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Here’s how to win…
Each day during the month of April, a different mystery to solve will be posted on the lunchroom and media center doors. If you know the answer, write it down with the day’s date and give it to Mrs. Borck in the media center. All correct entries for the month will be placed in the drawing for the Hunger Game Trilogy and Mockingjay pin. We even have some laminated movie premier posters to give away.

Good luck and may the odds be ever in your favor!

What Book Am I?

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The Hunger Games movie premier is this Friday, the 23rd. The kids are all talking about it so I felt this would be the perfect theme for celebrating National School Library Month(April). We finally finished the bulletin board today and I think it looks awesome! I can’t wait to see what the kids think tomorrow. More activities are in the works including our school’s 1st annual Hunger Games, a mini bow and arrow shooting contest, Hunger Games t-shirts, and a contest with the three book set and Mockingjay pin as prizes. More details coming soon. May the odds be ever in your favor! 🙂

We also did the huge picture window in the office with the movie premier posters. We will be using these as prizes in our upcoming contest. The parachutes were such fun!

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Super excited to see the new movie coming out in March!

Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms, each district agreed to send one boy and one girl to appear in an annual televised event called, “The Hunger Games.” The terrain, rules, and level of audience participation may change but one thing is constant: kill or be killed. When Kat’s sister is chosen by lottery, Kat steps up to go in her place.

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booksSo many students approach me during the year looking for a good book.  I decided to dedicate a post to books from our middle school library collection that I have read this year and recommend to my students.  I will continually add to the list so make sure to check back often.  I welcome suggestions for me to add to the list◊

Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place by E. L. Konigsburg
Storm Thief by Chris Wooding
The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
So B. It by Sarah Weeks
Tangerine by Edward Bloor
Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
Monster by Walter Dean Myers
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares
Framed by Malcolm Rose
Double Identity by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
Aquamarine by Alice Hoffman
Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins – Book Trailer
Pigman and Me by Paul Zindel
Peak by Roland Smith
The Maze of Bones by Rick Riordan
Found by Margaret Peterson Haddix
The Silver Child by Cliff McNish
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Savvy by Ingrid Law
The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke
Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen
Things Not Seen by Andrew Clements
Flight #116 is Down! by Caroline B. Cooney

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