Silverberg Book Reading Club

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Silverberg Book Reading Club

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  • Date: July 6 - August 24 (8 Weeks)

  • Time: Saturdays, 3:15 - 4:15pm

  • Grade: 1-3 | 4-7

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WHAT WE DO: 

(1) A quick introduction to the book
(2) First thoughts about the book, the cover, the illustration and other books written by the same author
(3) Group Discussion addressing two or three key questions to deepen understanding
(4) Short refreshment break
(5) Read Aloud
(6) Activity-based on the book


Silverberg’s Pick - Elementary

(1st Grade - 3rd Grade)

Week 1: 7/6

Hello Lighthouse,    by Sophie Blackall

Hello Lighthouse,

by Sophie Blackall

Week 2: 7/13

Tiger vs. Nightmare  .  By Emily Tetri.    (Geisel Honor Book)

Tiger vs. Nightmare.

By Emily Tetri.

(Geisel Honor Book)

Week 3: 7/20

Rescue & Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship    by Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes

Rescue & Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship

by Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes

Week 4: 7/27

THE REMEMBER BALLOONS    by Jessie Oliveros

THE REMEMBER BALLOONS

by Jessie Oliveros

 

Week 5: 8/3

My Beijing: Four Stories of Everyday Wonder  .  By Nie Jun.    (Batchelder Honor Book)

My Beijing: Four Stories of Everyday Wonder.

By Nie Jun.

(Batchelder Honor Book)

Week 6: 8/10

The Fox on the Swing  .  By Evelina Daciūtė.    (Batchelder Award Book)

The Fox on the Swing.

By Evelina Daciūtė.

(Batchelder Award Book)

Week 7: 8/17

Dreamers  .  By Yuyi Morales.    (Pura Belpré Illustrator Award Book)

Dreamers.

By Yuyi Morales.

(Pura Belpré Illustrator Award Book)

Week 8: 8/24

Alma and How She Got Her Name  .  By Juana Martinez-Neal.      (Caldecott Honor Book)

Alma and How She Got Her Name.

By Juana Martinez-Neal.

(Caldecott Honor Book)


Silverberg’s Pick - Middle

(4th Grade - 7th Grade)

Week 1: 7/6

Merci Suárez Changes Gears  .  By Meg Medina. Candlewick.    (Newbery Medal Book)

Merci Suárez Changes Gears.

By Meg Medina. Candlewick.

(Newbery Medal Book)

Week 2: 7/13

The Night Diary  .  By Veera Hiranandani. Penguin/Kokila (originally Dial).    (Newbery Honor Book)

The Night Diary.

By Veera Hiranandani. Penguin/Kokila (originally Dial).

(Newbery Honor Book)

Week 3: 7/20

The Book of Boy    by Catherine Gilbert Murdock

The Book of Boy

by Catherine Gilbert Murdock

Week 4: 7/27

The Girl Who Drew Butterflies: How Maria Merian’s Art Changed Science  .  By Joyce Sidman.    (Sibert Medal Book)

The Girl Who Drew Butterflies: How Maria Merian’s Art Changed Science.

By Joyce Sidman.

(Sibert Medal Book)

 

Week 5: 8/3

They Call Me Güero: A Border Kid's Poems    by David Bowles

They Call Me Güero: A Border Kid's Poems

by David Bowles

Week 6: 8/10

Refugee    by Alan Gratz

Refugee

by Alan Gratz

Week 7: 8/17

Run For Your Life    by Silvana Gandolfi,

Run For Your Life

by Silvana Gandolfi,

Week 8: 8/24

Louisiana's Way Home    by Kate DiCamillo

Louisiana's Way Home

by Kate DiCamillo


WHAT YOU SHOULD DO NOW

(1) Get copies of whatever books you are reading. 

(2) Mark your calendar for the discussion dates and try to have the books read by those dates.