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Welcome to the Houston Academy Library Resource Page  

picHi! For more information on Houston Academy's Library Media Center, History Fair, the Pumpkin Pageant and all our other programs, please visit our Library Web Site.

If you need to access Aldine's Online Resources for students click here.

 For more information about the History Fair Project please visit the National History Day web site.

If you need help creating the MLA style citations for your bibliography, please visit easybib.com.

If you would like to keep up to date on our monthly events in the library please read our newsletter. October  November  December  January  February

Our First Book Fair Will be the week of October 13th! See you then! 


Bluebonnet Book Fun!  

picThis month the students and I have been reading the book Balloons Over Broadway in the library during their Language Arts classes. Balloons Over Broadway is a biography of Tony Sarg, the man who invented the balloons that we see every Thanksgiving in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Sarg was actually a puppeteer who used his inventiveness and ingenuity to create something completely different. He left behind a huge legacy, not only in the creation of the balloons we now expect to see every Thanksgiving, but also in puppeteering. His work was a major influence on Jim Henson, the inventor of the Muppets, who's work our students recognize from Sesame Street.







The Annual Houston Academyy Pumpkin Pageant  

picThe fall Pumpkin Pageant was a huge success!

CLICK HERE  to watch a video of all the great pumpkins our students and teachers created.
(video created by E. Gilbert)



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