Monday, July 23, 2012

What a List!

As promised here is the CBC great List of Kids Summer Reading! if our piles aren't big enough ;)!

Alice Moore’s Suggestions 
Children’s librarian at the Gladstone Branch of the Toronto Public Library.
The Ramona series, by Beverly Cleary 
Any poem by Dennis Lee
Shiloh, first of a trilogy, by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor  

Polly Horvath’s Suggestions
 Polly Horvath is an award-winning children’s author. 
Little Women, Eight Cousins, by Louisa May Alcott 
James and the Giant Peach or Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, by Roald Dahl
Magic by the Lake or any of the seven books written by Edward Eager 

Kenneth Oppel’s Suggestions
Author of 16 books. He won the Governor General's Award for his book Airborn 
Danny Champion of the World, by Roald Dahl  
Awake and Dreaming, by Kit Pearson 
Feed, by M.T. Anderson 

Melanie Watt’s Suggestions
Author and illustrator. She is best known for her Scaredy Squirrel series.
Stormy Night, by Michele Lemieux 
Stella, Star of the Sea, or any of the Stella series, by Marie Louise Gay 
Alphabeasts, by Wallace Edwards 
For more info and the Cross Country Checkup Callers' Suggestions you can go to the CBC website here.

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