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Monday, January 23, 2006

Missing Test

The AR Test for In The Shadow of The Mammoth is missing. Sorry, guys. If you read this book, talk to Mrs. Trinkle about it and that will count for your total. There are 18 books on our list. Remember, you don't have to take a test for Supercroc, because it is an 8th grade reading level, but check it out anyway! It has awesome photos!! Also, Stink Alley is out of print so we do not have it.

Thursday, January 12, 2006

First Name Only ~

You guys are doing great! We have students out there in Indiana blogging with us here in Avon. Keep up the good work. Don't forget to sign your first name and the city where you live.

Monday, January 09, 2006


Welcome to the Young Hoosier Book Award readers' blog. Tell us what books you are reading, which ones you like, and make a pitch for your favorite Young Hoosier book!

How to post: Go to younghoosier.blogspot.com

Click on the Comments link at the bottom of this section, under the list of Young Hoosier Books.Write your paragraph about a Young Hoosier Book. Please sign your first name (only) and the name of your city! Then click on Anonymous. Finally, click on Login and Publish. Happy Reading!!

Here are this year's intermediate (grades 4-6) titles:

Macaroni Boy by Ayers, Katherine
Aliens From Earth: When Animals and Plants Invade Other Ecosystems byBatten, Mary
Sliding Into Home by Butler, Dori Hillestad
In the Shadow of the Mammoth by Clark, Patricia N.
The Monsters of Morley Manor by Coville, Bruce
Granny Torrelli Makes Soup by Creech, Sharon
The City of Ember by DuPrau, Jeanne
Stink Alley by Gilson, Jamie
A Strong Right Arm: The Story of Mamie “Peanut” Johnson by Green, Michelle Y.
Because of Anya by Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Spy Cat by Kehret, Peg
Night of the Living Gerbil by Levy, Elizabeth
Judy Moody Gets Famous by McDonald, Megan
7x9 = Trouble by Mills, Claudia
Here’s What You Do When You Can’t Find Your Shoe
by Perry, Andrea
Trout And Me by Shreve, Susan Richards
Super Croc and the Origin of the Crocodile by Sloan, Christopher
Surviving the Applewhites by Tolan, Stephanie S.
The Meanest Hound Around by Wallace, Carol
Blue Eyes Better by Wallce-Brodeur, Ruth