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Stuart Little by E.B. White
Stuart Little
by E.B. White
read in December, 2011
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Genre: Fantasy Junior Book

Stuart Little is a mouse just over two inches, but he isn’t just any ordinary mouse. He was born into a human family and lives in New York City with his parents, brother, and cat. When he realizes his friend, Margalo, a litt
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Junie B. Jones Is Captain Field Day by Barbara Park
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Genre: Contemporary Realism

She’s at it again. Readers continue their journey following our favorite rambunctious kindergartener, Junie B. Jones. Only now, its field day, and she’s determined for her class to be champions, which requires her to step u
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Amazing Greek Myths of Wonder and Blunders by Michael  Townsend
Amazing Greek Myths of Wonder and Blunders
by Michael Townsend (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2011
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Genre: Graphic Novel Junior Book

Readers are introduced to popular Greek myths in a humorous and age appropriate way.

a.) A major strength of this book is its ability to relate to its audience because of the choice of writing style and illustrations.
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Vision of Beauty by Kathryn Lasky
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Genre: Biography Junior Book

In this book, readers learn about Sarah Breedlove Walker, an African American orphan born after the abolishment of slavery. She followed her dreams to become one of the most successful African American entrepreneurs.

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Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
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Genre: Poetry

This is a wonderful collection of imaginative and humorous poems for children, but if you take a closer look, you may find a few with deep messages for readers of any age.

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Promises to Keep by Sharon Robinson
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Genre: Biographical Junior Book

Written and told through the perspective of Jackie Robinson’s daughter, readers learn more about Jackie Robinson, the legendary baseball player that pushed through the barriers of color.

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Looking for Life in the Universe by Ellen Jackson
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Genre: Informational Junior Book

Readers follow Jill Tarter, an astrophysicist, on her search for extraterrestrial life, as well as learn about several different technology used for the process.

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The Tarantula Scientist by Sy Montgomery
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Genre: Informational Junior Book

This Scientist in the Field book shines some light on the understudied and underappreciated world of the Theraposa species, also known as tarantulas. Readers are taken along on a journey with Sam Marshall, an arachnolo
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Boom! by Mark Haddon
Boom!
by Mark Haddon
read in November, 2011
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Genre: Science Fiction Junior Book

Jimbo and Charlie are two friends up to no good. After bugging the teachers’ staff room, the two boys learn that some of their teachers are aliens. The alien teachers are highly upset that their cover is blown, and s
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Lincoln by Russell Freedman
Lincoln: A Photobiography
by Russell Freedman
read in November, 2011
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Genre: Biography

Readers are taken on a journey of the life of Abraham Lincoln. With accompanying photographs and other visuals, this biography is aimed at younger audiences to learn about our sixteenth president.

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