Mrs. Boston, Mrs. Reed & Mrs. Watkins are looking for some excellent readers to be on the 2020-2021 Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Team!
If you are interested in competing on the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Team next year please begin reading the following books now and over the summer. We are looking for great readers who are serious competitors!
2020-2021 Georgia Children’s Book Award Finalists (Gr. 4-8)
Creech, Sharon. (2018). Saving Winslow. New York, NY: HarperCollins.
DiCamillo, Kate. (2018). Louisiana's Way Here. Somerville, Massachusetts: Candlewick Press.
Kelly, Lynne. (2019). Song for a Whale. New York, NY: Delacorte Press.
Korman, Gordon. (2019). The Unteachables. New York, NY: Balzer + Bray
Magoon, Kekla. (2018). Season of Styx Malone. New York, NY: Wendy Lamb Books.
McDunn, Gillian. (2019). Caterpillar Summer. New York, NY: Bloomsbury.
Raúf, Onjali Q. (2019). The Boy at the Back of the Class. New York, NY: Delacorte Press.
Savage, Melissa. (2017). Lemons. New York, NY: Crown Books for Young Readers.
Swender, Jennifer. (2019). Solving for M. New York, NY: Crown Books for Young Readers.
Watson, Renée. (2019). Some Places More than Others. New York, NY: Bloomsbury.
In the Fall, we will meet to begin practicing for the county level competition (usually in January). If your child is interested in being on the team, please fill out this Google Form.
We will email everyone who signs up with all the details about the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl. In the meantime, have your child start reading the books.
Little Shop of Stories is offering a discount and no tax if we purchase the books through them. The cost would be $91.92. Please email Megan Watkins at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to purchase the books through Little Shop of Stories.
We look forward to having another dynamic team next year!
Paula Boston, Media Specialist