Library Media Center

Library Media Specialist: 
Jennifer Meltzer 
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The Panthers Library

Mission: Members of our learning community collaborate, communicate, share, locate information and construct new knowledge both in and out of school. 

All students are encouraged to participate in the schoolwide suggested summer read!  
Find out about this year's selection, project ideas and celebration pizza party here.

Join the Book Club!

The PHS Book Club meets every 3rd Thursday in the Learning Commons.  This year we will be selecting 9 titles from the following list:

  • The Agathas by Kathleen Glasgow and Liz Lawson 

  • All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir 
  • Call Me Athena: Girl from Detroit by Colby Cedar Smith 
  • Eat Your Heart Out by Kelly deVos 
  • Golden Boys by Phil Stamper 
  • House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland 
  • I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys 
  • Mamo by Sas Milledge 
  • Me (Moth) by Amber McBride 
  • Messy Roots: a graphic memoir of a Wuhanese American by Laura Gao 

 All students are encouraged to join this amazing group of readers!  Check out our Schoology group using this code: 6P8P5-S5SND 

Suggested Reading Calendar:

September 15th-October 15th
Hispanic Heritage Month Books to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month 
October National Bullying Prevention Month

LGBTQ History Month
Coping with Bullying

eBooks with LGBTQ+ Themes
 November Native American Heritage Month  
February  Black History Month Black history month collection
April National Poetry Month  
May Jewish American Heritage & Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month  
June  LGBTQ Pride Month  eBooks with LGBTQ+ Themes

 Citation Assistance

Regardless of the citation style you are using for a project, all BCPS students have access to Noodletools (a research platform) under Instructional & Productivity Tools.  


Citing digital sources (including images)
Purdue Owl Online Writing Lab

APA Templates (examples)

Tools to help you write

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