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Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. The feature was created because The Broke and Bookish are particularly fond of lists (as are we!). Each week a new Top Ten list topic is given and bloggers can participate.

 Today’s Topic: Ten Characters We Would Be Friends With

From Varun J. and Yassine M., 6th Grade

Varun

1. Eli from Masterminds by Gordon Korman

Because both of us are computer nerds

2. Dog Man from Dog Man by Dav Pilkey

Because I love dogs.

3. Captain Underpants from Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey

He would give me many laughs.

4. Alex Rider from Alex Rider by Anthony Horowitz

I would be interested in his work and volunteer for MI6 but not in the dangerous missions.

5. Cat in the Hat from The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss

We would have a good time in his flying machine and playing a lot of jokes.

Yassine

1. Greg from Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

Because he is funny.

2. Oliver from Poptropica by 

Because he’s adventurous.

3. Freak from Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick

Because he’s smart.

4. Dog Man from Dog Man by Dav Pilkey

Because he’s a hero.

5. HiLo from HiLo by Judd Winick

Because he has superpowers.


 Today’s Topic: Ten Characters We Would Be Friends With

From Tyler S. and Pedro G., 8th Grade

Pedro

1. HiLo from Hilo by Judd Winick

HiLo seems like a cool friend, and I like going on adventures, and HiLo goes to random places a lot.

2. Teenboat from Teenboat by Dave Roman

I would like to be Teenboat’s friend because we could go anywhere we wanted to over sea and lust chill. He seems like a cool person.

3. Bird from Bird and Squirrel by James Burks

Bird is very funny and interesting, so I would love to be his friend. He also is adventurous yet cautious.

4. Nate from Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce

Nate does a lot of cool stuff, and it must be fun and interesting to be his friend.

5. Gator from Gabby and Gator by James Burks

Gator seems chill, and I love how he protects Gabby from bullies. He could help our school (or any school) with bullying.

Tyler

1. Captain Underpants from Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey

Because he has superpowers and could fly me around town.

2. Mal from Mal & Chad by 

Mal could invent cool things for me and do my homework. (And I could play fetch with Chad.)

3. Dog Man from Dog Man by Dav Pilkey

Dog Man could protect me and play with me, and we could fight crime together.

4. Greg Heffley from Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

Greg and I could play video games together, and we could go to school and beat the bullies.

5. Sukari from Hurt Go Happy by Ginny Rorby 

Sukari and I could climb trees together and do everything together and have fun.

 

Thank you, Yassine, Varun, Tyler, and Pedro!

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top ten tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. The feature was created because The Broke and Bookish are particularly fond of lists (as are we!). Each week a new Top Ten list topic is given and bloggers can participate.

 Today’s Topic: Top Ten Favorite Authors

From Diego P., 6th grade

1. Rick Riordan

Because of the Percy Jackson series

2. James Dashner

Because of The Maze Runner, a very good book

3. Lincoln Peirce

Because of the Big Nate series, my favorite books in elementary school

4. Lisa Bullard

Because of Turn Left at the Cow, one of my favorite books

5. Jeff Kinney

Because of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, my 2nd favorite series

6. Dav Pilkey

Because of Captain Underpants, my 3rd favorite series

7. J.K. Rowling

Because of the Harry Potter series, my favorite series

8. Len Vlahos

Because of Life in a Fishbowl which is very good

9. Jonathan Auxier

Because of Peter Nimble, one of the best books

10. Kazu Kibuishi

Because of the Amulet series, my go-to graphic novels

Thank you, Diego!

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top ten tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. The feature was created because The Broke and Bookish are particularly fond of lists (as are we!). Each week a new Top Ten list topic is given and bloggers can participate.

 Today’s Topic: Ten Books That Leave You Wanting More

from Ash A. and Sam B., 8th grade

1. How It Went Down by Kekla Magoon

What happened to Tina? Do people actually start to realize how bad this situation is? -Ash

2. Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke

Ending was so good, but what I really wanted more! -Sam

3. The Future of Us by Jay Asker and Carolyn Mackler

How did they access Facebook? Why isn’t anyone questioning this? -Ash

4. Scorpia Rising by Anthony Horowitz

I need more information! This can’t be the end! -Sam
(P.S. I let Sam know after that there is another Alex Rider book coming out!)

5. Allegiant by Veronica Roth

I need to know how Four is after everything! -Ash

6. The Fault in our Stars by John Green

I just want to know how Hazel is. -Ash

7. It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini

How is Noelle? Does she get better? -Ash

8. Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke

Is there going to be a second book to expand on the ending? -Sam

9. Champion by Marie Lu

I want more! -Sam

10. Inkdeath by Cornelia Funke

I am not a fan of the ending–I need more info. -Sam

Thank you, Ash and Sam!

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top ten tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. The feature was created because The Broke and Bookish are particularly fond of lists (as are we!). Each week a new Top Ten list topic is given and bloggers can participate.

 Today’s Topic: Top Ten Book Covers (But Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover!)

from Vanessa W. and Alexandra N, 6th grade

Vanessa

1. Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan

I love the image of the lovely forest.

2. The Summer I Saved the World…in 65 Days by Michele Weber Hurwitz

I enjoy looking at the ombre cover with a sense of excitement.

3. The Girl in the Well is Me by Karen Rivers

The cover of this book gave me a sense of mystery.

4. Sophie Quire Peter Nimble by Jonathan Auxier

These covers give a sense of adventure and excitement.

5. The Seventh Wish by Kate Messner

This cover may look simple but relates to the book in outstanding ways.

Alexandra

1. Darkbeast by Morgan Keyes

The cover shows the bond between the characters.

2. Into the Wild by Sarah Beth Durst

This cover shows a main event in the story, and it is well drawn.

3. Wolves of the Beyond: Lone Wolf by Kathryn Lasky

The cover shows the main character, and the book is kind of sad and the character looks sad, too.

4. Wolves of Beyond: Star Wolf by Kathryn Lasky

It is really pretty and well drawn.

5. Foxcraft: The Taken by Inbali Iserles

I like this cover because it’s simple but the background is really detailed and you can see all the places where the character went.

Thank you, Vanessa and Alexandra! 

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top ten tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. The feature was created because The Broke and Bookish are particularly fond of lists (as are we!). Each week a new Top Ten list topic is given and bloggers can participate.

 Today’s Topic: Ten Book I Want to Read

from Lily M., 6th grade

1. The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

I like to read romance novels.

2. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

I have finished the first two books of The Hunger Games.

3. Wings of Fire series by Tui T. Sutherland

This series was recommended by a friend.

4. We Can’t All Be Rattlesnakes by Patrick Jennings

The book was in a book path, and it sounds so interesting.

5. Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton

I liked books written by Michael Crichton.

6. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle

It was recommended by my mother.

7. Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

It was recommended by my 5th grade teacher.

8. The City of Ember series by Jeanne Duprau

I started the first book, and it was very interesting.

9. Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate

It has an amazing rating on book review sites.

10. My Neighbor Totoro by Hayao Miyazaki

I love the movie! 


 Today’s Topic: Ten Book We Want to Read

from Freddy P. & Joey B., 6th grade

1. Scar Island by Dan Gemeinhart

The book’s summary grabs your attention, and we are very intrigued. -Freddy & Joey

2. The Living and The Hunted by Matt de la Peña

Someone in our class recommended it to us. -Freddy & Joey

3. Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz

Mrs. Moye said it was a good book, and the summary really grabs you. -Freddy

4. Double Down by Jeff Kinney

It’s the newest book in a series I’ve read. -Freddy

5. Narwhal and Jelly by Ben Clanton

 

This book sounds so funny! -Joey & Freddy

6. Masterminds 2 & 3 by Gordon Korman

I read the first book, and it was so interesting. Now I want to finish the series. -Joey

7. Loot by Jude Watson

We Skyped with the author, and from what I know the book seems interesting. -Joey

8. Ungifted by Gordon Korman

Someone in our class made a book trailer about the book, and it looks very interesting. -Joey

9. Bird & Squirrel series by James Burk

It looks so amusing because it is about an adventure with a bird and a squirrel. -Joey

10. Scorch Trials, Death Cure, and The Kill Order by James Dashner

I read the first book, and it was really good. -Freddy

Thank you, Lily, Freddy, and Joey!

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top ten tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. The feature was created because The Broke and Bookish are particularly fond of lists (as are we!). Each week a new Top Ten list topic is given and bloggers can participate.

 Today’s Topic: Happy Spring! Ten GREAT Books that Feature Trees on Their Covers

1. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee


2. Grounded by Kate Klise


3. The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly


4. Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater


5. Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork


6. Nothing by Janne Teller


7. Little Tree by Loren Long


8. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein


9. Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall


10. Stuck by Oliver Jeffers

Which books do you love that feature trees on their covers?

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top ten tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. The feature was created because The Broke and Bookish are particularly fond of lists (as are we!). Each week a new Top Ten list topic is given and bloggers can participate.

 Today’s Topic: Ten Favorite “Summer” Books

Literally.

Ricki

The five books I list below are very different from one another, but they are all excellent!

1. The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han

2. The Last Summer of the Death Warriors by Francisco X. Stork

3. Black Rabbit Summer by Kevin Brooks

4. Freedom Summer by Deborah Wiles

5. Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ockler

Kellee

1. Someone Else’s Summer by Rachel Bateman

2. Coyote Summer by J.S. Kapchinske

3. Summer I Saved the World…in 65 Days by Michele Weber Hurwitz

4. Summerlost by Ally Condie

5. One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

What “summer” books have you loved?

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