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Teacher-Selected Books for This Month's Reading Clubs



Last updated Tuesday, May 23, 2017

June: "People & Places Around the World"

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
Maria Had a Little Llama, by Angela Dominguez
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Summary:  Everyone knows about Mary and her little lamb. But do you know Maria?

With gorgeous, Peruvian-inspired illustrations and English and ...   (read more)
1st Grade
Gazpacho for Nacho, by Tracey C. Kyle
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Summary:  Nacho likes to eat only one thing - gazpacho! Gazpacho for breakfast, gazpacho for lunch, gazpacho for dinner, for snacks, and for brunch. Nacho ...   (read more)
2nd Grade
The Boy Who Loved Math: the Impossible Life of Paul Erdos, by Deborah Heiligman
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Summary:  Most people think of mathematicians as solitary, working away in isolation. And, it's true, many of them do. But Paul Erdos never followed the usual ...   (read more)
3rd Grade
For the Right to Learn: Malala Yousafzai's Story, by Rebecca Langston-George
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Summary:  She grew up in a world where women were supposed to be quiet. But Malala Yousafzai refused to be silent. She defied the Taliban's rules, spoke out ...   (read more)
4th Grade
Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition, by Margot Lee Shetterly
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Summary:  This is the amazing true story of four African-American female mathematicians at NASA who helped achieve some of the greatest moments in our space ...   (read more)
5th Grade
Brown Girl Dreaming, by Jacqueline Woodson
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Summary:  Jacqueline Woodson, the acclaimed author of Another Brooklyn, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse.

Raised ...   (read more)