Wednesday, May 15, 2013

2013 2x2 & Texas Bluebonnet Award Showcase (Day 3)

Welcome to day 3 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 Lutricia Clifton
Twelve-year-old Frankie Joe Huckaby, forced to live with the father he never knew, a stepmother, and four half-brothers in Illinois, starts a delivery service to finance his escape back to his mother in Texas, not realizing he is making a better life for himself than he ever had with her.

Want to learn more about Freaky Fast Frankie Joe or author Lutricia Clifton? Click here?

by Tracey Fern
Describes Barnum Brown's fascination with fossils and discusses how this love of ancient history led him to discover the first skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus rex.

Want to learn more about Barnum's Bones or author Tracey Fern? Click here!

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by Susan Middleton Elya
A brave group of firefighters set off to battle a blaze at a townhouse. Spanish words interspersed in the rhyming text are defined in a glossary.

Want to learn more about Fire! Fuego! Brave Bomberos or author Susan Middleton Elya? Click here

by Helen Frost
Examines nature through lyrical text and close-up photography.

Want to learn more about Step Gently Out or author Helen Frost? Click here!

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