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JANUARY 2016

TRUMAN NOMINEES 2016-17

The new Truman nominees for next year are out! Our winter book club is reading the titles first, so watch in August for their book trailers. A better variety this year (NO dystopias!) and even a nonfiction book that middle school students will easily relate to--see below! Encourage your 6th and 7th graders to get a jump-start on next year!

NEW NONFICTION

BIOGRAPHY

The Keeper: The Unguarded Story of Time Howard

Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement


ENTERTAINMENT:

Minecraft (4 books)

2016 Ripley's Special Edition


HISTORY:

The Prisoners of Breendonk: Personal Histories from a WWII Concentration camp

Iron Rails, Iron Men, and the Race to Link the Nation: The Story of the Transcontinental Railroad


LANGUAGE ARTS

Been There, Done That: Writing Stories from Real Like (20 authors tell how their ideas became stories!)

THE BOOK FAIR IS COMING!

Friday, Jan. 22nd, 7:45am to Monday, Feb. 1st, 4pm

731 South Landrum Street

Mount Vernon, MO

How SWEET of you to POP in during the Special Teacher Preview!

Thursday, January 21 from 3:10-4:30 pm.


See my Book Fair website for more info!