Wednesday, May 22, 2013

2013 2x2 & Texas Bluebonnet Award Showcase (Day 8)

Welcome to day 8 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 Ellen Potter
Twelve-year-old Roo Fanshaw, who has a talent for hiding, is sent to live with his estranged uncle in his on Cough Rock Island, where he discovers the secrets of the largely uninhabited house and its hidden garden.

Want to learn more about The Humming Room or about author Ellen Potter? Click here

by Augusta Scattergood
Gloriana June Hemphill's birthday happens to be on the Fourth of July, so every year it is filled with celebration of fireworks and iced tea in Hanging Moss, Mississippi. In the summer of 1964 she is turning twelve, but she wishes she could go back a year all the same and not have to deal with a new girl in town--who wears black socks--or her questions about why the town wants to close down the segregated public pool. As she turns twelve, Glory determines to find out the truth about everything she can.

Want to learn more about Glory Be or about author Augusta Scattergood? Click here!

by Jean Reagan
A little boy provides instructions for properly babysitting one's grandfather, such as offering him tasty treats and entertaining him with special games.

Want to learn more about How to Babysit a Grandpa or about author Jean Reagan? Click here

by Aaron Reynolds
The carrots that grow in Crackenhopper Field are the fattest and crispiest around and Jasper Rabbit cannot resist pulling some to eat each time he passes by, until he begins hearing and seeing creepy carrots wherever he goes.

Want to learn more about Creepy Carrots or about author Aaron Reynolds? Click here

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