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message 1: by Aprilleigh (last edited Feb 21, 2017 12:18PM) (new)

Aprilleigh (aprilleighlauer) | 548 comments 25/25 Completed

B1: Written by Nobel Laureate - The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
B2: Sci-fi or Fantasy Classic - Five Children and It by E. Nesbit
B3: Classic of Africa - The Stranger by Albert Camus
B4: Children's Classic - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
B5: Winner of a Foreign Literary Prize (non-USA) - The Borrowers by Mary Norton (Carnegie Medal 1952, UK)

I1: Published/Written Before 1600’s - Birds by Aristophanes (414 BC)
I2: New-to-You Author - The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald
I3: Classic Play - Frogs by Aristophanes
I4: Banned Book - Lysistrata by Aristophanes (Greece 1967, anti-war)
I5: Published in the 1700's - Candide by Voltaire (1759)

N1: Classic of the Americas - The Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. White
N2: Short Story Collection - Night Shift by Stephen King
N3: FREE SPACE - The Finest Hours by Michael Tougias
N4: Poetry Collection - Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot
N5: Classic of Europe - A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett

G1: Published in the 1600's - The Complete Fairy Tales by Charles Perrault (1697)
G2: Book from Le Monde’s 100 Books of the Century - 1984 by George Orwell
G3: Classic Non-fiction - Poetics by Aristotle
G4: Classic from School - Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
G5: Published in the 1800's - Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (1865)

O1: Literary Prize of Your Country/Region (USA) - From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg (Newbery Medal 1968, US)
O2: Gothic Classic - Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
O3: Classic of Asia or Oceania - Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling
O4: Mystery or Crime Classic - The House of Dies Drear by Virginia Hamilton
O5: Prize-Winning Female Author - Strawberry Girl by Lois Lenski (Newbery Medalist)

The free space is the only book that doesn't fit the group's date range, but it's a free space.


message 2: by Katy, New School Classics (new)

Katy (kathy_h) | 9312 comments Mod
Welcome to the challenge Aprilleigh! Hope it provides many hours of great reading.


Andrea AKA Catsos Person (catsosperson) | 1791 comments Aprilleigh, I hope you enjoy bingo!

I played this year and just loved it!


message 4: by Pink (new)

Pink | 6556 comments Good luck!


message 5: by Aprilleigh (new)

Aprilleigh (aprilleighlauer) | 548 comments I was going to do this last year, but between recovery from the move (cross-country) and everything else involved in settling in to a new place, plus having found it late in the year to begin with, it just didn't seem reasonable. One more source of stress, which is what it would have been for me at that point. This year I can enjoy it properly.


message 6: by Aprilleigh (new)

Aprilleigh (aprilleighlauer) | 548 comments Does anyone know how to add a checkmark after a book once I've read it?


Andrea AKA Catsos Person (catsosperson) | 1791 comments Hi,

Google something like "html code for check mark."

I used html that I found to check off book titles this year for a challenge with another group.


message 8: by Powder River Rose (last edited Feb 05, 2016 06:01PM) (new)

Powder River Rose (powderriverrose) | 152 comments

don't use any spaces, but in order for you to read it....

& # 10004 ;


message 9: by Aprilleigh (new)

Aprilleigh (aprilleighlauer) | 548 comments Done - almost forgot to update the thread!


message 10: by Pink (new)

Pink | 6556 comments Well done!


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