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Teacher-Selected Books for This Month's Reading Clubs



Last updated Thursday, February 23, 2017

March: "Music & Celebrations"

Click on each book title for synopsis, discussion topics, and activity ideas.
Please note: We will provide you with hardcover copies of these titles to read to the children.
After the reading clubs, these books will be donated immediately to each school's library.

Kindergarten
Tap the Magic Tree, by Christie Matheson
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Summary:  Every book needs you to turn the pages. But not every book needs you to tap it, shake it, jiggle it, or even blow it a kiss. Innovative and timeless, ...   (read more)
1st Grade
Bats in the Band (A Bat Book), by Brian Lies
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Summary:  The look on our faces is easy to read: a little night music is just what we need! A late-spring night sky fills with bats flocking to a theater, ...   (read more)
2nd Grade
My Name is Celia/Me llamo Celia (Bilingual), by Monica Brown
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Summary:  This bilingual book allows young readers to enter Celia Cruz's life as she becomes a well-known singer in her homeland of Cuba, then moves to New ...   (read more)
3rd Grade
Falling Up, by Shel Silverstein
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Summary:  Millie McDeevit screamed a scream So loud it made her eyebrows steam. She screamed so loud Her jawbone broke, Her tongue caught fire, Her ...   (read more)
4th Grade
Zeke Meeks vs the Big Blah-rific Birthday, by D.L. Green
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Summary:  When Zeke's birthday party falls near Grace Chang's and Owen Leech's big bashes, he decides to cancel his party. After all, even he would rather go ...   (read more)
5th Grade
Act 2 (Jack & Louisa), by Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Kate Wetherhead
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Summary:  A show-stopping series about life in the spotlight from Broadway actors and Internet sensations Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Kate Wetherhead. ...   (read more)