Summer reading 2014

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Summer reading 2014

  1. 1. BVMS Summer Reading Challenge 2014
  2. 2. Click on the image to visit the BVMS summer reading page!
  3. 3. Win Grand Prizes for All Ages: •A photo shoot for a personalized READ poster (for kids.) •family 4-pack of tickets to Sea Life Aquarium and Legoland Discovery Center (for kids.) •4-pack of tickets to AMC Theatres (for teens) •iPad (for adults.) Click for more information!
  4. 4. Read for at least 15 minutes each day in the months of June and July. (Grown-ups may read aloud to kids who are still learning.) Add up your minutes and have your parent or guardian initial each week. Once you’ve read 300 minutes, turn in your completed log to earn HPB Bookworm Bucks for each month. We’ll award one top reader per age group each month with a TOP READER prize - a $20 HPB Gift Card!*
  5. 5. Here Is How: Step 1. Read any 8 books and record them in the Reading Journal (PDF). Step 2. Bring your completed reading journal to a Barnes & Noble store between May 21st and September 3rd, 2013 Step 3. Choose a FREE BOOK from our selection on the Reading Journal list at the store... Enjoy reading!
  6. 6. The Fifth Annual New York Times Summer Reading Contest 8th Grade only Every Friday June 13 through Aug. 15, 2014 you can write in and tell us what you’re reading in The NY Times, and explain why it interested you. We don’t care what you choose or whether you loved or hated it; what we care about is what you have to say about why you picked it. You can choose from anything published in the print paper or on NYTimes.com in 2014. And yes, videos, graphics, slide shows and podcasts count. (In fact, one of our winners last summer wrote about a photo.) Feel free to participate each week, but we allow only one submission per person per week. **The contest is open to teenagers only-- anyone from 13 to 19 years old. Complete rules can be found @ The Learning Network Check out the NY Times and NYT Learning Network for timely news!
  7. 7. The titles contained within this presentation are from a variety of state award nominee lists; among them Kansas, Missouri, Texas, Florida and YALSA best picks.
  8. 8. Not all books on this list are recommended for all grades. A green star indicates a title that is most appropriate for 8th grade + Reader discretion is advised
  9. 9. Visit the BVMS Catalog or the Johnson County Library Catalog
  10. 10. HistoricalFiction/Sports
  11. 11. ScienceFictionDystopia
  12. 12. HistoricalFictionMystery 8th+
  13. 13. FantasyTimeTravel
  14. 14. RealisticFiction
  15. 15. GraphicNovelScienceFiction Book2
  16. 16. GraphicNovelScienceFiction Book1
  17. 17. RealisticFictionComingofAge 8th+
  18. 18. NonfictionWorldWarII
  19. 19. Realistic Fiction
  20. 20. Mystery/Thriller 8th+
  21. 21. FantasyMagic
  22. 22. Mystery
  23. 23. GraphicNovelFantasy Book1
  24. 24. GraphicNovelFantasy
  25. 25. ScienceFiction
  26. 26. HorrorGhosts
  27. 27. 8th+ ParanormalVampires
  28. 28. RealisticFictionMystery
  29. 29. NonfictionWorldWarII
  30. 30. RealisticFiction 8th+
  31. 31. GraphicNovelFantasy
  32. 32. HorrorZombies
  33. 33. HorrorGhosts
  34. 34. ScienceFictionDystopia Book1
  35. 35. 8th+ RealisticFictionRomance
  36. 36. GraphicNovelFairyTales
  37. 37. 8th+ RealisticFictionRomance
  38. 38. FantasyFairyTalesMystery
  39. 39. RealisticFiction
  40. 40. ScienceFictionDystopia Romance Book1
  41. 41. Humor
  42. 42. HorrorGhostStories
  43. 43. RealisticFictionRomance
  44. 44. RealisticFictionHumanRights 8th+
  45. 45. FantasyFairyTales Book1
  46. 46. GraphicNovelFantasy Book1
  47. 47. GraphicNovelFantasy Book2
  48. 48. RealisticFiction
  49. 49. RealisticFiction
  50. 50. Mystery 8th+
  51. 51. HistoricalFictionGhosts 8th+
  52. 52. GraphicNovel
  53. 53. HistoricalFictionRomance
  54. 54. ActionAdventureSuperheroes Book1
  55. 55. ActionAdventureSuperheroes Book2
  56. 56. HistoricalFiction
  57. 57. RealisticFiction 8th+
  58. 58. FantasyDragons Book1
  59. 59. FantasyDragons Book2
  60. 60. FantasyDragons Book3
  61. 61. NonfictionAmericanHistory
  62. 62. ScienceFictionDystopia
  63. 63. Horror 8th+
  64. 64. Humor
  65. 65. GraphicNovelFantasy
  66. 66. Nonfiction
  67. 67. HistoricalFiction
  68. 68. HistoricalFictionMystery
  69. 69. RealisticFiction
  70. 70. RealisticFictionComingofAge GLBT 8th+
  71. 71. FantasyMagicRomance
  72. 72. NonfictionMemoir
  73. 73. RealisticFictionComingofAge 8th+
  74. 74. ScienceFictionTimeTravel
  75. 75. ScienceFictionSteampunk
  76. 76. HistoricalFictionWorldWarII 8th+
  77. 77. SportsBasketball
  78. 78. MysteryGhosts
  79. 79. 8th+ ScienceFictionDystopia
  80. 80. FantasyMythology Book2
  81. 81. FantasyMythology
  82. 82. Fantasy
  83. 83. Nonfiction
  84. 84. ScienceFictionDystopia 8th+
  85. 85. ScienceFictionDystopia
  86. 86. NonfictionMemoir WorldWarIIHolocaust
  87. 87. HistoricalFiction GothicRomance
  88. 88. HistoricalFiction GothicRomance Book2
  89. 89. 8th+ ScienceFictionDystopia
  90. 90. ScienceFictionDystopia Book2 8th+
  91. 91. HorrorGhosts
  92. 92. Action/AdventureSurvival
  93. 93. Fantasy
  94. 94. SportsBaseball
  95. 95. MysteryThriller 8th+
  96. 96. FreeVerse/RealisticFiction 8th+
  97. 97. HistoricalFiction
  98. 98. HistoricalFictionHorror
  99. 99. HistoricalFictionHorror Book2
  100. 100. NonfictionWorldWarIIHolocaust
  101. 101. NonfictionMemoir
  102. 102. Fantasy/Mystery
  103. 103. GraphicNovel
  104. 104. Mystery Crime
  105. 105. ScienceFictionDystopia
  106. 106. ScienceFictionDystopia
  107. 107. HorrorMysteryThriller
  108. 108. HistoricalFiction Medieval
  109. 109. RealisticFiction Romance
  110. 110. RealisticFiction/ Romance
  111. 111. FantasyMagic
  112. 112. Humor/Realistic Fiction
  113. 113. Fantasy/Magic
  114. 114. Romanc e
  115. 115. RealisticFiction
  116. 116. Nonfiction
  117. 117. RealisticFiction
  118. 118. Action/AdventureSurvival
  119. 119. RealisticFiction
  120. 120. RealisticFiction

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