Black-Eyed Susan4-6 Grade Nominees
The Girl Who Could Fly                                   Victoria Forester      Meet plucky Piper McCloud. She can’t seem...
Turtle in Paradise                          Jennifer Holm             During the 1930’s, a girl named              Turtle...
42 Miles                      Tracie Zimmer   Jo + Ellen = a girl who is trying to    make sense out of the weekdays    s...
Everything For A Dog                                  By Ann Martin   This is a three for one book, with two human stories...
A Long Walk To Water                                              Linda Sue Park   What would it be like to have to walk ...
The Gold Rush Kid                          Mary Waldorf        What do you do when your father is         prospecting for...
Case of the Case of Mistaken Identity                                             Mac Barnett     A rare national treasur...
Dream of Night                                            Heather Henson      Shiloh has a terrible secret that       dra...
After All You’re Callie                            Boone….Winnie Mack     Callie Boone’s summer has begun      badly. Her...
Emily’s Fortune          Phyllis Reynolds Naylor        A meek young girl named Emily         Wiggins is orphaned and    ...
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  1. 1. Black-Eyed Susan4-6 Grade Nominees
  2. 2. The Girl Who Could Fly Victoria Forester  Meet plucky Piper McCloud. She can’t seem to keep her feet on the ground. She flies. When she flies to catch a foul ball at a Fourth of July baseball game, she is whisked away to I.N.S.A.N.E. by the charismatic Dr. Letitia Hellion.  Each child at the Institute of Normalcy, Stability, and NonExceptionality has an exceptional ability. Piper makes an instant friend in colorful Bella and an instant enemy in the genius, Conrad.  The twists and turns in Piper’s adventures have her face her beliefs about right and wrong, being loyal, and being true to who she is.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ch4I1XTKNyI
  3. 3. Turtle in Paradise Jennifer Holm  During the 1930’s, a girl named Turtle is sent to the Florida Keys to live with her aunt and three boy cousins.  Join Turtle as she tries to: get membership in the diaper gang, wins over her tough cookie of a grandmother, befriends Slow Poke (a fisherman who may be her dad), goes treasure hunting in the Keys, and survives a hurricane. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vcO1PxJ ch4c
  4. 4. 42 Miles Tracie Zimmer Jo + Ellen = a girl who is trying to make sense out of the weekdays she spend with her mom in Cincinnati, and the weekends she spend with her father in the country, and the 42 miles in between. Travel with JoEllen between her two worlds as she tries to bring both world together. Read the poems aloud and relish them. http://www.tracievaughnzimmer.com /TVZ/42.html Read pg 1 Changes
  5. 5. Everything For A Dog By Ann Martin This is a three for one book, with two human stories and one animal story all barking to be heard! Bone is a stray that sets out to seek his fortune in the cold, cruel world, Charlie is painfully getting over the death of his brother with the help of a dog, and Henry wants a dog so badly he will do anything. Will Bone ever get enough to eat and a good home, and why can’t Henry convince his folks that he is responsible enough, and WHAT does Aunt Susan know about his dad that she isn’t telling? What would you do for a dog??? http://www.schooltube.com/video/cda3abec d8de6746797c/Everything-for-a-Dog
  6. 6. A Long Walk To Water Linda Sue Park What would it be like to have to walk 2 hours every day just to get water? What would it be like to be told to get up and run from school and to go anywhere but back home? Follow Salva as he and thousands of other “Lost Boys” trek across Sudan in the middle of war and unspeakable horror. When he finally makes it to the US he decides to give back to his people: Walk with Nya as water is brought to her village 23 years after Salva’s journey.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gkxki sRUmMM
  7. 7. The Gold Rush Kid Mary Waldorf  What do you do when your father is prospecting for gold, your mother dies of typhoid, your sister cuts off all her hair and tells you she’s your big brother, Ed, and you’re both lugging 75 pound packs up the Klondike trail from Skagway to find your father?  Read how Billy finds gold, becomes a spy and a reporter, and lives to tell about it. Includes maps so you too can experience the trip!  http://www.brainpop.com/socialstud ies/ushistory/goldrush/
  8. 8. Case of the Case of Mistaken Identity Mac Barnett  A rare national treasure is missing.  Steve was the last one to borrow the book, coded with its location, so he is on the run from officials and hoodlums and undercover agents.  With only ‘The Bailey Brothers Detective Handbook’ to guide him, Steve must outwit the good and bad guys and track down the mysterious Mr. E behind the plot before………Steve is history!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_8AMH1E6rg
  9. 9. Dream of Night Heather Henson  Shiloh has a terrible secret that draws her to the scarred, former race horse, Dream of Night….  Jess, a horse rescuer, provides a home on her ranch for both of them, but is unsure about offering anything permanent….  As each character speaks, its clear they will all have to pull together to stop the former owner’s plan to have the horse killed… one dark night.http://www.simonandschuster.com/multimedia?video=27806097001
  10. 10. After All You’re Callie Boone….Winnie Mack  Callie Boone’s summer has begun badly. Her former best friend, Amy, has got a new best friend who has different interests than Callie, mainly boys. Callie loves to dive. She is coached by her father and encouraged by her next door neighbor, a boy named Hoot, to go out for a teen diving team.  See how Callie deals with friendship, family health issues, and growing up, because after all, she’s Callie Boone.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMaNB-_ICCg (note – start at 1:40)
  11. 11. Emily’s Fortune Phyllis Reynolds Naylor  A meek young girl named Emily Wiggins is orphaned and travels west with her turtle named Rufus to live with her Aunt Hilda.  AND WHAT THE JUMPIN’ JEHOSHAPHAT HAPPENS NEXT?  Well…Ready! Aim! Fire! She does things she has never done before like meeting another orphan named Jackson, escaping from her evil Uncle Victor, and disguising herself as a boy.  Embrace the melodrama.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDcSD75UmyA

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