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Owensville Elementary School
Reading Counts Goals!
If you read over the summer, don't forget to take a Reading Counts test on your first library day. You will begin with a new annual goal of 100 if you are in grades 3-5. First grade will need 25 points but will not begin the Reading Counts program until January.
Second grade students will need 80 Reading Counts points this year.
Mark Twain Nominees
Close to Famous, by Joan Bauer. Viking Juvenile.
Missing on Superstition Mountain, by Elise Broach. Henry Holt and Co.
Will at the Battle of Gettysburg, by Laurie Calkhoven. Dutton Juvenile.
Barn Boot Blues, by Catherine Friend. Amazon Children's Publishing.
Hidden, by Helen Frost. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.
The Underdogs, by Mike Lupica. Philomel.
13 Gifts, by Wendy Mass. Scholastic Press.
In Front of God and Everybody, by K.D. McCrite. Thomas Nelson.
The Unwanteds, by Lisa McMann. Aladdin.
Sparrow Road, by Sheila O'Connor. Putnam Juvenile.
Wonderstruck, by Brian Selznick. Scholastic Press.
Pie, by Sarah Weeks. Scholastic Press.
Look for these books in the library. If you read them, you will be able to be included in the final student vote!
Out of My Mind by Susan Draper
Eleven-year-old Melody has a photographic memory. Her head is like a video camera that is always recording. Always. And there's no delete button. She's the smartest kid in her whole school—but no one knows it.
Because of Mr Terupt by Rob Buyea
Features seven narrators, each with a unique story, and each with a different perspective on what makes their teacher so special.
Ghost Dog Secrets by Peg Kehret
Each day Rusty feeds a dog that's chained in the frigid weather with no food, shelter or water. Then he realizes the dog is injured. Read this to learn what Rusty will do.