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Fun @ Bookamania!

Fun @ Bookamania!

Here are some of our Thorp Students that met Mrs. Ruszel @ Bookamania on Saturday, November 22nd.

They give Bookamania a “THUMBS UP!”

Students  made fun crafts, met Authors and Illustrators and received 12 FREE BOOKS!

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 Mrs. Ruszel purchased new books for the LIBRARY and waited in line for the authors and illustrators to personally sign them: “TO MRS. RUSZEL AND THE EAGER READERS OF O. A. THORP.”

Look for these titles in our LMC:

A Library Book for Bear, A Birthday for Bear, Bedtime for Bear and The Sniffles for Bear by Bonny Becker, illustrated by Kady MacDonald Dermont.

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Author Bonny Becker and Mrs. Ruszel


Illustrator Kady MacDonald Denton
Mrs. Ruszel with Illustrator Kady MacDonald Denton



Illustrator Kady MacDonald Denton
Illustrator Kady MacDonald Denton adding a Special Illustration to our Thorp Book

The Adventures of Beekle the Imaginary Friend, The Three Ninja Pigs and Ninja Red Riding Hood by Dan Santat.

Mrs. Ruszrl with Author and Illustrator Dan Santat
Mrs. Ruszell with Author and Illustrator Dan Santat


Ashley Bryan’s Puppets by Ashley Bryan.

Author Ashley Bryant with Mrs. Ruszel
Author Ashley Bryan with Mrs. Ruszel

Watch for information about Chicago Public Library’s “Blast Off! Winter Learning Challenge.” Read, Create and Discover! beginning December 15, 2014 through January 5, 2015 and earn a FREE BOOK!



























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