Thursday, May 17, 2012

Welcome to day 9 of the Texas Bluebonnet Award & 2x2 reading list showcase!  If you need a copy of either reading list for your summer reading, please follow the links! Happy reading! :)

Texas Bluebonnet Award (Grades 3-5): Click here!
2x2 (Preschool - 2nd Grade): Click here!

by Simms Taback
A young boy named Michael writes letters back and forth with his father about his experiences at camp, explaining how much he does not like camp in the beginning and sharing how much fun he is having as time passes. Includes several envelopes with removable letters.

Want to know more about author Simms Taback? Click here!

Want to know more about Postcards from Camp? Click here!

by Sally Warner
Eight-year-old EllRay Jakes's attempts to defend himself against the class bully always end up getting him in trouble, but he promises to do his best when his dad offers to take him to Disneyland if he can be good for an entire week--which may be a few days too long.

Want to know more about author Sally Warner? Click here!

Want to know more about EllRay Jakes? Click here!

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by Sherri Duskey Rinker
At sunset, when their work is done for the day, a crane truck, a cement mixer, and other pieces of construction equipment make their way to their resting places and go to sleep.

Want to know more about author Sherri Duskey Rinker? Click here!

Want to know more about Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site? Click here!

by John Rocco

During an urban blackout, the residents of a city rediscover the joys of simply spending time together without the trappings of modern technology.

Want to know more about author John Rocco? Click here!

Want to know more about Blackout? Click here

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