Top requested quizzes just released

By Ruth Atkinson

Six highly-requested books have just been quizzed for Accelerated Reader. Teachers, parents and students are increasingly making use of our quiz suggestion form, which gives you the opportunity to let us know about books you’d like us to quiz. If you request a book using this system, you’ll automatically receive an email notifying you once the quiz has been made available. Suggestions are one of the most important means we use to determine priorities in quizzing books, so we highly recommend using this tool.

Book covers for Big Nate Flips Out, Jon for Short, and After Tomorrow

Big Nate Flips Out is the fifth book in Lincoln Pierce’s popular Big Nate series. When his habitual sloppiness gets a friend into trouble, the “year six detention king” decides to clean up his act and his hazardous waste zone of a locker, causing everyone around him to think that Nate has lost his mind.

Big Nate Flips Out | HarperCollins | 978-0-00-747827-9 | MY | BL 2.8 | Quiz #225030

Jon for Short is Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman’s chilling story in the Barrington Stoke Teen series, particularly for struggling readers. Jon is in hospital. He can’t move. The doctors have taken his arms and he is sure his legs are next. Will Jon ever remember how he came to be in this predicament?

Jon for Short | Barrington Stoke | 978-1-78112-195-5 | UY | BL 3.6 | Quiz #224541

After Tomorrow, from Gillian Cross, sees a shortage of food in the UK, forcing Matt and his little brother escape to France. But life in a refugee camp is hard and they have to call on their own resourcefulness to survive.

After Tomorrow | OUP | 978-0-19-275626-8 | MY | BL 4.1 | Quiz #224591

Book covers for Changeling, the Blackhope Enigma, and the Crimson Shard

Changeling is the first in Philippa Gregory’s new Order of Darkness series. In 1453, 17-year-old Luca is recruited to investigate evil across Europe and frees Isolde from captivity in a nunnery. Together they seek the one who holds the secrets of the Order of Darkness. The plot contains violence.

Changeling | Simon & Schuster | 978-0-85707-730-1 | UY | BL 5.6 | Quiz #224986

The first two books in Teresa Flavin’s Blackhope Enigma trilogy have been quizzed. The Blackhope Enigma begins the series. Fourteen-year old Sunni, her stepbrother Dean and an art student friend trace the footsteps of a labyrinth built in Blackhope Tower by a mysterious and brilliant 16th century artist and find themselves trapped inside his enchanted Painting.

The Crimson Shard continues the trilogy. Lured through a mysterious door while on a museum tour, Sunni and Blaise discover they’ve stepped into eighteenth-century London and that their “tour guide” will do anything to get more information about their knowledge of magical paintings.

The Blackhope Enigma | Templar Publishing | 978-1-84877-034-8 | UY | BL 4.8 | Quiz #224983

The Crimson Shard | Templar Publishing | 978-1-84877-073-7 | UY | BL 4.8 | Quiz #224987


Posted on 27 August 2013 at 11:21 am
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