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We Are Tied to Opportunity: Indi Review

12 Children Who Changed the World by Kenya McCullum

Jenny – “12 Children Who Changed the World” by Kenya McCullum

Cathie Sue – “Hot Rod Hot Dog” by Todd H. Doodler

Karl – “The Raven King” Maggie Stiefvater (Playaway edition)

Kelly – “A Tyranny of Petticoats: 15 Stories of Belles, Bank Robbers & Other Badass Girls” Jessica Spotswood, ed

Adrienne – The West Wing podcast

Hold a Tick: Indi Reviews

Hold a tick. We’ve go indi reviews ready for you now.

Jenny – “Saved by the Boats: The Heroic Sea Evacuation of September 11” by Julie Gassman and illustrated by Steve Moors – “Dragons vs. Drones” by Wesley King

Cathie Sue – “Skunked: Calpurnia Tate: Girl Vet” and “Counting Sheep: Calpurnia Tate: Girl Vet” by Jacqueline Kelly

Kelly – “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” by Jack Thorne

Karl – Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress [image from abcnews.go.com] – “Bright April” by Marguerite De Angeli

Adrienne – “Finders Keepers” by Roy Deering – “Extraordinary Jane” by Hannah E. Harrison – “Chukfi Rabbit’s Big Bad Bellyache” by Greg Rodgers and illustrated by Leslie Stall Widener2016 Reading Roundup Double “R” Author Tour

Renewed: The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

 

The Raven Boys

We renew our checkout of “The Raven Boys” by Maggie Stiefvater. This book kicks off the Raven Cycle series:”The Raven Boys,” “Dream Thieves,” and “Blue Lily, Lily Blue.” Get caught up before the fourth book “The Raven King” is released April 26, 2016.

Grimm Legacy & Leverage

Grimm Legacy by Polly ShulmanLeverage by Joshua C. Cohen

Polly Shulman (author website)

Joshua C. Cohen (book website)

Roll Call Question
What author would you most  like to meet?

Extended Leverage Resources
When She Hollers by Cynthia Voight
Brick (movie, Wikipedia entry, currently Netflix Instant)

Recommendations

Cathie Sue
Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz
Heads You Lose by Lisa Lutz and David Hayward

Jenny
Hint Fiction by Robert Swartwood
Whiff of Pine, Hint of Skunk a Forest of Poems by Deborah Ruddell

Karl
Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl (Wikipedia entry)
Problem of Pain by C.S. Lewis
Modern Masters series published by Abbeville Press
Swords: An Artist’s Devotion by Benjamin Boos

Adrienne
The Good Wife on CBS
My So-Called Life, Netflix Instant (Thanks FYA!)

Emily
The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson

Guys Read: Funny Business, or, Prison Ages You

Guys Read: Funny Business ed by Jon Scieszka

edited by Jon Scieszka, Guys Read – author website, boys literacy program website

Roll Call Question: What book have you read the most times in your life?

Cathie Sue: But Not the Hippotomas, Go Dog Go, Caddie Woodlawn, Gone with the Wind

Emily: Good Night Moon, Monster at the End of the Book, The Giant Jam Sandwich, The Hobbit, Weetzie Bat

Karl: Phantom Tollbooth, The Dark is Rising series

Adrienne: My Book About Me, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Christine

Topic: ALA Youth Media Awards 2011; ALSC, YALSA

Recommendations:

Emily
Nova Science Now hosted by Neil Degrasse Tyson

Cathie Sue
TV Shut off for a week

Karl
Lost by Jacqueline Davies
Silk by Caitlain Kiernan

Adrienne
Modern Family
Scott Pilgrim vs The World
Bradley Cooper

Last Words:
Maureen Johnson at Metropolitan Library System Libraries, April 5 – 7, 2011 (Facebook)
Gene Luen Yang at Tulsa City County Library System Libraries

Upcoming Books:

6 picture books selected by Cathie Sue and Jenny

  • Banana! by Ed Vere
  • Stalling by Alan Katz
  • Two Dumb Ducks by Maxwell Eaton
  • Shark vs. Train by Chris Barton
  • Big Rig Bugs by Kurt Cyrus
  • Phileas’ Fortune by Lestrade and Thirteen Words by Lemony Snicket

As Easy As Falling Off the Face of the Earth by Lynne Rae Perkins

Grim Legacy by Polly Shulman