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The Rapunzels formed in the summer of 2008, and this wiki was first conceived of as a project for the Rapunzels! The Rapunzels formed in the summer of 2008, and this wiki was first conceived of as a project for the Rapunzels!
-===Rapunzels "Reads" of Summer 2008===+===Rapunzels "Reads" of Winter/Spring 2011===
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?westing+game The Westing Game] by Ellen Raskin+
-:"The Westing Game" is a mystery like none I've ever read. An awesome and sophisticated book really. I loved the true-to-life characters Ellen Raskin created, with all their quirks and weaknesses. This is a multi-layered story, which comments subtly on racism, female independence, snobbery, and greed. I tried keeping notes on the characters as I read, trying to figure out the murderer of Sam Westing, and the answer to the "Westing game" but gave that up after I'd accumulated several pages of notes. I didn't figure it out either until the author gave it away! Loved it! Littlegreenlibrarian 15:03, 7 June 2009 (EDT) +
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?true+confessions+of+charlotte+doyle The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle] by Avi+
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?belle+prater's+boy Bell Prater's Boy] by Ruth White+
-:This is one of my very favorite books ever. I loved getting to know Gypsy and Woodrow and their families in this book, and, like the characters of all great books, they will live on in my head always. This book is great for anyone aged 9 and up. I've known many adults who loved it. "Belle" deals with some issues universal to all humans, loss of an important person, the importance of looks, and the stories we tell ourselves in order to survive loss. Littlegreenlibrarian 20:05, 7 June 2009 (EDT) +
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?tom's+midnight+garden Tom's Midnight Garden] by Philippa Pearce.+
-===Rapunzel "Reads" of Summer 2009===+*January 20 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?tales+fourth+grade Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing] by Judy Blume
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?tuck+everlasting Tuck Everlasting] by Natalie Babbitt+
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?jacob+have+i+loved Jacob Have I Loved] by Katherine Paterson+
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?wolves+of+willoughby+chase The Wolves of Willoughby Chase] by Joan Aiken+
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?mixed+up+files+of+mrs+basil+e.+frankweiler The Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler]] by E.L. Konigsburg+
-::{{#ev:youtube|Vr4i1oVgJPc|300}} +
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?rodzina Rodzina] by Karen Cushman+*February 17 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?journey+river+sea Journey to the River Sea] by Eva Ibbotson
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?green+glass+sea The Green Glass Sea] by Ellen Klages+
-===Rapunzels "Reads" of Spring 2010===+*March 17 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?boston+jane+an+adventure Boston Jane: An Adventure] by Jennifer Holm
-The Rapunzels will meet the third Thursday of each month at 3:30 pm in the Greene County Library. Call the library for more information or to sign up. (434) 985-5227+*April 21 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?when+you+reach+me When You Reach Me] by Rebecca Stead
-*January 21 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?granny+torrelli+makes+soup Granny Torrelli Makes Soup] by Sharon Creech+*May 19 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?evolution+calpurnia The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate] by Jacqueline Kelly
-*February 18 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?+year+down+yonder+peck A Year Down Yonder] by Richard Peck+===Rapunzels "Reads" of Fall 2010===
-*March 18 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?the+secret+garden+burnett The Secret Garden] by Frances Hodgson Burnett+*September 16 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?view+from+saturday The View From Saturday] by E.L. Konigsburg
-*April 15 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?london+eye+mystery+dowd The London Eye Mystery] by Siobhan Dowd+*October 21 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?savvy++ingrid+law Savvy] by Ingrid Law
-*May 20 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?strawberry+girl+lenski Strawberry Girl] by Lois Lenski+*November 18 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?jade+dragon+marsden The Jade Dragon] by Carloyn Marsden
 + 
 +*December 16 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?fairy+tale+detectives The Fairy Tale Detectives (The Sisters Grimm, book 1)] by Michael Buckley
===Rapunzels "Reads" of Summer 2010=== ===Rapunzels "Reads" of Summer 2010===
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*August 19 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?single+shard A Single Shard] by Linda Sue Park *August 19 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?single+shard A Single Shard] by Linda Sue Park
-===Rapunzels "Reads" of Fall 2010===+===Rapunzels "Reads" of Spring 2010===
-*September 16 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?view+from+saturday The View From Saturday] by E.L. Konigsburg+The Rapunzels will meet the third Thursday of each month at 3:30 pm in the Greene County Library. Call the library for more information or to sign up. (434) 985-5227
-*October 21 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?savvy++ingrid+law Savvy] by Ingrid Law+*January 21 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?granny+torrelli+makes+soup Granny Torrelli Makes Soup] by Sharon Creech
-*November 18 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?jade+dragon+marsden The Jade Dragon] by Carloyn Marsden+*February 18 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?+year+down+yonder+peck A Year Down Yonder] by Richard Peck
-*December 16 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?fairy+tale+detectives The Fairy Tale Detectives (The Sisters Grimm, book 1)] by Michael Buckley+*March 18 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?the+secret+garden+burnett The Secret Garden] by Frances Hodgson Burnett
-===Rapunzels "Reads" of Winter/Spring 2011===+*April 15 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?london+eye+mystery+dowd The London Eye Mystery] by Siobhan Dowd
-*January 20 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?tales+fourth+grade Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing] by Judy Blume+*May 20 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?strawberry+girl+lenski Strawberry Girl] by Lois Lenski
-*February 17 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?journey+river+sea Journey to the River Sea] by Eva Ibbotson+===Rapunzel "Reads" of Summer 2009===
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?tuck+everlasting Tuck Everlasting] by Natalie Babbitt
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?jacob+have+i+loved Jacob Have I Loved] by Katherine Paterson
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?wolves+of+willoughby+chase The Wolves of Willoughby Chase] by Joan Aiken
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?mixed+up+files+of+mrs+basil+e.+frankweiler The Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler]] by E.L. Konigsburg
 +::{{#ev:youtube|Vr4i1oVgJPc|300}}
-*March 17 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?boston+jane+an+adventure Boston Jane: An Adventure] by Jennifer Holm+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?rodzina Rodzina] by Karen Cushman
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?green+glass+sea The Green Glass Sea] by Ellen Klages
-*April 21 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?when+you+reach+me When You Reach Me] by Rebecca Stead 
-*May 19 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?evolution+calpurnia The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate] by Jacqueline Kelly+===Rapunzels "Reads" of Summer 2008===
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?westing+game The Westing Game] by Ellen Raskin
 +:"The Westing Game" is a mystery like none I've ever read. An awesome and sophisticated book really. I loved the true-to-life characters Ellen Raskin created, with all their quirks and weaknesses. This is a multi-layered story, which comments subtly on racism, female independence, snobbery, and greed. I tried keeping notes on the characters as I read, trying to figure out the murderer of Sam Westing, and the answer to the "Westing game" but gave that up after I'd accumulated several pages of notes. I didn't figure it out either until the author gave it away! Loved it! Littlegreenlibrarian 15:03, 7 June 2009 (EDT)
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?true+confessions+of+charlotte+doyle The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle] by Avi
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?belle+prater's+boy Bell Prater's Boy] by Ruth White
 +:This is one of my very favorite books ever. I loved getting to know Gypsy and Woodrow and their families in this book, and, like the characters of all great books, they will live on in my head always. This book is great for anyone aged 9 and up. I've known many adults who loved it. "Belle" deals with some issues universal to all humans, loss of an important person, the importance of looks, and the stories we tell ourselves in order to survive loss. Littlegreenlibrarian 20:05, 7 June 2009 (EDT)
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?tom's+midnight+garden Tom's Midnight Garden] by Philippa Pearce.
 + 

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The Rapunzels formed in the summer of 2008, and this wiki was first conceived of as a project for the Rapunzels!

Contents

Rapunzels "Reads" of Winter/Spring 2011

Rapunzels "Reads" of Fall 2010

  • October 21 Savvy by Ingrid Law

Rapunzels "Reads" of Summer 2010

Rapunzels "Reads" of Spring 2010

The Rapunzels will meet the third Thursday of each month at 3:30 pm in the Greene County Library. Call the library for more information or to sign up. (434) 985-5227

Rapunzel "Reads" of Summer 2009


Rapunzels "Reads" of Summer 2008

"The Westing Game" is a mystery like none I've ever read. An awesome and sophisticated book really. I loved the true-to-life characters Ellen Raskin created, with all their quirks and weaknesses. This is a multi-layered story, which comments subtly on racism, female independence, snobbery, and greed. I tried keeping notes on the characters as I read, trying to figure out the murderer of Sam Westing, and the answer to the "Westing game" but gave that up after I'd accumulated several pages of notes. I didn't figure it out either until the author gave it away! Loved it! Littlegreenlibrarian 15:03, 7 June 2009 (EDT)
This is one of my very favorite books ever. I loved getting to know Gypsy and Woodrow and their families in this book, and, like the characters of all great books, they will live on in my head always. This book is great for anyone aged 9 and up. I've known many adults who loved it. "Belle" deals with some issues universal to all humans, loss of an important person, the importance of looks, and the stories we tell ourselves in order to survive loss. Littlegreenlibrarian 20:05, 7 June 2009 (EDT)
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