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Article in [[:Category:Book Groups|Book Groups]], [[:Category:Young Adult Fiction]] and  [[:Category:Juvenile Fiction]].
 
Article in [[:Category:Book Groups|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.  
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''Note:  The Sharks of Greene County Library used to be 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 Beginning in the summer of 2013, Sharks now runs year 'round and meets monthly on the first Saturday of the month from 2 to 3:30 pm.
  
Here are the books the Sharks read in Summer 2008:
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===Sharks Summer 2007 Reading List===
*[[The Phantom Tollbooth]] by Norton Juster
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?stormbreaker+horowitz Stormbreaker] by Anthony Horowitz
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:This is book 1 of the series [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?alex+rider+adventure An Alex Rider Adventure]
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:See [[If You Liked Stormbreaker|other books that read like this.]]
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?treasure+island Treasure Island] by Robert Louis Stevenson
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?hoot+hiaasen Hoot] by Carl Hiaasen
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*[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
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===Sharks Summer 2008 Reading List===
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*[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)  
 
: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)  
*[[The Education of Robert Nifkin]] by Daniel Pinkwater
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?education+of+robert+nifkin The Education of Robert Nifkin] by Daniel Pinkwater
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?great+train+robbery The Great Train Robbery] by Michael Crichton
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: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
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?extraordinary+adventures+of+alfred+kropp The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp] by Richard Yancey
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===Sharks Summer 2009 Reading List===
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?invention+of+hugo+cabret The Invention of Hugo Cabret: a Novel in Words and Pictures] by Brian Selznick
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?kidnapped+robert+louis+stevenson Kidnapped]by Robert Louis Stevenson
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?alabama+moon Alabama Moon]] by Watt Key
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?london+eye+mystery The London Eye Mystery] by Siobhan Dowd
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?castaways+of+the+flying+dutchman Castaways of the Flying Dutchman] by Brian Jacques
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?lightning+thief The Lightning Thief] by Rick Riordan
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: This is book 1 of series [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?percy+jackson+&+the+olympians Percy Jackson & the Olympians]
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===Sharks Summer 2010 Reading List===
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?mudshark Mudshark]by Gary Paulsen
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?maniac+magee Maniac Magee]] by Jerry Spinelli
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?name+of+this+book+is+secret The Name of This Book is Secret] by Pseudonymous Bosch
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?holes+sachar Holes] by Louis Sachar
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?trouble+last Trouble Don't Last] by Shelley Pearsall
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?chasing+vermeer Chasing Vermeer] by Blue Balliett
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===Sharks Summer 2011 Reading List===
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?aladdin Aladdin]by Unknown
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?no+talking No Talking]] by Andrew Clements
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?lunch+money Lunch Money]] by Andrew Clements
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?single-shard A Single Shard]] by Linda Sue Park
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?eagle+of+the+ninth The Eagle of the Ninth]] by Rosemary Sutcliff
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?series+of+unfortunate+events A Series of Unfortunate Events]] by Lemony Snicket
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===Sharks Summer 2012 Reading List===
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?SEARCH=leviathan+scott+westerfeld  '''Leviathan'''] by Scott Westerfeld
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=mouse+that+roared  '''The Mouse That Roared'''] by Leonard Wibberly
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?SEARCH=great+brain+john+fitzgerald  '''The Great Brain'''] by John D. Fitzgerald
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?SEARCH=call+of+the+wild+jack+london  '''The Call of the Wild'''] by Jack London
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===Sharks 2013 Reading List===
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*July 6  [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=sign+of+the+beaver  '''The Sign of the Beaver'''] by Elizabeth George Speare
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*August 3  [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?SEARCH=hatchet+gary+paulsen  '''Hatchet'''] by Gary Paulsen
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*September 7  [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?SEARCH=boom!+mark+haddon  '''BOOM!''''] by Mark Haddon 
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*[[The Great Train Robbery]] by Michael Crichton
 
  
*[[The Extraordinary Adventure of Alfred Kropp]] by Rick Yancey
 
  
 
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Revision as of 20:23, 12 July 2013

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

Note: The Sharks of Greene County Library used to be 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 Beginning in the summer of 2013, Sharks now runs year 'round and meets monthly on the first Saturday of the month from 2 to 3:30 pm.

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

Sharks Summer 2012 Reading List

Sharks 2013 Reading List