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Sunshine State young Readers....

The Sunshine State Young Readers Award books for next year were announced!  We will have physical copies of the books to check out next year.  Until then, we also have ebooks available through Destiny for check out. 

This information has been pushed out to students through the Media Center Schoology page. 

SSYRA 6-8 is for middle school while the Florida Teen Reads are for high school (great for the upcoming freshmen!). 

Click here for a summary list of the 2020-2021 Sunshine State Young Readers Award novels.

Here  is also a Vimeo on how to check out ebooks: https://vimeo.com/414024850

Titles available as ebooks:

  1. Bridge Home
  2. Charlie Hernandez and the League of Shadows
  3. City Spies
  4. Float
  5. Game Changer
  6. Inkling
  7. Lifeboat 12
  8. Marcus Vega Doesn’t Speak Spanish
  9. The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise
  10. Song for a Whale
  11. Spark
  12. We’re not from Here

At this time, we only one copy of each but if we find that they’re popular, we’ll order more.  Thanks and happy reading!

More SSYR Info

Library Media Specialist-Rowena Barnard
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Media Assistant-Heather Dempsey
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Welcome to the Sebastian Middle School

Our hours are 7:30 am-2:00 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday and until 1:00 pm on Wednesday. 
Students currently visit the Media Center on a bi-weekly basis through their ELA class. Books are either due for renewal or returned every two weeks.  Students may also come throughout the school day to the Media Center with a signed note from their teacher.

MakerSpace is also available during the day.  Lunch passes are given out on a first come first serve basis during morning
passing time.

Our Vision Statement:


The Sebastian Middle School Media Center strives to create an environment that promotes learning for all students by providing equitable access to information, teaching
information literacy skills, and encouraging lifelong learning.   
The media center strives to be a center of collaborative learning that produces creative students who have an appreciation of literature, critical thinking skills, and a respect for others and self.

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