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Teacher-Selected Books for This Month's Reading Clubs



Last updated Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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
If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don't, by Elise Parsley
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Summary:  Note to self: If your teacher tells you to bring something from nature for show-and-tell, she does not want you to bring an alligator! But nothing ...   (read more)
1st Grade
Amelia Bedelia's First Day of School, by Herman Parish
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Summary:  Amelia Bedelia is sure that she will absolutely love school — after all, what's not to love? But after hopping on the bus "just like a bunny" (hurry ...   (read more)
2nd Grade
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to School..., by Davide Cali
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Summary:  First, some giant ants steal breakfast. Then there are the evil ninjas, massive ape, mysterious mole people, giant blob, and countless other ...   (read more)
3rd Grade
Ramona Quimby, Age 8, by Beverly Cleary
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Summary:  Ramona likes that she’s old enough to be counted on, but must everything depend on her? Mrs. Quimby has gone back to work so that Mr. Quimby can ...   (read more)
4th Grade
Middle School: Get Me out of Here!, by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts
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Summary:  From School Library Journal:
Rafe Khatchadorian is artistic, uber-creative, and prone to embellishing stories. In this sequel to Middle ...   (read more)
5th Grade
Save Me a Seat, by Sarah Weeks
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Summary:  Joe and Ravi might be from very different places, but they're both stuck in the same place: SCHOOL. Joe's lived in the same town all his life, and ...   (read more)