Friday, June 01, 2007

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National Spelling Bee - 2007
Evan M. O'Dorney, a 13-year-old speller from Danville, Calif., won the 2007 Scripps National Spelling Bee Thursday night. O'Dorney was named the Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion in the 13th round after correctly spelling the word "serrefine," which is defined as "a small forceps for clamping a blood vessel."
The list of words from the 1st Round multiple choice test.

Books at the Burbank Public Library:

How Do You Spell Geek? by Julie Anne Peters, 1996
Kimberly and Ann's friendship is tested when Ann encourages a new student to compete against Kimberly in the spelling bee.

Pinky and Rex and the Spelling Bee by James Howe, 1991

A 2nd grade spelling bee, and embarrassing accident and a best friend.


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Bus Tour

Local dates and times. Click tour for a complete list.
July 6, Friday
9 am-12 noon: County of LA Public Library West Covina Library
2 pm-5 pm: County of LA Public Library Clifton M. Brakensiek Library
July 7, Saturday
9 am-12 noon: Los Angeles Public Library Mid-Valley Regional Branch Library
2 pm-5 pm: Los Angeles Public Library Central Library




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