This would be such an awesome lesson! Around valentines day, have students pick out a blind date with a book and then present their blind date to the class on Valentines Day! Still celebrating, but also learning. *UPDATE* Actually did this with my 7th grade students this last semester and they had a BLAST! What a great way to get students reading!
Tumblr user alethiosaur is a librarian who introduced her local library to "Blind Date With A Book". | Ran an idea like this as a program -- blind speed date w/ a book -- kids loved it! Could do again and fits "Beneath the Surface" theme!
Blind date with a book - idea for book swap. tumblr user alethiosaur, inspired by Worthington Libraries paired browsing library-goers with titles unknown to them except for the few characteristics she listed on their sealed-up covers.