in 1710 enjoys imaginary adventures with make-believe pirates, until the day that real pirates come ashore for evil purposes and leave him a remarkable memento. Includes ideas for activities related to family heirlooms.
- The boy on the porch
"One day a young couple wakes to find a boy asleep on their porch. Unable to speak, the boy cannot explain his history. What kind of people would leave their child with strangers? All John and Marta know is that they have been chosen to care for this boy. As their connection to him grows, they embrace his exuberant spirit and talents. The three of them blossom into an unlikely family, but how long can their happiness last?"-- Jkt. flap.
- One Gray Mouse
- Catching Cam's Balloon
A boy is late for school because he spent the morning chasing his brother's balloon
- Just five more minutes! / We Both Read books
It's Mark's bedtime, but he begs his mom for "just five more minutes"! When his five minutes are up, he keeps coming up with something new to extend the time.
- Look at the Sky : Discovery Links @
- Shadows Change : Discovery Links 2
- Will It Come Down? : Discovery Links 2
- How Are They Alike? : Discovery LInks 2
- Take Another Look : Discovery Links 2
- Shoo, Fly Guy!
A boy's pet fly uses his favorite foods to find the picnic
- Our earth
- At the Beach : Discovery Links 2
- Ball games