In cased you missed the awesome event we had yesterday with author Cynthia Lord you may want to know what we are going to read next?
Heat by Mike Lupica
The cool thing is we have this book available in three different formats:
If you can’t make it to the library remember you can always request online or call 407.835.7323 to have your book delivered to your home for FREE!
If you have an iPod, iPhone, or iPad you can download the Overdrive app from the app store for free and get ebooks really easily.
Listen to a sample of the Heat audio book now!
In preparation for next week’s End of Book Party on Wednesday, May 16th at 3:30pm at the Downtown Library, we’ve posted a survey for Rules which can be found here. http://www.orlandocares.net/bookclub/survey.html Fun prizes will be given to 2 random participants so take the survey today!
Also, don’t forget that Cynthia Lord, author of Rules, will be coming to next week’s End of Book Party, so bring your copy for her to sign!
But what about this title?
We know that many of you are just now starting to read or may still be looking for your copy of Rules, by Cynthia Lord.
- What do you think the book will be about, based on the cover? What about the title?
- When you hear the word “rules”, how do you feel and what comes to mind?
- Think of some rules for your own life. What rules do your parents have for you? Do your teachers have rules in class?
- Are rules necessary in some situations? When are rules a good thing? When can rules be a negative thing?
- Do you have rules for yourself? Your brothers or sisters?
Let us know what you’re thinking by post your thoughts in the comment section – we want to know what you think about RULES!
We have some exciting news to share about Mayor Buddy’s Book Club’s next event. We will have the author of Rules, Cynthia Lord joining us!
To make this happen we have had to change the previously scheduled date of Mayor Buddy’s Book Club event. It will now be held one week later. Don’t miss it!
Mayor Buddy’s Book Club Author of Rules, Cynthia Lord!
Orlando Public Library, Library Central
Wednesday, May 16, 3:30 p.m.
Join Mayor Buddy’s Book Club to celebrate our completion Rules by Cynthia Lord with a special visit by the author! Come to talk, meet other book club members, share experiences, have fun, win prizes and be there for the announcement of our next Book Club title. To register for the club, visit mayor.ocls.info.
Our newest book is about Catherine and her brother David during summer break. Like all twelve-year-olds she just wants to have a normal life but it’s hard to feel normal when you have a brother with autism. She usually handles it pretty well by coming up with rules to keep David from embarrassing her, but this summer is different…
Week 1 (by 3/24) Rules for David
Read through page 28
Week 2 (by 3/31) If it’s too loud, cover your ears or ask the other person to be quiet
Read pages 29 – 58
Week 3 (by 4/7) Sometimes things work out, but don’t count on it
Read pages 59 – 88
Week 4 (by 4/14) At someone else’s house, you have to follow their rules
Read pages 89 – 112
Week 5 (by 4/21) Open closet doors carefully, sometimes things fall out
Read pages 113 – 144
Week 6 (by 4/28) Solving one problem can create another
Read pages 145 – 166
Week 7 (by 5/5) Pantless brothers are not my problem
Finish the book!
Yesterday at Mayor Buddy’s Book Club Celebration for Nothing But the Truth, we created mad libs using the Star Spangled Banner, had red, white and blue cup cakes, and created patriotic bookmarks.
It was also announced that Mayor Buddy’s next book club title will be Rules by Cynthia Lord! Everyone that attended the book celebration received a free copy! If you couldn’t make it, you can still get a copy of Rules from the library! Just click request to have it delivered to your home!
BTW the book club now has over 1,100 members!
Our newest Book Club book is about a 9th grader who gets into a bunch of trouble when he gets caught humming. What truly happened that morning in homeroom? Can you discover the truth?
As always, feel free to read as fast or as slow as you would like; but below is a suggested reading schedule to have you ready for our next End of Book party!
Week 1 (by 2/11): Memo 1 – Chapter 7 (up to page 19)
Week 2 by (2/18): Chapters 8-11 (up to page 58)
Week 3 by (2/25): Chapters 12-13 (up to page 98)
Week 4 by (3/3): Chapters 14-15 (up to page 139)
Week 5 by (3/10): Chapters 16-End Congratulations, you’ve finished!
If you didn’t receive a free copy at our last End of Book party, you can still borrow a copy for free from the Orange County Library System or purchase one at your local bookseller.
Get to reading and look out for our next Book Club survey and End of Book party on March 14!
Hello and Happy New Year! We hope that participating in Mayor Buddy’s Book Club is on your to-do list this year because the first survey for Last Holiday Concert has been posted! This survey will only be open for a limited time so enter, as soon as possible, for a chance to win AWESOME prizes! There are no right or wrong answers and there’s no singing so don’t worry! To compete the survey and register yourself for the chance to win our latest prize, go [here!]
Also, keep reading and don’t forget to save the date (2/8/12) for our next End of Book Party for The Last Holiday Concert! There will be snacks, games, and probably a few surprises! Of course, all of our Book Club members and potential Book Club members are invited.
Our latest book for Mayor Buddy’s Book Club is The Last Holiday Concert by Andrew Clements, and you’ll be sure to enjoy it!
As always, feel free to read as fast or as slow as you would like; but below is a suggested reading schedule to have you ready for the End of Book party in February!
Week 1 (by 12/24): Chapters 1 & 2 (up to page 18)
Week 2 (by 12/31): Chapters 3 & 4 (up to page 33)
Week 3 (by 1/7): Chapters 5-7 (up to page 59)
Week 4 (by 1/14): Chapters 8-10 (up to page 79)
Week 5 (by 1/21): Chapters 11-13 (up to page 99)
Week 6 (by 1/28): Chapter 14-16 (up to page 131)
Week 7 (2/4): Chapters 17-21 You’re finished!
Be ready for our next Book Club survey and our End of Book party in February!
Join the Mayor’s Book Club for our newest title, The Last Holiday Concert by Andrew Clements. Attendees at our last book club event received free copies of the book, but it you couldn’t make it, you can still borrow a copy for free from the Orange County Library System.
Don’t forget that you can have your books delivered to your home. Go online to place your request or call the library at 407.835.7323.
Winter break is a great time to catch up on your reading!
Let us know what you think about this title selection and books you would like to see in the future.