Monday, November 10, 2008

Reading List #3

This is the third of four reading lists for this year's Mock Sibert at the Allen County Public Library (also see the first and second lists). We'd love to hear what you think about these books. Please leave comments about each title on its blog post. If you would like to suggest a book for the next list, send me an email or leave a comment.

A Boy Named Beckoning: The True Story of Dr. Carlos Montezuma, Native American Hero by Gina Capaldi

The Great Adventure: Theodore Roosevelt and the Rise of Modern America by Albert Marrin

Lincoln Shot: A President's Life Remembered by Barry Denenberg

Lincoln Through the Lens: How Photography Revealed and Shaped an Extraordinary Life by Martin W. Sandler

The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary by Candace Fleming

The Mysterious Universe: Supernovae, Dark Energy, and Black Holes by Ellen Jackson

Our White House: Looking In Looking Out by various authors

Sandy's Circus: A Story About Alexander Calder by Tanya Lee Stone

Sea Queens: Women Pirates Around the World by Jane Yolen

The Way We Work: Getting to Know the Amazing Human Body by David Macaulay

The actual mock election will take place on Saturday, January 17th from 2 to 6pm at the Main Library. Registration for the program is now open. If you can't make it to Fort Wayne in January, please comment on the blog. All comments will be considered during the mock election program.


rathacat said...

I didn't know about this award. I've done a lot of non-fiction, primarily articles on electric vehicles. Thanks for the post.

Anonymous said...

For your next list, you might consider Independent Dames by Laurie Halse Anderson.

Mandy said...

Thanks for the suggestion. I've put Independent Dames on my "to-read" list, and I'll add it to the blog soon.