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Ms. Diane Brown 

Library Technician

(209) 736-2507 ext. 1326 

dbrown@bhuhsd.k12.ca.us  

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New Fiction 
New ebooks & Graphic Novels
california recommended reading list

Want to know what books are on the list or if the book you're reading is listed?

Check out the link below! Be sure to narrow your search for grades 9-12.

California Department of Education's Recommended Literature

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All books on this list meet the standards for Common Core.

Learning Center

AKA The Library

Learning Center Hours

The library is open to students before and after school as well and during breaks and lunches.  Students will need a pass from their teacher to use the library during class periods.  POND USE: Due to limited space students are required to sign up for pond with Mrs. Brown prior to coming to the library for the advisory period.  If students have not done this they will be sent back to class.

Monday: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 3:45 PM
Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Thursday: 7:00 AM - 3:45 PM
Friday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Closed weekends, holidays and staff in-service days.
Follett Destiny

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Did you know?

You can now access the Library 24/7.

With the Destiny Discover you can search books, ebooks, databases and websites anytime and anywhere. (Be sure to disable your pop up blocker). Just click the icon above, find & enter school name and login into Destiny Discover  You can now use your student Google account to login to Destiny.

****Staff: You can use your Google account to login as well. If you previously had created an account your login should be unchanged.

Also available as a mobile app.  Download now!   

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                        Destiny Discover App         

Need Help? Click here for videos and tutorials

Overdrive Ebooks

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Visit the BH Digital Library

All you need is your Destiny login which your student Google username and password. You can access all the ebooks in Destiny as well.

Go Overdrive Help to learn how to read and/or listen in your browser or download your book to your device.

Get the Sora, by Overdrive app to read ebooks and listen to audiobooks

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Try it in your browser

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OverDrive ebooks are now completely integrated with Destiny. 

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student resources

Besides the 10,000+ library books on our shelves we have a growing Ebook collection.  We also subscribe to several research databases.  You can access the library catalog, Ebooks, websites, and databases with your Bret Harte Google log in.  Need assistance? Ask or email Ms. Brown for help.

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Project Gutenberg offers over 53,000 free ebooks: choose from free epub books and free kindle books, download them or read them online.

Happy Birthday!
Pratchett

Terry Pratchett

April 28, 1948-March12, 2015

Novelist

"They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance."

Discworld novels

The colour of magic

The light fantastic

Equal rites

Mort

Sourcery

Wyrd sisters

Pyramids

Guards! Guards!

Eric

The amazing Maurice and his educated rodents***

The wee free men***

plus 30 books in the series

Novels

The carpet people

Good omens (with Neil Gaiman)

Nation

Dodger***

plus many more books, diaries, graphic novels, etc.  

+++ in BH Digital Library

*** In the Learning Center