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Teacher-Selected Books for This Month's Reading Clubs



Last updated Friday, April 21, 2017

May: "Fantasy, Folklore, & Fairytales"

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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
Green Eggs and Ham, by Dr. Seuss
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Summary:  "Do you like green eggs and ham?" asks Sam-I-am in this Beginner Book by Dr. Seuss. In a house or with a mouse? In a boat or with a goat? On a train ...   (read more)
1st Grade
The Five Chinese Brothers, by Claire Huchet Bishop
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Summary:  This is the classic picture book about five clever brothers, each with a different extraordinary ability, who use their special powers to rescue the ...   (read more)
2nd Grade
Can You See What I See?: Once Upon a Time: Picture Puzzles to Search and Solve, by Walter Wick
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Summary:  "Can You See What I See? Once Upon a Time" is a rhyming, search-and-find picture book! Twelve fascinating compositions depict favorite fairy tales, ...   (read more)
3rd Grade
The Return to the Kingdom of Fantasy (The Quest for Paradise), by Geronimo Stilton
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Summary:  The Queen of the Fairies invites Geronimo back to her fantastical world to help in the quest for the true heart of happiness. Geronimo rides on the ...   (read more)
4th Grade
Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin, by Liesl Shurtliff
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Summary:  In a magic kingdom where your name is your destiny, 12-year-old Rump is the butt of everyone's joke. But when he finds an old spinning wheel, his ...   (read more)
5th Grade
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum
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Summary:  They're off to read the Wizard--the original, imaginative American tale written by Frank L. Baum just over a century ago. All the beloved characters ...   (read more)