Saturday, July 24, 2010

Summer Reading

Shawnee's One Book, One School selection for the summer of 2010 is The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. This book is the first in a series, and a visit to the following site will provide a multitude of review and information about the publication:

Visit the Scholastic site on the books in the series. Here you can get author information, information on the book itself and play games related to the book:
You might be interested in this site as well. It contains free downloads and games and excerpts from this book and the second book in the series as well.
Expect many of activities in your classrooms especially during our first weeks of school.
Visit our school website to leave your comments about the book:
Leave your comments...who knows? Maybe, you'll start the year with extra credit.

School Library Blogs of Interest

I have located some other library blogs which may be of interest to you. Follow the links for information.
School Library Journal Blog:
Here you will find of particular interest to teens. Subjects include recent changes in school policies, current best-selling teen books and reviews, etc.

Another great site reports on upcoming events, allows chats with authors, and previews of new releases, etc.

If you come across others which you find enjoyable, send me a message!