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The Book Bugs is a book group for grades 4 and 5. We meet in order to discuss the book, snack, play book trivia and sometimes we even incorporate a craft related to the theme of the book. It lasts for 45 minutes to an hour and is a lot of fun! Registration is required.
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The Book Bugs is a book group for grades 4 and 5 meeting every few weeks at Northside branch. We meet in order to discuss the book, snack, and play book trivia. It lasts for 45 minutes to an hour and is a lot of fun! Registration is required, as books are provided for the Book Bugs to keep.
  
''J Raskin''
 
  
'''The Westing Game'''
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The kids loved this book. They were intrigued by the mystery and thought that Turtle was a great main character.
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SPRING 2013
  
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* [http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1279217~S9'''Starry River of the Sky'''] by Grave Lin
  
''J Dahl''
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* [http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1275096~S9'''Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms: Magic, Mystery, and A Very Strange Adventure'''] by Lissa Evans
  
'''Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'''
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* [http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1042226~S9'''Journey to the River Sea'''] by Eva Ibbotson
  
The kids enjoyed this book and they especially enjoyed making candy as the craft.
 
  
''J Yee''
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FALL 2012
  
'''Millicent Min, Girl Genius'''
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* [http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1275071~S9'''The One and Only Ivan'''] by Katherine Applegate
  
This was a surprising hit. The kids thought it was hilarious and it was actually one of their favorite books of the ones we read. Most of the Book Bugs found Millicent to be entertaining with her socially awkward ways.
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* [http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1245063~S9'''Masterpiece'''] by Elise Broach
  
''J Curtis''
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* [http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1266623~S9'''The Emerald Atlas'''] by John Stephens
  
'''Bud, Not Buddy'''
 
  
This was another hit. Kids liked the story and the craft was very popular (we made memory boxes to symbolize Bud's suitcase).
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SUMMER 2012
  
''J Horvath''
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?100+cupboards'''100 Cupboards'''] by Nathan D. Wilson
  
'''Everything on a Waffle'''
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?a+whole+nother+story'''A Whole 'Nother Story'''] by Soup
  
The kids thought it was a funny book and liked the main character, Primrose. The craft was "Everything on a Waffle" and some kids were adventurous and tried every candy available on their waffles. Other kids were grossed out.
 
  
Book Bugs Winter/Spring 2009 Preview:
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SPRING 2012
  
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1251085~S9 '''Where the Mountain Meets the Moon'''] by Grace Lin
  
''J DiCamillo''
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1189903~S9 '''Thief Lord'''] by Cornelia Funke
  
'''The Tale of Despereaux'''
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1073616~S9 '''Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH'''] by Robert C. O'Brien
  
  
''J Sachar''
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FALL 2011
  
'''Holes'''
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* [http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1260154~S9 '''The Ghost of Crutchfield Hall'''] by Mary Downing Hahn
  
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* [http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1262976~S9 '''A Tale Dark and Grimm'''] by Adam Gidwitz
  
''J Weeks''
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* [http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1216530~S9 '''From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler'''] by E.L. Konigsburg
  
'''So B. It'''
 
  
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SUMMER 2011
  
''J Collins''
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?gollywhopper+games '''The Gollywhopper Games'''] by Jody Feldman
  
'''Gregor the Overlander'''
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?strange+case+of+origami+yoda '''The Strange Case of Origami Yoda'''] by Tom Angleberger
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SUMMER 2009
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?letters+from+camp '''Letters from Camp'''] by Kate Klise
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?true+meaning+of+smekday '''The True Meaning of Smekday'''] by Adam Rex
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FALL 2009
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?so+you+want+to+be+a+wizard'''So You Want to Be a Wizard'''] by Diane Duane
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+looking+glass+wars'''The Looking Glass Wars'''] by Frank Beddor
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?peter+and+the+starcatchers'''Peter and the Starcatchers'''] by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson
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Revision as of 19:19, 8 January 2013

Article in Book Groups and Juvenile Fiction

The Book Bugs is a book group for grades 4 and 5 meeting every few weeks at Northside branch. We meet in order to discuss the book, snack, and play book trivia. It lasts for 45 minutes to an hour and is a lot of fun! Registration is required, as books are provided for the Book Bugs to keep.


BOOK BUGS BOOKS:

SPRING 2013


FALL 2012


SUMMER 2012


SPRING 2012


FALL 2011


SUMMER 2011


SUMMER 2009


FALL 2009

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