Meet the Reader:

Caroline, 5th Grade Spanish

Years at TIS: 8

Interviewed by Benito, 5th Grade Spanish

What is your favorite thing about the school library?

"I like having an environment in our school where we can look for information instead of going to the public library."

How often do you use the school library?

"I use the library once every two weeks and I use it to look for books."

What are you reading right now?

"Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen."

Who is your favorite author?

"J.K. Rowling."

Favorite library moment?

"Getting prizes."

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The library media center offers many classic novels for intermediate and advanced readers. In addition to Pride and Prejudice, readers young and old may enjoy:

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Chinese)

Black Beauty

Great Expectations

White Fang

Call of the Wild (English and Chinese)

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Japanese)

The Hound of the Baskervilles (Japanese)

A Journey to the Center of the Earth

Oliver Twist

The Wizard of Oz (Chinese)

Sarah, Plain and Tall (Japanese, Spanish)

A Wrinkle in Time (Spanish)

Many wonderful classic picture books from dozens of countries are available digitally through The International Children's Digital Library. The digital versions are exact copies of the original pages, gorgeous illustrations and all. It's worth a visit!

Tamara Fornell
Librarian
library@intlschool.org