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Teacher-Selected Books for This Month's Reading Clubs



Last updated Tuesday, November 21, 2017

December: "Family & The Spirit of Giving"

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
Llama Llama Mad at Mama, by Anna Dewdney
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Summary:  Does any child like to go shopping? Not Llama Llama! But Mama canít leave Llama at home, so off they go to Shop-O-Rama. Lots of aisles. Long lines. ...   (read more)
1st Grade
Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree, by Robert Barry
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Summary:  Christmas is here and Mr. Willowby's tree has arrived! There's just one big problem . . . the tree is too tall to fit in his parlor. He cuts off the ...   (read more)
2nd Grade
Stick Man, by Julia Donaldson
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Summary:  
Stick Man lives in the family tree
With his Stick Lady Love and their stick children three.

But one day, Stick Man is carried off ...   (read more)
3rd Grade
A Bad Kitty Christmas, by Nick Bruel
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Summary:  "Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the city, not a creature was stirring...Except for BAD KITTY."

A greedy Bad Kitty didn't ...   (read more)
4th Grade
When Santa Fell To Earth, by Cornelia Funke
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Summary:  What would happen if Santa fell to Earth? Scared by a storm, Twinklestar, the least reliable reindeer, bolts--causing Santa and his sleigh to ...   (read more)
5th Grade
The Candymakers, by Wendy Mass
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Summary:  In the town of Spring Haven, four children have been selected to compete in the national candymaking contest of a lifetime. Who will make a candy ...   (read more)