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PxK: Ten Day Page Totals

The page totals from the first 10 days of the PxK Team Reading Challenge have been calculated and the Top 10 Teams are: Baking Bunch – 5,553 pages Five of Crows – 5,471 pages Team AcaDeca – 5,225 pages All

Register your team | Start/keep reading | Log your pages

Online Resources

Social Issues Resource Series (SIRS)
Articles from newspapers, magazines, professional journals, government documents.  Subjects limited to “social issues”, such as education, ethics, religion, work, consumerism, death and dying, pollution, crime, ethnic groups, etc.  May be accessed at Pius X High School and Lincoln City Libraries.

ProQuest eLibrary
Offers more than 2,000 full-text sources, with improved functionality, and a fun and easy-to-use search interface. Includes magazines, newspapers, books, television/radio transcripts, maps, pictures, and audio/video clips.

NebraskAccess
A service from the Nebraska Library Commission, provides several databases including: Biographies, Nebraska Memories, Fiction Connections.  Other databases available include resources for magazines, genealogy, business information and web sites recommended by librarians. 

Lincoln City Libraries
Complete access to the Lincoln City Libraries catalog and online databases. Use this link also to access Brainfuse, Live online homework help.

USA.gov
The US Government’s Official Web Portal.  Special links for teens.  Info on:  student aid, passports, income taxes, tourism, elected officials, MUCH MORE!

Nebraska.Gov
Official Nebraska Government.  Special features include Capitol Live, Nebraska Facts, virtual tour of the Capitol, Nebraska Blue Book online edition.  Info. on Department of Motor Vehicles, legislative bills, elected officials, etc.

PoemHunter.com
Great source for poetry.  Find by author, title, subject and more

Bartleby.com
Great Books online.  Free access to literature, reference and verse.

BibMe
Fast and Easy Bibliography Maker.  Bibliographic styles include: MLA, APA, Chicago and Turabian.

erin willis school librarianLibrarian: Erin Willis

Hours
Monday:
8:40 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: In the basement, accessible through the main hallway just past the front office, or from the basement study hall area.

Px Libris: Pius X Library Club

September Meeting Dates

Day: Friday
Date: Sept. 20, 2019
Times: 3:30p.m-6:00 p.m.
Location: Library

Day: Monday
Date: September 30, 2019
Times: 8:00 a.m.-8:50 a.m.
Location: Library

Reading Now:

You Must Change Your Life: The Story of Rainer Maria Rilk and Auguste Rodin by Rachel Corbett

The Manticore by Robertson Davies

 

Reading Next:

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn

St. Thomas Aquinas ‘The Dumb Ox’ by G.K. Chesterton

Just Finished:

Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke

Chances Are… by Richard Russo

Voices: The Final Hours of Joan of Arc by David Elliott

Find these new titles in the Pius X Library

I Love You So Mochi by Sarah Kuhn

A Question of Holmes by Brittany Cavallaro

Two Can Keep a Secret by Karen McManus

Famous in a Small Town by Emma Mills

Broken Throne by Victoria Aveyard

Pius X Students Recommend

Stalking Jack the Ripper
by Kerri Maniscalco

Recommended by Sophomore Hannah Regnier    -“It’s good, just read it!”

My Lady Jane
by Brodi Ashton, Cynthia Hand and Jodi Meadows

Recommended by Junior Juliana Koperski

Jane Eyre
by Charlotte Bronte

Recommended by Senior Laura Konz – “Jane Eyre is a CLASSIC.  The book is dark and mysterious and full of twists and turns and surprises that blow your mind.  If you want a book that will make you think and feel, Jane Eyre is the book for you!”

Six of Crows
(Crooked Kingdom duology)
by Leigh Bardugo

Recommended by Sophomore Cadence Watson – “Just read it.”

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
by Ken Kesey

Recommended by Senior Grace Regnier

The Rave Cycle series
by Maggie Stiefvater

Recommended by Senior Sara Ojut -“A great series with magic and a strong fantasy element.  I love this series because of the great group of main characters.  It is also very interesting because of the knowledge of Welsh mythology.  It has constant plot twists and keeps you on your toes.”

The Sun is Also a Star
by Nicola Yoon

Recommended by many students.

 

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