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Teacher-Selected Books for This Month's Reading Clubs



Last updated Wednesday, June 29, 2016

July: "Summer Fun & Games"

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
Rhyming Dust Bunnies, by Jan Thomas
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Summary:  Three dust bunnies, Ed, Ned, and Ted, rhyme all the time. They say that far, jar, and tar rhyme with car, but a fourth dust bunny, Bob, just does not ...   (read more)
1st Grade
Down to the Sea with Mr. Magee, by Chris Van Dusen
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Summary:  With enough lunch for three, Mr. Magee and his dog Dee head out to the sea. But what begins as a fun day in the sun turns a bit bumpy when onel ...   (read more)
2nd Grade
The Book with No Pictures, by B.J. Novak
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Summary:  A #1 New York Times bestseller, this innovative and wildly funny read-aloud by award-winning humorist/actor B.J. Novak will turn any reader into a ...   (read more)
3rd Grade
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw (Book 3), by Jeff Kinney
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Summary:  Let's face it: Greg Heffley will never change his wimpy ways. Somebody just needs to explain that to Greg's father. You see, Frank Heffley actually ...   (read more)
4th Grade
The Island of Dr. Libris, by Chris Grabenstein
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Summary:  What if your favorite characters came to life? Billy’s spending the summer in a lakeside cabin that belongs to the mysterious Dr. Libris. But ...   (read more)
5th Grade
The Stars of Summer: An All Four Stars Book, by Tara Dairman
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Summary:  Eleven-year-old foodie Gladys Gatsby now has her first published review under her belt and is looking forward to a quiet summer of cooking and ...   (read more)