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					2008 Sasquatch Award

 Washington State Award Books
  Nominee List for 2007-2008


          Jennifer Ritchie, Librarian
         Issaquah Valley Elementary
The Sisters Grimm
                           By Michael Buckley
                                   FIC
                                   BUC
                                   (PB)
                         Two orphaned sisters move from foster
                          home to foster home always wondering
                        what caused their mother and father to
                                        disappear.
                      When their grandmother steps forward to
                         take them in they are skeptical because
                        their mother and father never told them
                         they had a grandmother. They move to
                           her home where all sorts of strange
                       things start happening with fairy tale life
                            mixing with real life. Will the girls
                           discover the truth themselves, their
                          parents and the lady who calls herself
                                   their grandmother?



     Jennifer Ritchie, Librarian
    Issaquah Valley Elementary
Spud Murphy
                          By Eoin Colfer
                               FIC
                               COL
                               (PB)
                 Two brothers learn that they will be spending
                        two days a week at the public library
                      during their summer vacation and they
                     panic in fear! They think the children’s
                      librarian hates children and they really
                                   don’t like to read!
                  Discover with the brothers if their worst
                    fears will be realized or if they will end up
                                liking the experience!




  Jennifer Ritchie, Librarian
 Issaquah Valley Elementary
Whittington
                           By Alan Armstrong
                                   FIC
                                   ARM
                                    (PB)

                 Three stories in one as a cat, a descendent of
                    a famous cat explorer, tells of his life and
                    of the life of his famous ancestor’s great
                      explorations while he helps a young boy
                                   learn to read.

                 As you read this book you learn of the life and
                      death struggles of farm animals, of the
                       events long ago during the time of the
                      Great Explorations and of the struggles
                        of a young boy trying to overcome a
                             dyslexic reading problem.




  Jennifer Ritchie, Librarian
 Issaquah Valley Elementary

				
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