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Flyleaf Books Summer Reading Program 2012
Go For the Gold with Flyleaf Books Summer Reading Program!
June 13th-August 17th
Join us with a salute to the Olympics as we spend our summer reading, reading, reading.
Registration fee: $5.00
Here’s how it works: (Also, you can print out the info sheets from the PDF files below)
Visit Flyleaf Books and sign up for the Summer Reading Program (ages 3+). We’ll give you your first scorecard as well as a Summer Reading Guide.
Go for the Bronze!
Read 8 books and write down the titles and your score on the card. When you’ve reached your goal, come to see us and earn a special prize, plus a coupon for a free Luna Pop from Foster’s. We’ll also give you your next scorecard.
Go for the Silver!
Read 8 more books (for 16 total) and fill out your card. Visit us again to receive another prize and a coupon for 10% off any new book. Receive your final scorecard.
Go for the Gold!
Read 8 more books (for 24 total). You’ve done it! Turn in your card and we’ll shower you with praise, a coupon for 20% off a new book, and a special goodie.
Celebrate your Reading Success at our special Medals Ceremony party on Friday, August 17th at 6:30. We’ll play some games, eat some snacks, and give out medals.
Go For the Gold Summer Reading Guide
As a member of the 2012 Flyleaf Summer Readers,
you receive 20% off these suggested titles.
Dragons Love Tacos: This scrumptious read-aloud
has a whole lot of kick!
Dragons love tacos. They love chicken tacos, beef tacos, great big tacos, and teeny tiny tacos. So if you want to lure a bunch of dragons to your party, you should definitely serve tacos. Buckets and buckets of tacos. Unfortunately, where there are tacos, there is also salsa.
Dial Books $16.99 hc picture book 9780803736801
1-2-3 Peas: Meet the peas--the 1-2-3 Peas! Come along as they count from one to one hundred in this pea-filled picture book that's packed with bright, bold numbers and playful number-themed scenes. These tiny green mathematicians will have young readers everywhere calling for more peas, please! Follow-up to one of our favorites, LMNO Peas.
Beach Lane Books (S&S) hc picture book $16.99 9781442445512
A Home for Bird: New Staff Favorite! While out foraging for interesting things, Vernon finds a new friend - a small blue bird who is curiously silent. Vernon shows Bird the river and the forest and some of his other favorite things, but Bird says nothing. Vernon introduces Bird to his friends, but Bird still says nothing. "Bird is shy," says Vernon, "but also a very good listener." The two set off on a journey to help find a home for Bird.
Roaring Brook Press hc picture book $16.99 9781596437111
My No, No, No Day: We’ve all had days like Bella’s! From the moment she wakes up, her day goes wrong. She hates her breakfast egg, she won't share, she has a hurting foot, her supper is too hot, and her bath is too cold. And then it's no, no, no to bedtime. But at last a yawn, a story, and a kiss from mother end the day, with the promise of a cheerful tomorrow.
Viking Children’s Books hc picturebook $16.99 9780670014057
Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore: "Morris Lessmore loved words. He loved stories. He loved books. But every story has its upsets." Everything in Morris Lessmore's life, including his own story, is scattered to the winds. But the power of story will save the day. Stunningly brought to life by William Joyce, one of the preeminent creators in children's literature.
Atheneum Books for Young Readers hc picture book $17.99 9781442457027
Lone Bean: Bean Gibson is so excited about the first day of third grade, not even her mean older sisters, Rose and Gardenia, can bring her down. But Bean's year gets off to a bad start--her best friend, Carla, has made a new best friend, and Bean has to begin music lessons. Bean hates third grade! An entertaining read about spunky Bean Gibson and how she learns what it means to be a good friend. And that it's possible to have more than one.
Amistad Press hc $15.99 9780061660115
Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth: Nancy Clancy is growing up and ready for a whole new adventure . . . in her chapter book debut! Nancy and her best friend, Bree, have everything they need to solve a mystery, from their totally professional trench coats to their top-secret code. But when crime strikes in their classroom, will these super sleuths be able to crack the case?
HarperCollins hc $9.99 9780062082930
Captain Awesome To the Rescue: Eight-year-old Eugene McGillicudy is an imaginative boy who loves comic books and superheroes. When the McGillicudy family relocates to a new town called Sunnyview, Eugene starts a new school, finds a best friend, and even finds time to defend his toys from his two-year-old little sister, Molly! Luckily for Sunnyview, Captain Awesome is there to protect the town from a hilarious cast of comical "bad guys."
Little Simon pb $4.99 9781442435612
Andrew Henry’s Meadow: A classic reissue that I’ve flipped for! Andrew Henry is the middle sibling--and always by himself. He doesn't mind too much, because he's an inventor. But when Andrew Henry's family doesn't appreciate him or his inventions, he decides to run away. Many children in the neighborhood feel the same way and follow him to his meadow, where he builds each of his friends a unique house of their very own. Soon everyone realizes it’s more fun to be together!
Philomel Books hc $14.99 9780399256080
Clementine and the Family Meeting: Clementine's having a nervous breakdown. The FAMILY MEETING! sign is up in her house, and she just knows she's in trouble for something. Has she been too mean to her little brother? Too sloppy? Eating too much junk food?Unfortunately, her parents won't reveal anything before the meeting. As far as Clementine is concerned, the agenda should be something like: "We're getting a gorilla."
Hyperion Books pb $5.99 9781423124368
Middle Grade (9-12):
Deadweather and Sunrise: Chronicles of Egg #1: Thirteen-year-old Eggbert, a planter's son on a pirate-infested Caribbean island chain, running for his life in a bewildering world of cutthroat pirates, villainous businessmen, and strange Native legends. The only people who can help him sort out the mystery of why he's been marked for death are Millicent and a one-handed, possibly deranged cabin boy.
Putnam Publishing Group hc $16.99 9780399257858
The Secret Tree: After sixth grader Minty discovers a secret tree with a hollow trunk that holds the secrets of everyone in the neighborhood, Raymond, a new boy drawn to the tree and Minty start watching their neighbors and families to discover whose secret is whose. Watch out for Man-Bat, Witch Lady and Crazy Ike. A delightful, fun summer read.
Scholastic Press hc $16.99 9780545334792
Spy School: Can an undercover nerd become a superstar secret agent? Maybe not, but it'll be fun to watch him try! Ben Ripley may only be in middle school, but he's already pegged his dream job: C.I.A. or bust. Because of his innate nerdiness, Ben is not surprised when he is recruited for a magnet school with a focus on science--but he's shocked to discover that the school is actually a front for a junior C.I.A. academy. Could the C.I.A. really want "him"?
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers hc $15.99 9781442421820
Wonder: If you only read one book this summer, make this the one! August Pullman was born with a facial deformity that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid--but his new classmates can't get past Auggie's extraordinary face. Auggie is a hero to root for, a diamond in the rough who proves that you can't blend in when you were born to stand out.
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers hc $15.99 9780375869020
Classroom (The Epic Documentary of a Not-Yet-Epic Kid): A documentary crew has descended upon Westside Middle School to detail the life of an average seventh grader and his classmates. What they uncover, though, is far from average. Trevor Jones has been preparing for the start of seventh grade his entire summer. But he is NOT ready for the news his best friend, Libby, drops on him at the bus stop: he needs to branch out and make new friends. Oh, and he must ask a girl to the fall dance. By the end of the day.
Hyperion hc $12.99 9781423150633
Young Adult: (12+):
Shadow and Bone: Surrounded by enemies, the once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters who feast on human flesh. Now its fate may rest on the shoulders of one lonely refugee. Alina is that girl.
Henry Holt & Company hc $17.99 9780805094596
Never Fall Down: When soldiers arrive at his hometown in Cambodia, Arn is just a kid, dancing to rock 'n' roll, hustling for spare change, and selling ice cream with his brother. But after the soldiers march the entire population into the countryside, his life is changed forever. Based on the true story of Arn Chorn-Pond, this is an achingly raw and powerful novel about a child of war who becomes a man of peace.
Balzer & Bray/ Harperteen hc $17.99 9780061730931
Tokyo Heist: After a high-profile art heist of three van Gogh drawings in her home town of Seattle, 16-year-old Violet Rossi finds herself in Japan with her artist father, searching for the related van Gogh painting. Her search for the missing van Gogh takes her from the Seattle Art Museum, to the yakuza-infested streets of Tokyo, to a secluded inn in Kyoto.
Viking Children’s Books hc $17.99 9780670013326
Insignia: Tom, a 14-year-old genius at virtual reality games, is recruited by the United States military to begin training at the Pentagon Spire as a Combatant in World War III, controlling the mechanized drones that do the actual fighting off-planet. Life at the Spire holds everything that Tom's always wanted--friends, the possibility of a girlfriend, and a life where his every action matters--but what will it cost him?
Katherine Tegen Books hc $17.99 9780062092991
Forsaken: After the formation of the United Northern Alliance--a merger of Canada, the United States, and Mexico into one nation--16-year-old Alenna is sent to an desolate prison island called The Wheel, for teenagers believed to be predisposed to violence. Alenna is forced to deal with civil wars for land ownership and machines that snatch kids out of their makeshift homes. Desperate, she and the other prisoners concoct a potentially fatal plan to flee the island.
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers hc $16.99 9781442432659
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