Chehalis Timberland Library
Summer 2015

Books that Deborah and Chad talked about included...

Larsen, Elizabeth Foy     
Unbored : the essential field guide to serious fun
Unbored is the most original, entertaining, and instructive all-in-one book for kids ever published--jam-packed with information, ideas, and activities for children and their parents to share together. Vibrantly designed and illustrated, it's crammed with activities that are not only fun and doable, but get kids engaged in the wider world--and provides information to expand their worldviews, too, inspiring them to learn more. Right at the age where kids start to disappear into various screens, U


Collins, Suzanne     
Gregor the Overlander
When eleven-year-old Gregor and his two-year-old sister are pulled into a strange underground world, they trigger an epic battle involving men, bats, rats, cockroaches, and spiders while on a quest foretold by ancient prophecy.


Doeden, Matt     
Malala Yousafzai : shot by the Taliban, still fighting for equal education


Gonick, Larry     
The cartoon guide to algebra
"Covers all of algebra's essentials-- including rational and real numbers, the number line, variables, expressions, laws of combination, linear and quadratic equations, rates, proportion, and graphing-- with clear, funny, and easy-to-understand illustrations"--Page 4 of cover.


Hoover, P J     
Tut : the story of my immortal life
Granted the gift of immortality by the gods, King Tut, living as an eighth-grader in Washington, D.C., has been stuck in middle school for ages and to make things worse, evil General Horemheb, in league with the Cult of Set, is seeking revenge for his 3,000-year imprisonment at Tut's hands.


Johnston, E K     
Prairie fire
Listen! For the song of Owen Thorskgard has a second verse. Every dragon slayer owes the Oil Watch a period of service, and young Owen was no exception. What made him different was that he did not enlist alone. His two closest friends stood with him shoulder to shoulder. Steeled by success and hope, the three were confident in their plan. And though Siobhan McQuaid was the first bard in a generation, she managed to forge a role for herself and herald Owen as a new kind of dragon slayer for a new


Johnston, E K     
The story of Owen : dragon slayer of Trondheim
In an alternate world where industrialization has caused many species of carbon-eating dragons to thrive, Owen, a slayer being trained by his famous father and aunt, and Siobahn, his bard, face a dragon infestation near their small town in Canada.


Maguire, Gregory     
Egg & spoon : a novel
An impoverished Russian country girl Elena Rudina and the aristocratic Ekatrina meet and set in motion an escapade that includes mistaken identity, a monk locked in a tower, a prince traveling incognito, and the witch Baba Yaga.


Wiles, Deborah     
Revolution
It's 1964 in Greenwood, Mississippi, and Sunny's town is being invaded by people from up north who are coming to help people register to vote. Her personal life isn't much better, as a new stepmother, brother, and sister are crowding into her life, giving her little room to breathe.--From publisher description.


Yolen, Jane     
Curse of the Thirteenth Fey : the true tale of Sleeping Beauty
Accident-prone, thirteen-year-old Gorse, the youngest fairy in her family, falls into a trap while on her way to the palace to bless the newborn princess, Talia, but arrives in time to give a gift which, although seemingly horrific, may prove to be a real blessing in this take-off on the classic tale of Sleeping Beauty.


  June 2015