Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Llewellyn School

Inspire, Embrace, Grow

6301 SE 14th Ave. | Portland, OR 97202
Phone: (503) 916-6216 | Fax: (503) 916-2653

Mrs. McDonald

The Library is open before and after school during the following times:

Monday-Friday    7:45-8:00

Tuesday-Friday    2:15-3:00

Parents are always welcome to stop by.

 Mrs. McDonald can be reached by e-mail at mcdonaldc@pps.net.

Please read more about the library by clicking on the Library page to your left.


Recommendations



Books to Share for the New Year

Picture Books:

Coming on Home Soon – Jacqueline Woodson

Boxes for Katje - Candace Fleming

A story of sharing and generosity. Based on the author's mother's own experience.

Owl Moon – Jane Yolen

We Dream of a World - Written by students from a school in Missouri as part of Scholastic's 'Kids are Authors' program

 School children share their hopes and dreams for  better world.

Whoever You Are - Mem Fox

Vivid illustrations enhance this gentle book that celebrates differences among people the world over while reminding us that we are all alike in important ways.


Chapter Books

The Magician’s Elephant – Kate DiCamillo

A magical fairy tale about hope and love, loss and home, and of questioning the world instead of accepting it as it is. Kate DiCamillo's newest book is a treasure.

The Pepins and Their Problems – Polly Horvath

A funny, outrageously wild, if not overly bright, family that will keep you giggling.

The Penderwicks - Jean Birdsall

A lovely, old fashioned story that will delight readers of all ages.


Other Resources

Portland Public Schools online library catalog is called "Stacks Online". You can access it here: http://library.pps.k12.or.us. Scroll down the list of schools and select Llewellyn. You can now search for availability of books in our library. Students can also check their own records and renew books. Click on 'login' at the top right corner of the page; enter name and six digit student number. Students will see what books they have checked out and when they are due.

Multnomah County Library: http://www.multcolib.org

Mrs. McDonald's Favorite Sites-All about books and more!: http://guest.portaportal.com/mrsmcdonald