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June 24, 2020

Recommended Good Books

K Grade

Vocab: said, take, some, other, any, much, many, new, which, just

  1. Because a Little Bug Went Ka-Choo
  2. Eating the Alphabet
  3. Freight Train
  4. Froggy Gets Dressed
  5. I Am Not Going to Get up Today!
  6. In the Tall, Tall Grass
  7. Leo the Late Bloomer
  8. The Giving Tree
  9. The Lady With the Alligator Purse
  10. Yo! Yes?


1st Grade
Vocab: drawing, leader, trip, story, cub, kind, toy, replied, climb, wooden

  1. Arthur's Reading Race
  2. Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys, and Their Monkey Business
  3. Chomp! : A Book About Sharks
  4. Digging Up Dinosaurs
  5. Doctor De Soto
  6. Don't Laugh, Joe
  7. Dr. White
  8. Hoodwinked
  9. How Do You Know It's Spring
  10. I Love Going Through This Book
  11. Iris and Walter
  12. Sleep Tight, Ginger Kitten
  13. Sometimes I Wonder If Poodles Like Noodles
  14. Spike in the Kennel
  15. Widget

 2nd Grade
Vocab: popcorn, steam, treat, remember, first, peek, heated, inside, moment, discover

  1. A Plump and Perky Turkey
  2. Amelia Bedelia
  3. Brave as a Bunny Can Be
  4. Even Steven and Odd Todd
  5. I am not Sleepy and I Will Not Go To Bed
  6. Katy No-Pocket
  7. Mummies Made in Egypt
  8. Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
  9. The Berenstain Bears and the Truth
  10. The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto
  11. The Moon Book
  12. The Salamander Room
  13. The Schoolyard Mystery
  14. Wait! No Paint!


 3rd Grade
Vocab: melt, wreck, damaged, received, speckled, swiftly, ditches, glides, gulps, territory

  1. A Bear Called Paddington
  2. A Child's Garden of Verses
  3. Baloney (Henry P.)
  4. Clarice Bean Guess Who's Babysitting
  5. Ice Cream Treats: The Inside Scoop
  6. If You Lived at the Time of the American Revolution
  7. Judy Moody Gets Famous
  8. The Gadget War
  9. The Giraffe, the Pelly and Me
  10. The Reasons for Seasons
  11. The Tarantula Scientist
  12. The Trail of Tears
  13. The Wartville Wizard
  14. Yang the Youngest and His Terrible Ear

4th Grade
Vocab:  stout, fright, roamed, competitions, memorial, chiseled, trace, sculptures, arena, glaciers

  1. A Pioneer Sampler: The Daily Life of a Pioneer Family in 1840
  2. Be Careful What You Wish For...
  3. Danny Champion of the World
  4. El Nino: Stormy Weather for People and Wildlife
  5. Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective
  6. Favorite Greek Myths
  7. Horses
  8. How Animals Saved the People: Animal Tales From the South
  9. Little Pet Werewolf
  10. Makeup Mess
  11. Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great
  12. Sadako and the 1000 Paper Cranes
  13. Sideways Stories from Wayside School
  14. The Crazy Christmas Angel Mystery
  15. The Devil's Storybook
  16. The Kid Who Ran for President

5th Grade
Vocab:  translations, reservation, announces, transmitted, figures, whirring, glinting, trend, absorb, propelled

  1. Bud, Not Buddy
  2. Can't You Make Them Behave, King George?
  3. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  4. Crash
  5. Half Moon Investigations
  6. Hannah
  7. Here and Then
  8. How We Crossed the West: The Adventures of Lewis and Clark
  9. Mountain Dance
  10. Shane
  11. The Cricket in Times Square
  12. The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins
  13. The Great Gilly Hopkins
  14. Wrapped in a Riddle
  15. Zlata's Diary

6th Grade
Vocab: decomposing, hibernate, compost, decays, microorganisms, humus, landfills, nutritious, mimic, simulate

  1. Banner in the Sky
  2. Experiments in Science: How Does it Work?
  3. From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
  4. Growing up Chicana/o
  5. Hoot
  6. Maniac Magee
  7. Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science
  8. The Bad Beginning
  9. The Illustrated World of Space
  10. The Other Side of Truth
  11. The Phantom Tollbooth
  12. The Reptile Room
  13. The Wide Window
  14. Under the Blood Red Sun
  15. Where the Red Fern Grows

7th Grade
Vocab: affluence, cascade, cringe, crotchety, jovial, manacle, martial, nimble, onset, partition

  1. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
  2. Black Star, Bright Dawn
  3. Esperanza Rising
  4. Fire from Heaven
  5. Freak the Mighty
  6. Letters From a Slave Girl: The Story of Harriet Jacobs
  7. Life and Death of Crazy Horse
  8. Rebels of the Heavenly Kingdom
  9. Shipwrecked!: The True Adventures of a Japanese Boy
  10. Smart Girl's Guide to Boys
  11. Squashed
  12. Terror in the Stadium
  13. The Two Princesses of Bamarre

8th Grade
Vocab: capsize, catastrophe, disputatious, flourish, incentive, insubordinate, nub, onslaught, ordain, prudent

  1. A Christmas Carol
  2. Alice Alone
  3. All Creatures Great and Small
  4. Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast
  5. Bronx Masquerade
  6. Dawn of Fear
  7. Death Be Not Proud
  8. Ender's Game
  9. Flipped
  10. House of the Scorpion
  11. Money Hungry
  12. Shadowmaker
  13. To Be A Slave
  14. Witch Hill
  15. You Don't Know Me

 High School Easy
Vocab: abut, attire, crony, cryptic, divergent, enmity, fervent, gaunt, infiltrate, nullify

  1. Hatchet
  2. The Hero and the Crown
  3. Whirligig

  High School Medium

Vocab  asylum, dilate, dross, flippant, immunity, preposterous, pugnacious, realm, rejuvenate, remunerate

  1. At Risk
  2. Forbidden City: A Novel of Modern China
  3. Forged by Fire
  4. Julius Caeser
  5. Pygmalion
  6. She Stoops to Conquer
  7. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  8. The Catcher in the Rye
  9. The Great Gatsby
  10. The Samurai's Garden
  11. The Taming of the Shrew

  High School Difficult

Vocab: animosity, apathy, condolence, consecrate, decrepit, deride, ingenious, multifarious, obsolete, omnivorous

  1. Fields of Fire
  2. On the Beach
  3. The Crucible
  4. The Death of Ivan Illyich

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June 24, 2020
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Recommended Good Books

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