Friday, January 13, 2012

Have you read.....?

Have you read 20 books so far this year? We are about halfway through our school year, and should be halfway through our reading. Please be sure to write down each book you read in your reader's notebook. If you haven't been reading from each genre, here are some suggestions:
 No More Homework, No More Tests by Bruce Lansky - poetry
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame - traditional
A Crooked Kind of Perfect by Linda Urban - realistic fiction
Nobody's Princess by Esther Friesner - historical fiction (yes, even for guys)
The Candy Shop War by Brandon Mull - fantasy
Maximum Ride by James Patterson - science fiction
The Headless Cupid by Zilpha Keatley Snyder - mystery
An American Plague by Jim Murphy - informational (nonfiction)
Who Was Marco Polo? by Joan Holub - biography

If you love series, here are some good ones...
The Children of the Lamp by PB Kerr
Fablehaven by Brandon Mull
Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini
Maximum Ride by James Patterson
Alex Rider by Anthony Horowitz
The Immortals by Tamora Pierce
The Missing by Margaret Peterson Haddix