• Below is a list of the books that YOU recommended for each other during one of our Zoom class meetings.

  • Narwhal Unicorn of the Sea

    by Ben Clanton Year Published:

    Narwhal is a happy-go-lucky narwhal. Jelly is a no-nonsense jellyfish. The two might not have a lot in common, but they do they love waffles, parties and adventures. Join Narwhal and Jelly as they discover the whole wide ocean together.


    A wonderfully silly early graphic novel series featuring three stories. In the first, Jelly learns that Narwhal is a really good friend. Then Narwhal and Jelly form their own pod of awesomeness with their ocean friends. And finally, Narwhal and Jelly read the best book ever -- even though it doesn't have any words...or pictures!

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  • Oh, the Pets You Can Get!

    by Tish Rabe Year Published:

    The Cat and Co. take off to the faraway land of Gerpletz where they know quite a lot about caring for pets—especially cats, dogs, guinea pigs, birds, and bunnies! From the food, shelter, exercise, and medical care they need to the love and companionship they crave, the Cat teaches beginning readers how to keep their pets (and themselves!) healthy, safe, and happy.

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  • Pete the Cat and the Bad Banana

    by James Dean Year Published:

    Pete the Cat bites into a bad banana and decides that he never, ever wants to eat another banana again. But Pete really likes bananas! Will a rotten bite ruin Pete's love for this tasty fruit?

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  • Junie B Jones First Grader (at last)

    by Barbara Park Year Published:

    Meet the World’s Funniest First Grader—Junie B. Jones! Hurray, hurray for a brand-new school year! Being in first grade means having to get used to a whole new classroom. And a whole new teacher. And a whole new bunch of strange children. But here’s the worst thing of all: When Junie B. tries to read words on the chalkboard, she can’t seem to see what everyone else is seeing! Is it possible she might actually end up wearing glasses?

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  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid The Meltdown

    by Jeff Kinney Year Published:

    When snow shuts down Greg Heffley’s middle school, his neighborhood transforms into a wintry battlefield. Rival groups fight over territory, build massive snow forts, and stage epic snowball fights. And in the crosshairs are Greg and his trusty best friend, Rowley Jefferson.
     
    It’s a fight for survival as Greg and Rowley navigate alliances, betrayals, and warring gangs in a neighborhood meltdown. When the snow clears, will Greg and Rowley emerge as heroes? Or will they even survive to see another day?

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  • Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets

    by Dav Pilkey Year Published:

    George and Harold are usually responsible kids -- whenever anything bad happens, George and Harold are usually responsible! This time, their latest prank backfires, and they accidentally invent an army of terrifying talking toilets. Luckily, they know a superhero with enough snap in his waistband to save the day! This looks like another job for the amazing Captain Underpants!

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  • Should I Save My Ice Cream?

    by Mo Willems Year Published:

    In Should I Share My Ice Cream? Gerald has a big decision to make. But will he make it in time? Using vocabulary that is perfect for beginning readers (and vetted by an early-learning specialist), Mo Willems has crafted a funny story about the challenges of doing the right thing. Fans of the Geisel Award-winning duo will eagerly eat it up!

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  • Magic Tree House: Mummies in the Morning

    by Mary Pope Osborne Year Published:

    Jack and Annie don't need another mummy. But that's what they get when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to ancient Egypt. There they meet a long-dead queen who needs their help. Will Jack and Annie be able to solve the puzzle, or will they end up as mummies themselves?

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  • Amelia Bedelia Means Business

    by Herman Parish Year Published:

    Amelia Bedelia's parents say they'll split the cost of a new bike with her, and that means Amelia Bedelia needs to put the pedal to the metal and earn some dough! With Amelia Bedelia anything can happen, and it usually does. Short, fast-paced chapters, tons of friends, silly situations, and funny wordplay and misunderstandings make the Amelia Bedelia chapter books an ideal choice for readers of the Ivy and Bean, Magic Tree House, and Judy Moody books. Features black-and-white pictures by Lynne Avril on every page!

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  • The Runaway Bunny

    The Runaway Bunny

    by Margaret Wise Brown Year Published:

    “If you run away,” said his mother, “I will run after you. For you are my little bunny.”

    A little bunny keeps running away from his mother in this imaginary game of hide-and-seek. Children will be profoundly comforted by this lovingly steadfast mother who finds her child every time.

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  • Healthy Food for Dylan

    by Sarah Duchess of York Year Published:

    If Dylan had his way, he'd have French fries for every meal, every day--and that makes his mom unhappy. Then his cousin Abby visits and shows Dylan a clever new way to prepare food that's good for you…and fun to eat, too!

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  • Thelma the Unicorn

    by Aaron Blabey Year Published:

    Thelma is an ordinary pony who wishes with all her heart to be a unicorn. ... Then in a rare pink and glitter-filled moment of fate, Thelma's wish comes true. She rises to instant international stardom, but at an unexpected cost. After a while, Thelma realizes that she was happier as her ordinary, sparkle-free self.

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