Friday, September 18, 2009

Today's Podcast 09/18/2009

  • Law, Ingrid. SAVVY
    Dial Books for Young Readers, 2008
    Imagine turning 13 and having supernatural abilities. As each member of the Beaumont family turns that magic age, their SAVVY, as they refer to their unusual ability, emerges. 12 year old Mississippi Beaumont, known as Mibs, is approaching that enchanted age. Just before her 13th birthday, her father is in an accident and lies in a coma at the hospital. Will she get her Savvy in time to save him? Will Mibs be able to move mountains, conjure up hurricanes or have time traveling sneezes like other members in the family? Join Mibs and her traveling companions as they take an unusual journey to discover her abilities and try to save her father. (New Hampshire Great Stone Face nominee, 2009-2010)

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    Orlando : Harcourt, 2008
    IL 3-6, RL 5.9
    ISBN 0152063757
    It all starts with a letter……Just a simple letter......Once opened, life will never be the same.Nurk, a small and reclusive shrew discovers a cry for help once he opens a letter that may have been intended for his missing Grandma, Surka. Struggling with the thought of having committed mail fraud by opening the letter, Nurk must decide what to do next. Should he help? But where would he start? Following clues in the letter, Nurk sets out on an adventure that both thrills and terrifies him. Can a very small and somewhat brave shrew make a difference? Follow Nurk’s adventures and find out for yourself. (New Hampshire Great Stone Face nominee, 2009-2010)

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