« Fiction Friday: New books! | Main | Christmas Cookies »

Comments

Scander

I just checked the summer required reading lists. There is one which is an optional choice on the going into 8th grade reading list: THREE CUPS OF TEA. It’s the young reader’s edition of the book by Greg Mortensen about building schools in Pakistan. Also on that list are ANNE FRANK: DIARY OF A YOUNG GIRL and MAUS I by Art Spiegelman. MAUS is the graphic book I mentioned, but it is the story of Spiegelman’s father, so I think it’s considered non-fic.I just got an order of books and there are some good non-fic there. Here are a few good biogs that I’ve bought in the last year or so: GOOD BROTHER, BAD BROTHER: THE Story of Edwin Booth & John Wilkes Booth by James Cross Giblin, SOMETHING OUT OF NOTHING: Marie Curie and Radium by Carla Killough McClafferty, THE TROUBLE BEGINS AT 8: A Life of Mark Twain in the Wild, Wild West by Sid Fleischman, THE WRIGHT SISTER: Catharine Wright and Her Famous Brothers BY Richard Maurer. That’s it for now! Dot, Middle School Librarian, Schmitt Library, Saint Andrew's School, Boca Raton, FL

The comments to this entry are closed.

About Us

For 27 years, Capstone has been the most trusted publisher of children’s books and digital solutions for libraries, classrooms and consumers. Helping kids develop a love of reading and learning, no matter their ability, is at the heart of what we do at Capstone. We create content in print and digital formats including Capstone Interactive eBooks and PebbleGo. Capstone is passionate about inclusivity, equity, and accessibility for the benefit of all kids because we believe #ReadingIsForEveryone.

Follow Us On Social

Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
YouTube
Linkedin