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Teacher-Selected Books for This Month's Reading Clubs



Last updated Wednesday, April 21, 2021

May: "Fantasy, Folklore & Fairytales"

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
The Twin Tooth Fairies, by The Murphys
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Summary:  Twins Jameson and Preston were born in the land of tooth fairies. They were both fun and playful. As time went on, each twin chose a different path. ...   (read more)
1st Grade
How to Catch a Dragon, by Adam Wallace
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Summary:  Set in China during the Spring Festival, otherwise known as Chinese New Year, the wily dragon will have to avoid trap after trap as the kids run ...   (read more)
2nd Grade
The Fabled Life of Aesop, by Ian Lendler
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Summary:  The Tortoise and the Hare. The Boy Who Cried Wolf. The Fox and the Crow. Each of Aesop’s stories has a lesson to tell, but Aesop’s life story is ...   (read more)
3rd Grade
A Wolf for a Spell, by Karah Sutton
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Summary:  Since she was a pup, Zima has been taught to fear humans - especially witches - but when her family is threatened, she has no choice but to seek help ...   (read more)
4th Grade
The Ickabog, by J.K. Rowling
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Summary:  Once upon a time there was a tiny kingdom called Cornucopia, as rich in happiness as it was in gold, and famous for its food. From the delicate cream ...   (read more)
5th Grade
When You Trap a Tiger, by Tae Keller
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Summary:  When Lily and her family move in with her sick grandmother, a magical tiger straight out of her halmoni's Korean folktales arrives, prompting Lily to ...   (read more)