• The Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl (HRRB) BOOK CLUB is designed to increase reading comprehension and promote the joy of reading. The HRRB team will read two books a month until the competition. The TEAM will have weekly book talks and discussions. They will also play games and complete activities that are associated with the books.
    TEAM MEMBERS:  Madison Roberts, Jasmine Brihm, Mary Jane Gomez, Wykel Tedrick, Christopher Crawford, Christopher Addison, Keyshawn Bullock, Janyiah Jones. 

    September 2018: 

    1. Cartaya, Pablo. (2017). The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora. New York, NY: Viking. Lexile = 750L
    2. Freedman, Russell. (2016). We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement that Defied Adolf Hitler. New York, NY: Clarion. Lexile = 630L

    October 2018:

    1. Gratz, Alan. (2017). Refugee. New York, NY: Scholastic. Lexile = 800L
    2. Lowery, Lynda Blackmon, Leacock, Elspeth, & Buckley, Susan. (2015). Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March (Illus. P.J. Loughran). New York, NY: Speak. Lexile = 780L

    November 2018:

    1. Markell, Denis. (2016). Click Here to Start. New York, NY: Delacorte. Lexile = 670L
    2. Reynolds, Jason. (2016). Ghost. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster. Lexile = 730L

    December 2018: 

    1. Sheinkin, Steve. (2017). Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team. New York, NY: Roaring Brook Press. Lexile = 980L
    2. Smith, Ronald. (2015). Hoodoo. New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Lexile = 600L

    January 2019: 

    1. Standish, Ali. (2017). The Ethan I was Before. New York, NY: HarperCollins. Lexile = 730L
    2. Wientge, Kristi. (2017). Karma Khullar’s Mustache. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster. Lexile (not available)