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Jumanji
by Chris Van Allsburg
One day Judy and Peter find a jungle adventure board game in the park. As they begin to play, they soon discover that the characters in this mysterious game come to life. What will happen when monkeys fill their kitchen and a rhinoceros storms through the living room? Your child will love finding out how this wild tale with amazing pencil illustrations unfolds.
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
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Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Junie B. Jones Loves Handsome Warren
by Barbara Park
Junie B. Jones falls absolutely in love with Warren, the new boy in her class. Unfortunately, Warren is her best friend's boyfriend. Your child will enjoy reading to find out what cantankerous Junie has up her sleeve.
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Friends, School
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Justin and the Best Biscuits
by Mildred Pitts Walter
Ten-year-old Justin comes from a family of women. Imagine his surprise when he visits his grandfather's ranch and discovers that men can do traditional "women's work," including making tasty biscuits. Children also learn about the little-known history of African American cowboys though this story. Coretta Scott King Award, 1987
Ages: First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Family, Multicultural
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Knights of the Kitchen Table (Time Warp Trio, Volume 1)
by Jon Scieszka
Disappointed Joe can't believe his magician uncle gave him a smelly, old book for his birthday. However, his attitude changes when the book sends him back to the time of King Arthur with his friends Joe and Fred. Other great books for children in the Time Warp series include Sam Samurai and Tut, Tut.
Ages: First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Friends, Fantasy
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Lady Lollipop
by Dick King-Smith
When the spoiled Princess Penelope decides she would like a pig for her eighth birthday, the kingdom is turned upside down. The pig's keeper is entrusted with the job of training the pig, but ends up having to teach manners and caring to Penelope as well.
Ages: First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Feelings, Friends
Types: Read Aloud
Latkes, Latkes, Good to Eat: A Chanukah Story
by Naomi Howland
Sadie's kindness is rewarded when an old woman gives her a magical frying pan. When magic words are spoken, the pan fills with delicious latkes. Unfortunately, trouble occurs when Sadie leaves the pan in the hands of her younger brothers.
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Holidays, Winter Holidays
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Let it Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters
by Andrea David Pinkney
This collection of stories introduces children to important African-American women who have fought for freedom throughout history. Each story describes how one woman found the courage and inspiration to battle discrimination and inequality.
Ages: Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Multicultural
Types: Read Aloud
Little House in the Big Woods
by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Get your child hooked on Little House books with this one, the first in the series of books about pioneer life. Your child will meet the Ingalls family and enjoy hearing about the adventures, hardships, and delights of life on the frontier in the late 1800s.
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Family, Nature
Types: Read Aloud
Looking After Myself
by Sarah Levete
This book discusses issues children may face around safety, nutrition and emotions. Read this book with your child as a way to talk about bullying, saying "No" to when something doesn't feel right, and staying healthy through good nutrition and exercise.
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Friends, Health and Nutrition
Types: Read Aloud
Love That Dog
by Sharon Creech
This humorous story, told in free verse, tells the tale of Jack, a young boy who does not like poetry. When his teacher introduces Jack's class to poetry, Jack discovers that he likes poetry, much to his surprise.
Ages: First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: School
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self

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