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School District of Osceola County
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Evelith Olmeda-García, Ed.S. - Principal • Megan Gould​, M.Ed. - Assistant Principal • Aimee Rogacki, M.Ed. - Assistant Principal​​​
 

Welcome to Parkway Middle School Sunshine State Young Readers

 

"Pirates"

Read SSYRA

 

 

 

857 Florida Parkway

Kissimmee, FL 34743

407-344-7000

 

 

 

Ms. Cornett, Media Specialist

cornetta@osceola.k12.fl.us

 

 

 

Library updates text

@pwlib to 81010

 

or email

pwlib@mail.remind.com

 

Check out ebooks

 

BRYTEWAVE K-12:

 (check-out eBooks for Free)

1. Enter your ID# for both user name/password

2. Enter: http://wbb13691.follettshelf.com

3. Log in

To view library catalog

Destiny Quest:

(check your account, hold books, read eBooks online)

1. Download, install and open  Destiny Quest from your app store.

2. Enter http://destiny.osceola.k12.fl.us

3. Select PWMS

4. Enter your ID# for both user name/password

5. Log in

 

 Research shows that students who read year round perform better in school .

SSYRA Reading Challenge

 

Battle of the Books (B.O.B.) is an exciting , all-day competition held in the spring, where (5)
 students compete against other middle school teams. Each team will be asked questions on the 15 titles. 

Awards:
Charms, ice cream party, and/or free books at book fair
 

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Scholastic Reading  Challenge

Log in  your minutes –go to scholastic.com/summer –use the username and password given to you by your teacher.

Remember

READ, READ, READ

Counting by 7s by Holly Sloan. Willow Chance is a twelve-year-old genius, obsessed with nature and diagnosing medical conditions, who finds it comforting to count by 7s. It has never been easy for her to connect with anyone other than her adoptive parents, but that hasn't kept her from leading a quietly happy life . . . until now.

Eighth Day by Dianne K. Salerni. When Jax wakes up to a world without any people in it, he assumes it's the zombie apocalypse. But when he runs into his eighteen-year-old guardian, Riley Pendare, he learns that he's really in the eighth day—an extra day sandwiched between Wednesday and Thursday.

Eye of the Storm by Kate Messner. Huge  tornadoes and monster storms are a part of everyday life. Jaden Meggs is excited to reconnect with her dad after he spent years researching storm technology in Russia. She'll also be attending the exclusive summer science camp, As a massive tornado approaches, threatening to destroy everything in its path, Jaden is torn between loyalty to her dad and revealing his secret. Can she find the courage to confront her dad and save everyone from the biggest storm yet?

Jack Strong Takes a Stand  by Tommy Greenwald. Jack just wants to be a regular kid. But his parents have overscheduled his week with every extracurricular activity under the sun: tennis, baseball, cello, karate, tutoring, and Chinese language lessons—all on top of regular homework. Jack's just about had enough.

Jungle of Bones by Ben Mikaelsen.  Dylan Barstow has finally crossed the line. After getting caught on a late-night joyride in a stolen car, Dylan is shipped off to live with his ex-Marine uncle for the summer. But Uncle Todd has bigger plans for Dylan than push-ups and early-morning jogs. Deep in the steamy jungles of Papua New Guinea, there's a WWII fighter plane named SECOND ACE that's been lost for years, a plane that Dylan's own grandfather barely escaped from with his life.

 

Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier. follows two abandoned Irish siblings who travel to work as servants at a creepy, crumbling English manor house. But the house and its family are not quite what they seem. Soon the children are confronted by a mysterious specter and an ancient curse that threatens their very lives.

Project Jackalope by Emily Ecton.  Jeremy's troubles begin when his eccentric neighbor leaves him an "experiment" for safekeeping—a jackalope! This so-called mythological creature looks like a bunny rabbit, but comes with razor-sharp antlers and is purported to be a ruthless killer. When government agents show up at Jeremy's house seeking the jackalope for their own nefarious purposes, Jeremy must find a way to protect the jackalope, and himself.

Secret of Rover by Rachel Wildavsky. Life is sweet for twins Katie and David until a strange new nanny arrives to care for them while their parents are abroad. Then their parents are kidnapped, and the nanny is in on the plot. The kidnappers want to get their hands on Rover, a top-secret spy device invented by Katie and David's parents and their Uncle Alex. 

Seeing Red by Kathryn Erskine. a powerful story of family, friendship, and race relations in the South. Life will never be the same for Red Porter. He's a kid growing up around black car grease, white fence paint, and the backward attitudes of the folks who live in his hometown, Rocky Gap, Virginia. Red's daddy, his idol, has just died, leaving Red and Mama with some hard decisions and a whole lot of doubt. When Red discovers the injustices that have been happening in Rocky Gap since before he was born, he's faced with unsettling questions about his family's legacy.

Skink by Carl Hiaasen. Classic Malley—to avoid being shipped off to boarding school, she takes off with some guy she met online. Poor Richard—he knows his cousin's in trouble before she does. Wild Skink—he's a

 

 

 

ragged, one-eyed ex-governor of Florida, and enough of a renegade to think he can track Malley down.

Stung by Bethany Wiggins. There is no cure for being stung. Fiona doesn't remember going to sleep. But when she opens her eyes, she discovers her entire world has been altered—her house is abandoned and broken, and the entire neighborhood is barren and dead. Even stranger is the tattoo on her right hand—a black oval with five marks on either side—that she doesn't remember getting but somehow knows she must cover at any cost. She's right.

Tesla's Attic by  Neal Shusterman. After their home burns down, fourteen-year-old Nick, his younger brother, and their father move into a ramshackle Victorian house they've inherited. Nick figures out that the attic is a strange magnetic vortex, which attracts all sorts of trouble. It's as if the attic itself has an intelligence . . . and a purpose.

The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau.  The Seven Stages War left much of the planet a charred wasteland. To enter an elite group, candidates must first pass The Testing—their one chance at a college education and a rewarding career.  Cia Vale is honored to be chosen as a Testing candidate...But on the eve of her departure, her father's advice hints at a darker side to her upcoming studies--trust no one. But surely she can trust Tomas, her handsome childhood friend who offers an alliance?

This Journal Belongs to Ratchet  by Nancy Cavanaugh. Ratchet and her quest to make a friend, save a park, and find her own definition of normal. Ratchet tells her story through the assignments in her homeschool journal.

Twerp by Julian Twerski isn't a bully. He's just made a big mistake. So when he returns to school after a weeklong suspension, his English teacher offers him a deal: if he keeps a journal and writes about the terrible incident that got him and his friends suspended, he can get out of writing a report on Shakespeare. Lurking in the background, though, is the one story he can't bring himself to tell, the one story his teacher most wants to hear.