Tuesday, May 21, 2013

2013 2x2 & Texas Bluebonnet Award Showcase (Day 7)

Welcome to day 7 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 G. Neri
Twelve-year-old Cole's behavior causes his mother to drive him from Detroit to Philadelphia to live with a father he has never known, but who soon has Cole involved with a group of African-American "cowboys" who rescue horses and use them to steer youths away from drugs and gangs.

Want to learn more about Ghetto Cowboy or about author G. Neri? Click here!

Check out this book trailer for this amazing book!

by R.J. Palacio
Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunts and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.

Want to learn more about Wonder or about author R.J. Palacio? Click here!

Check out this book trailer for this amazing book!

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by Lori Mortensen
After hearing the famous nursery rhyme, the Diddle herd decides it is impossible for a cow to jump over the moon, but Cindy Moo is determined to discover how it can be done.

Want to learn more about Cindy Moo or about author Lori Mortensen? Click here!

by Kim Norman
A cumulative, rhyming tale of an ordinary pig who leaps out of his boy's arms at a state fair and wallows in color after color, turning himself into a work of art.

Want to know more about I Know a Wee Piggy or about author Kim Norman? Click here

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