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Teacher-Selected Books for This Month's Reading Clubs



Last updated Monday, August 31, 2015

September: "Back to School Fun & Games"

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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 and the Bully Goat, by Anna Dewdney
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Summary:  Llama Llama is learning lots of new things at school and making many friends. But when Gilroy Goat starts teasing him and some of their classmates, ...   (read more)
1st Grade
Miss Nelson is Missing, by Harry Allard Jr.
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Summary:  The kids in Room 207 were misbehaving again. Spitballs stuck to the ceiling. Paper planes whizzing through the air. They were the worst-behaved class ...   (read more)
2nd Grade
Dewey: There's a Cat in the Library!, by Vicki Myron
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Summary:  The story of Dewey the celebrated library cat is now available for the youngest of readers in this new, fully-illustrated picture book ...   (read more)
3rd Grade
Junie B.'s Essential Survival Guide to School, by Barbara Park
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Summary:   Hello, school children! Hello! It's me . . . Junie B., First Grader! I have been going to school for over one and a half entire years now. ...   (read more)
4th Grade
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck, by Jeff Kinney
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Summary:  Greg Heffley's on a losing streak. His best friend, Rowley Jefferson, has ditched him, and finding new friends in middle school is proving to be a ...   (read more)
5th Grade
Because of Mr. Terupt, by Rob Buyea
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Summary:  It’s the start of fifth grade for seven kids at Snow Hill School. There’s . . . Jessica, the new girl, smart and perceptive, who’s having a hard time ...   (read more)