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Whether you are looking to learn about animals living in jungles to those that are living in your own backyard, there are tons of books to choose from. Here are some you might like: Abel’s Island by William Steig – Read the story of a Victorian mouse that becomes stranded on an island. Beautiful Blackbird by Ashley Bryan - A Zambian tale about how the birds of Africa have a contest to decide which is the most beautiful. The Hoboken Chicken Emergency – A boy’s pet chicken runs amok in downtown New Jersey!
Books can be frightfully fun! These suggestions should really keep you on the edge of your toes: Golden and Grey by Louise Arnold – Explore the tale of a boy that befriends a ghost. Precious and the Boo Hag – A young girl is confronted by a spirit that tries to trick her. Night of the Living Gerbil by Elizabeth Levy – Can a gerbil come back from the dead? Read this book to find out!
All the Way to Lhasa by Barbara Helen Berger – The tale of a young boy and his yak that make the long journey to the holy city of Lhasa. The Gold Threaded Dress by Carolyn Marsden – A girl from Thailand moves to the United States with her family and begins a new life. Shipwrecked by Rhoda Blumberg – Explore the fascinating tale of a Japanese whaling sailor. Let these stories take you on a journey around the world!
Sometimes it is okay to take a break from homework…for a good book! What Would Joey Do? by Jack Gantos – Find out how Joey has trouble fixing other people’s problems when he needs to fix his own. Hot Day on Abbott Avenue by Karen English – Sometimes friends have disagreements. Find out how these best friends solve theirs. Dracula Doesn’t Play Kickball by Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thornton Jones – The Bailey School kids suspect that the new playground monitor might be a vampire!