Congratulations to these enthusiastic young critics who shared their reading recommendations in June. Each wins a $25 gift certificate from Crow Bookshop in Burlington. We loved reading about all the entrants' literary adventures and have included some excerpts below.
"Pam's pony is sick and he needs help. They find out he was overeating. Someone was feeding him apples very early in the morning."
— Cynthia Smith, 10 Berlin
"What I like about Wonder is it's so realistic. It makes me feel the main character Auggie's sadness and happiness. I even caught myself crying a few times."
— Anna Huener, 10 Burlington
"My favorite part of the story was when the author described the effects of the earthquake in the hotel room where BeeBee and Kyle were alone. It was up to them to decide what to do next. They had to be responsible and mature."
— Lily Merchant, 11 Essex Junction
GMYS offers a 7-day, intensive residential musical experience for intermediate and advanced student musicians. This year GMYS C.A.M.P. will meet August 7-13, 2016 at Johnson State College. Participants work with professional music coaches in chamber groups, private lessons, eurhythmics classes and orchestra rehearsals. There is also plenty of time to…(more)