Posts tagged with "Fiction Gr.5-6"
Posted by Kidbrarian on 11/02/11
When we read a great book, it can transport us to a new world of imagination. But, where do authors get those incredible ideas? Here is your chance to find out. On November 14 you can have the opportunity to talk with Sarah Prineas, author of The Magic Thief. Don't miss it!
Long Live Percy Jackson!
Posted by Mizz J on 11/23/11
I love this series and Percy Jackson. Wow. Who wouldn't want to be the child of Poseidon. Another reason I love these books is because they make you want to learn more about Greek Mythology. We have lots of books-- at all different reading levels about Greek Gods, Heroes, and Monsters. Check them out!
Old Meets New
Posted by Kidbrarian on 10/13/11
Classics such as those authored by Robert Louis Stevenson or William Shakespeare are riveting stories but are often difficult for children to enjoy. Enter graphic novels! Here are the familiar tales introduced to a new generation in a format young readers can appreciate. This is also a good alternative for reluctant readers. Feel free to stop by our desk and ask us to point out these works.
Parseltongue with a Black Mamba?
Posted by Mizz J on 08/19/11
Harry Potter isn't the only one who could talk to snakes. Imagine moving to Liberia for 2 years to discover that black mambas want to be around you. You aren't just a kid brother who's scared of his own shadow anymore. You are mentally connected to just about the deadliest snake in the world. Meet 12-year-old Linus Tuttle, who will never be the same again. Neither will his family. Read Mamba Point by Kurtis Scaletta.
Things That Go Bump in the Night
Posted by jmoskal on 09/21/11
Scary Stuff Happens
There are 10 spooky stories in the book, Things That Go Bump in the Night. Web addresses and passwords are in the book so you can watch the video ending of the stories. Another good thing - each story takes about 15 minutes.
What's Next? I've Read Them All!
Posted by Mizz J on 10/17/11
You have read and re-read all of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books. Until Jeff Kinney writes more of them, you should branch out. There are lots of other funny titles you could try. In fact, we have just the list for you. Keep laughing!