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Teacher-Selected Books for This Month's Reading Clubs



Last updated Friday, August 29, 2014

September: "Back to School Fun"

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: Rocking in My School Shoes, by Eric Litwin
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Summary:  Pete the Cat is back—and this time he’s rocking in his school shoes. Pete discovers the library, the lunchroom, the playground, and lots of other ...   (read more)
1st Grade
Rocket Writes a Story, by Tad Hills
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Summary:  Rocket loves books and he wants to make his own, but he can't think of a story. Encouraged by the little yellow bird to look closely at the world ...   (read more)
2nd Grade
Kindness Is Cooler, Mrs. Ruler, by Margery Cuyler
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Summary:  When Mrs. Ruler asks five of her students to miss recess, she's got a special plan up her sleeve. She's about to teach a new golden rule: KINDNESS ...   (read more)
3rd Grade
The Best Story, by Eileen Spinelli
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Summary:  The best story is one that comes from the heart The library is having a contest for the best story, and the quirky narrator of this story just has to ...   (read more)
4th Grade
Bad Kitty School Daze, by Nick Bruel
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Summary:  Kitty and Puppy are out of control! They're screaming, fighting, hissing, and drooling all over the house, and all of the commotion is upsetting ...   (read more)
5th Grade
The Year of Billy Miller, by Kevin Henkes
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Summary:  When Billy Miller has a mishap at the statue of the Jolly Green Giant at the end of summer vacation, he ends up with a big lump on his head. What a ...   (read more)