Apr 17, 2019

Toll Gate Elementary School’s Library Receives COBAA Grant for Books

Toll Gate Elementary New Library Books

Toll Gate Elementary School’s Library was awarded the Celebrating Ohio Book Awards and Authors (COBAA) grant from The Institute of Museum and Library Services and The State Library of Ohio.

The grant provides funds specifically for collection development in libraries. Awarded federal funds were used to purchase copies of Ohio award-winning books and books written by Ohio authors. Eligible titles included those nominated and awarded the Ohioana Book Awards, Buckeye Children’s and Teen Book Award , James Cook Book Award , Dayton Literary Peace Prize, The Anisfield-Wolf Award, and Norman A. Sugarman Children’s Biography Award within the past 10-15 years. Also included are all Choose to Read Ohio and Floyd’s Pick selections to date.

Toll Gate ES is also looking forward to holding a mini book contest, the student “Recommended Reads” board and “Book Talks”, book inspired crafts, art projects, and a PTSO sponsored visit by author Jeffrey Ebbeler.

Below is a list of the books that joined the library collection thanks to the COBAA grant.

Author Title
Reynolds, Aaron Carnivores
Zimmer, Tracie Vaughn Cousins of Clouds: Elephant Poems
Peot, Margaret Crow Made A Friend
Fitzsimmons, David Curious Critters: Marine
Kennedy, Anne Vittur The Farmer’s Away Baa Neigh
Rosen, Michael J. The Forever Flowers
Millen, C.M. Ink Garden Of Brother Theophane
Borden, Louise Kindergarten Luck
Hillenbrand, Will Kite Day A Bear and Mole Story
Long, Loren Little Tree
Macy, Sue Miss Mary Reporting The True
Carson, Mary Kay Mission To Pluto The Fi
Durand, Hallie Mitchell License
Wiesner, David Mr. Wuffles
Salamon, Julie Mutts Promise
Derby, Sharon A New School Year Stories In Si
Leigh, C.J.& Chris Gall Ninjabread Man
Blanco, Richard One Today: The Inaugural Poem
Long, Loren Otis And The Kittens
Simon, Annette Robot Zombie Frankenstein
Knight, Mary Saving Wonder
Millard, Casey Riordan Shark Girl and Belly Button
Wright, Maureen Sleep Big Bear Sleep
Scotton, Rob Splat And The Cool School Trip
Jakubowski, Michele Third Grade Mix Up
Woodson, Jacqueline This Is The Rope: A Story From the Great Migration
Mora, Pat Tomas And The Library Lady
Springstubb, Tricia Cody And The Rules of Life
Springstubb, Tricia What Happened On Fox Street
Alexander, Kwame Acoustic Rooster And His Barnyard Band
Wahl, Jan The Art Collector
Borden, Louise Big Brothers Don’t Take Naps
Capucilli, Alyssa Satin Biscuit Love The Library
Creech, Sharon The Boy On The Porch
Markle, Sandra Butterfly Tree
Reynolds, Aaron Creepy Carrots
Bell, Cece El Deafo
Trent, Shanda Farmer’s Market Day
Zimmer, Tracie Vaughn The Floating Circus
Andreasen, Dan The Giant Of Seville: A
Lewis, J. Patrick Last Laughs: Animal Epitaphs
Daywalt, Drew The Legend Of Rock, Paper, Scissors
Rylant, Cynthia Life
Fries-Gaither, Jessica Notable Notebooks: Scientists And Their Writings
Stanek, Linda Once Upon An Elephant
Carson, Mary Kay Park Scientists: Gila Monsters, Geysers, and Grizzly Bears in America’s Own Backyard
Stead, Philip C. Samson In The Snow
Nelson, Marilyn Snook Alone
Haddix, Margaret Peterson Uprising
Dougherty, Shawn Wake
Thimmesh, Catherine Friends: True Stories Of Extraordinary
Antony, Steve I’ll Wait, Mr. Panda = Yo Voy A Esperar
Draper, Sharon M. Out Of My Mind
Gal, Susan Please Take Me For A Walk
Orloff, Karen Kaufman I Wanna Go Home
Sheth, Kashmira Tiger In My Soup
Nelson, Marilyn Sweethearts Of Rythm: The Story Of The Greatest All-Girl Swing Band In The World
Rosen, Michael J. Our Farm: Four Seasons With Five Kids On One Family’s Farm
Snicket, Lemony The Dark
Bramsen, Carin Just A Duck
Woodson, Jacqueline Each Kindness
Maschari, Jennifer The Remarkable Journey Of Charlie Price
Creech, Sharon Moo: A Novel
Cheng, Andrea Where The Steps Were
Ebbeler, Jeffrey Click!
Dutton, Sandra Mary Mae And The Gospel Truth
Cheng, Andrea The Lemon Sisters


These books are available for check out now.