The Quantum League #1 Spell Robbers, by Matthew J. Kirby is a science fiction adventure for readers who love science, such as quantum physics, with some magic and crime fighting action. Ben joins a summer camp that turns out to be way more exciting then he expected. From the camp's professor, a quantum physicist, he learns that he has a unique ability to "actuate" - to change reality, like creating a lightning bolt or fireball using only the power of his imagination. But suddenly his professor is kidnapped and he is asked to join a secret society that is trying to protect the world other "actuators" who want to use their power for evil. Join Ben for one exhilarating ride! Grade 4-6.
In Kelsey Green, Reading Queen, by Claudia Mills, Kelsey is determined to lead her class to victory in the school's reading challenge. She loves to read and is sure she can win the biggest prize until Simon moves ahead of her in the contest. Could he be cheating? And why aren't other students participating to help her class? Kelsey goes into action learning about friendship as well as competition even as she reads some great books, that everyone will recognize! Grade 2-3.
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I am the Library Media Center director at Patton School in Arlington Heights where I help students from kindergarten through 5th grade find terrific independent reading for enjoyment and information, and teach students the skills to use information and technology safely and productively and to connect, communicate and share with others. I have four grown children, a large black dog, (flat coat retriever) and a small striped cat. I am an obessive Chicago Cubs fan and I love to run.