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Teacher-Selected Books for This Month's Reading Clubs



Last updated Saturday, January 15, 2022

February: "People & Places Around the 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
The Day You Begin, by Jaqueline Woodson
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Summary:  
There will be times when you walk into a room
and no one there is quite like you.


There are many reasons to feel ...   (read more)
1st Grade
I Am Sacagawea, by Brad Meltzer
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Summary:  Sacagawea was the only girl, and the only Native American, to join Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery, which explored the United States from the ...   (read more)
2nd Grade
Courageous History Makers: 11 Women from Latin America Who Changed the World, by Naibe Reynoso
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Summary:  Courageous History Makers: 11 Women from Latin America who changed the World highlights 11 women from Latin America who excelled in science, sports, ...   (read more)
3rd Grade
Grace Banker and Her Hello Girls Answer the Call: The Heroic Story of WWI Telephone Operators, by Claudia Friddell
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Summary:  Follow Grace Banker's journey from her busy life as a telephone switchboard trainer in New York to her pioneering role as the Chief Operator of the ...   (read more)
4th Grade
The Story of Simone Biles: A Biography Book for New Readers, by Rachelle Burk
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Summary:  Simone Biles has been called the greatest gymnast of all time, winning five Olympic and 25 World Champion medals by age 22. Before she wowed the ...   (read more)
5th Grade
Amina's Voice, by Hena Khan
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Summary:  Amina has never been comfortable in the spotlight. She is happy just hanging out with her best friend, Soojin. Except now that she's in middle school ...   (read more)