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Too Many Toys
Audience: Preschool - 1st Grade
Spencer Has Too Many Toys! One morning his mother decides to have Spencer weed through his toys to give some away. But Spencer LOVES them all. Will Mom get Spencer to give away some of his toys? Or will Spencer find a new funtoy that was always hiding in plain sight?
Awards nominated: Monarch Award Nominee 2011
Date read: 3/22/2010
Audience: Preschool - 2nd Grade
When Matthew loses a tooth, his mother tells him again how the tooth fairy comes to take the tooth away and leaves goodies in its place. But Jessica is jealous. She hasn't lost any teeth yet. Jessica knows that the tooth fairy will come for Matthew's tooth that night, so she decides to trick the the tooth fairy by making a fake tooth. Soon, Jessica and Matthew find themselves flying off to the tooth fairy's palace to learn what happens with all the lost teeth, and Jessica soon realizes that you can't trick the tooth fairy's helpers. With colorful illustrations and imaginative twists and turns, this book will delight anyone who would like to lose a tooth.
Date read: 7/21/2009
Audience: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
It is 1854 in Westfield, Massachusetts. Charlotte is happy to finally have a friend at school. The only problem is that her friend Maggie is Irish, and there have been escalating anti-Irish sentiments in the town. Tensions between the Yankee and Irish residents continue to rise, involving not only Charlotte but also her brother Zach and her aunt and uncle. Will Charlotte's friendship with Maggie survive? Why do some of the Yankees in the town want to free Southern slaves, yet hold prejudiced views about the Irish?
Date read: 8/21/2009
Audience: 2nd Grade - 3rd Grade
As they wait out a tornado in their storm cellar, a family listens to stories about Tornado, a card-trick playing, hole-digging dog that was blown into Pete's life by another tornado.
Date read: 3/27/2009
Tortoise Races Home
Audience: K - 2nd Grade
This story about a clever tortoise, who sets up a challenge he cannot lose, is perfect for new readers. Tortoise sets up a race home with his friends, and all the faster animals laugh. Does Tortoise have a trick up his sleeve? (Reading Level: 2.0)
Date read: 1/14/2011
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