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Nitro ElementaryLibrary Media Center
1921 19th St.
Nitro, WV 25143

(304) 755-2451


Check out our new books!

Amazing Science: Weather

  • Eye of the Storm : A Book About Hurricanes
  • Flakes and Flurries: A Book About Snow 
  • Gusts and Gales: A Book About Wind
  • Nature's Fireworks: A Book About Lightning 
  • Rumble, Boom!: A Book About Thunderstorms
  • Shapes in the Sky: A Book About Clouds
  • Sizzle!: A Book About Heatwaves
  • Splish! Splash!: A Book About Rain
  • Sunshine: A Book About Sunlight
  • Twisters: A Book About Tornadoes
  • Whiteout!: A Book About Blizzards

First Graphics: My Community

  • A Day at the Fire Station
  • Going to the Dentist
  • A Visit to the Vet
  • Working on the Farm

First Graphics: Seasons

  • Fall is Fun
  • Sping is Special
  • Summer is Super
  • Winter is Wonderful

Graphic Adventures: The Human Body

  • The Brain: A Graphic Novel Tour
  • The Eyes: A Graphic Novel Tour
  • The Heart: A Graphic Novel Tour
  • The Kidneys: A Graphic Novel Tour
  • The Liver: A Graphic Novel Tour
  • The Lungs: A Graphic Novel Tour

Mandrill Mountain Math Series

  • Castaway Code: Sequencing in Action
  • Crocodile Teeth: Geometric Shapes in Action
  • Mirage in the Mist: Measurement in Action
  • The Mystery of Nine: Number Place and Value in Action
  • A Storm at Sea: Sorting, Mapping, and Grids in Action

Mighty Mighty Monsters

  • Hide and Shriek
  • The King of Halloween Castle
  • Lost in a Spooky Forest
  • My Missing Monster
  • Monster Mansion
  • New Monster in School

My American Government

  • How Do We Elect Our Leaders?
  • What Are Citizens' Basic Rights?
  • What Are the Parts of Government?
  • What is a Constitution?

Science Matters

  • Exploring Space
  • Planets
  • The Moon
  • Stars
  • The Sun
  • Telescopes










Student Resources


"Once you learn to read, you will be forever free"

-Frederick Douglas






Looking for a new book to read? 

Kids Reads

Best Children's Books

Picture Books

Changes, Changes by Pat Hutchins

A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle

The Quilt by Ann Jonas

Selina and the Bear Claw Quilt by Barbara Claassen Smucker

Suddenly by Colin McNaughton


Laurie Halse Anderson

Going Bovine
Libba Bray

Kristin Cashore

Catching Fire
Suzanne Collins

If I Stay
Gayle Forman


The Great and Only Barnum: The Tremendous, Stupendous Life of Showman P. T. Barnum
Candace Fleming, illus. by Ray Fenwick

Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
Phillip Hoose

Marching for Freedom: Walk Together Children and Don't You Grow Weary
Elizabeth Partridge



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