Bluebonnets 15-16

Bluebonnet Bookmarks for 15-16

Bluebonnet Book Scavenger Hunt and mini books

Animoto Movie of Books

Thinglink with Booktrailer videos

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1. Read at least 5 of the 20 books on the bluebonnet reading list
2. Complete a __book response__ online for each book.3. That's it! You get to come to the book voting party in January. Responses are due by January 25th to attend the voting celebration.Repeat each year - 20 great new books are selected for the list every school year. Texas students have been reading and voting on bluebonnet books since 1981!

**Click here to view the ThingLink with Book Videos**
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Always, Abigail by Nancy J. Cavanaugh Book ActivitiesEmily’s Blue Period by Cathleen Daly Book ActivitiesThe Ghosts of Tupelo Landing by Sheila Turnage Book ActivitiesGrandfather Gandhi by Arun Gandhi & Bethany Hegedus Book ActivitiesThe Great American Dust Bowl by Don Brown Book ActivitiesThe Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by Christopher Healy Book ActivitiesThe Lost Planet by Rachel Searles Book ActivitiesThe Misadventures of Salem Hyde #1 by Frank Cammuso Book ActivitiesMountain Dog by Margarita Engle Book ActivitiesThe Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier Book ActivitiesQuinny & Hopper by Adriana Brad Schanen Book ActivitiesThe Right Word: Mr. Roget and his Thesaurus by Jen Bryant Book ActivitiesRutherford B. Who Was He? by Marilyn Singer Book ActivitiesSaving Lucas Biggs by Marisa de los Santos Book ActivitiesThe Scraps Book by Lois Ehlert Book ActivitiesSeparate is Never Equal by Duncan Tonatiuh Book ActivitiesSky Jumpers by Peggy Eddleman Book ActivitiesThe Vanishing Coin by Kate Egan and Magician Mike Lane Book ActivitiesWhen the Beat was Born by Laban Carrick Hill Book ActivitiesZane and the Hurricane by Rodman Philbrick Book Activities

More About the Program:The Texas Bluebonnet Award is a project of the Texas Library Association created to encourage a love of voluntary reading. Since 1981, students across the state have selected a top title from 20 nominees to win the Bluebonnet Award each year.

Online ConnectionsChecked in? See the status of Webb's Bluebonnet Collection here.Bluebonnet Reading List: Summaries of the 2015-2016 titles.Mackin Book Talk: Interactive descriptions of the current nominees.Reading Tracking Sheet: Use this optional sheet to keep track as you read.YouTube Playlist: Book trailer videos of all bluebonnet nominees.Teachers/Parents: Check out these great ideas for each teaching with each book on theTLA Bluebonnet Wiki.
Looking for a great book?
Try a past Bluebonnet Award Winner2015: The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt & Oliver Jeffers2014: Ten Rules You Absolutely Must Not Break if you Want to Survive the School Bus by John Grandits2013: Postcards from Camp by Simms Taback2012: The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom AnglebergerMore Winners

Bluebonnets 14-15

Click here for the Bluebonnet presentation

Bluebonnet preview for 14-15
Youtube playlist for 14-15 Bluebonnets