Gone With The Wind Margaret Mitchell Pips

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					Choose an AR book from the following list of books. Also included are any sequels to listed
books plus any other books by authors on the list.

   1. Howl's Moving Castle, by Diana Wynne Jones
       The Witch of Waste puts Sophie under a spell. To break it, she must brave the castle of
       the Wizard Howl.
   2. Just So Stories, by Rudyard Kipling
       Learn how the leopard got his spots and the camel his hump.
   3. The Borrowers, by Mary Norton
       First published in 1953, this remains a deserved favorite. The Clock family live beneath a
       floorboard, making do with what "human beans" drop, until one day one of them allows
       herself to be seen…
   4. Danny, the Champion of the World, by Roald Dahl
       Danny and his hard-up father bond over poaching pheasants from nasty Mr. Hazell's land
       - before moral dues are paid.
   5. The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame
       "Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth
       doing as simply messing about in boats." But reading about Mole, Ratty, Toad and
       Badger runs it a close second.
   6. The Worst Witch Collection, by Jill Murphy
       Before Harry Potter there was Mildred Hubble, the worst witch at Miss Cackle's
       Academy for Witches. A tale of flying broomsticks, rivalries and magical pedagogy.
   7. Peter Pan, by JM Barrie
       JM Barrie's Neverland adventures were first performed as a play, and later turned into a
       novel. Clap your hands if you believe.
   8. The Water Babies, by Charles Kinglsey
       Tom the sweep drowns after being chased from a rich household and falls into a sub-
       aquatic purgatory. But once he proves his worth he is allowed wonderful adventures.
   9. A Little Princess, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
       Seven-year-old Sara Crewe is sent back from India to Miss Minchin's Seminary for
       Young Ladies in England, to discover she has lost her fortune to a swindler and her father
       to disease. A stirring tale.
   10. Pippi Longstocking, by Astrid Lindgren
       Pippi is impulsive, irrepressible, red-haired and so strong you won't believe it. Her
       bizzare adventures delight children and confound health and safety.
   11. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, by Roald Dahl
       Charlie Bucket's adventures in Willy Wonka's factory - the chocolate rivers, the minia-
       tuarisation room, the Oompa Loompas - will live for ever.
   12. Tom's Midnight Garden, by Philippa Pearce
       As Tom lies in bed preparing for the most boring holiday of his life, the clock strikes 13.
       Racing downstairs he sees daylight and a beautiful garden where there should be
       darkness.
   13. The Phantom Tollbooth, by Norton Juster
       A bored young boy pushes his toy car through a toy tollbooth, and finds himself in the
       kingdom of Wisdom.
   14. The Sword in the Stone, by TH White
       The trials of Arthur have never been more amusingly described. Merlin is the archetype
       for all dotty wizards.
15. A Wizard of Earthsea, by Ursula K LeGuin
    LeGuin's fantasy lands are scrupulously realised, but it is emotional complexity that
    makes her books so engrossing. Here a young wizard has to come to terms with the
    destructive power of his magic.
16. Harry Potter by JK Rowling

17. The Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis                                                  The
    Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe isn't the only Narnia story worth reading. The Silver
    Chair is a powerful allegory of mental slavery; and Voyage of the Dawn Treader sees a
    talking mouse paddle over the edge of the world.
18. The BFG, by Roald Dahl
    At the witching hour, a giant blows sweet dreams into children's bedrooms. When orphan
    Sophie sees him one night, he takes her to his cave. Beware whizzpoppers!
19. The Railway Children, by E Nesbit
    When their father is accused of treason, Bobbie, Peter, Phyllis and their mother move to
    the country. They pass the time watching trains go by and proving their father innocent,
    which is nice.
20. Black Beauty, by Anna Sewell
    One of the greatest books ever narrated by a horse, with a fine message: be kind to others.
21. The Outsiders, by SE Hinton
    This powerful novel about school gangs was published when SE Hinton was just 18. The
    Greasers and the Socs clash in typical teenage fashion - but then someone dies.
22. I Capture the Castle, by Dodie Smith
    Smith is better known for A Hundred and One Dalmatians, but although this, her first
    novel, is quieter, it shines brighter. Narrated in diary form by 17-year-old Cassandra, it
    documents the lives of her eccentric family.
23. The Wolves of Willoughby Chase, by Joan Aiken
    It is 1832, and wolves have over-run a fictional kingdom of England. Orphans Sylvia and
    Bonnie fall into the hands of an evil Miss Slycarp and must use all their wits to escape. A
    mercilessly shadowy thriller.
24. Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens
    The rousing story of Pip's rise, fall and rise pips Oliver Twist as the best book with which
    to start reading Dickens, purely on account of his description of being in love.
25. The Hound of the Baskervilles, by Arthur Conan Doyle
    Holmes in fine Gothic form: rackety aristocrats, the Grimpen Mire, and a glow-in-the-
    dark hellhound conspire to chill the blood and thrill the deductive organs.
26. Wuthering Heights, by Emily Bronte
    A novel that embeds itself in the memory, and set feminism back 150 years. The human
    genome has yet to produce a teenage girl who isn't a sucker for Heathcliff.
27. The Diary of a Young Girl, by Anne Frank
    On June 12, 1942, Annelies Marie Frank started writing a diary. It was her 13th birthday.
    She died three years later in Belsen. An ordinary teenage life, made poignant by the
    knowledge of how it ended.
28. Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry, by Mildred D Taylor
    A tale of oppression in the American South, this tells the story of the Logans, a black
    family living in rural Mississippi during the 1930s.
29. Kim, by Rudyard Kipling
    Kimball O'Hara, the orphaned son of an Irish soldier, wanders Lahore cadging, playing
    and living a carefree life - until he's forced into espionage.
30. Rebecca, by Daphne Du Maurier
    A tale of love, murder, and suspicion.
31. Treasure Island, by RL Stevenson
    The riddles of Stevenson's tale endure. Why does X mark the spot? What is it with
    parrots? And why did Pugh go blind?
32. Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott
    The tale of four sisters - Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy - growing up in the US Civil War, this is
    a charming and insightful story of childhood and family.
33. Watership Down, by Richard Adams
    Fiver and his brother Hazel know that something terrible will happen to the warren, and
    set off for safety. Their story has implications beyond the usual concerns of rabbits.
34. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain
    Less ambitious than The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn but just as exciting. The
    language is hard to begin with but the hero is one of the most endearing in literature.
35. Lord of the Flies, by William Golding
    When a gang of boys are marooned on an island they try to set up a community based on
    cooperation. Some hope.
36. Coraline, by Neil Gaiman
    This spooky story won't soon be forgotten. Coraline is a girl who finds her way down a
    corridor to a flat just like her own - but slightly different. And where her doting "other
    mother" has buttons for eyes…
37. Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
    Anne Shirley, a feisty 11-year-old orphan with red hair comes to live with elderly
    Matthew Cuthbert and his sister on their Prince Edward Island farm. Not the arrangement
    any of them originally imagined, the Cuthberts and Anne soon grow to love each other.
38. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
    Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit, hobbits being a group of tiny peaceful people who live in a
    land called the Shire.
39. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
    Alice's life is never the same after she tumbles through a rabbit hole to a magical land
    where she meets the Cheshire Cat, the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts and all the other
    characters that have made this fantasy such a favorite.
40. Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank B. Gilbreth Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey
    The true, often hilarious adventures of the Gilbreth family --- home to 12 kids and an
    efficiency expert father who always has a plan for doing things faster and better.
41. Five Children and It by E. Nesbit
    The summer becomes more exciting than ever when Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and their
    baby brother discover a wish-granting Sand-fairy, near their country house.


42. Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers
    Magical nanny Mary Poppins flies in (via umbrella, of course) to the lives of young
    Londoners Jane and Michael Banks bringing her own brand of discipline and fun with
    her.
43. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
    A WRINKLE IN TIME was awarded a Newbery Medal in 1963 and combines theology,
    fantasy, and science via a story of time travel, the love of a family and the classic battle
    between good and evil.
44. The Black Stallion by Walter Farley
    When young Alec is stranded on a tropical island, he finds his best and most loyal friend
    is a wild, remarkable stallion. Together, they build a friendship that lasts a lifetime.
45. Sounder by William H. Armstrong
    SOUNDER is Armstrong's classic story of a black sharecropper, his family, and their
    loyal dog.
46. The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford
    The story of three pets who brave the wilderness to find their way home.
47. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
    Learning to appreciate what you've got is a tough lesson to learn, regardless of age. That
    same concept, expertly illustrated in Antoine De Saint-Exupery's THE LITTLE PRINCE,
    makes this a book for all ages.
48. The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
    When April and Melanie create a game about their favorite topic, ancient Egypt, they
    never imagine that their fun could lead them into a real-life mystery. A suspenseful read.
49. The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley
    Series chronicles the continuing adventures of Aerin, the Damarian king’s daughter.
50. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
    Spoiled brat Mary Lennox is orphaned and forced to move into a dreary mansion with her
    uncle. But when she meets her invalid cousin Colin and a friend, Dickon, the three
    children bring to life the mansion's long-dormant garden as well as the joyous spirit
    within them all.
51. The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
    When Milo drives through the Phantom Toll Booth, the strange adventures begin.
52. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg
    Claudia and her brother Jamie run away from home-to hide out in New York City's
    Metropolitan Museum of Art. Will they ever go home again? Mrs. Frankweiler's files
    hold the answer.
53. Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
    Jess and Leslie, two unlikely friends, form a close bond and develop their own fantasy
    play world called Terabithia. Their friendship is tragically cut short by Leslie's accidental
    death.
54. Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George
    The first of a three-book series that follow a young Alaskan girl through being adopted
    by a wolf pack, then returned to her Eskimo people.
55. Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
    The Tuck family drinks from a magical spring of eternal life and now they will never
    grow older. Ten-year-old Winnie Foster is the first person to discover their secret.
56. One-Eyed Cat by Paula Fox
    Ned disobeys his father and takes some shots in his backyard with an air rifle. Later,
    when a one-eyed cat comes around, Ned believe he has maimed the animal. How he deals
    with guilt and responsibility for his actions makes for compelling reading.
57. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh by Robert C. O'Brien
    Mrs. Frisby, a fieldmouse widow, asks help from the rats under the rose bush and
    discovers that they are part of an experimental group at the National Institute of Mental
   Health. To her shock, she learns that the late Mr. Frisby was also one of the test subjects.
   Together rats and mice work out a plan for a new, safer way of life.

58. Gone With the Wind: Margaret Mitchell

59. Jane Eyre: Charlotte Bronte

60. Frankenstein: Mary Shelly

61. Dracula: Bram Stoker

62. Sense and Sensibility: Jane Austen

63. The Pride and the Prejudice: Jane Austen

64. The Crystal Cave: Mary Stuart

65. The Jungle Book: Rudyard Kipling

66. Animal Farm: George Orwell

67. The Old Man and the Sea: Ernest Hemingway

68. Of Mice and Men: John Steinbeck

69. The Stand: Stephen King

70. Brave New World: Aldous Huxley

71. The Mediterranean Caper: Clive Cussler

72. The Yearling: Marjorie Rawlings

73. Redwall: Brian Jacques

74. Nothing But the Truth: A Documentary Novel by Avi
    When Philip, a high school freshman, is suspended for singing "The Star-Spangled
    Banner" during homeroom, it soon becomes a national news story.
75. The Westing Game: Elen Raskin
76. Guardians of Ga’Hoole: Lasky, Katherine
77. The Hunger Games: Suzanne Collins
             Accelerated Reader 7th Grade
                       Ms. Gailey’s Class

 You must read and test on 1 (one) fiction book from the attached
  list each 9 weeks.


 You must read and test on 3 (three) nonfiction books which will be
  read in class.


 In addition to reading and testing, you must complete the following:
         a book project (choices will be provided)
         a one page written report (format will be provided)


 Your AR grade will be based on four things:
         AR Test Average.
         Grade on project.
         Grade on written report


 Point Goals:
         A dress-down sticker will be given each time you meet your
          point goal (15 points).
         Point goals will not negatively affect grades.

				
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