Kentucky Bluegrass Award Nominated Books for 2011-2012 Grades 6-8. HERO by Mike Lupica. -- Adventure -- Science Fiction -- Mystery all wrapped up in one book! Not your typical Mike Lupica sports book!. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HHmtQmvbRQ.
Kentucky Bluegrass Award Nominated Books
by Mike Lupica
up in one book!
Not your typical Mike Lupica sports book!
HOW THEY CROAKED: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous
Want a history lesson you’ve never heard before?
Like gross, disgusting facts about death?
This is coolest history book you’ll ever read!
NPR article and Interview with the Author (print and audio)
LEAVING GEE’S BEND
If you like:
Historical Fiction . . .
Strong Characters . . .
Adventure . . .
Pick this one up!
Author Talks About Writing the Book
by Gary Paulsen
Ever told a “little white lie?”
Then . . . had to tell another one to cover it up?
If so, you’ll love this new comedy by Paulsen!
by Teri Hall
Journey into a new world of
mystery and adventure, surrounded by
boundaries you’re forbidden to cross.
If you’ve ever been told NOT to do something that you just had to do . . . this book is right for you!
It keeps you guessing until the very end!
A LONG WALK TO WATER
by Linda Sue Park
If you’ve read
A SINGLE SHARD
you’ll love Linda Park’s newest book based on a true story of survival and never giving up!
by Mark Shulman
Wonder what makes a kid become a bully?
Written in journal-entry format, this easy-to-read book will let you see what’s really going on inside the head of Tod, the biggest bully of his 8th-grade class.
SEAN GRISWOLD’S HEAD
by Lindsey Leavitt
This book will make you…
Laugh on one page, then
CRYon the next!
You’ll love Payton’s realistic journey to find peace and understanding by focusing on the back of Sean Griswold’s head!
Author Reads From Her Book
A TALE DARK & GRIMM
by Adam Gidwitz
DARK, EERIE WORLDS,
as you travel through
fairy tales you’ve never experienced before!
Take a little science fiction,
add a little life drama
throw in aton of adventure,
by Kathy Reichs
You won’t be able to put this book down.
It’s a total roller-coaster ride
from page one –
non-stop action and
Author Talks About the Series