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Teacher-Selected Books for This Month's Reading Clubs



Last updated Monday, February 1, 2016

February: "Friendship & Family"

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
Pete the Cat: Valentine's Day Is Cool, by James Dean
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Summary:  Pete the Cat thinks Valentine's Day isn't cool . . . until he realizes how many special cats there are in his life! Pete works hard to make ...   (read more)
1st Grade
Love, Splat (Splat the Cat), by Rob Scotton
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Summary:  It’s Valentine’s Day and Splat has a special valentine for a certain someone in his class. Her name is Kitten, and Splat likes her even more than ...   (read more)
2nd Grade
The Story of Diva and Flea, by Mo Willems
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Summary:  For as long as she could remember, Diva lived at 11 avenue Le Play in Paris, France. For as long as he could remember, Flea also lived in Paris, ...   (read more)
3rd Grade
Judy Moody, Mood Martian (Book #12), by Megan McDonald
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Summary:  Will the real Judy Moody please stand up? In honor of Backwards Day, Judy Moody decides to turn that frown upside down, make lemonade out of lemons, ...   (read more)
4th Grade
The Third Wheel (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 7), by Jeff Kinney
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Summary:  Greg Heffley is not willing to be the odd man out. A dance at Greg's middle school has everyone scrambling to find a partner, and Greg is ...   (read more)
5th Grade
Rain Reign, by Ann M. Martin
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Summary:  Rose Howard is obsessed with homonyms. She's thrilled that her own name is a homonym, and she purposely gave her dog Rain a name with two homonyms ...   (read more)