Saturday, October 20, 2012

New Chapter Books (Character Junie B. and Author Rick Riordan)

                                  Junie B., First Grader Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaten

Summary: To celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, Mr. Scary's first grade class prepares a Thankful List for the school contest, but Junie B. Jones finds it hard to be grateful for squash or Tattletale May.

                                                                The Mark of Athena

Summary: "The Greek and Roman demigods will have to cooperate in order to defeat the giants released by the Earth Mother, Gaea. Then they will have to sail together to the ancient land--Greece itself--to find the Doors of Death"--

                                                        A New Series by J. Burchett:
                                                                   Rainforest Rescue

Summary: Twins Ben and Zoe are sent to the jungles of Borneo to rescue an orangutan and save his refuge from illegal logging. 

                                                                   Polar Meltdown

Summary: The twins Ben and Zoe are sent to an Alaskan village in the far north to investigate the death of a mother polar bear and find and rescue her two orphaned cubs.

                                                                  Earthquake Escape

Summary: Twins Ben and Zoe are sent by their uncle Dr. Stephen Fisher to rescue an orphaned giant panda cub, which has wandered from its sanctuary after the 2008 earthquake in China's Sichuan Province.

                                                                     Poacher Panic

Summary: Twins Ben and Zoe are recruited by their mysterious uncle Dr. Stephen Fisher, a famous zoologist, to rescue a Sumatran tiger from poachers.  

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