Mr. Reed-Harris is the Library Media Specialist at Marley Middle School. He has been a part of the Marley family for 11 years.
Skeleton Creek by Patrick Carman
A break through series, featuring text and technology in an innovative new way! Strange things are happening in Skeleton Creek… and Ryan and Sarah are trying to get to the heart of it. But after an eerie accident leaves Ryan housebound and forbidden to see Sarah, their investigation takes two tracks: Ryan records everything in his journal, while Sarah uses her video-cam to search things out… and then emailing the clips for Ryan (and the reader) to see. In a unique, groundbreaking format, the story is broken into two parts – Ryan’s text in the book and Sarah’s videos on a special website, with links and passwords given throughout the book.
Watch the video below for a sneak peek…
Mrs. Kelly is the Library Media Assistant at Marley Middle School. She has been a part of the Marley family for 16 years.
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
In this Newbery Medal-winning novel, Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place – he’s the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians’ time as well as their ghostly teachings – such as the ability to Fade so mere mortals cannot see him.
Can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds of both the living and the dead?
Check out the traditional and/or graphic novel!