My Booklist

  • Baseball Fever

    by Johanna Herwitz Year Published: Fiction

    Difficulty: Average

    Ezra Feldman, almost ten, likes baseball more than anything else in the world. But his father cannot understand why his son would rather rot his brains watching men swinging big wooden sticks than read a book or play chess. Can an unwanted car trip, a grumpy old professor, and a surprising chess victory help father and son find a little common ground--and convince Ezra's dad that cheering for the national pastime isn't completely off base?

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  • Because Of Winn-Dixie

    by Kate DiCamillo Year Published: Fiction

    A mischievous dog becomes friends with a lonely young girl in a new town and helps her make new friends.

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  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    by Roald Dahl Year Published: Fiction

    Difficulty: Challenging

    Violet Beauregarde blows up into a blueberry from sneaking forbidden chewing gum, and bratty Augustus Gloop is carried away on the river of chocolate he wouldn't resist. In fact, all manner of disasters can happen to the most obnoxiously deserving of children because Dahl portrays each incident with such resourcefulness and humor.

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  • Dominic

    by William Steig Year Published: Fiction

    Difficulty: Challenging

    Dominic is a one-of-a-kind dog. One day this exuberant, restless, freedom-loving fellow decides there isn't enough going on in his neighborhood to satisfy his need for adventure. And off he goes, with an assortment of hats (rakish, dashing, solemn, and martial), his precious piccolo, and a few other things, leaving a note on his door: Dear Friends, I am leaving rather in a hurry to see more of the world, so I have no time to say goodbye to you individually. I embrace you all and sniff you with love. I don't know when I'll be back. But back I will be. Dominic.

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  • How To Eat Fried Worms

    by Thomas Rockwell Year Published: Fiction

    This is a classic story life of a boy named Billy. Billy must eat 15 worms in 15 days--but the reward will be worth it: $50 for a shiny new minibike. Read to see all the different ways he cooks up these 'yummy' worms!

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  • Judy Moody

    by Megan McDonald Year Published: Fiction

    A series of books about a third grade girl, Judy Moody, and her little brother Stink!

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  • Mouse and the Motorcycle

    by Beverly Cleary Year Published: Fiction

    Difficulty: Average

    The Mouse and the Motorcycle is about a mouse named Ralph who lives in a hotel in California with his family. They enjoy messy people because they leave crumbs and food for him and his family to eat. Ralph is an adventurous mouse who wants to go out and see his world, the hotel, but he can’t because he is kept in check by the housekeepers who want to keep the place clean and mice free. Then Keith and his family arrive.

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  • Muggie Magee

    by Beverly Cleary Year Published: Fiction

    Difficulty: Average

    At first, Maggie is just being contrary when she tells her parents she doesn't need to learn cursive. Then her teacher, Mrs. Leeper, says Maggie's cursive is so untidy her name looks like "Muggie," and Maggie decides she will never, never read or write cursive. Nobody can make her. But when Mrs. Leeper appoints Maggie class mail messenger, the notes Maggie must carry are in cursive. Maggie can't read the notes, but she suspects some of them are about her. Now she really has a problem!

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  • Otherwise Known As Sheila the Great

    by Judy Blume Year Published: Fiction

    Is Sheila really outgoing and witty, or is she the secret Sheila who is afraid of the dark, spiders, swimming, and dogs. Take the adventure to find out how Sheila faces her fears while on summer vacation in Tarrytown!

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  • The Twits

    by Roald Dahl Year Published: Fiction

    Difficulty: Average

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  • If You Lived 100 Years Ago

    by Ann McGovern,AnnaDiVito Year Published: Non Fiction

    Difficulty: Average

    Readers travel back in time to explore life in New York City 100 years ago, where there's not a television or computer in sight! This illustrated guide reveals how people both rich and poor dressed, traveled, dined. And entertained. Show More Show Less

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  • Magic School Bus Series

    by Joanna Cole Year Published: Non Fiction

    Difficulty: Average

    Read about Ms. Frizzle's class and her wild adventures!

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  • Judy Moody

    by Megan McDonald Year Published: Our Class Favorites

    The Funniest Third Grader Around!

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  • Bunnicula

    by Deborah Howe Year Published: Mystery

    Difficulty: Challenging

    This popular children's story is told from the point of view of a dog named Harold. How could the family help but take the rabbit that they found at the theatre home? Until the family cat decides there is something strange about this rabbit. Pointy fangs, the appearance of a cape...Is he a vampire?

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  • Bunnicula Strikes Again

    by James Howe Year Published: Mystery

    Difficulty: Challenging

    It's happening again. The Monroes's kitchen is littered with the remains of vegetables, drained of all color. To Chester, it's obvious: Bunnicula, the vampire rabbit, is up to his old tricks.

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  • I'm Still Here in the Bathtub

    by Alan Katz Year Published: Poetry

    A whole lot of "silly dilly" songs for silly dilly kids!

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  • The Pizza the Size of the Sun

    by Jack Prelutsky Year Published: Poetry

    A collection of silly poems.

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  • Fantastic Mr. Fox

    by Roald Dahl Year Published: Fantasy

    Boggis, Bunce, and Bean beware of the Fantastic Mr. Fox! Nobody outwits Fantastic Mr. Fox!

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  • The Backyard Dragon

    by Betsy Sterman Year Published: Fantasy

    Difficulty: Challenging

    When Owen discovers that a 15th-century Welsh dragon has been magically transported to his 20th-century New Jersey backyard, he and his grandfather, along with some newfound friends, have a huge—and very appealing—problem on their hands. Show More Show Less

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