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Teacher-Selected Books for This Month's Reading Clubs



Last updated Monday, May 21, 2018

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
Last Stop on Market Street, by Matt de la Pena
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Summary:  Every Sunday after church, CJ and his grandma ride the bus across town. But today, CJ wonders why they don't own a car like his friend Colby. Why ...   (read more)
1st Grade
Biblioburro: A True Story from Colombia, by Jeanette Winter
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Summary:  Luis loves to read, but soon his house in Colombia is so full of books there's barely room for the family. What to do? Then he comes up with the ...   (read more)
2nd Grade
The Mighty Lalouche, by Matthew Olshan
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Summary:  Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator Sophie Blackall brings to life this marvelous story, which is full of humor and heart. In Paris, France, there ...   (read more)
3rd Grade
A Different Pond, by Bao Phi
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Summary:  A Different Pond is an unforgettable story about a simple event - a long-ago fishing trip. Graphic novelist Thi Bui and acclaimed poet Bao Phi ...   (read more)
4th Grade
Balto of the Blue Dawn, by Mary Pope Osbo
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Summary:  The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! The magic tree ...   (read more)
5th Grade
Wolf Hollow, by Lauren Wolk
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Summary:  Growing up in the shadows cast by two world wars, Annabelle has lived a mostly quiet, steady life in her small Pennsylvania town. Until the day new ...   (read more)