Megan Van Vessem
Book the Librarian
Elevate the Learning Experience for Everyone Everywhere.
Mesquite ISD librarians deliver excellence in education for the entire school community, advancing the ability to make informed decisions and think critically. The three key elements that comprise our overall educational mission and curriculum are Personalized and Self-Directed Learning, Inquiry Instruction, and Transformative & Enriching Experiences.
The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read by Rita Lorriane Hubbard and illustrated by Oge Mora
This inspirational story follows the life of Mary Walker, born in 1848 into slavery and freed at age 15. At age 116 she learned to read, proving that with perseverance and dedication you are never too old to learn.
Check out these expertly curated reading lists and programs for ages 2 - 102 - from fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels, to picture books, bilingual and multicultural lists: