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A Middle School Book List for Black History Month and Every Month

In honor of Black History Month 2015, Lowell's Primary School librarians created a display of books organized by topic for Primary School children.  It was so popular, our Middle School librarian, Melissa Hill, created this list...

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Parent-Teacher Conferences—Tips for Parents of Children Preschool-5th Grade

It’s that time of year: you’ve been to Back to School Night to meet your child’s teachers, and now Parent-Teacher Conferences are right around the corner. If you are a parent of a young child and new to the experience, you might be...

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How to Plan a Successful Play Date for 4- and 5-year-olds

Well-thought-out play dates are wonderful opportunities for children to connect with one another, learn how to interact with others outside of a school environment, and strengthen relationships. There is no recipe for a perfect...

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Books for the First Day of School—Pre-K through 8

Getting ready for the first day of school and a new school year? Here are some books recommended by Lowell teachers and librarians that will help you and your kids prepare for the new year! 

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Tips for Getting Kids Excited about a New School

The start of a new school year can be both exciting and stressful for kids and parents alike. It’s an opportunity to make a fresh start, set goals, grow, and learn. Of course, there are also forms to fill out, school clothes and...

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Audio Books for Family Car Trips

You know it’s summer when you find yourself packing up the car or minivan so full of stuff you can barely see out the back window and heading off with your family on a road trip. The destination is often worth the hours cooped up...

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Resources for Finding Diverse Books

At Lowell we understand the importance of having a diverse collection of library materials for children in preschool through middle school. It is one of the ways we support children's identities and understanding of others. As...

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10 Tips for Helping Kids Who are Changing Schools

The close of the school year can be a joyful time—the many end-of-year events are opportunities to celebrate all the learning and growth that has taken place, as well as the new friendships that have been forged. It can also be a...

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You've Been Accepted! Now, How Do You Choose a Private School?

Your child has been accepted at more than one of the private schools that you applied to. Fantastic news! But, now, you have the difficult job of trying to narrow down your options to The One. How will you choose? And, what if your...

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A Book List for Black History Month and Every Month

Updated: 2/18/2016

Last year, in honor of Black History Month, Lowell Primary School librarians created a book display for children K-5 showcasing titles, both fiction and non-fiction, that reflect the African-American experience....

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