Monday, May 16, 2011

Calling all Bluebonnet Readers and 2x2 Readers! Thank you for being patient! Introducing Day 2 of the Bluebonnet and 2x2 showcase!  Remember, each day a new group of Bluebonnet and and 2x2 books will be featured. Please stop by the library to pick up a Bluebonnet Buzz form or a 2x2 boot to help you keep track of all of these great reads! Happy reading! :) 

by Ted and Betsy Lewin
Describes the true story of an elephant named Balarama who is chosen to be the new lead elephant when Drona is killed in an accident. Describes the ancient festival of Dasara and the procession on the last day when Balarama will carry the golden howday, a ceremonial carriage, in the grand finale parade. Depicts his flawless performance which was then on the front-page of the "The Times of India." Includes basic elephant facts, lists the most recent royal elephants of the Mysore Dasara, and provides a glossary and pronunciation guide.

Want to learn more about this amazing royal elephant? Click here!

by Mina Javaherbin
In a dangerous alley in a township in South Africa, the strength and unity which a group of young friends feel while playing soccer keep them safe when a gang of bullies arrives to cause trouble.

Want to learn more about Goal!? Click here!

A Beach Tail
by Karen Lynn Williams
When his father tells him not to leave the lion he is drawing on the beach, a little boy starts making a very, very long tail--and a trail to follow back.

Want to learn more about A Beach Tail? Click here!

Cat the Cat Who is That?
by Mo Willems
An exuberant cat introduces readers to her friends.

Want to learn more about Cat the Cat Who is That? Click here!
Want to learn more about Mo Willems? Check out his amazing website!

Don't forget to check out the video below with Mo Willems himself!

1 comment:

Kelly Butcher said...

Thanks for adding to Book Talk Tuesday! I found some new titles!

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