Enjoy Your Holiday and READ! The following are suggestions from the folks at Clearwater R-1.

The holidays are a great time to do some recreational reading.  The CHS Library has compiled a list of favorite books suggested by some of the Clearwater R-1 employees.  Alphabetical by the title of the book, they are as follows: 


Title         Author   Recommended by
39 Clues       Various Authors Mrs. Mary Bangert
5000 Year Leap       W. Cleon Skousen Mr. Terry Bryeans
A -Z Murder Mysteries     Sue Crafton Mrs. Barb Adams
Alabama Moon       Watt Key Mr. Jim West
All Creatures Great and Small    James Herriot Mrs. Barbara Lyon
Any Louis L’Amour book     Louis L’Amour Mrs. Mary Bangert
Any Nicholas Sparks book     Nicholas Sparks Mrs. Lora.Yant
Bible             Mrs. Barb Adams
Bible             Mrs. Brooke Alcorn
Bible             Mrs. Mary Bangert
Brave New World       Aldous Huxley Mr. Terry Bryeans
Brief History of Time     Stephen Hawking Mr. Gary Schuller
Call of the Wild, White Fang   Jack London Mrs. Mary Bangert
Christmas Shoes, Christmas Blessing, etc Donna VanLiere Mrs. Mary Bangert
Chronicles of Narnia     C. S. Lewis Mrs. Barbara Lyon
Chronicles of Narnia     C. S. Lewis Mrs. Mary Bangert
Color Purple       Alice Walker Mrs. Tracy Henson
Cosmos, Billions and Billions   Carl Sagan Mr. Gary Schuller
Cotton Malone – Magellan Billet series Steve Barry Mrs. Barbara Lyon
Dandelion Wine, Something Wicked This Way Comes Ray Bradbury Mrs. Barbara Lyon
Digital Fortress       Dan Brown Mrs. Barbara Lyon
Do Hard Things       Alex and Brett Harris Mrs. Mary Bangert
Dragonlance series      Weis and Hickman Mr. Scott Davis
Dragonriders of Pern series                 Anne McCaffrey Mrs. Barbara Lyon
Dragonriders of Pern series                 Anne McCaffrey Mr. Scott Davis
Dune series       Frank Herbert Mrs. Barbara Lyon
Dune series       Frank Herbert Mr. Scott Davis
Ender series       Orson Scott Card Mr. Scott Davis
Ender’s Game       Orson Scott Card Mr. Gary Schuller
Fablehaven series     Brandon Mull Mrs. Dana Hooper
Fahrenheit 451       Ray Bradbury Mrs. Barbara Lyon
Far Pavilions       M. M. Kaye Mrs. Mary Bangert
Five People You Meet in Heaven   Mitch Albom Mrs. Connie Radford
Flowers for Algernon     Daniel Keyes Mrs. Barbara Lyon
Forgotten Realm       Various Authors Mr. Scott Davis
Girl of the Limberlost     Gene Stratton-Porter Mrs. Mary Bangert
God and the Groceryman     Harold Bell Wright Mr. Bob Kushner
Harry Potter series     J. K. Rowling Mrs. Barbara Lyon
Harry Potter series     J. K. Rowling Mrs. Mary Bangert
Harry Potter series     J. K. Rowling Mrs. Barb Adams
Have a New Kid by Friday     Dr. Kevin Lehman Mrs. Mary Bangert
Hiding Place       Corrie ten Boom Mrs. Mary Bangert
Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy   Douglas Adams Mr. Scott Davis
Hobbit and Lord of the Rings trilogy   J R R Tolkien Mrs. Barbara Lyon
How to Find God:  Living Water for Those Who Thirst Study Bible Mr. Gary Schuller
Hunt for Red October     Tom Clancy Mr. Dennis Matthews
If I Stay         Gayle Forman Mrs. Tracy Henson
Impossible       Nancy Werlin Mrs. Mary Bangert
In the Grip of Grace     Max Lucado Mr. Gary Schuller
Incarnations of Immortality series   Piers Anthony Mr. Scott Davis
Island of the Blue Dolphins     Scott O’Dell Mrs. Mary Bangert
Johnathan Livingston Seagull   Richard Bach Mrs. Barbara Lyon
Kon-Tiki       Thor Heyerdahl Mr. Gary Schuller
Kon-Tiki       Thor Heyerdahl Mrs. Barbara Lyon
Last of the Breed      Louis L’Amour Mr. Scott Davis
Last Song       Nicholas Sparks Mrs. Mary Bangert
Laura Ingalls Wilder Books     Laura Ingalls Wilder Mrs. Carmen Zaloz
Left Behind series     LaHaye & Jenkins Mrs. Barb Adams
Lord of the Flies       William Golding Mrs. Barbara Lyon
Maximum Ride series     James Patterson Mrs. Barbara Lyon
Murder on the Orient Express, Then There Were None Agatha Christie Mr. Bob Kushner
On the Road       Jack Kerourac Mrs. Barbara Lyon
Painted House       John Grisham Mrs. Brooke Alcorn
Patriot Games       Tom Clancy Mr. Dennis Matthews
Pelican Brief and others by John Grisham John Grisham Mrs. Mary Bangert
People of the Lake and others in the series K & M Gear Mrs. Liz Morris 
Pilgram at Tinker Creek     Annie Dillard Mrs. Barbara Lyon
Prey series       John Swaford Mr. Gary Schuller
Pride and Prejudice     Jane Austen Mrs. Dana Hooper
Printer of Udell       Harold Bell Wright Mr. Bob Kushner
Rebecca       Daphne duMaurier Mrs. Barbara Lyon
Relic, Mount Dragon, and the Pendergast series Preston and Child  Mrs. Barbara Lyon
Revolution       Gorge Barna Mr. Gary Schuller
Robot Series       Issac Asimov Mr. Gary Schuller
Shepherd of the Hills     Harold Bell Wright Mrs. Mary Bangert
Sherlock Holmes       Arthur Conan Doyle Mr. Bob Kushner
Sigma Force series      James Rollins Mrs. Barbara Lyon
Song of the Cardinal     Gene Stratton-Porter Mrs. Mary Bangert
Spin         Robert Chas Wilson Mr. Gary Schuller
Sum of All Fears       Tom Clancy Mr. Dennis Matthews
Swan Peak       James Lee Burke Mrs. Barbara Lyon
Their Eyes Were Watching God   Zora Neale Hurston Mrs. Tracy Henson
To Kill a Mockingbird     Harper Lee Mrs. Barbara Lyon
To Kill a Mockingbird     Harper Lee Mrs. Brooke Alcorn
Towards Zero, And Then There Were None and others by Agatha Christie Mrs. Mary Bangert
Travels with Charley                                                          John Steinbeck Mrs. Barbara Lyon
Truman         David McCoullough Mr. Terry Bryeans
Twilight series       Stephenie Meyer Mr. Shannon England
Twilight series       Stephenie Meyer Mrs. Mary Bangert
Understood Betsy     D Canfield Fisher Mrs. Mary Bangert
Walk in the Woods      Bill Bryson Mrs. Dana Hooper
Watership Down       Richard Adams Mrs. Barbara Lyon
Where the Red Fern Grows (all time favorite book) Wilson Rawls Mrs. Lora.Yant
Xanth series       Piers Anthony Mr. Scott Davis
You Are Special and other children’s books by Max Lucado    Mrs. Mary Bangert


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LEARNING EXPRESS LIBRARY access to ACT Tests, etc. http://learningexpresslibrary.com

eTHEMES – Topic Related Teacher Resource http://ethemes.missouri.edu/

MOREnet bookmarks to Teacher Resources  http://www.delicious.com/morenet

UNIVERSITY LIBRARY LINKS – See Mrs. Bangert to arrange an interlibrary loan of materials from the following libraries.

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURIhttp://laurel.lso.missouri.edu

SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY: http://galahad.missouri.edu/search~53