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Boces november 2010

  1. 1. The Book Cheerleader!
  2. 2. Good For One Grand Adventure
  3. 3. IncarceronIncarceron Catherine Fisher
  4. 4. Mockingjay Suzanne Collins
  5. 5. The Books of Elsewhere Jacqueline West
  6. 6. Hereville: How Mirka Got Her SwordSword Barry Deutsch
  7. 7. PodPod Stephen Wallenfels
  8. 8. As Easy as Falling Off the Face of the Earth Lynne Rae Perkins
  9. 9. Plain KatePlain Kate Erin Bow
  10. 10. “Now was very much the time to think of a brilliant, watertight, plan. …Failing that, I improvised.” The Amulet of Samarkand Jonathan Stroud and Andrew DonkinJonathan Stroud and Andrew Donkin
  11. 11. The Jaguar Stones: Book One Middleworld J&P Voelkel
  12. 12. "The granola barsThe granola bars. It had come to this. Miserably, he unwrapped a bar. He brought the compacted brown mass to his lips. With a heavy heart, he opened his mouth and prepared his tongue to receive the foul-tasting grunge. Then, in the nick of time, he recovered his fighting spirit.Then, in the nick of time, he recovered his fighting spirit. Things were bad, but not that bad. He still wasn't desperate enough to eat a granola bar.“
  13. 13. Inspired by history
  14. 14. Borrowed Names: Poems about Laura Ingalls Wilder, Madam C.J. Walker, Marie Curie, and Their Daughters, g Jeannine Atkins
  15. 15. One Crazy SummerOne Crazy Summer Rita Williams-Garcia
  16. 16. “How do you fly three thousand miles to meet the mother you hadn’t seem sincey you needed her milk, needed to be picked up, or were four going on five, and not throw your arms around her whethernot throw your arms around her, whether she wanted you to or not?
  17. 17. The War to End All Wars: World War I R ll F dRussell Freedman
  18. 18. Mighty empires collapsed as a result of the fighting. New nations came into being. And the war’s aftershocks are still being felt today.g g y The Russian Revolution, the rise of Hitler, America’s emergence as a world power, the Second World War, and continuing turmoil in the Middle East all have their roots in the First World War.
  19. 19. Wicked Girls: A Novel of the Salem Witch Trial Stephanie Hemphill
  20. 20. RevolutionRevolution Jennifer Donnelly
  21. 21. I wish my cell phone worked. Right now. I wouldn’t call 911 to come rescue me from the eighteenth century. As much as I want to, I’d call N thNathan.
  22. 22. Alchemy and Meggy Swann Karen Cushman
  23. 23. Folly Marthe JocelynMarthe Jocelyn
  24. 24. "I did not know the heart were like a china teacup hangingp g g in the cupboard from a single hook, that it could chip and crack and finally smash to the ground under a boot heel. And I did not know that even smithereens could reassemble into a heart.smithereens could reassemble into a heart. I did not know any of this”
  25. 25. Storytellers Extraordinairey
  26. 26. S k Th Lif d A tSparky: The Life and Art of Charles Schulz Beverly Ghermany
  27. 27. Trickster: Native American Tales Matt Dembicki
  28. 28. The Odysseyy y Gareth Hinds
  29. 29. “Ah b t t ll d t Th t t b“Ah, but not all dreams are true. There are two gates by which a dream may enter: one of shining ivory, one of plain horn. The dreams from the ivory gate are glimmering illusionsy g g g that signify nothing. But those from the horn gate can come true – if only we know which is which!”
  30. 30. “There is always a way to do what you truly love.” The Dreamer Pam Munoz Ryan & Peter Sis
  31. 31. Zora and Me Victoria Bond & T.R. Simon
  32. 32. “Zora Neale Hurston, “Old Lady Bronson said “please don’t tellBronson said, please don t tell me what you meant and what you didn’t’ mean My first two namesdidn t mean. My first two names ain’t Old Lady for nothing. I been round here as long as there’s been a round here.”
  33. 33. It’s How You Play the GameIt s How You Play the Game
  34. 34. Foiled Jane Yolen
  35. 35. The Cardturner Louis Sachar
  36. 36. “I had told Leslie to stay away until Clifff arrived, so I could have some time alone with Toni, but that wasn’t working out exactly as planned I’m a lot smoother in my daydreamsplanned. I m a lot smoother in my daydreams than I am in real life.”
  37. 37. Puzzling Things Out
  38. 38. Meanwhile Jason Shigag
  39. 39. The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook Eleanor Davis
  40. 40. Food for Thought
  41. 41. A World of Food:A World of Food: Nigeria Dereen Taylor
  42. 42. TyrannyTyranny Lesley Fairfield
  43. 43. The Harder They Fall
  44. 44. Th C ll d Th l thThey Called Themselves the K.K.K: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group Susan Campbell Bartoletti
  45. 45. YYou Charles Benoit
  46. 46. The Rise and Fall of Senator Joe McCarthy James Cross Giblin
  47. 47. Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty G N iG. Neri
  48. 48. Sir Charlie Sid Fleischman
  49. 49. His rags to riches story was in two words, tragic and wonderful.
  50. 50. I N d HI Need a Hero
  51. 51. Heart of a Samurai Margi Preus
  52. 52. Silverfin: A James Bond AdventureA James Bond Adventure Charlie Higson
  53. 53. Lafayette and the American Revolution R ll F dRussell Freedman
  54. 54. Zeus: King of the Gods George O’ConnorGeorge O Connor
  55. 55. All Star! Hon s and the MostHonus and the Most Famous Baseball Card Ever Jane Yolen
  56. 56. There’s Always a Choice
  57. 57. The Last SummerThe Last Summer of the Death Warriors Francisco X. Stork
  58. 58. He opened his arms and she came to him. He held her head against his chest and he opened his eyes as wide as they would go in order to keep them dry. She wanted to say something, but he pressed her tight. “Sh h h. Don’t say anything.” He let go of herhe pressed her tight. Sh h h. Don t say anything. He let go of her and started down as quickly as he could. “I want my heart back,” she said between sobs.
  59. 59. Will G Will GWill Grayson, Will Grayson John Green & David Levithan
  60. 60. Revolver Marcus Sedgwickg
  61. 61. "You know, I understand it now. There's always a, y third choice in life. Even if you think you're stuck between two impossible choices, there's always a third way. You just have to look for it.”
  62. 62. To Infinity and Beyond
  63. 63. Zita the SpacegirlZita the Spacegirl Ben Hatke
  64. 64. Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean Sarah Stewart Taylor
  65. 65. Amelia Lost: The Life and  Disappearance of Amelia Earhart Candace Fleming
  66. 66. ArchvillainArchvillain Barry Lyga
  67. 67. Eye Spy
  68. 68. For Good Measure: The Ways We Say How Much, How Far, H H H Bi H OldHow Heavy, How Big, How Old Ken Robbins
  69. 69. Can You Find It? America Linda Falken
  70. 70. Fairie-Ality Style David Ellwand
  71. 71. Mirror Jeannie Baker
  72. 72. Mother Earth, Father Sky
  73. 73. Ubiquitous Joyce Sidman
  74. 74. A DA.D. New Orleans After The DelugeDeluge Josh Neufeld
  75. 75. Ninth Wardt a d Jewell Parker Rhodes
  76. 76. Kakapo Rescue: Saving the World’s Strangest Parrot Sy MontgomerySy Montgomery
  77. 77. Found only in New Zealand, the kakapo is the rarest and heaviest Parrot the only flightless and night-active parrot and undoubtedlyParrot, the only flightless and night active parrot, and undoubtedly the strangest parrot in the world: •Weigh up to nine pounds O l lik f ith hi k•Owl-like face with whiskers •Don’t talk but can growl like a dog & boom like a bullfrog •Don’t fly but can climb trees using feet and beak •Can live to be at least 70 years old and likely to 100 years.y y y •Feathers smell strongly of honey
  78. 78. The Frog Scientist Pamela S TurnerPamela S. Turner
  79. 79. Here Comes theHere Comes the Garbage Barge! Jonah Winter
  80. 80. The Gardener S.A. Bodeen
  81. 81. The Write Stuff
  82. 82. Ti Y L M ITime You Let Me In Naomi Shihab Nye
  83. 83. Dave the PotterDave the Potter Laban Carrick Hill
  84. 84. Mirror Mirror Marilyn Singery g
  85. 85. S illi I kSpilling Ink Anne Mazer & Ellen Potter
  86. 86. Middle School:Middle School: Not for WimpsNot for Wimps
  87. 87. SmileSmile Raina Telgemeier
  88. 88. Falling In Frances O’Roark Dowell
  89. 89. The Popularity Papers: Research f th S i l I t dfor the Social Improvement and Betterment of Lydia Goldblatt & Julie Graham-Chang Amy Ignatow
  90. 90. The Strange Case of Origami Yoda Tom Angleberger
  91. 91. The big question: Is Origami Yoda real? Well of course he’s real I mean he’s a piece of paperWell, of course he s real. I mean, he s a piece of paper. But I mean: Is he REAL? Does he really know things? Can he see the future? Does he use the Force?
  92. 92. It Always Hurts
  93. 93. Popp Gordon Korman
  94. 94. By The Time You Read ThisBy The Time You Read This, I’ll Be Dead Julie Anne PetersJulie Anne Peters
  95. 95. I Kill GiantsI Kill Giants Joe Kelly
  96. 96. Wolves in the WoodsWolves in the Woods
  97. 97. Raised By WolvesRaised By Wolves Jennifer Lynn Barnes
  98. 98. "Who knows how many of his attacks e missed?attacks we missed? This is Google we're talking about here not science "here, not science."
  99. 99. The Incorrigible Children of A ht PlAshton Place: The Mysterious Howling Maryrose WoodMaryrose Wood
  100. 100. "If it were easy to resist,If it were easy to resist, it would not be called chocolate cake."