Megan Van Vessem
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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.
K-2 students across the district read a variety of newly released picture books on our Mockingbird List and then voted for their favorite! The 2023 Mesquite ISD Mockingbird Winner is Creepy Crayon by Aaron Reynolds!
We are so excited to kick off our 2023 Mesquite Reads Summer Reading Program. We encourage everyone to log your reading in ReadSquared and enjoy the Bingo board and other fun activities.
You can find all the details on our Summer Reading website.
Winner for the State of Texas is Memoirs of a Tortoise -
Oliver the tortoise has had his human, Ike, for a very, very long time now. In fact, they're the same age--80 years old--and practically twins. This tender story reminds us to cherish all the days we have with our pets and loved ones.
Winner for Mesquite ISD is Twins -
Maureen and Francine Carter are twins and best friends. They participate in the same clubs, enjoy the same foods, and are partners on all their school projects. Maureen and Francine are growing apart and there's nothing Maureen can do to stop it. Are sisters really forever?
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: