Kicks off on July 13th


We hope you will join us this summer in reading Finally, Something Mysterious by Doug Cornett as we join four school communities together to share in the power of a well-told story. Celebrate #booklove by joining us! There are numerous ways to participate.
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Live Daily Reads Start on Monday, July 13th

Daily reading schedules will be posted on social media beginning in July. Follow:

East Meadow's Facebook Page

Long Beach's Instagram Page

Oceanside's Instagram Page

Feel free to join any live read that works for you or read the book on your own time, but join us for some of the scheduled events.

Twitter Chat

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Virtual Book Talk

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Join our Flipgrid page to share your thoughts about each week's question.

Week 1: Chapters 1-6

The three young detectives that make up The One and Onlys (Paul, Peephole, and Shanks), are all very different characters, but they manage to work well as a team. Have you ever worked successfully with somebody on a project or team, even though they were very different? How did you manage that?

Week 2:

Bellwood is a seemingly “boring” small town, but it is filled with all kinds of unique individuals. How does the setting of this story affect the mystery? Can you imagine it set in a different place (e.g. big city, another time period)?

Week 3:

Which of the three main characters (Paul, Shanks, and Peephole) do you identify with most? Why?

Week 4:

The Bellwood Bratwurst Bonanza is a local tradition that everyone in town participates in every year. Does your town or family have any unique traditions or events that occur annually? What is your favorite?

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Author's YouTube Channel & Website

Doug Cornett Visiting Writer

East Meadow Summer Reading

Long Beach Summer Reading

Oceanside Summer Reading

Virtual Books Out for Summer is for all students entering 1st through 6th grade.

OSD GO... Summer Reading Website is for all students entering 7th through 12th grade.
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