November 5, 2011

Reading Link Challenge Teams Meet

On Friday afternoon our three Reading Link Challenge teams met in the school library to hear about the books chosen for this year's battle of the books. Agassiz Library RLC coordinator, Jacquelynne, met with our students to unveil the book list and bring each team a set of books.
Thanks, Jacquelynne :)

What a list !! Take a look !!

Click on the blue book titles to read reviews of these great books. Parents and families might want to read the books on the list too. All of the books are available at the Agassiz branch of the FVRL. 

Alvin Ho : Allergic to Girls, School & Other Scary Things by Lenore Look
Other books by Lenore Look....

  • Alvin Ho : Allergic to Camping, Hiking, and Other Natural Disasters
  • Alvin Ho : Allergic to Birthday Parties, Science Projects, and Other Man-made Catastrophes
  • Ruby Lu, Brave and True
  • Ruby Lu, Empress of Everything 
  • Uncle Peter's Amazing Chinese Wedding
  • Henry's First-Moon Birthday            
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
Other books by Kate DiCamillo....

  • The Tale of Despereaux
  • The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
  • The Tiger Rising
  • Great Joy
  • Louise, the Adventures of a Chicken
  • The Magician's Elephant
  • The Mercy Watson Collection
Extra Credit by Andrew Clements
Other books by Andrew Clements.....
  • We the Children
  • Lost and Found
  • No Talking
  • Frindle
  • The Jacket
  • Things Not Seen

Safe As Houses by Eric Walters
Other books by Eric Walters....

  • Wave
  • Flyboy
  • Voyageur
  • Catboy

Seaglass Summer by Anjali Banerjee
Other books by Anjali Banerjee.....

  • Looking for Bapu

George's Cosmic Treasure Hunt by Lucy Hawking
Other books by Lucy Hawking

  • George's Secret Key to the Universe

Teams will be meeting on Monday to talk strategy, choose a team name, and get their books. 

Happy Reading !
Mrs. Dumas

November 1, 2011

New Books on the Shelf

New books are on the shelf at the Kent School library.  Check for new books on the folding shelf near the library entrance. New books will be kept on that shelf for about one month and will then be moved to the fiction shelves. Take a look.....

The Clockwork Three
by Matthew Kirby
  • Historical Fantasy
  • friendship
  • ages 8-14

The Night Fairy
by Laura Amy Schlitz
  • Adventure 
  • magic
  • fairies
  • friendship
  • ages 7-11

Heart of a Samurai
by Margi Preus
  • based on the true story of Nakahama Manjiro
  • Newberry Honor book
  • teen shipwrecked in a storm
  • ages 10+

Horse Diaries
Books 1-6
  • horse fiction
  • ages 8-12
  • look for book #7 Risky Chance soon

Goyangi Means Cat
by Christine McDonnell

When young Soo Min moves to her new home she does not know any English. The love she feels for the family cat is something familiar and paves a way for friendship and love. 

  • exceptional illustration
  • ages 4-9

The Sniffles for Bear
by Bonny Becker

When bear gets a nasty cold he is a difficult patient. Mouse tries his best to help his friend get well.

  • 4th of the Mouse and Bear books
  • ages 4-9

by Lisa Wheeler
  • dinosaur fiction
  • another in the series of dinosaur sports : Dino-Hockey, Dino-Soccer, Dino-Baseball

Happy Reading !
Mrs. Dumas