Friday, June 17, 2011

Visiting On-The-Rise

We enjoyed hanging out with the cool teens at On-The-Rise. 

Final North Hampton Worm Racing Scores:  Billy Bob Dominated

And THAT'S How the Cookie Crumbles

We've planned this year's summer reading program around food, "A Summer in the Kitchen." 
One of our programs was a cookie decorating contest, and here are some photos.  Bon appetit!
We had about 20 teens participating, but only selected 9 winners - and here they are:

Tecumseh High School "Official Reading List"

We would like to thank Ms. Cindy Gulden, the famous librarian at Tecumseh High School, for providing this list. 

9th Grade AdvancedThe House on Mango Street - Sandra Cisneros
The Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway

10th Grade AdvancedAll But My Life - Gerda Klein
A Separate Peace - John Knowles

11th Grade AdvancedSecret Life of Bees - Sue Monk Kidd
To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee

Honors English 11To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck

12th Grade AdvancedThe Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold
Watership Down - Richard Adams

AP English 12The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - Rebecca Skloot
An autobiography AND a biography (same person as subject)
No Impact Man:  The Adventures of a Guilty Liberal Who Attempts to Save the Planet, and the Discoveries He Makes About Himself and Our Way of Life in the Process - Colin Beavan

TeenRead 2011: A Summer in the Kitchen

We've got an exciting summer planned for you!  Just stop by the Library and pick up your Teen Reading Log, "A Summer in the Kitchen."  Follow the instructions on the log, and you are on your way to our blowout SUMMER READING PRIZE AUCTION, held the last Thursday in July at 6:00 p.m.  See you there!

Tecumseh Middle School Summer Reading List

6th grade

Among the Hidden and Westing Game

7th grade
Unabridged Adventures of Tom Sawyer and
Al Capone Does My Shirts

8th Grade
Diary of Anne Frank and The Wave by Todd Strasser

Thanks to Ms. Lahela Snyder for giving us "the list."