Instructional Media Center


The Instructional Media Center Libraries provide multimedia instructional materials, elementary curriculum library print materials, and an Art Room to San Diego Unified School District employees. Instructional materials are selected to align with district literacy efforts, district and state standards and to assist classroom teachers in addressing the needs of their students.
 
HOURS for 2013-2014
IMC Libraries
The IMC Libraries are open 3 days a week;
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 
1:00pm - 5:00pm  
 
 
California Young Reader Medal
 
Since its inception in 1974, millions of California's school children have nominated, read and voted for winners of the California Young Reader Medal. Ballots and a Teacher's Resource Guide are available at the CYRM website at www.californiayoungreadermedal.org   
 
The nominees for 2013-14 are:
Primary:
Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein ( Candlewick, 2010)
Stars by Mary Lyn Ray, Illustrated by Marla Frazee (Beach Lane Books, 2011)
Children Make Terrible Pets by Peter Brown (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2010)
Press Here by Herve Tullet (Chronicle Books, 2011)
Bats at the Ballgame by Brian Lies (Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2011)
 
 Intermediate:
Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer Holm (Random House Books for Young Readers, 2010)
The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann ( Aladdin, 2011)
A Nest for Celeste by Henry Cole (Katherine Tegen Books, 2010)
 
Middle School/Junior High:
 One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia (Amistad, 2010)
 Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick (Scholalstic Press, 2011)
Faith, Hope and Ivy June by Phyllis Naylor Reynolds (Delacorte Press for Young Readers, 2011)
 
Young Adult:
The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen (Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2011)
Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly (Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2010)
Divergent by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books, 2011)
 
Picture Books for Older Readers:
 14 Cows for America by Carmen Agra Deedy in collaboration with Wilson Kimeli Nalyomah. Illustrated by Thomas Gonzalez (Peachtree, 2009)
 Worst of Friends: Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and the True Story of an American Feud by Suzanne Tripp Jurmain. Illustrated by Larry day ( Dutton, 2011)
 Queen of the Falls by Chris Van Allsburg (Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2011)