Monday, October 09, 2006

Book of the Week

Don't miss the newest addition to our collection, The Lightning Thief, by Rick Riordan. It has earned many top honors and we're sure you'll like it.

A Best Book of 2005, School Library Journal
A New York Times Notable Book of 2005
A Best Book of 2005, Child Magazine
Bluebonnet Award Nominee 2006, Texas Library Association
Askews Torchlight Award (UK) Winner, 2006
Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book List, 2005
VOYA Top Shelf Fiction List for 2005
ALA Notable Book for 2005
YALSA Best Book for Young Adults 2005
Red House Children's Book Award Winner (UK), 2006
CCBC choice award 2006, Cooperative Children's Book Center
A 2006 Notable Children's Book, National Council for Teachers of English
A Publishers Weekly National Children's Bestseller

Wow! And if you want to check out the author's very cool website, here's the link:

Thanks to Jared in Grade 6 for recommending this book to the SAS Library.


Anonymous said...

I have read this book, and it is very good. I have the second book in this series and it is also very good.

St. Anthony School Library said...

Thanks, Anonymous!

Anonymous said...

This book rocks! I don't know why, but it's taking me a really long time to read it, but I can't wait to read the second one.