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Teacher-Selected Books for This Month's Reading Clubs



Last updated Wednesday, October 21, 2020

November: "Seasons & the Natural World"

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
Scribble Stones, by Diane Alber
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Summary:  This story starts off with a little stone who thinks he will be become something amazing but then soon realizes he had become a dull paper weight. ...   (read more)
1st Grade
Flowers are Calling, by Rita Gray
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Summary:  Flowers are calling to all the animals of the forest, "Drink me!"—but it’s the pollinators who feast on their nectar. In rhyming poetic form and ...   (read more)
2nd Grade
A Nest is Noisy, by Dianna Hutts Aston
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Summary:  From tiny bee hummingbird nests to orangutan nests high in the rainforest canopy, an incredible variety of nests are showcased here in all their ...   (read more)
3rd Grade
The Reason for the Seasons, by Ellie Peterson
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Summary:  Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall - we all have a favorite season. But what makes the seasons happen in the first place? Ellie Peterson's clear, concise ...   (read more)
4th Grade
A True Home, by Kallie George
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Summary:  When Mona the Mouse stumbles across the wondrous world of the Heartwood Hotel in the middle of a storm, she desperately hopes they'll let her stay. ...   (read more)
5th Grade
Where the Red Fern Grows, by Wilson Rawls
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Summary:  Billy has long dreamt of owning not one, but two dogs. So when he’s finally able to save up enough money for two pups to call his own - Old Dan and ...   (read more)