Monday, May 13, 2013

2013 2x2 & Texas Bluebonnet Award Showcase (Day 1)

Welcome to the 3rd annual Sonntag library Texas Bluebonnet Award & 2x2 reading list showcase! Each day for the next 10 days, 2 books from each reading list will be featured on the blog. I hope you enjoy these books as much as the previous lists. Happy reading! :)

If you need a list of the Bluebonnet or 2x2 lists for your summer reading, please follow the links!

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

by Jorge Aguirre
Claudette wants nothing more than to slay a giant by her little village is too safe and quiet. 

Want to know more about Giants Beware or author Jorge Aguirre? Click here

by Katherine Applegate 
When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-out circus-themed mall, meets Ruby, a baby elephant that has been added to the mall, he decides that he must find her a better life.

Want to know more about this Newbery Award winning book? Click here or here for the ALSC's Newbery Award webpage!

Want to know more about author Katherine Applegate? Click here

Check out the book trailer for The One and Only Ivan:

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by Kathryn Madeline Allen
Contains simple rhyming text and color photographs of real children exploring the meanings of different actions, expressions, words, and sounds, from a kiss and a clap to a wave and a yawn.

by Kelly Bingham
Moose is terribly eager to play his part in Zebra's alphabet book, but when his letter passes him by, Moose behaves rather badly until Zebra finds a spot for him.

Want to know more about Z is for Moose? Click here!

Want to know more about author Kelly Bingham? Click here!

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