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Merci Suárez Can’t Dance

Written by Meg Medina What I liked about this book is how Merci made a team with her friends at school and had fun performing …
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President of Poplar Lane

Written by Margaret Mincks President of Poplar Lane was a fun book for grades 5-8. I wouldn’t use this as a read aloud book because …
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A Thousand No’s

Written by DJ Corchin, Illustrated by Dan Dougherty A Thousand No’s by DJ Corchin and illustrated by Dan Dougherty is a cute little easy-to-read book with …
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Escape Goat

Written by Ann Patchett, Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser This book is written to make you wonder WHY? WHY would everyone believe that everything was the goat’s …
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Creature Features: Ocean

Illustrated by Natasha Durley I really liked this book and I recommend it for other kids up to 7th grade. I think kids would like …
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Mel Fell

Written and Illustrated by Corey R. Tabor This is a cute and simple read aloud for K-2nd grade about a little Kingfisher bird’s first attempt at …
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I Do Not Like That Name

Written and Illustrated by Erin McGill A girl, Sophie, and her rabbit, Herb, order an elephant off a cereal box, and when it arrives they …
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Maybe Maybe Marisol Rainey

Written and Illustrated by Erin Entrada Kelly Marisol Rainey wants to try things but always finds herself saying “maybe” – maybe next time, maybe later. …
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Wednesday Wilson Gets Down to Business

Written by Bree Galbraith, Illustrated by Morgan Goble Wednesday is a grade school student with a penchant for making lists and pursuing entrepreneurial ideas. With …
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A Whale of the Wild

Written by Rosanne Parry, Illustrated by Lindsay Moore This was an exciting story about whales. I like that the whales can talk like humans. …
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Ghost Squad

Written by Claribel A. Ortega Sometimes, Lucely’s ancestors appear as fireflies to her. Other times they appear as themselves in ghost form. This is …
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Oona

Written by Kelly DiPucchio, Illustrated by Raissa Figueroa Oona is a cute book about a mermaid who is trying to reach a treasure that is caught …
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Kids Fight Plastic

Written by Martin Dorey, Illustrated by Tim Wesson The author of Kids Fight Plastic is Martin Dorey, a surfer, beach lover and anti-plastic activist. In …
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We Move the World

Written by Kari Lavelle, Illustrated by Nabi H. Ali A great introduction to history for young readers. This is a good book to use with …
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