Elizabeth Swaggerty<br />East Carolina University<br />Tar River Reading Council<br />http://tarriverreadingcouncil.pbwork...
Truckery Rhymesby Jon Scieszka, David Shannon, Loren Long, and  David Gordon (2009)<br />
Listen to the Wind by Greg Mortenson and Susan L. Roth (2009)<br />
Lousy, Rotten, Stinkin Grapesby Margie Palatini  and Barry Moser (2009)<br />http://www.amazon.com/Rotten-Stinkin-Grapes-M...
AlphaOops!: The Day Z Went FirstbyAletheaKontis and Bob Kolar  (2006)<br />
Duck! Rabbit! By Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenfeld (2009)<br />Movie: http://www.amazon.com/Duck-Rabbit-Amy-Krouse-...
Rhyming Dust Bunnies by Jan Thomas (2009)<br />Movie: Will Griffith http://winmedia.ecu.edu/coe/c&i/griffith/joyful_readin...
 The Curious Garden by Peter Brown (2009)<br />
I Need My Monsterby Amanda Noll and Howard McWilliam (2009)<br />
Animals Up Close: Zoom in on the World’s Most Incredible Creaturesby Igor Siwanowicz  (2009)<br />
Dinotruxby Chris Gall (2009)<br />
Young Adult/Adolescent Books<br />
The Book Thiefby Markus Zusak (2009)<br />
Sisters Grimm Seriesby Michael Buckley and Peter Ferguson (2007)<br />
NERDS: National Espionage, Rescue, and Defense Society (Book One) by Michael Buckley<br />
The Hunger Gamesby Suzanne Collins (2008)<br />
Faith, Hope, and Ivy Juneby Phyllis Reynolds Naylor<br />
Adult<br />
Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris (2001)<br />
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield (2006)<br />
Proust and the Squid by Maryanne Wolf (2007)<br />
Share<br />Other GREAT books you’ve read lately … those that are just too good to miss.<br />
Resource: Scholastic Book Wizard<br />http://bookwizard.scholastic.com/tbw/homePage.do?eml=TNL/20100105/TNL<br />
Scholastic Book Wizard<br />Quick search: Know what you&apos;re looking for? Find it fast.<br />Book Alike: Find similar b...
Social Networking about BOOKS with Shelfari: www.shelfari.com<br />
Trivia<br />Which state was home to the first public library?<br />Answer:<br />Hawaii<br />Who wrote the Chronicles of Na...
Tar River Reading Council Website:<br />http://tarriverreadingcouncil.pbworks.com/<br />
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My picture book, chapter book, and adult novel picks for January, 2010.

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  • Books Too Good To Miss January 14 20101

    1. 1. Elizabeth Swaggerty<br />East Carolina University<br />Tar River Reading Council<br />http://tarriverreadingcouncil.pbworks.com/<br />January 14, 2010<br />Books Too Good to Miss<br />
    2. 2. Truckery Rhymesby Jon Scieszka, David Shannon, Loren Long, and David Gordon (2009)<br />
    3. 3. Listen to the Wind by Greg Mortenson and Susan L. Roth (2009)<br />
    4. 4. Lousy, Rotten, Stinkin Grapesby Margie Palatini  and Barry Moser (2009)<br />http://www.amazon.com/Rotten-Stinkin-Grapes-Margie-Palatini/dp/0689802463/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1262728177&sr=1-2<br />
    5. 5. AlphaOops!: The Day Z Went FirstbyAletheaKontis and Bob Kolar (2006)<br />
    6. 6. Duck! Rabbit! By Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenfeld (2009)<br />Movie: http://www.amazon.com/Duck-Rabbit-Amy-Krouse-Rosenthal/dp/0811868656/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1263229076&sr=8-1<br />
    7. 7. Rhyming Dust Bunnies by Jan Thomas (2009)<br />Movie: Will Griffith http://winmedia.ecu.edu/coe/c&i/griffith/joyful_reading/joyful_reading.wmv<br />
    8. 8.  The Curious Garden by Peter Brown (2009)<br />
    9. 9. I Need My Monsterby Amanda Noll and Howard McWilliam (2009)<br />
    10. 10. Animals Up Close: Zoom in on the World’s Most Incredible Creaturesby Igor Siwanowicz (2009)<br />
    11. 11. Dinotruxby Chris Gall (2009)<br />
    12. 12. Young Adult/Adolescent Books<br />
    13. 13. The Book Thiefby Markus Zusak (2009)<br />
    14. 14. Sisters Grimm Seriesby Michael Buckley and Peter Ferguson (2007)<br />
    15. 15. NERDS: National Espionage, Rescue, and Defense Society (Book One) by Michael Buckley<br />
    16. 16. The Hunger Gamesby Suzanne Collins (2008)<br />
    17. 17. Faith, Hope, and Ivy Juneby Phyllis Reynolds Naylor<br />
    18. 18. Adult<br />
    19. 19. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris (2001)<br />
    20. 20. The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield (2006)<br />
    21. 21. Proust and the Squid by Maryanne Wolf (2007)<br />
    22. 22. Share<br />Other GREAT books you’ve read lately … those that are just too good to miss.<br />
    23. 23. Resource: Scholastic Book Wizard<br />http://bookwizard.scholastic.com/tbw/homePage.do?eml=TNL/20100105/TNL<br />
    24. 24. Scholastic Book Wizard<br />Quick search: Know what you&apos;re looking for? Find it fast.<br />Book Alike: Find similar books at the reading level you need.<br />Leveled Search: Customize by reading and interest level, subject, genre, and more.<br />
    25. 25. Social Networking about BOOKS with Shelfari: www.shelfari.com<br />
    26. 26. Trivia<br />Which state was home to the first public library?<br />Answer:<br />Hawaii<br />Who wrote the Chronicles of Narnia series?<br />Answer:<br />C.S. Lewis<br />Name a character that A. A. Milne created.<br />Answer:<br />Winnie the Pooh<br />Who wrote the BFG?<br />Answer:<br />Ronald Dahl<br />Can you name 4 Kevin Henkes characters?<br />Answer:<br />Chrysanthemum, Lilly, Julius, Chester, Owen, Sheila Rae, Wemberly and Wendell<br />Who is the creator of the Charlie and Lola books?<br />Answer:<br />Lauren Child<br />
    27. 27. Tar River Reading Council Website:<br />http://tarriverreadingcouncil.pbworks.com/<br />

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