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RIMSBA 2023 Nominees

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Last Gate of the Emperor
Black Boy Joy
Turtle Boy

Turtle Boy

Ophie's Ghosts
The Elephant in the Room
Hide and Seeker
Too Bright to See
This Book Is Anti-Racist
The Insiders
Another Kind
Brave Like That
The Blackbird Girls
Amari and the Night Brothers
Rez Dogs
The Legend of Auntie Po
The Shape of Thunder
Amazing Treasures

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About the Library

School Year Library Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:00 a.m. - 2:30p.m. (during school).

Staff: Mrs. Perry, Library Media Specialist (

Visit us!   To visit the library during school, get a pass from your teacher

Checkout policies: You may check out 2 books at a time, for 3 weeks at a time. Renew books by request--just bring the book with you and ask at the circulation desk. You may borrow books from 190 schools, or other types of libraries, through RICAT! Log in to your account or ask for help at the circulation desk.

Selection Policy: Newport Public Schools-- Policy 6381 Instructional Resources & Materials -  Selection of Instructional Materials

Internet Use Policy: Newport Public Schools-- Policy 5335 Students - Administrative Policies - Internet Use Policy

Interlibrary Loan Policy: As a member of the RILINK consortium, Thompson Middle School follows RILINK policy.




Many thanks to all who supported our first book fair!!

All new books are cataloged, processed and on the new book shelf! 

Do come in and check them out!!






Read 3 2023 RIMSBA Nominees by March & Vote for a winner!

Thompson Middle School Teacher-Librarian