PICTURE BOOKS/NOT JUST FOR LITTLE KIDS Incredible Cross-Sections. Stephen Biesty and Dear Parents and Family Members, Richard Platt The East Baton Rouge Parish School System and Leonardo da Vinci, Diane Stanley So You Want to Be President? Judith St. George community must encourage all students to be A Voice ofHer Own. The Story of Phillis Wheatley, avid readers. Our goal must be to ensure every Slave Poet, Kathryn Lasky student is a capable reader and to develop a love POETRY of reading. Let us encourage every child to read Carver: A Ufe in Poems, Marilyn Nelson Ego-Tripping and Other Poems for Young People, daily, read to and with them and promote reading Nikki Giovanni activities throughout our community. Poetry for Swimming Upstream, Kristme O'Connell George "Have you read to your child today?" is a question Rlmshots, Charles R. Smith, Jr. Technically It's Not My Fault: Concrete Poems, John we must ask ourselves daily. Grandits John Dilworth, Superintendent WANDERLUST/ DISCOVER WORLDS OUTSIDE LOUISIANA Baseball in April & Other Stories, Gary Sota East Baton Rouge Parish Public Libraries Becommg Naomi Leon. Pam Munoz Ryan Main Library Summer 201 1 Children of the River, Linda Crew 7711 Goodwood (225) 23 1-3740 Chinese Cinderella, Adeline Yen Mah http://www.ebr.lib.la.us/ Recommended Reading WHO SA YS FICTION ISN'T REAL? (BOOKS ABOUT REAL LIFE ISSUES) Baker Branch Greenwell Springs Road Grades 6-8 11 Birthdays, Wendy Mass 3501 Groom Road 11300 Greenwell Spnngs * (225) 778-5940 (225) 274-4440 Bird, Angela Johnson Boys are Dogs, Leslie Margolis Bluebonnet Branch Jones Creek Branch Brand-New Emily. Rue, Ginger 9200 Bluebonnet Boulevard 6222 Jones Creek Road * (225) 763-2240 (225) 756-1140 Click Here: to find out How I Survived the Seventh Library Services Department Grade. Denise Vega Carver Branch Pride-Chaneyvllle Branch Crash, Jerry Spinelli 720 Terrace Street 13600 Pride-Port Hudson Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key, Jack Gantos (225) 389-7440 (225) 658-1540 Jolted: Newton Starker's Rules for Survival. Central Branch River Center Branch Slade. Ant hony 11260 Joor Roa d 120 SI. Louis Street * (225) 262-2640 (225) 389-4967 Kimchi and Calamari, Rose Kent Schooled. Gordon Korman Delmont Gardens Branch Scotland ville Branch Secrets of My Hollywood Life, Jen Calonita 3351 Lorraine St. 7373 Scenic Highwa y Shark Girl, Kelly L. Bingham (225) 354-7050 (225) 354-7540 The Skin I'm In. Sharon Flake Eden Park Branch Zachary Branch So Totally Emily Ebers. Lisa Yee + 5131 Greenwell Springs Rd 1900 Church Street Sunrise over Fallujah, + (225) 231-3240 (225) 658-1860 A Truth Worth Tellin', Toni Teepell * + Waiting for Normal. Leslie Connor "You Are Here" What I Saw and How I Lied, Judy Blundell + John Dilworth. Superintendent All branches offer a Summer Reading Program for East Baton Rouge Parish School System ages 12 to 18 with activities and weekly prizes for + =8th grade selection reading including drawings. http://www.ebrschools.org * =LA Young Readers Choice Book 2011 ADVENTURE / SURVIVAL FOR JOCKS OR WOULD-BE JOCKS (SPORTS) HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS (LOu/SlANA Alex Rider series, Anthony Horowjtz Boy Who Saved Baseball, John Ritter SOUTHERN) haos Code, Justin Richards Double Dutch, Sharon Draper The Cottonmouth Club, Lance Marcum Peak, Roland Smith Football Genius, Tim Green Fiddle Fever, Sharon Arms Doucet The Young Man and the Sea, Rodman Philbrick The Stump town Kid, Carol Gorman Locked in Time, Lois Duncan BELIEVE IT OR NOT, LIFE EXISTED BEFORE YOU FOR KIDS WHO LOVE MA TH, SCIENCE & Ruined, Pau la Morris WERE BORN (Historical Fiction) COMPUTERS The Secret of Gumbo Grove, Eleanora Tate AI Capone Does My ShIrts, Gennifer Choldenko The Gadget, Paul Zindel When Zachary Beaver Came to Town, Kimberly Will,s Black Storm Comin', Diane Lee Wilson The Power of Un , Nancy Etchemendy Holt The Book Thief, Markus Zusak + Jean Craighead George - any novel HISTORY Elijah of Buxton, Christopher Paul Curtis Bodies from the Ash. James M. Deem Fire from the Rock, Sharon Draper FOR KIDS WHO LIKE READING AS MUCH AS THEY Thought My Soul Would Rise & Fly, Joyce Hansen LIKE TAKING TES TS INSPIRA TIONAL (SOUL FOOD) & HELP BOOKS The Shakespeare Stealer. Gary Blackwood + Bud, Not Buddy. Christopher Paul Curtis Ufe Strategies for Teens, Jay McGraw + Young Samurai: The Way of the Warrior. Chris Bradford Hatchet, Gary Paulsen A Rose for Melinda, Lurlene McDaniel or Scorpions. Walter Dean Myers + + Th e 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, Sean Covey *" The Outsiders, S E. Hinton CALLING ALL ANIMAL LOVERS Sixth Grade Gloomers, Narks and Me, IT'S A MYSTERY TO ME Cracker: The Best Dog in Vietnam, CynthIa Kadohata Lisa Papademetriou Candidate for Murder or Nightmare, Joan L. Nixon Gabriel's Horses, Alison Hart Diamonds in the Shadow, Caroline Cooney The Music of Dolphins, Karen Hesse GET REAL (BIOGRAPHIES / NON-FICTION) The Ghost in the Toka/do Inn, Dorothy & Thomas My Life In Dog Years, Gary Paulsen Aftila the Hun. Sean Stewart Price (A Wicked History series) Hoobler Shiloh series, Phyllis Reynolds Naylor Escape from Saigon: How a Vietnam War Orphan Invisible I (The Amanda Project Series Book 1), Stella Became an American Boy. Andrea Warren FOLKLORE / FAIRYTALES (ONCE UPON A TIME) Journey to the Bottomless Pit: The Story of Stephen Lennon * + Sammy Keyes series, Wendelin Van Draanen Beauty, Robin McKinley Bishop and Mammoth Cave, Elizabeth Mitchell Wilio Davis Roberts mysteries Briar Rose, Jane Yolen One More River to Cross: The Stories of Twelve Black Heir Apparent, Vivian Vande Velde Americans, James Haskins LAGNIAPPE (LOUISIA NA TALK FOR A LITTLE Just Ella, Margaret P. Haddix The Tarantula SCientist. Sy Montgomery SOMETHING EXTRA) The Magic Circle. Donna Jo Napoli Bloomability or Chasing Redbird. Sharon Creech Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow, Jessica Day George + GRAPHICALL Y SPEAKING (GRAPHIC NOVELS) Dear Mr. Henshaw or Strider, Beverly Cleary Bone series, Jeff Smith FOR DAYDREAMERS (FANTASY / SCIENCE Miracle's Boys, Malice, Wooding, Chris + FICTION / MYTHOLOGy) * The Schwa Was Here, Nela Sh usterman The AdVentures ofSir Givret the Short, Gerald Morris Poffy and the Pirates, Ted Naifeh + LAUGH OUT LOUD City of the Dead (The Haunting of Derek Stone Series Rapunze/'s Revenge, Shannon Hale Diary of a Wimpy Kid series book 1), Tony Abbott * Tokyo Mew Mew series, Mia Ikumi Dormia, Jake and Peter Kulawinski Halpern * Usagi Yojimbo series, Stan Sakai Dying to Meet You, Kate Klise * Double Identity, Margaret Peterson Haddix HEARTS & FLOWERS (ROMANCE) Heads or Tails, Jack Gantos Dragon Slippers, Jessica Day George Ai/-American Girl, Meg Cabot + Never Mind! A Twin Novel, Rachel Vail and Avi Dusssie, Nancy Springer Angel of Mercy, Lurlene McDaniel No More Dead Dogs, Gorclon Korman Found, Margaret Peterson Haddix (The Missing Series.l + lipped, Wendel in Van Draanen Schooled, Gordon Korman Gathering Blue, Lois Lowry Romiette & Julio, Sharon Draper The Teacher's Funeral: A Comedy, Richard Peck Th e Lightning Thief, Rick Riordan Starg/ri. Jerry Spinelli + NOT FOR SISSIES / BRAIN EXERCISE Long Shadows, Erin Hunter (the Warriors series) (CHALLENGING GREA TREADS, • Tire. Magic Thief, Sarah Prineas HAIR RAISERS / SPINE TINGLERS The Fellowship of the Ring, J. R. R. Tolkien The Pig Scrolls, by Paul Shipton The Boxes, William Sleator The Golden Compass, Philip Pullman + The Redwall series, Brian Jacques Closed for the Season, Mary Downing Hahn * + I Am the Cheese. Robert Cormier + Inkheart or Inkspell, Cornelia Funke Skellig, The Three Musketeers. Alexander Dumas + Storm Thief, Chris Wooding Seer of Shadows, Avi The Thief Lord, Cornelia Funke The View from Saturday, E. L. Konigsburg Wings, No. I, Jason Lethcoe *