Read, Read, read
The Burke Media Center is stocked with a great assortment of books for pleasure reading and research.
We are here to help you find what you need either in the library or online.
If we don't have materials that you need we will search throughout the school district for you.
Please stop by anytime. Our hours are 7:45 am - 3:45 pm Monday - Friday.
Students are also welcome to read and study at lunch.
Students may also come to the media center and print their papers.
SAT Research Guides are Available in Your Media Center!! Stop by Today!!
Kwame Alexander Visits Burke
The renowned author visited Burke recently and spoke to our students. Here is a short biography from his website - Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and the New York Times Bestselling author of 24 books, including SOLO, a Young Adult Novel, and THE CROSSOVER, a middle grade novel which received the 2015 John Newbery Medal for the Most Distinguished Contribution to American literature for Children, the Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor, The NCTE Charlotte Huck Honor, the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, and the Paterson Poetry Prize. Kwame writes for children of all ages. Some of his other works include THE PLAYBOOK: 52 RULES TO HELP YOU AIM, SHOOT, AND SCORE IN THIS GAME OF LIFE; the picture books, ANIMAL ARK, OUT OF WONDER and SURF'S UP; and novels BOOKED, HE SAID SHE SAID, and the forthcoming prequel to The Crossover, REBOUND.