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 MCS Library Mission Statement
The library media program is a collaborative effort that is fully integrated into the school's curriculum and is central to the learning process. It ensures that the entire educational community effectively uses ideas and information, enabling each to be full, productive, and independent members of an educated society 

Authors of Books for Primary Students

Alma Flor Ada

Molly Bang

Jan Brett

 Norman Bridwell

Norman Bridwell

Marc Brown
  • Marc Brown Studios includes photos of Mr. Brown, his newest books, and links to other websites..

  • PBS Kids has one of the best sites about Arthur for younger students.

  • Random House's Arthur site includes games and other fun.

  • Video Interview with Marc Brown from Reading Rockets

Eve Bunting

Eric Carle

Eric Carle


Joanna Cole

Doreen Cronin

Tomie dePaola

Lois Ehlert

Lois Ehlert

Mem Fox

Picture of Theodor Seuss Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss (also Dr Seuss, Doctor Seuss)

Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss)
  • Random House celebrates Dr. Seuss books at Seussville.

  • This Teacher Resource File on Dr. Seuss has links to a large number of websites. Unfortunately, not all of the links are active.

  • Dr. Seuss National Memorial includes a biography of Theodor Geisel and photos of this memorial. Don't miss the Secret Art Gallery,.

  • NEA's Read Across America takes place on March 2 in honor of Dr. Seuss. There are many great activities at this location

Gail Gibbons

Kevin Henkes

Kevin Henkes

Ezra Jack Keats


Steven Kellogg

Steven Kellogg
  • Steven Kellogg's own website  

  • Reading is Fundamental informational page about Steven Kellogg

Laura McGee Kvasnosky
  • Laura McGee Kvasnosky's own website.
  • Interview with Laura McGee Kvasnosky by Cynthia Leitich Smith

Leo Lionni

Leo Lionni

Photograph:A.A. Milne, circa 1920.

Alan Alexander Milne
  • Celebrate 75 years of Winnie-the-Pooh with these activities from Penguin Putnam Books and the Trustees of the Pooh Properties. Be sure to find the link that has Charles Kurault reading from Pooh and the PDF file for Pooh's Birthday. There are activities, recipes, and more.

Robert Munsch


Peggy Parish

A photograph of Jan

Jan Pienkowski
  • Jan Pienkowski's own website. There are six online books to view free.

  • Jan Pienkowski biography from Puffin Books.

Dav Pilkey

Patricia Polacco

Jack Prelutsky

Pam Muñoz Ryan

Pam Muñoz Ryan

Robert Sabuda
  • Robert Sabuda's own website.

  • Unit plan on movable books from Reading is Fundamental.

Daniel San Souci

Photo of Robert D. San Souci.  Click this image to open a high resolution printable photograph of this same image.

Robert San Souci
  • Robert D. San Souci's own website.

  • Audio file of an interview with Robert San Souci.

  • Kid-friendly biography of Robert D. San Souci.

Judith Byron Schachner

David Shannon.

Shel Silverstein
  • The Official Shel Silverstein site is a lot of fun. Be sure to explore the Ideas for Teachers and Parents. The Alphabetical List of Poems can be printing for teaching about indexes. Don't miss Cuttin' Kate in the Let's Have Some Fun section. There is a printable book for kids to illustrate and a play of the poem.

  • Shel Silverstein Giving Tree Teaching Guide from

Gary Soto
  • Gary Soto's own website.

  • The Gary Soto page from includes his favorite recipe- frijoles.

Eileen Spinelli

Chris Van Allsburg
  • Chris Van Allsburg's own website. Do not miss looking at Allsburg's sculptures or the video clips!

  • Official Polar Espress movie website.

  • Reading Rocket video interview.

Judith Viorst
  • The Kennedy Center interview with Judith Viorst.

Mo Willems

Charlotte Zolotow