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Kids Corner Book Club

Kids Corner Book Club

On the first Wednesday of every month, Kids Corner librarian Joe Hilton joins us to talk books - and also announce that month's selection for the Kids Corner Book Club. You then have one month to read the book and share your review! You can submit your review below or just call during the next Bookmobile segment to share your thoughts on our monthly selection in the Kids Corner Book Club!

And be sure to visit the Kids Corner Bookmobile for more great reading suggestions!

The August Selection

Holes
by Louis Sachar

Middle-schooler Stanley Yelnats IV has been wrongfully accused and convicted of stealing a famous baseball player's valued sneakers and is sentenced to six months at a juvenile-detention center for a crime he didn't commit. Camp Green Lake is a correctional camp for bad boys, where the boys must dig holes, five feet deep by five feet across, in the dryTexas heat every day. Will Stanley make it out alive?   Grades 5-8

 

Previous Selections

2014
July: Little House On The Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
June: Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
May: Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild
April: Love That Dog by Sharon Creech
March: Lyddie by Katherine Paterson
February: Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
January: Agony of Alice by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

2013
December: Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
November: A Wrinkle In Time by Madeleine L’Engle
October: The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
September: Anastasia Has The Answers by Lois Lowry
August: Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark by Alvin Schwartz
July: Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume
June: Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
May: Dragonsong by Anne McCaffrey
April: Journey To The Center Of The Earth by Jules Verne
March: Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink
February: M.C. Higgins The Great by Virginia Hamilton
January: The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

2012
December: Mary Poppins by P. L. Travers
November: The Call Of The Wild by Jack London
October: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.L. Lewis
September: Ramona's World by Beverly Cleary
Summer: The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pene du Bois
June: The Wind In The Willows by Kenneth Grahame
May: 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea by Jules Verne
April: Where The Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
March: Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
February: The Chronicles of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg
January: Freaky Friday by Mary Rodgers

2011
December: The Tale Of Despereaux by Kate Dicamillo
November: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
October: The Witches by Roald Dahl
September: Harriet The Spy by Louise Fitzhugh
August: A Tale of Redwall: The Rogue Crew by Brian Jacques
July: Five Children And It by Edith Nesbit
June: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
May: Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
April: Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jone
March: Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers
February: no selection this month
January: The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

2010
December: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S. Lewis
November: The Borrowers by Mary Norton
October: The Golden Compass by Phillip Pullman
September: Matilda by Roald Dahl
August: Cirque Du Freak: The Saga of Darren Shan by Darren Sha
July: The Folk Keeper by Franny Billingsley
June: The Ruins of Gorlan #1 by John Flanagan
May: Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume
April: What’s The Weather Inside - Poems by Karma Wilson
March: Seekers: The Quest Begins by Erin Hunter
February: The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
January: The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm by Nancy Farmer

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