Important Summer Dates for West Hurst Elementary

July 27: Returning Student Registration from 2:00pm to 7:00pm

August 2: Late Returning Student Registration

August 3: New Student Registration 2:00-7:00 PM

August 4: PK Registration 8:00-1:00 PM

2016 Reading Challenge

2016 Reading Challenge
Mr. Canning has read 1 book toward his goal of 40 books.

Mr. Canning's bookshelf: read

Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
liked it
This book w0n the Newbery medal for 2014.When I started this book, I didn't think I was going to like it very much. Flying squirrels just seemed too silly to me. However, as I got into the story I was finding myself really enjoying it....
it was amazing
This is a beautifully illustrated book. It is a wordless story told through its art. A young girl finds a magic piece of chalk that lets her go into an another world filled with flying castles, colorful animals, Venetian canals, and more...
Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: One Dead Spy
it was amazing
I love the Nathan Hale series. The author Nathan Hale tells the story of the historical figure Nathan Hale. He even uses Nathan Hale to be the narrator of all the books in the series. This graphic novel tells the story of how patriot Nat...
The Carrot Seed
it was amazing
I got this book from the list School Library Journals list of must have books for libraries. I can see why. This book has been around for over 75 years. It tells of a young boy who is trying to plant a carrot seed who is told daily by hi...
Apocalypse Bow Wow
really liked it
An interesting take on the apocolypse, told from the pets point of view. Apollo and Brownie are two house dogs left behind after some apocolyptic event. There people haven't returned, their food bowls and water haven't been filled. Final...