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Book Club

Sponsers:  Betsy Roth and Laura-Lee McCranie


Mission:  To foster a love of reading through participation in the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl competition.


Activities:  Students will meet regularly for practices and attend the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl competition in February.


Membership Requirements:  Must read Georgia Book Award nominee books and attend practices regularly.


Georgia Book Award Nominees 2014-2015

1. Appelt, Kathi. (2013).The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp. New York,NY: Atheneum

2. Burg, Ann. (2013).Sarafina's Promise. New York, NY: Scholastic.

3. Deedy, Carmen Agra. (2011).The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale.Atlanta,GA: Peachtree

4. Engle, Margarita. (2013). Mountain Dog. New York, NY: Henry Holt. 

5. Evans, Richard Paul. (2011).Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25. New York,NY: Simon Pulse/Mercury Ink.

6. Goldblatt, Mark. (2013).Twerp. New York, NY: Random House.

7. Grabenstein, Chris. (2013).Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library. New York,NY: Random House.

8. Hiaasen, Carl. (2012).Chomp. New York, NY: Random House.

9. Hunt, Lynda. (2012).One for the Murphys. New York, NY: Penguin.

10. Korman, Gordon. (2012).Ungifted. New York, NY: Balzer & Bray.

11. LaFleur, Suzanne. (2011).Eight Keys. New York, NY: Wendy Lamb.

12. Levine, Kristin. (2012).Lions of Little Rock. New York, NY: Putnam.

13. Lewis, John. (2013).March: Book 1. Marietta, GA: Top Shelf.

14. Leyson, Leon. (2013).The Boy in the Wooden Box. New York, NY: Atheneum.

15. Nielsen, Jennifer. (2012).The False Prince. New York, NY: Scholastic.

16. Sheinkin, Steve. (2013).Lincoln’s Grave Robbers. New York, NY: Scholastic.

17. Shurtliff, Liesl. (2013).Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin. New York,NY: Alfred A. Knopf.

18. Sloan, Holly. (2013).Counting by 7’s. New York, NY: Dial.

19. Turnage, Sheila. (2012).Three Times Lucky. New York, NY: Dial.

20. Vanderpool, Clare. (2013).Navigating Early. New York, NY: Delacorte.