Today in the Zervas library twenty fifth graders gathered to eat their lunch and talk about books.  Since it was the book club’s first meeting everyone had a chance to share their favorite book.  Here is the list of fifth graders’ favorite books (hint: you may want to add to your reading list!)

The Ranger’s Apprentice (The Ruins of Gorlan is the 1st book in the series)
any book written by Rick Riordan
Tom Sawyer/Huckleberry Finn
Ivy + Bean
Strange Case of Origami series
Letters From Wolfie
From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
Missile Mouse
The Grimm Legacy
Regarding the Fountain
City of Ember
Return of the King
Cat Found
The Land of Stories: The Enchantress Returns
The Thief (by Megan Whalen Turner)
Doll People
The One and Only Ivan
Pride and Prejudice

The next Zervas 5th Grade book club meeting will be held Thursday 9/26 at 11:45 in the Zervas library.

We will have a guest speaker from the Newton Free Library who will be book talking about new books that you may be interested in checking out.

Don’t forget that on Thursday 10/17 we will be discussing “The One and Only Ivan” by Katherine Applegate.  

Some of the other exciting activities we will be doing in book club this year are:

Recommending books, book talking, book trailers…
Dramatic Reading workshop
Letters to Author’s Day
Reading the same genre and discussing
Reading different books by the same author and comparing/contrasting.


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