8th Grade Reads

ChainsAfter being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War. By: Laurie Halse AndersonCall Number: J AND The Hunger GamesIn a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition…

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7th Grade Reads

Tuck EverlastingThe Tuck family is confronted with an agonizing situation when they discover that a ten-year-old girl and a malicious stranger now share their secret about a spring whose water prevents one from ever growing any older. By:  Natalie BabbittCall Number:  J BAB The Face on the Milk CartonA photograph…

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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 Capone Does My ShirtsA twelve-year-old boy named Moose moves to Alcatraz Island in…

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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 unexpected alliances. By:  Patrick CarmanCall Number:  J CAR No TalkingThe noisy fifth grade boys of…

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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 the puppet can really predict the future. Includes instructions for making Origami Yoda. By: Tom…

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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 BathTakes a humorous look at the normal way cats bathe, why it is…

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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 Arnosky Call Number: JE/ARN Arthur’s Chicken PoxArthur the aardvark catches chicken pox a week…

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