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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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Book Bugs Books:
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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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BOOK BUGS BOOKS:
  
The kids loved this book. They were intrigued by the mystery and thought that Turtle was a
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SPRING 2013
great main character.
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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
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* [http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1245063~S9'''Masterpiece'''] by Elise Broach
one of their favorite books of the ones we read. Most of the Book Bugs found
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Millicent to be entertaining with her socially awkward ways.
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''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
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SUMMER 2012
(we made memory boxes to symbolize Bud's suitcase).
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''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.


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