The Mid Sun Book Club met On Wed. April 17 to discuss No Ordinary Day by Deborah Ellis. Grade 7 students rated this 3 out of 5. It was an informative read about leprosy and a poor young girl struggling for survival in India. If you are interested in checking out more of her books, you can find her at www.deborahellis.com. She is also on Twitter @DebEllisAuthor.
Grade 8 &9 students met to discuss, All These Things I've Done by Gabrielle Zevin. So far it has been the book that this group has liked the best. It is book one of a trilogy. The second book is called Because It Is My Blood and the third book will be published this fall. If you want to learn more about Gabrielle Zevin, you can follow her on Facebook or Twitter and she has a blog at http://www.gabriellezevin.com. Her YA book Elsewhere is a multi-award winner and another interesting read.
The Mid Sun Book Club met again in Wed. May 15. You are welcome to join us. This month the Grade 7 group is reading As Easy as Falling off the Face of the Earth by Lynne Rae Perkins (she won the Newberry Medal for her novel Criss Cross). The Grade 8 & 9 group is reading Shock Point by April Henry.
If you are looking for some book suggestions and reviews check out the CBE's Wired for Words Website @ www.wiredforwords.com.