The OPLbery Club met yesterday, July 11, and we talked about a lot of books.
Here are some comments about our books:
“Funny, good story, fast-moving.” (Arjun)
“I really liked it. It’s a story about friendship.” (Andy)
“The pace was perfect. Everything connected and it didn’t leave you hanging.” (Janessa)
“It was well written and had a good pace.” (Ralph)
“The story line was good and it was original.” (Faith)
“It had a good plot and different perspectives.” (Tanmay)
Check back with us next month to see what else we’ve been reading.
With our second meeting under our belt, it is clear that we’ve got lots of great books to read this year, and lots of club members are already digging in. Take a look at our current list of OPLbery contenders.
Some of the books our members like are:
Andy, Eric and Tanmay all read this book:
“I really liked it . It’s OPLbery worthy.”
“It’s about friendship. I really liked the characters.”
This was also popular. Faith and Arjun agreed:
“It’s the best mystery I’ve ever read!”
“I loved it. It’s not predictable.”
Both Idalio and Eric liked this book:
“It’s well-paced, a huge journey to safety, with unique twists and turns,” said Eric.
Our next OPLbery Club meeting is July 11.
The OPLbery Club has begun meeting again recently. This is the beginning of our 5th year! We’ve got lots of great books on our new list. You can see them here.
We had some new faces among the familiar ones at our meeting in May. Everyone enjoyed talking about what they’d read. Here are a few comments:
Catalina: “Nightingale’s Nest was a page-turner. I loved the characters.”
Faith: “Time of the Fireflies was suspenseful and OPLbery-worthy.”
Ralph: “I liked the characters in Three Bird Summer. They were very real, and the descriptions were good.”
Both Tanmay and Jean thought The Secret Box was “OPLbery-worthy.”
We’ve got lots of new books on our OPLbery book cart. We’re looking forward to a very exciting year.
Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library!
Congratulations to author Chris Grabenstein, and thanks to all the OPLbery Club members for all your reading this year!
In addition to the OPLbery Medal, the kids awarded Honors to two books: Rump, by Liesl Shurtliff, and Magic Marks the Spot, by Caroline Carlson.
Our voting will be on January 10 (snow date January 17). Check back to see which book will win the OPLbery medal this year.
The OPLbery Club has only two more months before our big vote! Our club members met on Friday, November 15, and these are the nine books that are still on the list:
When we meet again in December, three books will be eliminated and we will have our final list. Voting for the OPLbery Medal will take place at our January 10 meeting.
The OPLbery Club met on Friday, October 18, and had a very lively discussion of the books on the OPLbery list. We started the meeting with 20 books on the list and ended with 13. Our goal is to get the number down to 6 by December, and everyone will need to read those 6 books. Here is what is currently still on our reading list: