Texas Bluebonnet Books 
 for 1999-2000

    Children's literature provides powerful learning and entertainment opportunities that are catalysts to creativity and research.  The Texas Bluebonnet Book Master list was selected by the Texas Bluebonnet Award Committee of the Texas Library Association.  The list includes a variety of genres and subjects while focusing on characters that inspire young people with their integrity, courage, perserverance, generosity, compassion, and loyalty. Many of the activities on this site are from the Bluebonnet Guide, Tales for Two Centuries (copyright 1999, Suzy Red, 1707 Twin Island, Lockhart, Texas 78644) Order Form
   Click on the name of the book to find summaries and great internet connections for student research:

I WAS A THIRD GRADE SCIENCE PROJECT by Mary Jane Auch
AKIAKby Robert Blake
TALES FROM THE HOMEPLACE by Burandt
THE GHOST OF FOSSIL GLEN by Cynthia DeFelice
INSECTLOPEDIA   by Douglas Florian

HONUS AND ME by Dan Gutman
KENNEDY ASSASSINATED! A Reporter's Story by Wilborn Hampton
WATER BUFFALO DAYS   by Quang Nhuong Huynh
TURN OF THE CENTURY by Ellen Jackson
THE GREAT TURKEY WALK by Kathleen Karr
MARVEN OF THE GREAT NORTH WOODS  by Kathryn Lasky

TOMAS AND THE LIBRARY LADY by Pat Mora
MY LIFE IN DOG YEARS by Gary Paulsen
A WEAVE OF WORDS by Robert D. San Souci
ROPE BURN by Jan Siebold
LOVE FROM YOUR FRIEND, HANNAH   by Mindy Warshaw Skolsky
GIB RIDES HOME by Ziopha Keatley Snyder
RUMPELSTILTSKIN'S DAUGHTERby Diane Stanley
IN DADDY'S ARMS I AM TALL   by Javaka Steptoe
OLD PEOPLE, FROGS, AND ALBERT by Nancy Hope Wilson

A special thanks to Ann McKee for providing so many wonderful "author sites!"
Site created by Suzy Red
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The world's greatest Literature Units for these 20 terrific children's novels:

Tales for Two Centuries is filled with cross-curriculum activties featuring:

Writing Prompts
Multiple intelligences
Problem Solving
Character Building
Games, Songs,
Math, Science, &
More!!


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