Middle School Assemby Part 4

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  • The Wheel of Time Series Jordan introduces a world broken by phenomenal power and threatened by engulfing shadow. In The Great Hunt , our hero, Rand al'Thor , begins his epic journeys with a quest for the lost Horn of Valere, which promises to raise long-dead Heroes of Legend. And in The Dragon Reborn , Rand's destiny begins to take shape as his followers flock to him, and the world descends further into darkness. This box set is a great way to begin exploring the world of the Wheel of Time
  • Middle School Assemby Part 4

    1. 1. The Wheel of Time Series <ul><li>The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and pass. </li></ul><ul><li>What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under </li></ul><ul><li>the shadow. </li></ul><ul><li>Let the dragon ride again on the winds of time. </li></ul>
    2. 2. Philip Kerr <ul><li>photo available on www.pbkerr.com </li></ul><ul><li>Philip Kerr was born in Edinburgh in 1956, and lives in London. </li></ul><ul><li>Published his first novel, March Violets , in 1989. </li></ul><ul><li>He has written more than 13 books. </li></ul><ul><li>Latest novel, One Small Step , published August 2007. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Bernhard Gunther Series
    4. 4. Gordan Korman <ul><li>Gordon Korman is a Canadian author, of novels for children and young adults. </li></ul><ul><li>Korman was born in Montreal, Quebec. </li></ul><ul><li>He published his first book at the age of fourteen. </li></ul><ul><li>He currently lives in New York City, with his wife and three children. </li></ul>
    5. 5. KIDNAPPED SERIES <ul><li>Where is Meg Falconer? </li></ul>
    6. 6. Anne McCaffrey <ul><li>Anne McCaffrey was educated at Radcliffe College, Massachusetts, and has a degree cum laude in Slavonic Languages and Literature. </li></ul><ul><li>She now lives in Ireland and enjoys riding, cooking and knitting. </li></ul><ul><li>She is a past winner of both the Hugo and Nebula Awards, and has written many novels, short stories and novellas, and various articles. </li></ul><ul><li>Her most celebrated series is the world-famous Dragonriders of Pern saga. </li></ul>
    7. 7. Dragonriders of Pern Saga January 2008
    8. 8. Patrick O’Brian <ul><li>Wrote the highly respected Aubrey-Maturin series. </li></ul><ul><li>Patrick O'Brian's many books include acclaimed biographies of Pablo Picasso and Sir Joseph Banks </li></ul><ul><li>He passed away in January 2000 at the age of 85. </li></ul>
    9. 9. AUBREY – MATURIN SERIES
    10. 10. <ul><li>The final, unfinished </li></ul><ul><li>Voyage of </li></ul><ul><li>Jack Aubrey </li></ul>THE FINAL, UNFINISHED VOYAGE OF JACK AUBREY
    11. 11. Christopher Paolini <ul><li>Christopher Paolini's abiding love of fantasy and science fiction inspired him to begin writing his debut novel, Eragon , when he graduated from high school at 15. </li></ul><ul><li>He lives with his family in Paradise Valley, Montana. </li></ul>
    12. 12. ARAGON/ELDEST Darkness falls… Despair abounds… Evil reigns!
    13. 13. James Patterson <ul><li>James Patterson is a master of suspense and author of many books. </li></ul><ul><li>He is one of the top-selling writers of all time. </li></ul><ul><li>He lives in New York and Florida </li></ul>
    14. 14. MAXIMUM RIDE SERIES
    15. 15. J. K. Rowling <ul><li>About J K Rowling </li></ul><ul><li>Legend has it that J.K. Rowling was a struggling single mother when she wrote the beginning of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, on scraps of paper at a local cafe. But her efforts soon paid off, as she received an unprecedented award from the Scottish Arts Council enabling her to finish the book. Since then, the debut novel has become an international phenomenon, garnering rave reviews and major awards, including the British Book Awards Chidren's Book of the Year and the Smarties Prize. </li></ul>
    16. 17. <ul><li>Our brave foray into Web 2.0! </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive book and research discussions </li></ul>Wikis
    17. 20. The Library Loves Lions

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