Books and Bytes
CHS Media Center Newsletter created by Kim Holtmann
New releases I am excited about!!!
Gathering Darkness (Book 3 of the Falling Kingdom series by Morgan Rhodes)
"Morgan Rhodes has created a rich, living fantasy world and character that immediately draw the reader in. This is one of those series you can't help but be obsessed with - I can't wait to see what happens next!"
- RICHELLE MEAD, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Vampire Academy and Bloodlines series
And the winners are...
2014-2015 MASL Readers Awards Winners Announced!
Tonight, at the 2015 MASL Spring Conference Readers Awards Banquet, MASL's Readers Awards Chairs announced the winners of MASL's 2014-2015 Readers Awards. Congratulations to the following authors on receiving a MASL Readers Award!
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Received 1,025 votes
4,795 total votes submitted
Mark Twain Award
Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Received 4,959 votes
14,041 total votes submitted
Show Me Award
Jangles: a Big Fish Story by David Shannon (author and illustrator)
Received 17,367 votes
87,665 total votes submitted
The Raft by S.A. Bodeen
Received 913 votes
6,701 total votes submitted
Thank you to the many Readers Awards Committee members who dedicated extensive time and effort to MASL's Readers Awards program, and to the many reader-selector volunteers who assisted in developing the Final List of 2014-2015 Readers Awards nominees! Finally, thanks to all educators across the state who involve their students in MASL's Readers Awards Program.
(Released by MASL after the awards ceremony.)