• logo

    Welcome to the Library,

    a place for reading, learning, thinking & growing!

Library Links

  • Destiny


    Wichita Public Library


    State Library




    W Eagle  



    Lrning Ntwk


    Occupational Outlook Handbook





    user name: marshall & password: usd259


    Teaching Books

Info Literacy

  • Seek the Truth

    seek the truth

    Let's all pledge to choose reputable sources for our news. 

    Students and teachers alike can fall into the trap of believing whatever comes over their phones or devices, whether from social media or online sources.  Seek the Truth asks us all to be discerning and responsible, to check facts and sources. 

    Below are some sources to help you Seek the Truth.  You will also find many related articles printed at the Seek the Truth display in the Library.


     Fact Check

    All Sides Media Bias Chart

    Media Bias Chart

    University of Michigan Research Guide

    u Mich


    LoC    Did you know the Library of Congress in Washington, DC is the largest library in the world?  Check out the bulletin board by the Library door to learn more about this fantastic place, or click on the link at the left to go to the LOC website.



  • Jake Burt author talk 

     Sixth graders enjoyed meeting Jake Burt, author of Tornado and Greetings from Witness Protection.


     Jake Burt

    Jake Burt talk


     The Big Read at Marshall

    nature writing

    Marshall students are enjoying participating in the Big Read!

    • Becoming Naturalists: PBL students took a nature walk at Oak Park, and journaled with naturalists from the Great Plains Nature Center
    • Book Club students read and discussed The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate
    • Student Nature Writing work is displayed on the Library/Nature Writing page and in the Library display case
    • Students visited WSU's Biological Field Station at the Ninnescah River on Friday, October 25th, where they met with Dr. Sarah Oktay, keynote Big Read speaker

    Click on the Nature Writing page at the top left to read & enjoy student and staff nature writing


    RECOMMENDED:  Student Book Tweets and more!

    In Legends of the Sky, Milla takes us on a thrilling ride to the island of Acrosi with her dragon Ignotus, and a plot that might end all dragons. #LizFlanagan ~Elsa, 7th

    The Last Jew is about the Holocaust and how the Nazi’s killed “every Jew” and he’s the remaining one. It’s serious but has some humor to it. #readgoodbooks  ~Jonathan, 7th

    Rules by Cynthia Lord a good book about a 12 year old girl trying to help her brother with situations he might not understand.  ~Tatyanam, 8th

    Six Words on The Cellar by Natasha Preston:  Lily. Rose. Trapped. Help. Can’t Escape.  ~Winter, 8th

    If you like funny books with drama, then How I Survived Middle School: Bullies, Broccoli, and Snake Hill is the book for you.  #JamesPatterson #HopeYouLikeIT   ~Deanthony, 6th

    Spiderwick Chronicles by Holly Black & Tonyt DiTerlizzi:  Man I’d love to go crusading with the best sword in all of fiction… a greatsword, standard sword, and rapier all combined into one. It’s like the perfect crusading sword. I’d love to go crusading and fight for land and stuff … but also not because murder isn’t the best. It’s just a cool sword.   ~Chris, 8th

    Deep, Dark and Dangerous by Hahn is really interesting because it’s a realistic story about 3 girls who grow up. 1 dies years later. The others come back with their kids and they find a girl who seems similar and is trying to get payback.  ~Andrea, 7th

    A Haiku about The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan:

    Very very sad, 

    But also kind of funny,

    Rick is a big troll.       ~Jacklynn, 7th

    Kidnapped by Gordon Korman: a book about a kidnapped girl who escapes by reading mystery books.   ~Marco, 8th

    Six words on Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan

    Action, Suspense, Excitement, Mystery, Fighting, Teamwork   ~Frankie, 8th

    Alien Androids Assault Arizona #byRand: They were swimming in a shallow water rives when one said, “There are monsters in the water that eat kids.” Just then something was licking their knees.  #Don’tLookNow   ~Juan, 6th

    Itachis Story: Midnight by Kishi Moto:  #MyFavoritePart: the main character betrays his clan to achieve power and stop war.  ~Tino, 7th

    Super Stars of Soccer is about Lionel Messi #professionalsoccerplayer  #2two soccer teams  #Whoisbetter? Messi or Cristian Rolando  ~Alan, 8th

    The Fault in Our Stars: all about a love life. Even if you have a disability you can still love someone.  #loveforall   ~River, 7th

    Silver Eyes is one of my favorite books by Scott Cawthon. I loved the story line and the characters #scary #awesome  ~Trent, 7th

    Six Words on Hoot by Carl Hiaasen:  In Hoot Roy helps the comminity.   ~Nadihra, 7th

    Leo and Morris counter an extreme earthquake in I Survived: The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 By Laura Tarshis.  ~Victor, 7th

    Jack and his friend live in an epic treehouse during the zombie apocalypse. After their last adventure they defeated a monster trying to summon a being into their world to destroy it. Soon they have to face the aftermath of not being summoned. They are chased by another evil seeking to destroy the world again. Read The Last Kids on Earth & The Nightmare King by Brailer Max  ~Manuel, 7th

    Six Words on Wonder by R.J. Palacio: Auggie wears a space helmet everyday.   ~Sylas, 7th

    I Survived The Batttle of Gettysburg 1863 by LaurenTarshis is mostly about a boy fighting for survival with his sister in the 1983 battle of Gettysburg. They escape from slavery and run to safety.  ~Juan, 7th

    Spaced Out by Stuart Gibbs: a moon base, the comander missing, someone has been poisoning. Is there a murderer on the base? #readgoodbooks  ~Sotero, 7th

    Six Words on Dr. Maniac, a Goosebumps story by R.L. Stine:  Interesting, creepy, plot twister, crazy man.  ~Yael, 7th

    An argr falls in love for eternity? Boy isn’t famous in a good way or bad, but for being a son of Frey. As their relationship grows, it gets harder to not die in the mortal world. They can only do VERY fun stuff, die and come back to life, in Valhalla! #readgoodbooks #AWESOMEbook Magnus Chase: The Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan   ~Isaiah, 7th


     Let's Get Lit! Let's Get Lit has gone digital!

    Once you've joined the Library Classroom for your grade, you'll be able to record books you've read by adding titles to the screen shown below and submitting ONE of the following:  a Haiku, a BookSnap, a FlipGrid Review, a Six Word Memoir, or a Tweet Review.

    Go to the Library Resources page for HOW-TOs for Tweets, Haiku and Six Word Memoirs.

    Let's Get Lit! Digital