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Teacher-Selected Books for This Month's Reading Clubs



Last updated Monday, June 29, 2020

July: "The Wonders of Science & Technology"

Click on each book title for synopsis, discussion topics, and activity ideas.
Please note: We will provide you with PDF copies of these titles to read to the children.
After the reading clubs, these books will be donated to each school's library.

Kindergarten
The Honeybee, by Kirsten Hall
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Summary:  
Bzzz…
What’s that?
Do you hear it?
You’re near it.
It’s closer,
it’s coming,
it’s ...   (read more)
1st Grade
Spaceships and Rockets, by DK
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Summary:  From rovers to shuttles and probes, Spaceships and Rockets covers everything there is to know about spacecraft. Spaceships and ...   (read more)
2nd Grade
Mae Among the Stars, by Roda Ahmed
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Summary:  When Little Mae was a child, she dreamed of dancing in space. She imagined herself surrounded by billions of stars, floating, gliding, and ...   (read more)
3rd Grade
Blastaway, by Melissa Landers
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Summary:  Kyler Centaurus isn't your typical runaway. All he wanted was a quick trip to the legendary Fasti Sun Festival. Who wouldn't want to see new stars ...   (read more)
4th Grade
The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl, by Stacy McAnulty
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Summary:  Lucy Callahan was struck by lightning. She doesn't remember it, but it changed her life forever. The zap gave her genius-level math skills, and ever ...   (read more)
5th Grade
Mia Marcotte and the Robot, by Jeanne Wald
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Summary:  Mia Marcotte has a secret dream - to be an astronaut and fly to Mars. So when a field trip to the space center is promised for a successful ...   (read more)