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Teacher-Selected Books for This Month's Reading Clubs



Last updated Friday, September 22, 2017

October: "Halloween, Magic, & Monsters"

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
I Want to Eat Your Books, by Karin Lefranc and Tyler Parker
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Summary:  He's limping strangely down the hall with outstretched arms and a groaning drawl. A zombie! Could it really be? You race to class, but turn to see ...   (read more)
1st Grade
Grimelda: The Very Messy Witch, by Diana Murray
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Summary:  Grimelda’s house may not be tidy, but it’s cozy, and that’s just the way she likes it. She also likes pickle pie. There’s only one problem—she can’t ...   (read more)
2nd Grade
Mummy Cat, by Marcus Ewert
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Summary:  Mummy Cat prowls his pyramid home, longing for his beloved owner. As he roams the tomb, lavish murals above his head display scenes of the cat with ...   (read more)
3rd Grade
The Vanishing Coin (Magic Shop), by Kate Egan and Mike Lane
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Summary:  Want to see something cool? I can make that quarter vanish. All it takes is a little magic… Fourth grade was supposed to be a fresh start, but ...   (read more)
4th Grade
Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor, by Jon Scieszka
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Summary:  ...   (read more)
5th Grade
The Entirely True Story of the Unbelievable FIB, by Adam Shaughnessy
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Summary:  ...   (read more)