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Teacher-Selected Books for This Month's Reading Clubs



Last updated Friday, June 5, 2020

June: "Friendship & 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
Stick and Stone, by Beth Ferry
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Summary:  When Stick rescues Stone from a prickly situation with a Pine-cone, the pair becomes fast friends. But when Stick gets stuck, can Stone return the ...   (read more)
1st Grade
I Wanna Iguana , by Karen Kaufman Orloff
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Summary:  Alex just has to convince his mom to let him have an iguana, so he puts his arguments in writing. He promises that she won't have to feed it or clean ...   (read more)
2nd Grade
Stella Diaz Has Something to Say, by Angela Dominguez
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Summary:  Stella Díaz loves marine animals, especially her betta fish, Pancho. But Stella Díaz is not a betta fish. Betta fish like to be alone, while Stella ...   (read more)
3rd Grade
Adventures with Waffles, by Maria Parr
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Summary:  Hardly a day passes without Trille and Lena inventing some kind of adventure that often ends in trouble. Whether it’s coaxing a cow onto a boat or ...   (read more)
4th Grade
Word of Mouse, by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein
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Summary:  What makes Isaiah so unique? First, his fur is as blue as the sky -- which until recently was something he'd never seen, but had read all about. ...   (read more)
5th Grade
The Story of Doctor Dolittle , by Hugh Lofting
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Summary:  The famous doctor who can speak to animals first appeared in Hugh Lofting's letters to his children during World War I and then later commercially in ...   (read more)