Spring Break Home Survival Packet

To access ebooks/audiobooks

 
Activities
Scholastic Book Fest  (special e-event occurs on Thursday, April 2, between 12:00pm -2:00pm)
 
Access to Information
 
Book recommendations from our own AEC 4th-5th graders: 
Gaming/Science Fiction
1. Apex Legends (many authors)
2. Alex Rider series (Anthony Horowitz)
3. The Star Wars Survival Guide  (many authors)
 
Realistic Fiction
1. Blended (Ruth Draper)
2. All of Me (Chris Baron)
3. Someday Birds (Sally J. Pla)
4. Crossover (Kwame Alexander)
5. Frindle (Andrew Clements)
6. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (William Kamkwamba)
 
Fantasy/Dystopian 
1. Savvy (Ingrid Law)
2. Scumble (Ingrid Law)
3. Harry Potter (J.K. Rowling)
4. City of Ember (Jeanne DuPrau)
 
Mystery/Horror
1. The Great Shelby Holmes (Elizabeth Eulberg)
2. Brixton Brothers series (Mac Barnett)
3. Coraline (Neil Gaiman)
 
Graphic
1. Drama (Raina Telgemeier)
2. Brave, Awkward, and Crush (Berrybrook Middle School series, Svetlana Chmakova)
 
Nonfiction
1. Be More Yoda (Christian Blauvelt)
2. Any books about the Titanic
3. Cook books
4. Craft books
5. Animal books 
6. Art books 
 
Book recommendations as reviewed by School Library Journal, March 2020
 
Picture Books
Butler, Dori Hillestad. Dear Beast. illus. by Kevan Atteberry. Holiday House. 
Ellinas, Georghia. William Shakespeare’s The Tempest. illus. by Jane Ray. Candlewick. 
Garbutt, Loretta. A Stopwatch from Grampa. illus. by Carmen Mok. Kids Can. 
Khalil, Aya. The Arabic Quilt: An Immigrant Story. illus. by Anait Semirdzhyan. Tilbury House. 
Underwood, Deborah. Outside In. HMH. 
Valério, Geraldo. At the Pond. Groundwood. 
Yarlett, Emma. Beast Feast. Kane Miller. 
 

Middle Grade
Blankman, Anne. The Blackbird Girls. Viking. 
LeZotte, Ann Clare. Show Me a Sign. Scholastic. 
Morris, Chad & Shelly Brown. Willa and the Whale. Shadow Mountain. 
Park, Linda Sue. Prairie Lotus. HMH/Clarion. 
Ryon, Loriel. Into the Tall, Tall Grass. S. & S./Margaret K. McElderry Books. 
Stead, Rebecca. The List of Things That Will Not Change. Random/Wendy Lamb Books. 
Thin, Michelle Aung. Crossing the Farak River. Annick. 
 

YA
Atta, Dean. The Black Flamingo. HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray. 
Callender, Kacen. Felix Ever After. HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray. 
Gregorio, I.W. This Is My Brain in Love. Little, Brown. 
Hesse, Monica. They Went Left. Little, Brown. 
McSmith, Tobly. Stay Gold. HarperTeen. 
Salaysay, Cynthia. Private Lessons. Candlewick. 
Sanchez, Jenny Torres. We Are Not from Here. Philomel. 
 

Graphic Novels
Stilton, Geronimo & Elisabetta Dami. The Sewer Rat Stink. adapt. & illus. by Tom Angleberger. Scholastic. 
 

Nonfiction
Messner, Kate. The Next President: The Unexpected Beginnings and Unwritten Future of America’s Presidents. illus. by Adam Rex. Chronicle. 
Olson, Tod. Into the Clouds: The Race To Climb the World’s Most Dangerous Mountain. Scholastic Focus. 
Peterson, Christy. Into the Deep: Science, Technology, and the Quest To Protect the Ocean. Lerner/Twenty-First Century. 
Pheasant-Neganigwane, Karen. Powwow: A Celebration Through Song and Dance. Orca. 
 

Audio
Adeyemi, Tomi. Children of Virtue and Vengeance. Macmillan Audio. 
Sepetys, Ruta. The Fountains of Silence. Listening Library.
 
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