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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, 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, as books are provided for the Book Bugs to keep. Meetings for Winter/Spring 2009 will take place on Thursdays at 4:00.
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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.
  
*[http://166.61.234.92/search/t?the+westing+game'''The Westing Game'''] by Ellen Raskin (met September 6)
 
  
This is a great book! An odd assortment of characters are forced to get to know one another when a mysterious millionaire dies, leaving his money to the one who can solve his murder. Turtle, the unlikely heroine of the novel, is fantastic and it is interesting to see the changes in each of the characters.
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BOOK BUGS BOOKS:
  
*[http://166.61.234.92/search/t?charlie+and+the+chocolate+factory'''Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'''] by Roald Dahl (met September 27)
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SPRING 2014
  
Sweet, soft-spoken Charlie wants desperately to tour Willy Wonka's chocolate factory. He gets his wish when he finds a golden ticket! What will happen at the chocolate factory? 
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* [http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1153501~S9'''Book of Three'''] by Lloyd Alexander
  
*[http://166.61.234.92/search/t?millicent+min+girl+genius'''Millicent Min, Girl Genius'''] by Lisa Yee (met October 18)
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* [http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1055459~S9'''Jim Ugly'''] by Sid Fleischman
  
Millicent Min has never had a real friend. People either use her or want nothing to do with her when they find out that she is a certified genius. This summer could be different. Her mother has made her join the volleyball team and a new girl named Emily seems genuinely interested in being Millicent's friend. Will this remain true when she learns Millicent is a genius? Told in journal entries in the voice of Millicent, this is a highly entertaining read.
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* [http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1102404~S9'''The Wanderer'''] by Sharon Creech
  
*[http://166.61.234.92/search/t?bud+not+buddy'''Bud, Not Buddy'''] by Christopher Paul Curtis (met November 8)
 
  
Set in Michigan during the Great Depression, young Bud is a likable character with his share of difficulties. After escaping his awful foster family, Bud decides to search for the man he believes is his real father and hopefully find a home.
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FALL 2013
  
*[http://166.61.234.92/search/t?everything+on+a+waffle'''Everything on a Waffle'''] by Polly Horvath (met November 29)
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* [http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1158464~S9'''Phantom Tollbooth'''] by Norton Juster
  
Primrose's parents have been lost at sea and Primrose is the only person in town who seems to think that they will return. Follow her on her adventures as she learns about life in unexpected ways. Recipes are included throughout the book.
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* [http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1203517~S9'''Westing Game'''] by Ellen Raskin
  
Book Bugs Winter/Spring 2009 Preview:
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* [http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1233946~S9'''Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos'''] by Robin LaFevers
  
*[http://166.61.234.92/search/t?the+tale+of+despereaux'''The Tale of Despereaux'''] by Kate DiCamillo  (will meet February 5 at 4:00)
 
  
Despereaux Tilling is a tiny mouse with unusual talents and he is desperately in love with Princess Pea. Roscuro is a rat set on having revenge, with the Princess as his target. Miggery Sow is a girl longing to be a princess. Their stories intertwine in this Newbery Award winning tale.
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SUMMER 2013
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*[http://166.61.234.92/search/t?holes'''Holes'''] by Louis Sachar (will meet February 26 at 4:00)
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*[http://166.61.234.92/search/t?so+b+it'''So B. It'''] by Sarah Weeks (will meet April 2 at 4:00)
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* [http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1163978~S9'''Holes'''] by Louis Sachar
  
*[http://166.61.234.92/search/t?gregor+the+overlander'''Gregor the Overlander'''] by Suzanne Collins (will meet April 30 at 4:00)
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* [http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1245060~S9'''Zorgamazoo'''] by Robert Paul Weston
  
Book Bugs Summer 2009 Preview:
 
  
For the summer session of Book Bugs, the group will meet specified Fridays at 2:00
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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
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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
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* [http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1042226~S9'''Journey to the River Sea'''] by Eva Ibbotson
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FALL 2012
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* [http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1275071~S9'''The One and Only Ivan'''] by Katherine Applegate
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* [http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1245063~S9'''Masterpiece'''] by Elise Broach
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* [http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1266623~S9'''The Emerald Atlas'''] by John Stephens
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SUMMER 2012
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?100+cupboards'''100 Cupboards'''] by Nathan D. Wilson
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?a+whole+nother+story'''A Whole 'Nother Story'''] by Soup
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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
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1189903~S9 '''Thief Lord'''] by Cornelia Funke
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1073616~S9 '''Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH'''] by Robert C. O'Brien
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FALL 2011
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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
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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
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SUMMER 2011
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?gollywhopper+games '''The Gollywhopper Games'''] by Jody Feldman
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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 2010
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1229835~S9 '''The Lightning Thief'''] by Rick Riordan
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1253477~S9 '''11 Birthdays'''] by Wendy Mass
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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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SPRING 2009
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* The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
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* Holes by Louis Sachar
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* So B. It by Sarah Weeks
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* Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins
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FALL 2008
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* The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
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* Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
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* Millicent Min, Girl Genius by Lisa Lee
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* Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
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* Everything on a Waffle by Polly Horvath
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Latest revision as of 19:25, 18 April 2014

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 2014


FALL 2013


SUMMER 2013


SPRING 2013


FALL 2012


SUMMER 2012


SPRING 2012


FALL 2011


SUMMER 2011


SUMMER 2010


SUMMER 2009


FALL 2009


SPRING 2009

  • The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
  • Holes by Louis Sachar
  • So B. It by Sarah Weeks
  • Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins


FALL 2008

  • The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
  • Millicent Min, Girl Genius by Lisa Lee
  • Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
  • Everything on a Waffle by Polly Horvath

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