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6th Grade Reads

Anything but TypicalJason, a twelve-year-old autistic boy who wants to become a writer, relates what his life is like as he tries to make sense of his world.By: Nora Raleigh BaskinCall Number:  J BAS  Al […]

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5th Grade Reads

FloorsTen-year-old Leo’s future and the fate of the extraordinary Whippet Hotel, where his father is the maintenance man, are at stake when a series of cryptic boxes leads Leo to hidden floors, strange puzzles, and […]

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Tech Savvy Conference for Girls

Oakton Community College will be hosting a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) career conference for girls in 6th-9th grade.  This educational and engaging conference was created to help foster girls’ interest in STEM education […]

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4th Grade Reads

The Strange Case of Origami YodaSixth-grader Tommy and his friends describe their interactions with a paper finger puppet of Yoda, worn by their weird classmate Dwight, as they try to figure out whether or not […]

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3rd Grade Reads

The World According to HumphreyHumphrey, pet hamster at Longfellow School, learns that he has an important role to play in helping his classmates and teacher.By: Betty G. BirneyCall Number: J BIR  Bad Kitty Gets a […]

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2nd Grade Reads

Traction Man is Here!Traction Man, a boy’s courageous action figure, has a variety of adventures with Scrubbing Brush and other objects in the house.By: Mini GreyCall Number: JE/GRE How I Became a PirateJeremy Jacob joins […]

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1st Grade Reads

Every Autumn Comes the BearEvery autumn a bear shows up behind the farm, and goes through a series of routines before finding a den among the hilltop boulders where he sleeps all winter long.By: Jim […]

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Exploring Colors with Picture Books

Teaching colors to children isn’t limited to crayons, markers, and paints.  Reading books with your child is an excellent way to teach color recognition and explore the changes of color through blending.  Need a couple book suggestions? Take a peek […]