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Teacher-Selected Books for This Month's Reading Clubs



Last updated Wednesday, July 1, 2015

July: "Summer Fun & Games"

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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
A Camping Spree with Mr. Magee, by Chris Van Dusen
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Summary:  Mr. Magee and his trusty dog, Dee, are enjoying a peaceful camping trip when all of a sudden they find themselves plunging down a mountain and ...   (read more)
1st Grade
Going Places, by Paul Reynolds
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Summary:  A go-cart contest inspires imagination to take flight in this picture book for creators of all ages, with art from New York Times bestselling ...   (read more)
2nd Grade
McElligot's Pool (Classic Seuss), by Dr. Seuss
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Summary:  Imagination runs wild in this Caldecott Honor-winning tale featuring Dr. Seuss's inimitable voice and hysterical illustrations. The first Seuss title ...   (read more)
3rd Grade
Like Bug Juice on a Burger, by Julie Sternberg
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Summary:  I hate camp. I just hate it. I wish I didn’t. But I do. Being here is worse than bug juice on a burger. Or homework on Thanksgiving. Or water seeping ...   (read more)
4th Grade
Diary of A Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul, by Jeff Kinney
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Summary:  Greg Heffley and his family hit the road in author-illustrator Jeff Kinney's latest installment of the phenomenal bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid ...   (read more)
5th Grade
Middle School: My Brother Is a Big, Fat Liar, by James Patterson and Lisa Papademetriou
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Summary:  Georgia Khatchadorian--the sister of the star of the first two Middle School books, Rafe Khatchadorian--plans to excel at Hills Village Middle School ...   (read more)