• Welcome to the MSS Library Webpage 

    Welcome to the MSS Virtual Library. This webpage supports the needs of students, faculty members, and parents by providing a variety of digital resources.  

     

    The valuable links below will assist in the search for personal reading choices and credible information resources. Sora provides free and equitable access to thousands of Ebooks and audiobooks without the need of a library card or passwords. The research databases include a digital version of the World Book Encyclopedia. Knowing when and how to use these resources is an integral part of the MSS library curriculum.

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MSS Library Catalog

Digital Resources

  • Ebooks and Audiobooks

    MSS Collection of fiction and nonfiction Ebooks and Audiobooks.
    Use your Student ID (lunch number) as your user name and password to check out a book.

    MSS Digital Collection


     

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  • The Research Collection - Includes digital encyclopedias, magazine articles and newspapers. Log in information is in your Library Google Classroom.

     

    EBSCO Primary Search

      

    Databases

     

    BrainPop                       TeachingBooks     

     



    Country Reports
                         CultureGrams     

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Main Street School Library

  • The MSS Library is integral to the school community and dedicated to nurturing each student’s abilities to be effective information seekers, critical thinkers, and motivated readers. The Library's curriculum focuses on Information Literacy, digital citizenship, and enriching the reading lives of all students. The curriculum is designed to nurture and support a student’s development as confident, self-directed problem-solvers and responsible digital citizens. The library supports each student’s personal reading interests by providing a robust and diverse library collection to meet the needs of independent readers.

    Students come to the library once a week as a class to choose books based on their personal reading interests or academic needs with the support of Ms. Pulley. Students are also encouraged to use the library independently throughout the week to exchange books.

    Gayle Pulley             
    Teacher Librarian         
    914-269-5229

    Diana Barry
    Library Clerk

Book Suggestions

  • Most of the books listed below are available on Sora. Click on the image to read the book's summary, to read a sample of the book, and to check out or to place a hold on the book.

    Amari and the Night Brothers  Ways to Grow Love  Bill Miller Makes A Wish  May Maybe Marisol Rainey  The Wild Huntsboys  The One Thing You'd Save

     

    After Harry Potter

    Pennyroyal Academy series    Fablehaven series    The Hobbit   the Mysterious Benedict Society   Septimus Heap   Redwall series   The Lightning Thief

     

    Fantasy

    Curse of the night witch   When you trap a tiger   The Time of Green Magic   Thieves of Weirdwood   Girl Giant and the monkey king   Ghost Squad   Eye of Zeus   

     

    Graphic Novels

     Twins   Grime and Punishment   Class Act   Bad Guys   Stargazing   I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic GN

     

    Historical Fiction

    Julius Zebra   Show Me A Sign   Loretta Little Looks Back   We Dream of Space   I Survived the California Wildfires   The Blackbird Girls       

     

    Humor

    Stand Up, Yumi Chung!    Planet Omar    The Heat is On   Max and the Midknights   Wayside School Beneath the Cloud of Doom   The Deep End

     

    Ms. Pulley's current favorites (that are available on Sora)

    One and Only Bob   From the Desk of Zoe Washington    Echo Mountain   When You Trap a Tiger   We Dream of Space   Ways to Make Sunshine   

     

    Mystery / Adventure

    Finally, Something Mysterious   Addison Cooke   London Eye Mystery   How I Became A Spy   A Wish in the Dark   Tristan Strong   

     

    Nonfiction

    All Thirteen    Honeybee    Howe We Got To The Moon  The Complete Baking Book for Young Chefs     Chess for Kids   

     

    You're never too old for a Picture Book

    We are Water Protectos   The Cat Man of Aleppo   Me & Mama   I Am Every Good Thing    The Day You Begin    

     

    Realistic Fiction

    KIng and the Dragonflies    The Canyon's Edge   Clean Getaway    Rick   The Best Man

     

    Science Fiction

    Klawde   Space Case    Jack and the Geniuses     Jinx   science of breakable things   We're Not from Here   Throwback

     

    Series

    Invisible Emmie   5 Worlds   I Survived Series   The Mysterious Benedict Society   Dog Man series

     

    Sports Fiction

     Before the Ever After    Becoming Muhammad Ali   Get a Grip, Vivy Cohen!   The Only Game    Beyond Lucky   Game Changer

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