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message 1: by Kellee (new)

Kellee Moye (kelleemoye) June 2012: Great Outdoors Month- Read a Juv Fic, MG, or YA book where the setting is in the wilderness.

Let the adventures begin :)


message 2: by Kellee (last edited Jun 23, 2012 07:24PM) (new)

Kellee Moye (kelleemoye) Completed Tasks: June

I’ll Be There by Holly Goldberg Sloan
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Points Earned this month: 2
Total Points: 124

I'll Be There by Holly Goldberg Sloan


message 3: by Kellee (last edited Jun 23, 2012 07:24PM) (new)

Kellee Moye (kelleemoye) Completed Tasks: June

Orchards by Holly Thompson
-I think the title shows you where the nature comes in :)
Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park
-Most of this book is about a young man running through the wilderness of Africa

Points Earned this month: 4
Total Points: 126

Orchards by Holly Thompson A Long Walk to Water Based on a True Story by Linda Sue Park


Angela Sunshine (angelasunshine) Beauty Queens by Libba Bray
The beauty queens are stranded on a (mostly) deserted island.


message 5: by Paul (new)

Paul | 16 comments Complete Tasks for June:

It's time to move beyond this theme in my personal reading. The last two weeks have been nice to read Great Outdoors books; I've enjoyed their quiet nature. But it is time to return to civilization.

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
-Main character finds himself stranded in the Alaska wilderness.
Mountain Born by Elizabeth Yates
-A lovely book about shepherding. Nights are spent in the rolling hills to stave off the wolves.
The Courage of Sarah Noble by Alice Dalgliesh
-Main character travels through the wilderness with her father to build a new home.

Points Earned this month: 4
Total Points: 18


message 6: by Brandi (last edited Jun 15, 2012 07:49AM) (new)

Brandi (librandian) | 206 comments Dark Life by Kat Falls

Book takes place underwater, but I think it fits the theme because pioneers are cultivating it like the historical homesteads. Wilderness can be underwater, right? :)

Total points: 14


message 8: by Jennifer W, WT Moderator (new)

Jennifer W | 1289 comments Mod
Bridge to Terabithia Terabithia is in the great outdoors!

2 points

Total: 46 points


message 9: by Ann (new)

Ann | 88 comments The Black Cauldron by Lloyd Alexander. Most of the book takes place outdoors as the heroes travel from one the woods to the marshes and back again.


message 10: by Kellee (new)

Kellee Moye (kelleemoye) Brandi wrote: "Dark Life by Kat Falls

Book takes place underwater, but I think it fits the theme because pioneers are cultivating it like the historical homesteads. Wilderness can be underwater, right? :)

Tot..."


Sure :)


message 11: by Kellee (last edited Jun 23, 2012 07:23PM) (new)

Kellee Moye (kelleemoye) Completed Tasks: June

Without Tess by Marcella Pixley
Tess and Lizzie often go to the lake to fish or row. There’s also more to it, but it’d give away too much.

Points Earned this month: 5
Total Points: 127


Without Tess by Marcella Pixley


message 12: by Paul (new)

Paul | 16 comments Completed Tasks for June:

I know I said I was done with this theme, and I actually have moved on to a personal theme of running (either the title has running involved or a character is a runner of sorts). Surprisingly, this book fits both themes.

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

Points Earned: 1
Total Points: 19


message 13: by Paul (new)

Paul | 16 comments Completed Tasks for June:

I must say, I like when challenges include the "Juv Fic" allowance. Having 4 kids makes it easy to gain some points.

The Biggest Bear by Lynd Ward
This book is about a boy who befriends a bear in the wilderness. Sweet story...because of the maple sugar.

Points Earned: 1
Total Points: 20


message 14: by Kellee (new)

Kellee Moye (kelleemoye) Paul wrote: "Completed Tasks for June:

I must say, I like when challenges include the "Juv Fic" allowance. Having 4 kids makes it easy to gain some points...."


I believe all of the monthly challenges allow for Juvenile fiction books :)


message 16: by Cathy (new)

Cathy | 136 comments I read Hatchet Hatchet (Brian's Saga, #1) by Gary Paulsen

Points: 2
Totaly Points: 103


Karis (YA Litwit) Jacobstein (YALitwit) | 419 comments I never posted my June books, but these were all read in June...

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien- 2 points

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo- 1 point

Sanctuary byMelissa Marr- 1 point

Lies Beneath by Anne Greenwood Brown- 1 point

One Moment by Kristina McBride- 1 point

June Total- 6 points
Total Points- 80


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