Thursday, June 14, 2012
Patch has teamed up with James Patterson’s READKIDDOREAD program to bring you reading lists for every age.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Looking for a great book to read this summer? This list of books has something for everyone – adventure, magic, smart kids, and amazing kids. Read one, or read ‘em all – post your thoughts in the comments. Or, if we missed your favorite book, tell us in the comments! Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos Two months of being grounded during summer vacation change Jack Gantos’ life forever. Especially since it involves the mysterious chore of typing obituaries for his intriguing neighbor. Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to Not Reading by Tommy Greenwald What happens when Charlie Joe Jackson, the most reluctant reader EVER has to actually read a book? Big Nate in a Class by Himself (Big Nate series) by Lincoln Peirce Things don’t always go your …
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Patch has teamed up with James Patterson’s READKIDDOREAD program to bring you reading lists for every age. If you’re looking for some great summer reading options, check this list of “Terrific Transitional” books from James Patterson. These books are gea
Looking for a great book to read with your kids this summer? This list will help you transition from illustrated kids books to books your kids will love to read independently. Read one, or read ‘em all – post your thoughts in the comments. Or, if we missed your favorite book, tell us in the comments! Pirate vs. Pirate: The Terrific Tale of a Big, Blustery Maritime Match by Mary Quattlebaum The biggest boy pirate and the maddest girl pirate face-off in a series of competitions and then find themselves falling in love! Bad Kitty Gets a Bath (Bad Kitty series) by Nick Bruel When you give a bath to Bad Kitty, you need, among other things, soap, a towel and a suit of armor. Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish and illustrated by Fritz Siebel Learn…
Thursday, December 22, 2011
Patch lists the top 10 books read by adults and children in Prince George's County Memorial Library System in 2011.
Prince George’s County residents were reading the classics and books in series this year, according to circulation numbers from the county's public library system. Robin Jacobsen, of the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System, compiled the lists of the top 10 books in circulation for adults and children. Here’s what was popular in 2011 for Adults: "Patterson continues to dominate, but young adult titles from Suzanne Collins pop up and the 'Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' and the 'Twilight' trio linger," Jacobsen writes. "Classics to fill the high school students’ needs will always be strong." Here's what made the cut for children: And the bonus book: "The Song That Never Ends," by Steven Banks at 506. "This year the Wimpy Kid rules…