Millionaire Readers Club Adds Another Member!

Seara Washington has read her 1,000,000 words and is the MRC’s newest member!  She read and passed the Accelerated Reader quizzes for 73 books so far this school year.

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Husky Readers: Catching Fire

With a mix of 7th and 8th grade students, the Husky Readers met this morning to discuss Catching Fire, the second book in the Hunger Games series.  We had a great discussion and enjoyed some biscuits and jelly, and apples.  We are currently working on adding a reading group to discuss Mockingjay, the final book in the series.

Husky Readers: Hunger Games

The Husky Readers met again this morning to discuss another reading of the Hunger Games, this time with a mixed group of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students.  I think we are finished with this book and this group will now move on to Catching Fire in a couple of weeks.

Some Neat “Hunger Games”-related Websites

For those “Hunger Games” fans that are R. E. A. D. Y. for Friday night’s movie premier…

“The Hunger Games Feast:  Recipes from Panem”
Cook up some Panem dishes to eat before the movie and eat like they do in District 12…which really isn’t much, but you really can’t go wrong adding goat cheese to anything or enjoying an apple tart.  Yum.

Hungry for Hunger Games: Amazon.com Reveals the Top Cities in the U.S. Reading The Hunger Games Trilogy
See where the Hunger Games is the hottest read in the city.  Tuscaloosa isn’t ranked, but I think it’s safe to say we have had our fair share of avid readers for this series.

The Hunger Games Feast: Recipes from Panem