Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Welcome to day 4 of the Bluebonnet and 2x2 showcase! If you need a list of the Bluebonnet or 2x2 lists for your summer reading, please follow the links below! Happy reading! :)
Texas Bluebonnet Award nominee book list: Click here!
2x2 book list: Click here!

by Yona Zeldis McDonough
A biography of nineteenth-century American author Louisa May Alcott for young readers, discussing her poor but freethinking family, her teaching career, and her lifelong passion for writing.

Want to learn more about Louisa? Click here!

Check out this awesome website about Louisa May Alcott's home called Orchard House. Orchard House is where her famous novel Little Women is set! Click here!

Check out this great video that shows the life of Louisa May Alcott:

by Marilyn Singer
A collection of short poems which, when reversed, provide new perspectives on the fairy tale characters they feature.

Want to learn more about Mirror Mirror? Click here!

Check out the picture of Mrs. Mattei with Marilyn Singer herself. Then check out her website. Click here!

Ms. Singer is the second from the left. :)

by Lindsey Craig (Illustrations by Marc Brown)
Easy-to-read, rhyming text depicts different animals dancing.
Want to learn more about Dancing Feet? Click here!

Do you love Marc Brown's illustrations? Check out his website! Click here!

by Anna Alter
Desmond is so skilled at disappearing that sometimes even his teacher cannot find him but when he meets Gloria, a new student at school, his attitude slowly changes.

Want to learn more about Disappearing Desmond? Click here!

If you LOVE finding hidden pictures, check out the Highlights Kids website to play the Hidden Pictures games! Click here!

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