Category Archives: Book Club

March Book Club: Hereville by Barry Deutsch

Better late than never: please join NYCSLA’s book club with our March pick for the 2010-11 school year: Hereville by Barry Deutsch. The NYCSLA book club is dedicated to reading engaging new literature for children and young adults. Hereville is … Continue reading

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February Book Club: Moon Over Manifest by Claire Vanderpool

After a brief winter hiatus, please join NYCSLA’s book club with our February pick for the 2010-11 school year: Moon Over Manifest by Claire Vanderpool. The NYCSLA book club is dedicated to reading engaging new literature for children and young … Continue reading

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December Book Club: Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi

Please join NYCSLA’s book club with our December pick for the 2010-11 school year: Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi. The NYCSLA book club is dedicated to reading engaging new literature for children and young adults. Ship Breaker is Bacigalupi’s first … Continue reading

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November Book Club: One Crazy Summer

Our November book (selected by NYCSLA Vice-President Cheryl Wolf) is One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia. The NYCSLA book club is dedicated to reading engaging new literature for children and young adults. One Crazy Summer is currently a 2010 National … Continue reading

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October Book Club: Keeper

Please join us in reading our first book club pick for the 2010-11 school year: Keeper by Kathi Appelt. The NYCSLA book club is dedicated to reading engaging new literature for children and young adults. Kathi Appelt’s first book The … Continue reading

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May Book Club: How to Say Goodbye in Robot

This May we will be reading How to Say Goodbye in Robot by Natalie Standiford, a quirky realistic fiction title for young adults that has been featured on many 2009 “best of” lists. Here’s a brief description of How to … Continue reading

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April Book Club: Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

The NYCSLA book club returns after a brief hiatus with our April and May picks! This April we will be reading the middle grade fantasy title, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin, also a Newbery Honor book. … Continue reading

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November (almost) Book Club: When You Reach Me

Show of hands: how many people were driven to read/re-read A Wrinkle in Time in preparation for When You Reach Me? How about after you finished it? Do you think the Newbery buzz around this book is well-deserved? This seems … Continue reading

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NYCSLA Book Club: November Selection

My, how this fall has slipped away! Apologies for the slightly belated reminder about the November book club selection… seems like just a few days ago we were opening up our libraries and greeting new students and now it’s time … Continue reading

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October Book Club: The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

What are your thoughts on The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate? This is one of the many books that has some considerable Newbery buzz growing. How do you think it measures up? Can you see your students being engaged by its … Continue reading

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