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“I'm not a big reader, but I thought (the lesson) was fun,” said Garcia. Panagopoulos had participated in book speed dating before and said the book trailers were her favorite part.
“They make me want to try different books,” she said.
Fosmire learned about the activity from Millie Linares, the librarian at Rawlinson Middle School.
(Both schools are in the Northside Independent School District.) Linares said she came up with the idea two years ago when “Call Me Maybe” was at the top of the charts and she saw a poster in another school's library that played on the song's lyrics: “Here's my call number, so read me maybe?
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By adapting the book speed-dating lesson to include the i Pod Touch devices and book trailers, Fosmire said she's appealing to students through technology.
Nick Garcia and Delilah Panagopoulos, both 13, are on a date — but not with each other.“We have books in both our children's collection and in our young adult collection that would be interesting to this group.Lone Star Reading List The annual Lone Star Reading List includes the top 20 books for middle school-age readers selected by the Texas Library Association. P.: The Reluctant Assassin” by Eoin Colfer“The Vengekeep Prophecies” by Brian Farrey“The Last Dragonslayer” by Jasper Fforde“Summer of the Mariposas” by Guadalupe Garcia-Mc Call“The Warrior's Heart” by Eric Greitens“School Spirits” by Rachel Hawkins“A Matter of Days” by Amber Kizer“Ungifted” by Gordan Korman“The Boy on the Wooden Box” by Leon Leyson“Ask My Mood Ring How I Feel” by Diana Lopez“Colin Fischer” by Ashley Edward Miller and Zack Stentz“For Darkness Shows the Stars” by Diana Peterfreund“The Rithmatist” by Brandon Sanderson“Lincoln's Grave Robbers” by Steve Sheinkin“Lockwood & Co.: The Screaming Staircase” by Jonathan Stroud“One Came Home” by Amy Timberlake“Navigating Early” by Clare Vanderpool“Poison” by Bridget Zinn Source: Texas Library Association, org.” While the majority of the students prefer fiction books, Linares said, she mixes up things sometimes by having only nonfiction choices during book speed dating.Coming up, she plans to have all the books in the activity be from the Lone Star Reading List, which is compiled each year specifically for middle school-aged kids by the Texas Library Association.