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Teacher-Selected Books by Month (2021)



Last updated Wednesday, April 21, 2021

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May: "Fantasy, Folklore & Fairytales"

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The Twin Tooth Fairies, by The Murphys (Kindergarten)
How to Catch a Dragon, by Adam Wallace (1st Grade)
The Fabled Life of Aesop, by Ian Lendler (2nd Grade)
A Wolf for a Spell, by Karah Sutton (3rd Grade)
The Ickabog, by J.K. Rowling (4th Grade)
When You Trap a Tiger, by Tae Keller (5th Grade)

April: "Amazing Animals"

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Glasswings: A Butterfly’s Story, by Elisa Kleven (Kindergarten)
Adventures of a Pangopup, by Terri Tatchell (1st Grade)
Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless Scientist , by Jess Keating (2nd Grade)
Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow, by Joyce Sidman (3rd Grade)
The Incredible Journey , by Sheila Burnford (4th Grade)
Elephant Secret, by Eric Walters (5th Grade)

March: "Music & Entertainment"

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Penny and Her Song, by Kevin Henkes (Kindergarten)
Julián Is a Mermaid, by Jessica Love (1st Grade)
Trombone Shorty, by Troy Andrews (2nd Grade)
Mr. Pants: Slacks, Camera, Action!, by Scott McCormick (3rd Grade)
Garvey's Choice, by Nikki Grimes (4th Grade)
My Seventh-Grade Life in Tights, by Brooks Benjamin (5th Grade)

February: "People & Places Around the World"

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Same, Same But Different , by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw (Kindergarten)
I am Helen Keller, by Brad Meltzer (1st Grade)
I am Martin Luther King Jr., by Brad Meltzer (2nd Grade)
Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X, by Ilyasah Shabazz (3rd Grade)
Lailah's Lunchbox: A Ramadan Story, by Reem Faruqi (4th Grade)
A Long Walk to Water, by Linda Sue Park (5th Grade)

January: "Mysteries & New Adventures"

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How to Catch a Star, by Oliver Jeffers (Kindergarten)
Hi! Fly Guy, by Tedd Arnold (1st Grade)
Arnie, the Doughnut (Adventures of Arnie the Doughnut), by Laurie Keller (2nd Grade)
The 26-Story Treehouse: Pirate Problems!, by Andy Griffiths (3rd Grade)
Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus (Origami Yoda), by Tom Angleberger (4th Grade)
Framed!, by James Ponti (5th Grade)

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