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Teacher-Selected Books for This Month's Reading Clubs



Last updated Tuesday, July 28, 2015

August: "Arts and Entertainment"

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
The Day the Crayons Quit, by Drew Daywalt
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Summary:  This clever story of a box of crayons gone rogue will get the whole family laughing at the letters written by the occupants of the ubiquitous yellow ...   (read more)
1st Grade
Too Much Glue, by Jason Lefebvre
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Summary:  Although Matty’s art teacher has warned him that too much glue never dries, Matty loves glue. After all, he and his dad make oodles of glue projects ...   (read more)
2nd Grade
Vincent's Colors, by Vincent Van Gogh
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Summary:  Vincent van Gogh is one of the world's most famous artists. Throughout his life, he wrote to his younger brother, Theo, about his colorful, dynamic ...   (read more)
3rd Grade
When Pigasso Met Mootisse, by Nina Laden
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Summary:  When Pigasso met Mootisse, what begins as a neighborly overture escalates into a mess. Before you can say paint-by-numbers, the two artists become ...   (read more)
4th Grade
Bad Kitty Drawn to Trouble, by Nick Bruel
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Summary:  In this seventh installment of the New York Times–bestselling series, Kitty encounters what may be her most formidable foe yet: her creator! Kitty ...   (read more)
5th Grade
All the Answers, by Kate Messner
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Summary:  What if your pencil had all the answers? Would you ace every test? Would you know what your teachers were thinking? When Ava Anderson finds a ...   (read more)