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-Article in [[:Category:Book Groups|Book Groups]] and [[:Category:Young Adult Fiction]].+Article in [[:Category:Book Groups|Book Groups]], [[:Category:Young Adult Fiction]] and [[:Category:Juvenile Fiction]].
-The "Sharks" of Greene County Library read these books, which except for the first one (chosen in advance for the first meeting), were picked by the guys from a slate of five choices. Click on the title to go to a page where the Sharks themselves may tell how they felt about the books. +''Note: The Sharks of Greene County Library is an eight week summer book and activity club for guys aged 9 - 14, run by guys. The Sharks was formed in the summer of 2007.
-''Note: the Sharks club is composed of guys aged 10 - 14, but half of the books they read fall into the young adult category, so that's why this page is in the young adult fiction section. "The Phantom Tollbooth" is actually usually in juvenile fiction and "The Great Train Robbery" is adult fiction.''+===Sharks Summer 2007 Reading List===
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?stormbreaker+horowitz Stormbreaker] by Anthony Horowitz
 +:This is book 1 of the series [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?alex+rider+adventure An Alex Rider Adventure]
 +:See [[If You Liked Stormbreaker|other books that read like this.]]
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?treasure+island Treasure Island] by Robert Louis Stevenson
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?hoot+hiaasen Hoot] by Carl Hiaasen
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?princess+bride The princess bride : S. Morgenstern's classic tale of true love and high adventure ; the 'good parts' version abridged] by William Goldman
 +===Sharks Summer 2008 Reading List===
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?phantom+tollbooth The Phantom Tollbooth] by Norton Juster
 +:I loved this when I was a schoolchild and still love it as an adult. Yes, the people "eating their words" and the half-child are blow-milk-out-your-nose funny, but they remind us that our words do have consequences and statistics can be hard to interpret and can be used to mislead as well as inform. --Bbjoring 19:01, 4 June 2009 (EDT)
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?education+of+robert+nifkin The Education of Robert Nifkin] by Daniel Pinkwater
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?great+train+robbery The Great Train Robbery] by Michael Crichton
 +:This book is really an adult book. It is good, but there are sections that could be controversial for some in this age group.--TomW, 21 Oct 2009
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?extraordinary+adventures+of+alfred+kropp The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp] by Richard Yancey
 +===Sharks Summer 2009 Reading List===
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?invention+of+hugo+cabret The Invention of Hugo Cabret: a Novel in Words and Pictures] by Brian Selznick
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?kidnapped+robert+louis+stevenson Kidnapped]by Robert Louis Stevenson
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?alabama+moon Alabama Moon]] by Watt Key
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?london+eye+mystery The London Eye Mystery] by Siobhan Dowd
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?castaways+of+the+flying+dutchman Castaways of the Flying Dutchman] by Brian Jacques
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?lightning+thief The Lightning Thief] by Rick Riordan
 +: This is book 1 of series [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?percy+jackson+&+the+olympians Percy Jackson & the Olympians]
-*[[The Phantom Tollbooth]] by Norton Juster+===Sharks Summer 2010 Reading List===
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?mudshark Mudshark]by Gary Paulsen
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?maniac+magee Maniac Magee]] by Jerry Spinelli
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?name+of+this+book+is+secret The Name of This Book is Secret] by Pseudonymous Bosch
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?holes+sachar Holes] by Louis Sachar
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?trouble+last Trouble Don't Last] by Shelley Pearsall
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?chasing+vermeer Chasing Vermeer] by Blue Balliett
-*[[The Education of Robert Nifkin]] by Daniel Pinkwater+===Sharks Summer 2011 Reading List===
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?aladdin Aladdin]by Unknown
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?no+talking No Talking]] by Andrew Clements
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?lunch+money Lunch Money]] by Andrew Clements
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?single-shard A Single Shard]] by Linda Sue Park
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?eagle+of+the+ninth The Eagle of the Ninth]] by Rosemary Sutcliff
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?series+of+unfortunate+events A Series of Unfortunate Events]] by Lemony Snicket
-*[[The Great Train Robbery]] by Michael Crichton 
-*[[The Extraordinary Adventure of Alfred Kropp]] by Rick Yancey 
[[Category:Young Adult Fiction]] [[Category:Young Adult Fiction]]
[[Category:Book Groups]] [[Category:Book Groups]]
 +[[Category:Juvenile Fiction]]

Revision as of 21:34, 21 September 2011

Article in Book Groups, Category:Young Adult Fiction and Category:Juvenile Fiction.

Note: The Sharks of Greene County Library is an eight week summer book and activity club for guys aged 9 - 14, run by guys. The Sharks was formed in the summer of 2007.

Contents

Sharks Summer 2007 Reading List

This is book 1 of the series An Alex Rider Adventure
See other books that read like this.

Sharks Summer 2008 Reading List

I loved this when I was a schoolchild and still love it as an adult. Yes, the people "eating their words" and the half-child are blow-milk-out-your-nose funny, but they remind us that our words do have consequences and statistics can be hard to interpret and can be used to mislead as well as inform. --Bbjoring 19:01, 4 June 2009 (EDT)
This book is really an adult book. It is good, but there are sections that could be controversial for some in this age group.--TomW, 21 Oct 2009

Sharks Summer 2009 Reading List

This is book 1 of series Percy Jackson & the Olympians

Sharks Summer 2010 Reading List

Sharks Summer 2011 Reading List

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