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Teacher-Selected Books for This Month's Reading Clubs



Last updated Tuesday, August 4, 2020

September: "Back to School Fun"

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
Big Words for Little Geniuses , by Susan Patterson and James Patterson
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Summary:  Filled with amazing A-to-Z art, this clever New York Times bestselling picture book by James and Susan Patterson includes sophisticated words and ...   (read more)
1st Grade
Eraser, by Anna Kang
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Summary:  Eraser is always cleaning up everyone else’s mistakes. Except for Ruler and Pencil Sharpener, none of the other school supplies seem to appreciate ...   (read more)
2nd Grade
The Cool Bean , by Jory John
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Summary:  Everyone knows the cool beans. They’re sooooo cool. And then there’s the uncool has-bean . . . Always on the sidelines, one bean ...   (read more)
3rd Grade
Exclamation Mark, by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
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Summary:  A perfect gift for graduation! He stood out here. He stood out there. He tried everything to be more like them. It's not easy being seen. ...   (read more)
4th Grade
Way of the Warrior Kid: From Wimpy to Warrior the Navy SEAL Way , by Jocko Willink
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Summary:  Becoming a warrior isn’t easy. It means a lot of pull ups, sit ups, pushups, squats, swimming, eating right, and studying harder than ever before! ...   (read more)
5th Grade
Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks, by Jason Reynolds
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Summary:  This story conjures ten tales (one per block) about what happens after the dismissal bell rings, and brilliantly weaves them into one wickedly funny, ...   (read more)