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Be Ready at Eight
by Peggy Parish
Forgetful Miss Molly knows something special is going to happen today...but she can't remember what it is. Your child will enjoy this hilarious book about why Miss Molly must be ready by eight.
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Friends
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Best Friends for Frances
by Russell Hoban
Frances can't imagine being friends with her little sister Gloria until she is excluded from the all-boys baseball game. To her surprise, Gloria makes a good friend, but can she ever be a best friend? If your child enjoys this book, introduce her to other stories in this series including, A Birthday for Frances.
Ages: Preschooler, Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Family, Friends
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Bigmama's
by Donald Crews
Crews's brilliant illustrations and lively text capture the bonds four children develop during their summer visit to their Grandma's farm in the South. Your child will enjoy this autobiographical story about a very special family reunion.
Ages: Preschooler, Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Family, Multicultural
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
The Boxcar Children
by Gertrude Chandler Warren
Many titles in this series of adventures and mysteries involving four siblings who live in a boxcar have delighted young readers for years. Your child will love discovering the creative ways these children work together to make a home for themselves.
Ages: First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Family
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain
by Verna Aardema
It has not rained on Kapiti Plain for some time, and the animals are suffering. Ki-Pat must save them--along with his people--from this horrible drought. Your child will love this rhythmic cumulative tale as Ki-Pat discovers a creative way to bring the rain back to his African plain.
Ages: Preschooler, Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Multicultural, Nature
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Bud, Not Buddy
by Christopher Paul Curtis
Your child will enjoy the comical and heartwarming adventures of Bud, as he sets out on an incredible quest to find his father. With only a flier of his dad's famous band and his suitcase, ten-year-old Bud leaves his foster home and embarks on an incredible journey meeting many colorful characters along the way. Coretta Scott King Award, 2000; Newbery Medal, 2000
Ages: Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Family, Multicultural
Types: Read Aloud
Bunnicula
by Deborah Howe and James Howe
Told from the perspective of Harold the dog, this is the tale of how a baby rabbit turns the life of an ordinary family upside down. When the Monroe family takes home Bunnicula, a cute baby bunny they find at the movie theater, they quickly discover that there is something extraordinary about this bunny.
Ages: Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Fantasy
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Butterfly Boy
by Virginia Kroll
In this heartwarming story, a young boy named Emilio develops a special bond with his grandfather. Together they discover a flock of red admiral butterflies gathering on the white wall of their garage. When his father paints the garage blue, Emilio worries that the butterflies will not come back. Without them, he might not see his grandfather smile again. Bold and imaginative illustrations bring this tender story to life.
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Family, Nature
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Cam Jansen and the Birthday Mystery
by David A. Alder
A thief robs Cam's grandparents on their way to a surprise birthday party, stealing the birthday presents. Can Cam use her photographic memory to solve the birthday mystery? If your child likes this book, check out Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Dinosaur Bones and Cam Jansen and the Chocolate Fudge Mystery.
Ages: Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Family
Types: Read to Self
Celebrating Ramadan
by Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith
Follow Ibraheem, a fourth-grader, as he celebrates the month-long Islamic holiday of Ramadan in this book. Readers will learn how this important holiday is celebrated and learn about the Islamic religion and way of life.
Ages: Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Holidays, Multicultural, Nonfiction
Types: Read Aloud
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