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Gooney the Fabulous
Audience: 1st Grade - 3rd Grade
Another Gooney Bird tale has everyone in the class writing a fable about an animal that begins with the same first letter as their name. Their fables, including the very important moral, will have you laughing. If you like this book, read more of Gooney Bird's stories. They began with Gooney Bird Greene, and continue with Gooney Bird and the Room Mother, Gooney the Fabulous, and Gooney Bird is so Absurd.
Similar books: Junie B. Jones
Date read: 5/28/2009
Audience: 6th Grade - 8th Grade
Allison is an ordinary 9th grader until one day the devil pays her a visit. He tells her that she can appear to be gorgeous(like she has secretly hoped for)if in exchange the devil can have control over her cell phone. Allison agrees and basks over being gorgeous in people's eyes. She can't believe that she is a finalist in a modeling contest. The Devil, though, keeps texting her friends messages and he wants to share things about Allison's family that Allison's parents would not want shared. Join Allison as she tries to sort through the drama of her life.
Date read: 9/14/2009
Grace for President
Audience: 1st Grade - 3rd Grade
When Grace's teacher puts a poster up in her classroom with pictures of all the US Presidents, Grace is surprised and unhappy to see that there has been no woman President. She declares right then that she will be President when she grows up, to much laughter from several of her classmates. Her teacher suggests that the school run an election just like the United States' Presidential election, using students to represent the states. Grace, of course, will run. The most popular boy in school decides to run against her, and figures to win, since boys are representing the states with the most electoral votes. What can Grace do?
Awards nominated: Monarch Award Nominee 2012
Date read: 4/15/2011
Happily Ever After
Audience: 2nd Grade - 4th Grade
Kate's a star baseball player, and she also loves to read fairy tales. Even though she hates wearing skirts, one day she's reading her book of fairy tales, and she can't help but notice how lovely the princess looks in the fairy tale illustrations. She whispers to herself that she would like to try being a princess someday, and the next thing she knows, her wish is granted. She is transported to a fairy tale world where she is the princess. The knight is too busy singing love songs to notice the dragon, and Kate's bored with separating the wheat from the chaff. So Kate takes matters into her own hands. Is the world of fairy tales ready for Kate?
Date read: 1/13/2010
Harriet the Spy
Audience: 3rd Grade - 5th Grade
This is the story of 11-year-old Harriet, who keeps a secret notebook filled with thoughts about her schoolmates, and the people she observes on her after-school 'spy route'. She is exposed when her notebook falls into the wrong hands, and not everyone is happy. Can you imagine what happens? Read more stories about Harriet in The Long Secret and Sport.
Similar books: Harriet the Spy, Double Agent by Maya Gold and Harriet Spies Again by Helen Ericson
Date read: 3/27/2009
, grade 2
I think its a funny book because it says [whaddya mean, a mountain?Thats a mountain. From now on thats a mountain.] And thats why I think it is a funny book.
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