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BC Summer Reading Club 2020

  • Author:
    Oppel, Kenneth
    Summary:

    Matt, a young cabin boy aboard an airship, and Kate, a wealthy young girl traveling with her chaperone, team up to search for the existence of mysterious winged creatures reportedly living hundreds of feet above the Earth's surface.

  • Author:
    Bergeron, Alain M., Sampar, Watson, Sophie B.
    Summary:

    Billy Stuart is a young raccoon who aspires to be just like his grandfather, a globe-trotting adventurer who knows no fear. When he learns that his grandfather has found a way to travel through time and is leaving on another great...

  • Author:
    Schonfeld, Sara
    Summary:

    Even robots have birthdays! Celebrate Curiosity and wish happy birthday to one of NASA's most famous Mars rovers in this beautiful picture book! I know we can't be on the same planet for my birthday, but we can still celebrate...

  • Author:
    Freedman, Deborah
    Summary:

    From the often Caldecott-buzzed Deborah Freedman, a sweet and funny story about finding your place in the world. Carl is an earthworm. He spends his days happily tunneling in the soil until a field mouse asks him a simple question that...

  • Author:
    Lee, Yoon Ha
    Summary:

    Rick Riordan Presents Yoon Ha Lee's space opera about thirteen-year-old Min, who comes from a long line of fox spirits. But you'd never know it by looking at her. To keep the family safe, Min's mother insists that none of...

  • Author:
    Ohlin, Alix
    Summary:

    All her life, Lark Brossard has felt invisible, overshadowed by the people around her: first by her temperamental mother, Marianne; then by her sister, Robin, a brilliantly talented pianist as wild as the animals she loves; and finally...

  • Author:
    Shetterly, Margot Lee.
    Summary:

    The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America's greatest achievements in space. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer,...

  • Author:
    Baratz-Logsted, Lauren
    Summary:

    It's 1969 and the country is gearing up for what looks to be the most exciting moment in U.S. history: men landing on the moon. Ten-year-old Mamie's class is given an assignment to write letters to the astronauts. All the...

  • Author:
    Chenoweth, Emily, Marciano, Johnny
    Summary:

    Klawde is not your average cat. He's an emperor from another planet, exiled to Earth. He's cruel. He's cunning. He's brilliant...'nd he's about to become Raj Banerjee's best friend. Whether he likes it...

  • Author:
    Emerson, Kevin
    Summary:

    It is Earth year 2213-but, of course, there is no Earth anymore. Not since it was burned to a cinder by the sun, which has mysteriously begun the process of going supernova. The human race has fled to Mars, but this was only a temporary...

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      Narrator: Kevin T. Collins
  • Author:
    Stutzman, Jonathan
    Summary:

    Meet Llama, the next great picture-book megastar, who has most definitely driven a bus and who loves tacos way more than you. He also loves cake, and that's where our story begins. On Monday, Llama discovers a pile of cake, which...

  • Author:
    Stella Bowles, Anne Laurel Carter
    Summary:

    Stella Bowles was a Grade 6 Nova Scotia student when she turned environmental activist to campaign against sewage pipes draining straight into the LaHave River. This is the inspirational first person account of Stella's Grade 6 science...

  • Author:
    Thomas, Penny M.
    Summary:

    Nimoshom loved to drive the school bus. Every day, on the way to and from school, he had something to say. Sometimes, he told the kids silly stories. Sometimes, he taught the kids a new word in Cree. Nimoshom and His Bus introduces...

  • Author:
    Gaiman, Neil
    Summary:

    After the death of his father, Odd's life has been stuck in a downward spiral. However, his luck begins to change after he frees a trapped bear in the woods. Discovering that the bear is actually a Norse god, twelve-year-old Odd...

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      Running Time: 01:46 hrs
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  • Author:
    Panteleakos, Nicole
    Summary:

    "Tender and illuminating. A beautiful debut."-Rebecca Stead, Newbery Medal-winning author of When You Reach Me A heartrending and hopeful debut novel about a nonverbal girl and her passion for space exploration, for fans of...

  • Author:
    Ganz-Schmitt, Sue.
    Summary:

    Star Log: Day 100. Base camp is lively. I greet my crewmates and admire their work. We have mastered many skills on our journey, but today brings a new milestone. There have been: 100 roll calls. 100 songs. 100 pledges. 100 challenging...

  • Author:
    Hernandez, Carlos
    Summary:

    Rick Riordan Presents a brilliant sci-fi romp with Cuban influence that poses this question: What would you do if you had the power to reach through time and space and retrieve anything you want, including your mother, who is no longer...

  • Author:
    Gibbs, Stuart
    Summary:

    Now a winner of a Parents' Choice Gold Award! It's a murder mystery on the moon in this humorous and suspenseful space adventure from the author of Belly Up and Spy School. Like his fellow lunarnauts-otherwise known as Moonies...

  • Author:
    Brawer, Michael, Mass, Wendy
    Summary:

    On "Take Your Kid to Work Day," eight-year-old Archie discovers that his father drives a space taxi that shuttles aliens from one area of the universe to another.

  • Author:
    Reid-Stevens, Amanda
    Summary:

    The Canoe He Called Loo Taas celebrates the true story of a 50-foot, community-carved canoe made from a single cedar tree, which was designed and carved by Amanda Steven's late father, Bill Reid. Loo Taas, pronounced, loo toss, are the...

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