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George J. Peters School Library: 2024

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Fiction Nominees

Standards and Acknowledgments


V. A. 1: Reading widely and deeply in multiple formats and write and create for a variety of purposes.

1.1.2 Use prior and background knowledge as context for new learning. 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information presented in any format (e.g., textual, visual, media, digital) in order to make inferences and gather meaning 3.1.3 Use writing and speaking skills to communicate new understandings effectively. 4.1.3 Respond to literature and creative expressions of ideas in various formats and genres. 4.1.5 Connect ideas to own interests and previous knowledge and experience.

Common Core

C.3.SL.1.d: Comprehension and Collaboration - Explain their own ideas and understanding in light of the discussion.

CC.5.R.L.2: Key Ideas and Details - Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.

 The Cross Curricular Proficiencies aligned to this activity include:

  • Collaboration
  • Communication

All summaries courtesy of Follett.

Nonfiction Nominees

Graphic Novel Nominees

Sora Ebooks

RICBA eBooks will be available in Sora. The only way to access Sora is in Clever by clicking on the app. You will be logged in and can check books out and magazines. There are thousands to choose from. If something is out you can place a hold on it. To check on your holds, you must log into Sora. You will not be notified via email. If you log into Sora on a school device be sure to LOG OUT of Sora when you are done. Logging out of the device does not log you out of Sora.


Click the link below for standards aligned with this activity.

AASL, CCSS, and ISTE Aligned Standards aligned with this activity.

RI Department of Education Cross Curricular Proficiencies

The Cross Curricular Proficiencies aligned to this activity include:

  • Collaboration
  • Communication