Welcome to Summer!
Recommendations from the DHMS Library: 6th Grade Recommended Books * 7th Grade Recommended Books * 8th Grade Recommended Books
The DHMS Library Book Clubs have created lists of books that they LOVE. Take a look at our lists, print them out, and get reading! These kids know books and have only listed their absolute favorites. Learn more about our book clubs on our Book Club page. The lists come from the following book clubs.
You can read anywhere, anytime, and virtually anything this summer, because Get Georgia Reading partner myON is delivering thousands of free books to your computer and mobile devices that you can access 24 hours a day—every day—from May 3 through Aug. 31.
You can search from more than 50 different categories and genres, fiction and nonfiction, picture books, graphic novels, chapter books, titles for struggling and reluctant readers, and Spanish and bilingual titles. It’s like having your own personal library right at your fingertips.
Go to myON.com
School name: Get Georgia Reading
User name: dekalbcounty
The DeKalb County Public Library offers many summer reading events at all of their branches. See their website for information on this year's summer reading program--Build a Better World.
Summer Reading for Kids
Summer Reading for Teens
The Georgia Children's Book Award nominees are a great list of choices for students in grades 4-8. Take a look at the list of 2017-2018 nominees and find the books at your public library or a book store.
Destiny is DHMS's online library management system--your one-stop source for excellent databases for research as well as for reading.
The Home Page tab offers links to useful and educational web sites, including GALILEO, BrainPop, World Book products and TeachingBooks. Passwords are being sent home with students in a special handout.
The Catalog tab offers access to materials in the DHMS library with descriptions and suggestions for extended resources.
Have a smartphone, eReader, tablet, or a computer? Download the free app called Destiny Discover, or from the Catalog, click on Destiny Discover to check out eBooks and audiobooks!