A new year in the MCDS Library
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Welcome Back!

Volume 2, Issue 1

We hope everyone had a wonderful summer full of lots of great books! For all the new students, welcome to the MCDS library and for returning students welcome back! In this newsletter we'll go over updates and some of what the library has to offer. We hope you'll come visit us soon!

Library Orientation
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If you're new or need a quick refresher, check out our library orientaiton below.

Book Trailers

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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Graphic Novel
Wheels of Change by Darlene Beck Johnson
Liv, Forever by Amy Talkington

Just for Fun

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Bruno Mars Uptown Funk Parody: Unread Book
A bookish parody of "Uptown Funk"

New Books 

Librarian Picks
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Ally has managed to hide the fact that she can’t read by creating disruptive distractions.  You feel her anguish at being a smart girl whom classmates have labeled “dumb” and “loser”.  A new teacher sees the clever artist and math whiz in her and finds a way to turn her secret toward a path to overcoming her dyslexia. more
A classical dance prodigy in India, Veda’s heart and soul are in her graceful movements.  When an accident on the way home from winning a big competition leaves her with one leg amputated below the knee, her dreams are also shattered. ... read more
 Everyone thinks that Nolan suffers from seizures, but the truth is much stranger. When he closes his eyes, he sees out of the eyes of a girl who lives in a world filled with danger and more
Kestrel lives a pampered life as the daughter of the Valorian General, but even she cannot avoid society's imperative to either get married or become a soldier by the age of more

Give us your feedback!

What did you like?  What do you think we should add?  Want to contribute a book review or article?  Send us an e-mail to or stop by the library to let us know what you think!