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In other news, I just got back from a signing in Nashville, wrapping up the Barnes & Noble summer reading program. Before the event, I got a tour of the reconstructed Parthenon, which is quite amazing. The statue of Athena must be seen to be believed. I understand the film crew for the Lightning Thief movie was there the week before I was. Why? Well, you’ll have to wait and see, but as I said, you should expect the movie to be different than the book.
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2. Matilda by Roald Dahl
3. the Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer
4. D’Aulaire’s Book of Greek Myths by Ingri and Edgar Parin D’Aulaire
5. The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
6. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
7. Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan
8. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
9. The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
10. Coraline by Neil Gaiman
If you could go on a fantasy road trip with a character (or characters!) from your favorite series, where would you go? What would you do along the way? How would you travel? Create a video and show us!
Best selling authors Libba Bray, Tamora Pierce and Rick Riordan will judge the videos and choose 3 grand prize winners!