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Teacher-Selected Books for This Month's Reading Clubs



Last updated Wednesday, May 29, 2024

June: "Friendship & Fun"

Click on each book title for synopsis, discussion topics, and activity ideas.
Please note: We will provide you with hardcover copies of these titles to read to the children.
After the reading clubs, these books will be donated immediately to each school's library.

Kindergarten
Jasper & Ollie Build a Fort, by Alex Millan
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Summary:  Best friends Jasper, a quick and feisty fox, and Ollie, a slow and deliberate sloth, decide to build forts in the yard. While Jasper's enormous fort ...   (read more)
1st Grade
Frank and Bean, by Jamie Michalak
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Summary:  When the introspective Frank meets the gregarious Bean, can they find a way to make beautiful music together?

Frank likes peace and quiet. ...   (read more)
2nd Grade
Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns We Can All Get Along, by Reverend Ana and Howard Binkow
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Summary:  Howard learns to live in harmony and respect his friends. This book delivers light-handed, fun educational messages with lots of humor and colorful ...   (read more)
3rd Grade
Bad Kitty Joins the Team, by Nick Bruel
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Summary:  Kitty is terribly out of shape - she can barely torment Puppy without needing a break to huff and puff! When Kitty's owner catches her wheezing, ...   (read more)
4th Grade
Smile: A Graphic Novel, by Raina Telgemeier
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Summary:  Raina just wants to be a normal sixth grader. But one night after Girl Scouts she trips and falls, severely injuring her two front teeth. What ...   (read more)
5th Grade
Fish in a Tree, by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
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Summary:  â€œEverybody is smart in different ways. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its life believing it is ...   (read more)