Monday, May 23, 2016

Final Book Orders Due

Summer is near and that means that we do everything in our power to combat the summer slide in reading.  All learners have long to-be -read lists that they should bring home next Friday to help them find great books for over the summer.  I have also told students that if they email me, then I can let them know when I am at OMS and they can come grab books.  I get many new books over the summer that I would love for students to read and review.

Book order catalogs were sent home today - the biggest pile yet - here are some of my favorite reads:
  • Jacky Ha-Ha by James Patterson - a new book from this master author
  • Surviving Bear Island by Paul Greci - for the nature/survival fans
  • The Trials of Apollo #1 - The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan - brand new series!
  • Roller Girl by Victoria Jameson - A great graphic novel
  • Diary from the Edge of the World by Jodi Lynn Anderson - what if our world was really filled with magic?
  • Slacker by Gordon Korman - brand new book from this master author
  • The Land of Stories series by Chris Colfer - fantasy and fairy tales
  • Love that Dog by Sharon Creech - one of my all-time favorite free verse novels
  • Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman - mesmerizing and a challenging read
  • See You at Harry's by Jo Knowles - a tear jerker for sure

There is a teen catalog included in the order so there are more mature titles.

I recommend shopping online, as there is a larger selection of books than in the fliers.
To shop online: scholastic.com/readingclub
One-Time Class Activation Code: GXJ8R

Thank you for your support of our classroom library as well.  With every book you order, I get points which I then use to buy more books for the kids to read.



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