Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Holiday Break Reading Challenge Activity #6

 Today's challenge from:  Holiday Break Reading Challenge Activity #6

What's in a Name?


Here is what you need to do:


1 - Find a book title that fits in all of the following categories. If you read primarily young adult literature, then focus on young adult titles. If not, focus on adult. It doesn't matter.


2 - Be sure to list the author next to each title, just in case some of us want to read more about them.


3 - To be eligible for the prize you need to leave a comment on THE ORIGINAL POST with all of your book titles and authors.


4 - Leave your email address in your comment.


Here are the categories you need to find (you can't use the ones in the examples):


1. A book with a "profession" in its title. Examples might include: The Book Thief, The Island of Dr. Moreau, The Historian

2. A book with a "time of day" in its title. Examples might include:
Twilight,Four Past Midnight, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

3. A book with a "relative" in its title. Examples might include:
Eight Cousins, My Father's Dragon, The Daughter of Time

4. A book with a "body part" in its title. Examples might include:
The Bluest Eye, Bag of Bones, The Heart of Darkness

5. A book with a "building" in its title. Examples might include:
Uncle Tom's Cabin, Little House on the Prairie, The Looming Tower

6. A book with a "medical condition" in its title. Examples might include:
Insomnia, Coma, The Plague



7. A book with a "color" in its title. Examples might include: The Amber Spyglass, The Red Pony, Blue Blood

8. A book with an "animal" in its title. Examples might include:
The Hound of the Baskervilles, To Kill a Mockingbird, Julie of the Wolves

9. A book with a "first name" in its title. Examples might include:
Jane Eyre, the Harry Potter books, Anne of Green Gables

10. A book with a "place" in its title. Examples might include:
From Russia with Love, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Out of Africa

11. A book with a "weather event" in its title. Examples might include:
The Snows of Kilimanjaro, Red Storm Rising, Tornado Alley

12. A book with a "plant" in its title. Examples might include:
Where the Red Fern Grows, The Name of the Rose, Flowers for Algernon



Have Fun!


My list:
Book 1:Profession  The Alchemist, by Paul Coelho
Book 2: Time of Day Pride and Predjudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls by Jane Austen and Steve Hockensmith
Book 3: Relative The Sisters Grimm (series) by Michael Buckley
Book 4: Body part Eyes of the Emperor by Graham Salisbury
Book 5: Building The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
Book 6: Medical condition Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson
Book 7: Color The 39 Clues Book 5: The Black Circle by Patrick Carman
Book 8: Animal No More Dead Dogs by Gordon Korman
Book 9: First name Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
Book 10: Place Mililani Mauka by Chris McKinney
Book 11: Weather event Hurricane: A Novel by Terry Trueman
Book 12: Plant The Seven Orchids by Ian MacMillan





 

1 comment:

Cat (Minding the Middle) said...

I wish I had access to my classroom so I could list books I know I have.

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