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Super Series Books for Grade Four Boys

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

…Adventures of Captain Underpants– written by Dav Pilkey Have you ever met a boy who didn’t enjoy the ‘Action, Thrills, and Laffs of a Captain Underpants book? With rude humor and tons of illustrations, this series is great for even the most reluctant reader. Just don’t tell your boys that the series is mom approved – that would spoil the fun! The Adventures Of Captain Underpants Collectors’ Edition at…

Canadian Flyer Adventures Time Travel Series for Grade Two

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

…ildren who are reading at about a grade two to three level, the series is generously illustrated and quite exciting. Extra features include additional facts, an interview with the author and a preview of the next book in the series for grade two. It is great to see a series like this. The Canadian Flyer Adventure series will be enjoyed by young readers everywhere but will have a special appeal for Canadian children and those who gravitate toward…

Remembering Harry Potter’s Magic

Monday, August 13th, 2012

…ne of my students was reading Harry Potter this year. This could be because the kids have read it when they were younger, but it seems unlikely that they have read all seven books by grade four or five. I am hoping that with series such as Twilight, The Hunger Games, Warriors, and Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Harry Potter is not being forgotten in this age group. I think grade four is a great age for the first book. I think I will have to poll my class…

Terrific Series For Middle Grade Readers – Chronicles of Ancient Darkness

Friday, September 9th, 2011

…e grade readers? Michelle Paver’s books: Wolf Brother , Spirit Walker and Soul Eater sat unread on my bookshelf for far too long. These days, they are rarely in my office. These are the first three titles in a terrific series for middle grade readers. I have loaned each of them to many, many kids and, without exception, the books are devoured and the series is completed. Wolf Brother is captivating, it has the perfect combination of…

Grade Two Chapter Books – Mermaids Everywhere

Friday, September 9th, 2011

…en who are between the ages of six and nine and are reading grade two chapter books. At this reading level, we find many series for newly independent readers to enjoy. Most grade two chapter books are generously illustrated. Series like Mermaid Rock and Mermaid S.O.S. are great because they draw children into reading multiple books. Keep in mind, at this stage, our priority is to have children to gain confidence and experience reading…

The Wave Walkers – This Series Will Draw Middle Grade Readers Like Pirates to Treasure

Friday, October 21st, 2011

The Wave Runners by Kai Meyer Teen fiction published by Egmont UK Ltd. The Wave Runner is the first book in an exciting, fantasy-adventure trilogy for middle grade readers. Mr. Meyer meshes an exotic Caribbean setting, dangerous, swash-buckling pirates and intriguing fantastical creatures to create an exciting tale. We follow the story of Jolly, a 14 year old polliwiggle (someone who can walk on water). Jolly could be the last surviving…

Emergent Readers Captivated by Drama and Mystery

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

…– he likened it to the kind of books his older brothers read. He felt competent, confident and intrigued. If only all books for young readers could replicate this winning combination. The Oxford University Press Read at Home series is excellent from beginning to end and includes dozens of great titles for emergent readers. Read at Home: More Level 4c: Trapped! at Amazon.com Read at Home: More Level 4c Trapped! at Amazon.ca Read at Home: Level 4,…

Meet Author Kelly Santana-Banks

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

…nd Pinterest. Tell us about your latest published children’s book. Who do you think should read it? What are you most proud of? My latest release is called Dinosaur Adventure: A Field Trip to Remember, the second book in the series Let’s Learn while Playing. Different from my first book, which was a short nursery rhyme geared towards two, threes, and fours, Dinosaur Adventure targets more the older group of children (3–7)—given its amount of…

Barnstormers’ Baseball, Will this Author Hit a Home Run Yet?

Monday, September 12th, 2011

…t. We also hear their uncle’s warning that great danger lies ahead but so far have only encountered mysterious visions and sounds. For children who are fascinated with baseball and how it was played 100+ years ago,this series may yet prove very appealing. Personally, I was frustrated that the author left me stranded on second base – with many, many unanswered questions. Game 1 (Barnstormers) at Amazon.com Game 1: #1 in The…

Good Things Come In Threes; The Ascendance Trilogy

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

…w important I think sequels and trilogies are for reluctant readers. If you can find something they can latch onto, get immersed in, then you want to know there’s more waiting for them. Though there are no more in this series we loved, the students are now looking around the library differently. They’re looking for the next book that they will fall for the way we did these three. And while they’re looking, they’re…

Anti Bullying

Monday, July 11th, 2011

…nor, illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser and Ted Enik Book about bullying for beginning readers published by Harper Collins Children’s Fancy Nancy and the Mean Girl is part of Harper Collins Children’s I Can Read series. Ranked by Harper Collins as “Beginning Reading Level 1,” it is generously illustrated and includes words such as appetite, splendid, speechless and canceled. Field Day is just around the corner. Most of…

Journey of a Reluctant Reader…Small Steps

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

…hich allows us to follow much beloved characters for years, it’s wonderful when there’s at least a second. Lemonade War offered this with Lemonade Crime. Holes is followed by Small Steps. Then there’s other series, such as Ramona, which is followed by many books about her family, adventures, and friends. Series of Unfortunate Events, Fudge, Warriors; there are too many to list. I think for “reluctant readers”, like…

Meet Author Elizabeth MacLeod

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

…ud thinks of all the books written about her and how she feels about Anne’s incredible fame in Japan. Do you do school or library presentations? If so, please briefly describe topics/ geographical limitations. I’ve written a series of biographies for first readers as well as a series for 8 to 12 year olds . So I can bring some of the world’s most incredible people to life for kids of many different ages. Kids are drawn into the wonderful stories…

Meet, Jack He’s a Wordless Picture Book Star

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Storytime Standouts looks at a wordless picture book series about a terrier named Jack Breakfast For Jack created by Pat Schories Wordless picture book (first in a series) published by Front Street, an imprint of Boyds Mills Press Jack is an adorable orange and white terrier, brimming with personality. One busy morning, his family gets up, feeds the cat, eats breakfast and rushes off to school and work. Sadly, no one remembers to feed Jack. He…

Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride – Delightful Reading for 6 to 8 Year olds

Sunday, September 4th, 2011

…buttered toast? Not much, especially if you are Mercy Watson. She loves hot buttered toast almost as much as she enjoys adventure. Author, Kate DiCamillo and illustrator, Chris Van Dusen have teamed up to create a delightful series of blue ribbon pig tales. Perfect for boys and girls, aged 6 to 8, each book is generously illustrated with bold and humorous depictions of Mercy’s hilarious escapades. Whether attempting to drive a car or…

Might I Suggest Graphic Novels for your Reluctant Reader?

Monday, October 24th, 2011

…ic novel series for children. Babymouse is clearly intended primarily for girls and is good fun. Babymouse #1: Queen of the World! at Amazon.com Babymouse #1: Queen of the World! at Amazon.ca Amulet by Kazu Kibuishi is a new series. My ten year old son and I each read Book One, The Stonekeeper. I read the book first and then he picked it up and devoured it shortly thereafter. The story begins with a dramatic and tragic car accident that…

Meet Author Lisa Manzione

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

…arryGo Author Facebook page Book Series Website Tell us about your latest published children’s book. Who do you think should read it? What are you most proud of? The latest book published is Let’s Visit Maui!. The book series is perfectly suited for ages 5-10. I am most proud of the fact the series has been very well received by parents, librarians, teachers, but most of all, children! Let’s Visit Maui!: Adventures of Bella &…

Grade One Chapter Book: Being friends is better than being famous

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

…ng a wonderful friendship and many happy adventures, the Frog and Toad series has been a favourite with young readers for decades. James Howe’s latest book, Houndlsey and Catina is very reminiscent of the Frog and Toad series. Howe is famous for Bunnicula (Today Vegetables… Tomorrow the World). Houndlsey and Catina will appeal to younger readers who prefer shorter, generously illustrated chapters and less text. It will likely suit a…

Mysteries, Humor and School Life for Reluctant Readers

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

…iana Gregory Chapter book series for grade two/three readers published by Scholastic Let’s begin with The Clue At The Bottom Of The Lake (Cabin Creek Mysteries). This is the second book in the new Cabin Creek Mysteries series. Appropriate for seven to ten year olds, it has a grade 3 Reading Level. I enjoyed the book and am confident that this is a series both boys and girls will enjoy. Set in a small, lakeside town, we follow three cousins…

Fiction / Chapter Books

Saturday, November 6th, 2010

…eries Scieszka, Jon Jon Scieszka’s web-based literacy program Scrimger, Richard Author of The Nose from Jupiter and more Smith, Jeff Author of the Bone series of graphic novels Snicket, Lemony “Author” of A Series of Unfortunate Events Stanton, Andy Author of Mr. Gum series Stilton, Geronimo Watts, Irene Canadian author of No Pets Allowed, Clay Man, When the Bough Breaks Weinman Sharmat, Marjorie Author of Nate the Great and…

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