Friday, October 28, 2011

Read On Wisconsin - October Selections

Check out the October book selections for Read On Wisconsin, the statewide online literacy initiative!

Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers:
  • The Voyage of Turtle Rex by Kurt Cyrus. Harcourt, 2011
Primary (Grades K-2):
  • Always Listen to Your Mother by Florence Parry Heide and Roxanne Heide Pierce. Illustrated by Kyle M. Stone. Disney / Hyperion, 2010
Intermediate (Grades 3-5):
  • This Is Just to Say: Poems of Apology and Forgiveness by Joyce Sidman. Houghton Mifflin, 2007
Middle School:
  • Prime Baby by Gene Luen Yang. First Second / Roaring Brook Press, 2010
  • Smile by Raina Telgemeier. Graphix, 2010
High School:
  • Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan. Dutton, 2010

From storytimes to book discussions, we hope you'll look for ways to share these books with children and teens in Wisconsin.

The new Read On Wisconsin web site is still under development. Among the site's features will be an exchange forum for librarians and teachers to talk about ways they are using the Read On Wisconsin program and books.

In the meantime, you can find the complete list of book selections, and discussion questions for each title, on the temporary site at:

And resources about some of the 2011-2012 Read On Wisconsin authors and books can be found at

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