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Shared Experiences from 2013

The following experiences were added by patrons like you as they participate in Connect Your Summer. You can also see experience photos in a gallery and check out what people are reading to earn their badges.

Crispin / Avi

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crispin/avi
Crispin / Avi Falsely accused of theft and murder, an orphaned peasant boy in fourteenth-century England flees his village and meets a larger-than-life juggler who holds a dangerous secret

bud not buddy

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Bud, Not Buddy / Christopher Paul Curtis
Bud, Not Buddy / Christopher Paul Curtis Ten-year-old Bud, a motherless boy living in Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression, escapes a bad foster home and sets out in search of the man he believes to be his father--the renowned bandleader, H.E. Calloway of Grand Rapids.

book

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The Big Wander / Will Hobbs.
The Big Wander / Will Hobbs. As he searches for his uncle through the rugged Southwest canyon country, fourteen-year-old Clay becomes involved with a group of Navajo Indians who are trying to save some of the last wild mustangs.

Because of Winn-Dixie / Kate DiCamillo

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Because of Winn-Dixie / Kate DiCamillo
Because of Winn-Dixie / Kate DiCamillo Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie

Amelia's War / Ann Rinaldi.

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Amelia's War / Ann Rinaldi.
Amelia's War / Ann Rinaldi When a Confederate general threatens to burn Hagerstown, Maryland, unless it pays an exorbitant ransom, twelve- year-old Amelia and her friend find a way to save the town.

I read this book all by myself

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This is My Town by Mercer Mayer

I read this book all by myself

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Please Write Back by Jennifer E. Morris

I read this book all by myslef

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Toy Story 2 Friends Forever by Melissa Lagonergro

I read this book all by myslef

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Toy Story 2 Friends Forever by Melissa Lagonergro

beam gymnastics

forward roll backwards roll cartwheel straight jump tuck jump bridge handstand backwards roll to pike bridge kickover handstand forward roll round off backwards extension roll front walkover back walkover back handspring with spot/octogon round off back handspring handstand to bridge (front limber) 120 split leap one hand cartwheel dive roll wolf jump press handstand front handspring 180 split leap staddle jump switch split leap walk on hands standing back handspring front tuck front areil full turn areil back layout front layout sheep jump back layout with half twist full

Read a book

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Trust No One by Linda Sue Park

i went to Mackinaw Island

I learned about the Islands history

Last night I rode my bike to the spray park!

I helped plant cabbages at my Aunt Lori's garden this past weekend.

Went ziplining at Somerset Beach Camp with my Girl Scout Troop!

I read a Rick Riodan book! I LOVE Rick Riordan books!

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Rick Riordan

Read Hardy Boys LOST MYSTERY TRILOGY! Forever Lost

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Franklin W. Dixon

Canton Emagine Theater to see the movie Epic!

I did a hike on Mackinac Island

I hiked on Mackinac Island for 90 minutes