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Can you recommend a great book for this summer?

After our discussion in class today, let’s get a great list of books going for summer reading.  What is a book or books you would recommend to your fellow classmates?  Why do you like this book or author?  What books are you planning to read this summer?  Please post your comment.

Mrs. McC.

17 Responses to “Can you recommend a great book for this summer?”

  1. Hi, it’s Abby and Brooke! Here are our recommendations for books to read during the summer.

    First, you HAVE to read the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. Our Jr. Great Books teacher gave us a list of recommendations. Here it is:

    Olive’s Ocean – by Kevin Henkes
    Pictures of Hollis Woods – by Patricia Reilly Giff
    So B. It – by Sarah Weeks
    When Zachary Beaver Came to Town – by Kimberly Willis Holt
    Yellow Star – by Jennifer Roy
    Mick Harte was Here – by Barbara Park
    I Am the Ice Worm – by MaryAnn Easley

    Oh, and one more thing. JR. GREAT BOOKS ROCKS!!! 🙂

    – Abby S. and Brooke

  2. hhaarryy ppootttteerr

  3. I like Harry Potter andit is good

  4. harry potter

  5. I think you guys should read these books!Olives Ocean-by Kevin Henkes,Pictures of Hollis Woods-by Patricia Reilly Giff,So B.It-by Sarah Weeks,When Zachary Beaver Came to Town-by Kimberly Willis Holt,Yellow Star-by Jennifer Roy,Mick Harte Was Here-by Barbara Park,I Am The Ice Worm-by MaryAnn Easley.I have not read these books,but my juinior great books told us about them.they look really good!Enjoy!

  6. My favorite book serious are Amazing Days of Abby Hayes,and all kinds of other books. Books I am planning to read this summer are…. I don’t really know. I do like to read, and remember, you can get smarter! 🙂

  7. I FORGOT ONE!! I love the JR.GREAT BOOKS STORIES!!

  8. MY FAV. BOOKS ARE THE JUNIE.B.JONES BOOKS BECAUSE
    WHEN I WAS SIX OR SEVEN,I WAS EXACALLY LIKE JUNIE.B.JONES!I ALSO RECOMMEND BABY SITTERS CLUB
    FOR ALL THE WONDERFULL LITTLE GIRLS!BUT,FOR BOYS
    I RECOMMEND STAR WARS,HARRY POTTER,HOT WHEELS,AND
    EXPECEALY SCARY STORYS AND WHAT~NOT!!

    HAVE A AWSOME 4TH GRADE YEAR!!

    LOVE,RAVEN

  9. i think summmmer books 🙂

  10. i like the book the library card.

  11. hey guys you should read the Narnia series

  12. I’m planning to read the Misty Of Chincoteague series. The books in the series are about 300 pages long and have smallprint. I recomend this book because it is full of problem solving and is a goood book for readers by the age of 10 or older. If you’er interested in it read it!!!

  13. Michian chillers! Michigan chillers are the best books in the world. They are scary and fun. htis books aregoing to give you a thill!

  14. the
    book I woud recommend is Dairy of a Wimpy kid. it is a very good book, so I think you should read it!

  15. I say a great book would be the spiderwick sereis

  16. Over the summer when it’s raining and you have noting to do pull out a book.some great series to read are Star Wars,The American Girl series, The Amazing Days Of Abby Hays,Full House,Hary Potter,Little House On The Prarie, and Mary-Kate and Ashley Mysteries. Some great Chapter books are Mick Harte Was Here,Loser, Dear Mom Your Ruining My Life,Bud Not Buddy, Deenie,Otherwise Known As Shelia The Great,Tales Of A Fourth Grade Nothing,Double Fudge,Superfudge,Fudge-A-Mania,Soupy Saturdays With The Pain And The Great One,Iggie’s House,Staring Sally J. Freedman As Herself,Then Again Maybe I Won’t,Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret,It’s Not The End Of The World,and Freckle Juice. Don’t forget the reading program at library. Have fun!!!!:)

  17. Usually I will find out what book famous people has read, what are their favorite books, hope that any book which bring influence on them, will bring good influence on me too.. also, as famous n successful people combined with their experience, I’m sure they have better taste on their choice too.

    Stephen King’s Favorite:
    This Book Will Save Your Life by A. M. Homes
    Saturday by Ian McEwan
    The Mad Cook of Pymatuning: A Novel by Christopher Lehmann-Haupt
    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
    The Tenderness of Wolves: A Novel by Stef Penney
    When Will There Be Good News?: A Novel by Kate Atkinson

    J.K. Rowling’s Favorite:
    The Five Red Herrings by Dorothy L. Sayers
    I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith
    Skellig by David Almond
    The Woman Who Walked into Doors by Roddy Doyle

    Jeffrey Eugenides, author, Pulitzer prize winner
    “Herzog,” by Saul Bellow
    “Love in a Fallen City,” by Eileen Chang
    “The Lay of the Land,” by Richard Ford

    Oprah Winfrey’s Favorite:
    White Oleander by Janet Fitch
    The Color Purple by Alice Walker
    A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
    The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
    To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
    The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
    The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

    For complete list visit http://www.famouspal.com


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