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Teacher-Selected Books for This Month's Reading Clubs



Last updated Friday, August 18, 2017

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
The Pout-Pout Fish Goes to School (Pout-Pout Fish Adventure), by Deborah Diesen
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Summary:  Turn little pouts into big smiles!

Mr. Fish is nervously awaiting his first day of school, and he frets about not knowing how to write his ...   (read more)
1st Grade
Wild About Books, by Judy Sierra
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Summary:  It started the summer of 2002, when the Springfield librarian, Molly McGrew, by mistake drove her bookmobile into the zoo...
In this rollicking ...   (read more)
2nd Grade
Miss Hazeltine's Home for Shy and Fearful Cats, by Alicia Potter
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Summary:  Miss Hazeltine is opening a very special school for shy and fearful cats. They come from all over, and Miss Hazeltine gives them lessons in ...   (read more)
3rd Grade
Lunch Lady and the League of Librarians: Lunch Lady #2, by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
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Summary:  Lunch Lady can sniff out something rotten like no one else—and there’s definitely something rotten going on in the library. The usually friendly ...   (read more)
4th Grade
Big Nate Strikes Again, by Lincoln Peirce
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Summary:  BIG NATE will surpass all others!

But it won’t be easy. He’s stuck with Gina, his all-time enemy, in a class project for his least ...   (read more)
5th Grade
Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories, by R. J. Palacio
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Summary:  Auggie & Me gives readers a special look at Auggie’s world through three new points of view. These stories are an extra peek at Auggie before he ...   (read more)