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We love checking out books!



Ms. Taralyn and Ms. Ashley's PreK Class won the DAR Banner Contest!



Taralyn's class


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Dear families,

You’re invited to shop our Scholastic Book Fair online from November 30 – December 13th! All purchases benefit our school and connect kids with new books, favorite characters, complete series, and more.


You’ll love the NEW option to shop for Book Fair exclusives directly from the interactive booklist and enjoy these special online shopping features:

  • Over 6,000 items, including new releases, best sellers, and value packs
  • All orders ship direct to home
  • FREE shipping on book-only orders over $25*
  • All purchases support our school and earn 25% in rewards


Visit our Book Fair Homepage and click “Shop Now” to get started:

Happy reading,

Carole Bevis 

*Free standard shipping is available on book-only orders of $25 or more after all discounts are applied. Free standard shipping (books) must be selected during checkout. Orders containing products other than books are not eligible for this shipping promotion.




Thank you parents for helping your students record all their Summer reading!

Summer Reads Students

Summer Reads Program!


Parents, Please click on the link for the school your child will attend next year. You will find a reading log to fill out over the summer. Each school celebrates differently, at Hand in Hand we usually have an ice cream party to celebrate our students' accomplishments.



Reading Eggs Certificates

Reading Eggs Certificates

Parents, During library time we have been handing out certificates to students as they complete levels in Reading Eggs. Did you know your child can work on Reading Eggs at home? Ask your child's teacher how to do this.

We are having fun with Dr. Seuss and not just on Wednesday!

Dr. Seuss

Black History Month!

Some of the books teachers will use to introduce students to black history.

black history


For the next several weeks we are learning how to be safe when playing games online and keeping our personal information private! Here are some of the books helping us master this skill.

           Online safety           

Our Elves are Hard at Work!




                       Some  Award Winners!

      Georgia Picture Book Awards

            We are getting into fall with some great stories!     

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything 










Looking for a book?                       
Use these on-line card catalogs: 

Thomas County Library

Helpful Links

First Nine Weeks
  • Back to School
  • Nursery Rhymes
  • Apples
  • Fall
Second Nine Weeks
  • Pumpkins
  • Bats
  • Halloween
  • Maps
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas
Third Nine Weeks
  • Winter
  • Martin Luther King
  • Shadows
  • Symbols
  • Spring
Fourth Nine Weeks
  • Animals
  • Plants
  • Summer

Online Read-Alouds:
Berenstain Bears
Fun With Spot (click play)
Little Critters

Storynory (audio-only stories to download to an MP3 or iPod player)

Fun Book-Related Web Sites:

Eric Litwin: Creator of Pete the Cat & The Nuts

Lists of Award-Winning Children's Books:

2019 ALA Notable Children's Books

2018-19 Georgia Book Awards

Time 100 Best Children's Books

New York Public Library's 100 Great Children's Books

Ways to Encourage Reading:
Reading Tips (Bilingual)
Easy Literacy Games
Ready-to-Read Checklist
When Parents are Concerned
Understanding Learning & Thinking in Pre-Schoolers