Library / Media Center

BMS Library, Mrs. Fernandes, Librarian

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Find Beckwith Library BOOKS

Place hold on a book in our library

Link to SAILS e-catalog

Ebooks and AudioBooks

Use your school login to borrow digital books


Encyclopedias and databases 

Link to Databases

The Smithsonian has 19 museums and one zoo. While all the buildings are closed, you can virtually visit the museums and the zoo (yes, with animal cams) by visiting these links:

Smithsonian Zoo

Smithsonian Ocean

Smithsonian Museums

image from Smithsonian American History Museum, statue made of Legos


Some reading suggestions by genre and author
search by author's last name, first name

Horror: Mary Downing Hahn, Darren Shan, Dan Poblocki and Peg Kehret
Fantasy: Soman Chainani, John Flanagan, Tamora Pierce and Rick Riordan
Mystery: Patrick Carman, Rebecca Stead and James Ponti
Realistic: Jordan Sonnenblick, Gordon Korman, Cynthia Lord, Caela Carter, Celia Perez and David Lubar
Action and Adventure: Beverly Naidoo, Stan Lee, Anthony Horowitz and Masashi Kishimoto
Humor: Janet Tashjian, James Patterson, and Rachel Renee Russell
Historical: Walter Dean Meyers, Thanhha Lai, Pam Munoz Ryan and Christopher Paul Curtis
Science Fiction: Emma Clayton, Margaret Peterson Haddix, Marie Lu, Neal Shusterman, 
Sports: Kwame Alexander, Jason Reynolds, Mike Lupica and Tim Green


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