1000 W. Chapala Drive

    Tucson, AZ  85704

  • Library  


    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday



    (Early Out for Professional Development)


    Resources available:

    * A wide variety of reading materials for both school and home

    * Desktop computers for school work


    Donated Library Books

    • Posted - August 8, 2023
      • Distress Signal by Mary E. Lambert
      • The Hidden Knife by Melissa Marr
    • Posted - August 10, 2023
      • Dogs Who Serve by Lisa Rogak
      • Cars 1886-1930 by GN Georgano
      • Cars of the Thirties and Forties by Michael Sedgwick
    • Posted - August 28, 2023
      • Swim that Rock by John Rocco & Jay Primiano
      • This Light Between Us by Andrew Fukuda
      • Faith Taking Flight by Julie Murphy
      • The Stones of Mourning Creek by Diane Les Becquets
      • The Gospel According to Larry by Janet Tashjian
    • Posted - August 31, 2023
      • Eight Tales of Terror by Edgar Allan Poe
      • Somewhere in the Darkness by Walter Dean Myers
      • Lightening's Run by Gabriel Goodman
      • The Kalahari Typing School for Men by Alexander McCall Smith
      • The Beast by Walter Dean Myers  
      • Same But Different by Holly Robinson Peete
      • Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom by Lynda Blackmon Lowery
      • Ghady & Rawan by Fatima Sharafeddine & Samar Mahfouz Barraj
      • A Little Piece of Ground by Elizabeth Laird 
    • Posted - September 14, 2023
      • When Will This Cruel War Be Over? The Civil War Diary of Emma Simpson by Barry Denenberg
      • The Journal of Sean Sullivan: A Transcontinental Railroad Worker by William Durbin
      • Westward Expansion: An Interactive History Adventure by Allison Lassieur
      • World War II: An Interactive History Adventure by Elizabeth Raum
      • Our Strange New Land: Elizabeth's Jamestown Colony Diary by Patricia Hermes
      • The Revolutionary War: An Interactive History Adventure by Elizabeth Raum
      • Revolting Revolutionaries: America's Funny But True History 1750s - 1790s  by Elizabeth Levy
    • Posted - September 21, 2023
      • Escape: Children of the Holocaust by Allan Zullo
      • A Boy's War by David Michell
      • Sally Ludington's Midnight Ride by Marsha Amstel
      • The Split History of the American Revolution by Michael Burgan
      • The Revolutionary War by Brendan January
      • Hana's Suitcase by Karen Levine
      • Paul Revere's Ride by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
      • Daily Life in a Covered Wagon by Paul Erickson
      • A One-Room School by Bobbie Kalman
      • Arlington - The Story of Our Nation's Cemetery by Chris Demarest
      • Child of the Warsaw Ghetto by David A. Adler
      • The Unbreakable Code by Sara Hoagland Hunter
      • The Iliad by Nick McCarty
      • V-E Day: America's Greatest Generation and Their WWII Triumph
    • Posted - October 2, 2023
      • Cars of the Thirties and Forties by Michael Sedgwick
      • Cars: 1886-1930 by GN Georgano
      • The Salem Witch Trials by Matt Doeden
      • World War I  by Gwenyth Swain
      • Irish Immigrants in America by Elizabeth Raum
      • Shine by J.J. and Chris Grabenstein
      • The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
    • Posted - October 5, 2023
      • Mummies, Tombs, and Treasure; Secrets of Ancient Egypt by Lila Perl
      • Medieval World by Jane Bingham
      • Mythology by Neil Philip
      • Don't Know Much About Mummies by Kenneth C. Davis
      • Hands-On History! Aztec & Maya by Fiona Macdonald
      • Hands-On History! Mesopotamia by Lorna Oakes
    • Posted - October 20, 2023
      • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Stories by Robert Louis Stevenson


  • Mission Statement

    The mission of the Cross-Harelson School Library is to provide a collection of materials to implement, enrich, and support the Arizona College and Career Readiness State Standards for Cross Middle School and Harelson Elementary School, and to meet the individual educational/informational; 21st Century; cultural/emotional; and recreational needs of students, staff, and faculty.                            

    Library Expectations/Procedures:

    • Students should be working on an assignment or reading while in the library. It is here to meet your academic needs.
    • Student behavior is expected to be respectful of others and of the library and staff. Students who cannot meet this expectation will not be allowed to come to the library unless accompanied by their classroom teacher.
    • The library should not be a replacement for babysitting. 
    • Please remember no food or drink is allowed in the library. (water in a closed container is OK)
    • You must have your ID to check out books or work on computers.
    • You may check out 2 books at a time for 2 weeks.
    • Please be careful with your books. Lost or damaged books will need to be paid for or replaced.


    Donated books for "The Arts" reference collection to be added:

    • Posted - February 8, 2023
      • Blue Water Views of Old New York by John Beard
      • A Spanish Summer by Joseph Nettis
      • Handbook of Early Advertising Art by Clarence P. Horning
      • The Birth of Greek Art by Pierre Demargne
      • Egyptian Mythology by Veronica Ions
    • Posted - February 13, 2023  
      • Impressionism, Edited by Ingo F. Walther
      • Art: a history of painting - sculpture - architecture  by Frederick Hartt
      • Great Modern Masters by Peerage Books
      • Rembrandt by Claude Roger-Marx
      • The American Impressionists by Donelson F. Hoopes