We have a fantastic collection of literature and non-fiction text. Students come to the library for stories/lessons every 8 days. 1st-5th grade has a standard checkout day (see below). Books need to be returned or renewed before new books can be checkout.

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Kindergarten students checkout on their rotating library day. See calendar by clicking link:




Washington Children's Choice Award

The winner of the 2019 WCCPBA is The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors, by Drew Daywalt.

Washington Sasquatch Award

The winner of the 2019 Sasquatch Award is A Night Divided, by DJennifer A. Nielsen

Electronic Books
How to check out an eBook

Students can check out electronic books to read on their computer or tablet. Any device with internet connection should be able to open the book online. To download for offline reading the device must be able to download the Follett Discover Destiny App.

Tumble Books

Valley View now has an online collection of literature available to students at home. There are picture books, chapter books, non-fiction, & fiction titles available. We hope you will take advantage of this great opportunity.

We now have a daily Tumble Books link. These are often books that are not in the normal Tumble Book collection. Check these out every day by clicking the icon below!


Reading Counts

Students in grades 1-5 are encouraged to take Reading Counts quizzes after they read a book. Students earn points if they pass the quiz and earn prizes for the points. We also have monthly goals for each grade. If a student meets their goal, they receive a pizza coupon at at the beginning of the following month.







Bibliography Help

K-5 guidelines for information that needs to go in a bibliography (MLA).

Caldecott Award

Children's books awarded each year to the artist of the best American picture books.

Discovery Kids ~ This is a great site for kids.

Eric Carle's Website ~ A fun website for kids and parents.

Erik Brooks Website ~ Guest author April 16, 2015

Houghton Mifflin Education Place
Pre-K-8 elementary educational resources for teachers, students, and parents.

Kirby Larson's Website ~ Guest Author April 2nd, 2013

Lexile Framework ~ Find the Lexile level of a book or make a reading list by Lexile.

Library Catalog ~ View all items in library collection.

Newbery Award ~ Children's books awarded for best American literature each year.

Story Line ~ Stories read by famous people.

Suessville ~ Activities, games, and information that go along with the stories by Dr. Seuss.

Washington History
A fun site for facts and activities about our state. Perfect for 4th grade or any interested student.

Washington State Library ~ Primary resources and reference tools.

World Book Online
Online encyclopedia with great additional resources. Get the password from classroom teacher or Mrs. Schmitt.

Reading Fair Projects