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<ul><li><p>OLAs Reading ProgramsGrow Readers @your LibraryCBlue SpruceRed MapleWhite PineGolden OakSilver BirchThe EvergreenThe Awards in The Forest of Trees TMOntario Library Association. </p></li><li><p>The Trees in the ForestTMDesigned to grow readers in the forestTMTMTMTMTMTM</p></li><li><p>What makes you want to read?Teens in grades 9/10 answer the question- attractive cover - friends recommendation - good theme- funny - suspense - pictures - Stop, Drop and Read - love it -not being forced to read like Stop, Drop and Read - exciting summary - it won a award - its a movie - Im bored with nothing else to do- road trips - biographies - reason to stay up late, parents wont complain- media ads - length - not too many pages - famous author - the way they are displayed - if I have to do research - when Im stressed- escape my terrible life! - availability - I just love books- to learn - fantasy books - sports - to impress the ladies- musicians - poetry - magazines with celebrities on them- learn how to do something - to find out about our past - a good book- ya just gotta! - good reviews - a world disaster - current events</p></li><li><p>How are the books selected?Canadian, current, paperback preferred Good literary qualityRange of reading levelsMale and female protagonistsCultural diversityRange of genreRange of geographical locationsUrban/ruralAppropriate language and content, </p></li><li><p>How it Works!Read 5 of the White Pine titles.Conference with Mrs. Onstein or your English teacher about the book.Vote for your favourite title to receive the White Pine Award. Join everyone for monthly book talks at lunch in the library.Attend the pizza lunch celebration.</p></li><li><p>Timeline!October - Titles are announced.November - Books ready for check-out - Start Reading- Monthly meetingsMarch/April- White Pine JeopardyApril - Voting May- Pizza lunch and Final Jeopardy Championship</p></li><li><p>White Pine 2008 NomineesAfter River by Donna MilnerChandas Wars by Allan StrattonThe Corps of the Bare Boned Planeby Polly HorvathDaughter of War by Marsha SkrypuchDooley Takes the Fall by Norah McClintockGotcha by Shelley Hrdlitschka Gravity Journal by Gail Sobat Little Brother by Cory DoctorowMountain Girl, River Girl by Ting-Xing Ye Tweaked by Katherine HolubitskyVisit: http://www.accessola.com/forest2009/</p></li><li><p>Getting StartedPut your name on the sign up list.Indicate the name of your English teacher and the semester you are taking English.White Pine novels can count for book reports in your English class.Browse through and choose a book.Sign the book out at the circulation desk.Listen to the announcements for upcoming activitiesHave Fun!</p></li><li><p>Coming Second Semester</p><p>White Pine Jeopardy!Stay tuned to the announcements for more details.</p></li><li><p>White Pine A trip down memory lane</p></li><li><p>White Pine Participants 2006</p></li><li><p>Pizza and Pop!</p></li><li><p>Friends and Fun!</p></li><li><p>Great conversations!</p></li><li><p>Smiles!</p></li><li><p>This is Jeopardy!</p></li><li><p>Ill take AUTHORS for $600 Alex!</p></li><li><p> Jeopardy Final Contestants</p></li><li><p>2007 Jeopardy Champions!2008 Jeopardy Champions!</p></li><li><p>Thanks to the following people for sharing their work and ideas</p><p>Ontario Library Association. Education Institute with Liz Kerr and Sya Van Geest</p></li><li><p>The END Start Reading!</p></li></ul>