Tuesday, July 31, 2007

New chapter books to enjoy

Stompin' at the Savoy by Bebe Moore Campbell
Mindy is very nervous about her dance recital. Then a "magical drum" helps her.

Sardine in Outer Space 2 by Emmanuel Guibert and Joan Sfar
This is a graphic novel where the good guys must stop the bad guys from using a brain-washing machine.

Kampung Boy
This story tells about a boy from birth to manhood growing up on a rubber plantation in Malaysia.

The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich
Seven-year-old Omakayas lives through the summer and winter on an island in 1847.

The Mystery of Cabin Island by Franklin W. Dixon
This is a Hardy Boys book.

Mr. Chickee's Messy Mission by Christopher Paul Curtis
The Detective Club Members and some of their friends go through a mural to chase a gnome, but they only find Mr. Chickee on the other side.

Where Have All the Flowers Gone? by Ellen Emerson White
This is a Dear America book about Molly MacKenzie Flaherty.

Camp Babymouse by Jennifer L. and Matthew Holm
This is volume 6 in the Babymouse series.

Andrew Lost in Unlce Al by J.C. Greenburg
This is volume 16 in the series. An electric fish shrinks the kids to baceria size and they end up being injected into Uncle Al's bloodstream by a mosquito.

Nicholas on Vacation by Rene Goscinny
Nicholas digs a hole at the beach, learns to play miniature golf, and goes on a treausre hunt in this book.

Rosa Farm a barnyard tale by Liz Wu
The geese on the farm play tricks on the small rooster and the rest of the farm animals work together to teach the geese a lesson.

Lucy Rose: Busy Like You Can't Believe by Katy Kelly
Lucy learns that eavesdropping is not a good thing to do. She also worries about her mother dating again after the divorce.

Aram's Choice by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
This book is based on the recollections of one of the original Georgetown Boys.

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