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A Good Lie and Getting Caught: Indi Review

Our favorite books that we read in 2014:

Karl – “Saga” volumes 1 – 3, “Anne of Green Gables”, “1492 New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus”, “Beautiful Music for Ugly Children”, and “Mr. Penumber’s 24 Hour Book Store.”

Cathie Sue – “Blue Lilly, Lilly Blue”, “Game of Thrones series.”

Adrienne – “Great Greene Heist.”

Red Glove or, The Devil Inside

Red Glove by Holly Black

Red Glove by Holly Black (author’s website)

Roll Call Question:
What children/young adult blogs do you read?

American Indian’s in Children’s Literature
Bookshelves of Doom

Oklahoma 2011 Sequoyah Winners and 2012 Masterlists


Cathie Sue
Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross
Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier
Mermaids are the new trend, here, here and here.
Ripple by Mandy Hubbard
Green Money by Not Holly Black

Dr. Who (BBC)
IPhone Nike +GPS app

Echo Bazaar (online game)
Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly and playlist
Weeding your collection (see Space Between Trees entry)

List of best written and acted TV Shows

Heist Society

Heist Socity by Ally Carter

Extended Resources

Ally Carter website – check out her FAQ, her list of con movies and her reading guide (Hyperion Books for Children, PDF)

Heist Society has been optioned by Warner Bros with DiNovi Pictures Producing – read the Variety article

Common Con Schemes – Federal Bureau of Investigations
Edgar Degas (Wikipedia), PBS Great Performances
Pierre Auguste Renoir
Johannes Vermeer
Leonardo da Vinci (Wikipedia)
World Famous Museums


Plucky orphans
Cathie Sue’s list of Plucky Orphan Stories

  • Beka Cooper series by Tamora Pierce
  • When Dad Killed Mom by Julius Lester

Parents, don’t they suck.

The Parent Problem in Young Adult Literature” by Julie Just, New York Times Essay, April 1, 2010.
Non-suck-y parent books:

  • My Most Excellent Year: A Novel of Love, Mary Poppins and Finley Park by Steve Kluger
  • Sleeping Freshman Never Lie by David Lubar
  • Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes by Chris Crutcher

ALA Annual 2010
the pageturn – HarperCollins Children’s Books
Guys Read: Funny Business edited by Jon Scieszka (YouTube)


Cathie Sue:
ICE (In Case of Emergency) Contact on your mobile phone
Infinite Days by Rebecca Maizel

on TNT

So You Think You Can Dance
on Fox