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Badges 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.

Went to shelter and seeking to adopt a cat

I read a book to earn this badge: 
Seekers: The Quest Begins by Erin Hunter

helped brother find his book by looking for clues

I read a book to earn this badge: 
Nate the great and the stolen base by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

Read "Beyond Belief"

I read a book to earn this badge: 
Beyond Belief by Jenna Miscavige Hill

Hill looks back on her life growing up as a Scientologist, and explains what led up to her leaving the Church at age 22.

I read Dan Brown's Inferno

I read a book to earn this badge: 
Inferno by Dan Brown
Filled with the proverbial twists and turns, the good guys chasing the bad guys trying to save the world from destruction, Inferno is a roller coaster ride through history down the streets of Florence, Venice and Turkey. A thoroughly enjoyable summer time read!

I read!

I read a book to earn this badge: 
Diary of a wimpy kid: Cabin Fever
It's a good book.

Cooked dinner

I made dinner for my Dad on Father's day. I also made dessert, which was mini apple pies.

Read a book

I read a book to earn this badge: 
September Sisters by Jillian Cantor
This book was amazing. It's about this girl who's sister gets kidnapped and killed, and she tries to figure out who did it.

Clay Pot

I made a clay pot for fun. I did it coil style, which took a lot of time and hard work.

Sprint Intervals

For 30 minutes straight, I did sprint intervals sprint-walk style. In 30 minutes, I got three and 1/4 miles done.

Went to see a play/musical

My school held a play/musical, Legally Blonde, and I went to see it and enjoyed it.

Played games with my brother

Me and my brother first watched bowling videos to brush up on techniques, then we sat down and played Sequence, a math related game.

Watched a sci-fi movie

I watched the very first Star Wars for a project, then watched the second one for fun..cause I was bored :)

Gardened with my mom

Me and my mom went out to the front of our yard and gardened for a couple hours, adding flowers and mulch, and taking out weeds.

Researched about Michigan

I researched about Michigan and learned (or relearned:) ) what our state symbols are.

Watched a movie on the Holocaust

I read a book to earn this badge: 
The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank
I read a book before the movie, which was quite sad. Then when we watched the movie, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, the whole class was in tears because it was so sad.

I read the book nate the great and lost book

I read a book to earn this badge: 
nate the great and lost book

I took my dog for a walk

It was fun, but hot. We went for a two mile walk and then jogged the rest of the way home.

Read a cook book

I read a book to earn this badge: 
Relaxed Cooking with Curtis Stone by Curtis Stone
I thought this book was interesting to look at because he had his explanations on why he names each section/chapter as he did. And the food looked delicious :)

Watched Hunger Games

I read a book to earn this badge: 
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
This book I thought was so amazing that I had to see it in theaters when it first came out, and I did! I loved it so much i got it as soon as it came out on dvd.

I solved did the WWII Mystery History Activity.

My mystery subject solution was "lend-lease program."