Friday, April 21, 2017

April 21st's Book Beginning and Friday 56

Time to kick off Friday!  Yes, it's time for this week's Book Beginning and Friday 56.

This week, I'm spotlighting a middle grade mystery - Panda-monium by Stuart Gibbs




Stuart has some of the best opening lines.  This book is no exception, and as soon as I read it, I knew I had to use this book this week.

I almost missed all the mayhem with the giant panda because a dolphin stole my bathing suit.

Isn't that great?

Meanwhile, here's a teaser from page 56:

"What's going on?" Summer asked.
Kevin seemed start struck by Summer.  "Er...Ah...This woman claims she knows Teddy."

This book really is fabulous, and I will have my review up on Sunday if you want to come back and read more about it.

Meanwhile, I hope you have a great weekend.  I'll be spending Saturday at the LA Times Festival of Books.

6 comments:

  1. This sounds like one my middle grader and I would both love!

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  2. Looks and sounds like a cute story.
    sherry @ fundinmental Friday Memes

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  3. Sounds like fun. My YA pick this week is Noteworthy by Riley Redgate. Happy reading!

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  4. I've got to pick this up for my students!

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  5. The most interesting teaser I've read today! Ha! Is that a photo of your book collection at the top of your blog? That's so cool, if it is.

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