MCBA Awards 2019:Lawrence 5th and 6th graders (and a few fourth graders!) will be voting next week on their favorite of the MA Children's Book Award Nominees. We will know around the first week in April which book was chosen by students across the state. Here's the link to the list of nominees: http://massachusettschildrensbookaward.blogspot.com/2018/05/massachusetts-childrens-book-award.html
Here's the list of past winners going all the way back to 1976! http://massachusettschildrensbookaward.blogspot.com/p/the-massachusetts-childrens-book-award.html
How many have you read? Students need to read at least five of the titles to vote.
DICE- Lawrence Reads Event coming soon:
Lawrence third, fourth and fifth graders will have the opportunity to read and discuss How Tia Lola Came to Stay in the next few months. The culminating event will be an evening discussion on Tuesday, May 14 at Lawrence School. Stay tuned for more details and registration in April.
Ms. Moriarty has been reading (a lot!):Small Spaces by Katherine Arden (horror; grades 4 - 8)
Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly (realistic; grades 4-6)
Strongheart by Candace Fleming (historical; grades 3 -5)
Nowhere Boy by Katherine Marsh (realistic; grades 5 -8)
The Lost Girl by Anne Ursu (fantasy; grades 4 - 6)
To Night Owl from Dogfish by Holly Goldberg Sloan (realistic; grades 4 - 6)
Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster by Jonathan Auxier (historical/ fantasy; grades 4 -6)
Two Dogs in a Trench Coat Go to School by Julie Falatko (Humor; grades 2 - 5)