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Forest of Reading 2013

Looking for a good book? The 2013 Forest of Reading Lists can be found at: http://www.accessola.org/OLAWEB/Forest_of_Reading/2013_Nominated_Lists/OLAWEB/Forest_of_Reading/Current_Program_Year.aspx Or right here: Blue Spruce (JK-Grade 2) Busy Beaver by Nicholas Oldland Don’t Laugh at Giraffe by Rebecca Bender Ella May and the Wishing Stone by Cary Fagan, Geneviève Côté Here Comes Hortense! by Heather Hartt-Sussman, Georgia Graham JoJo the Giant by Jane Barclay, Esperança Melo Kate and Pippin by Martin Springett, Isobel Springett Larf...
About the Book... Anticipating the Forest of Reading's Silver Birch Awards, we selected Making Bombs for Hitler by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch as our next book.  I was surprised that the girls chose this book over all the other nominees, but I remember my own obsession with the Holocaust around that 11/12 year-old age.  And having a book told from the perspective of...
Cat Found by Ingrid Lee tells of a young boy who finds a way to help the feral cats in his hometown by summoning his inner strength.  Billy is torn between pleasing his father who wants to 'make a man out of him' with an air rifle for his 11th birthday and following his love for a stray and pregnant cat.  By following...

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