Tuesday, September 17, 2013

2013 - 2014 DCF List for Grades 4 - 8

Applegate, Katherine, The One and Only Ivan
Bardugo, Leigh, Shadow and Bone
Bauer, Marion Dane, Little Dog, Lost
Burg, Shana, Laugh with the Moon
Curtis, Christopher Paul, The Mighty Miss Malone
Cushman, Karen, Will Sparrow’s Road
Hiaasen, Carl, Chomp 
Hiranandani, Veera, The Whole Story of Half a Girl
House, Silas & Neela Vaswani, Same Sun Here
Hunt, Lynda Mullaly, One for the Murphys
Key, Watt, Fourmile
Knowles, Jo, See You At Harry’s
Korman, Gordon, Ungifted 
Legrand, Claire, The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls
Montgomery, Sy, Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and 
                                              Changed the World
Nielsen, Jennifer, The False Prince
Palacio, R.J., Wonder
Patterson, James & Chris Grabenstein, I Funny
Pennypacker, Sara, Summer of the Gypsy Moths
Preus, Margi, Shadow on the Mountain
Pyron, Bobbie, Dogs of Winter
Rocklin, Joanne, The Five Lives of Our Cat Zook
Rose, Caroline Starr, May B.
Rupp, Rebecca, After Eli

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Thursday, September 12, 2013

2013-2014 Red Clover Nominees

This year's Red Clover nominees are in the library.
 One Cool Friend written by Toni Buzzeo
The World’s Greatest Lion - Ralph Helfer
Infinity and Me - Kat Hosford
Lemonade in Winter - Emily Jenkins 
Looking at Lincoln -  Maira Kalman
The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau - Michelle Markel 
Monsieur Marceau: Actor Without Words - Leda Schubert 
Brothers at Bat: The True Story of an Amazing All-Brother Baseball Team - Audrey Vernick
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs - Mo Willems
Each Kindness - Jacqueline Woodson 

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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

2012 - 2013 Red Clover Program Winner

The winner of the 2012 - 2013 Red Clover Program is "The Princess and the Pig" by Jonathan Emmett. 

"The Princess and the Pig" - Jonathan Emmett

There are a total of 10 Red Clover Program books from which K - 4th grade Vermont students vote their favorite.  The total tally for "The Princess and the Pig" was 4,928.  "Three by the Sea" came in second with a vote of 4,811.  
According to the Red Clover Program (http://www.mothergooseprograms.org/lit_red_clover_overview.php) this is the closest vote they have seen.

"All the Water in the World" - George Ella Lyon

"Balloons Over Broadway:  The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade" - Melissa Sweet

"Blackout" - John Rocco     
"Grandpa Green" - Lane Smith                          
"Me...Jane" - Patrick McDonnell
"Neville" - Norton Juster
"Swirl by Swirl" - Joyce Sidman
"Three by the Sea" - Mini Grey
"Tia Isa Wants a Car" - Meg Medina