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September 21st, 1995
This is a great book to do with students that are just learning their numbers. They can see the number order throughout the book and then could practice writing their numbers for an extension lesson for this book.

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King and King | Linda de Haan

March 1st, 2003
This book is all about a king trying to find his queen. After meeting all these potential women to be his queen, the king decided that he likes one of the women‘s brothers better. He decides that he would be happier marrying him, so that is what he does.

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Wonder | R.J. Palacio

February 14th, 2012
This would be a great book to do for a daily read aloud for your students. This is a good plot that is easy for students to follow along, this book that also gives a message about bullying and being kind to one another.

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Beware of the Frog | William Bee

June 24th, 2008
Mrs. Collywobbles has a pet frog that protects her from all the danger that is out in the scary woods. The pet frog defends her from all the scary things that come near her house. No one wants to mess with her pet frog.

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I Want My Hat Back | Jon Klassen

September 27th, 2011
Bear hat is missing, and he wants it back. He asked all his friends, and no one is helping him to find his hat. He must retrace his steps and find his hat all by himself.

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Mother Bruce | Ryan T. Higgins

November 24th, 2015
Bruce eggs that he thought were hard boiled end up being real live goslings. Bruce is now mistaken for their mother and must take care of all the goslings.

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August 18th, 2015
This is the sequel to the book The Day the Crayons Quit, this book is all about where the crayons went and how they are making their way back to Duncan. However, all the crayons have a story of what happened when they were away from Duncan.

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And Tango Makes Three | Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell

June 2nd, 2015
This book is about two penguins in the Central Park Zoo that want to have a family. Which the help of a zookeeper they can have Tango their baby penguin.

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April 10th, 2018
This book is a fairytale with a surprise ending. This book shows girls that they don‘t need to end up with a prince to be happy and they can have the bare minimum to be happy, and don‘t need to follow what society says.

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Pat the Bunny | Dorothy Kunhardt

May 1st, 2001
Pat the Bunny is a book for early readers. This book is an interactive book, which allows students to engage throughout the book. This is a book, that parents can read to their children to get them interested and excited about reading.

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The Poky Little Puppy | Janette Sebring Lowrey

April 1st, 2001
In this book, there is a little puppy that is very curious. Throughout the book it shows all the things that the little puppy gets into and ends up having to go to bed without strawberry shortcake.

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Goodnight Moon | Margaret Wise Brown

January 23rd, 2007
In this book, the bunny is going to bed. She is looking around her room and is saying goodnight to everything. She says goodnight, to the picture, stuffed animals, clocks, and the sock, etc.

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Jabari Jumps | Gaia Cornwall

May 9th, 2017
In this book that main character Jabari has just passed the swim test and is ready to jump of the diving board. He is so excited because he has waited for this moment, but when it‘s his turn on the diving board he becomes scared. Throughout the book he learns how not to be scared and what cool dive to do off the diving board.

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National Book Award Winner for Young People‘s Literature
January 8th, 2015
This book is all about kindness and empathy and being grateful for all you have in life. A great activity for this would be to have students write about what they are grateful for in their life and then they can share with the class.

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E.B. White Read Aloud Award for Older Readers
June 27th, 2013
In this book the main character Duncan, comes to find a big stack of letters from his crayons. Throughout the book he reads each letter that each describe an emotion that they are feeling. At the end of the book, Duncan can create a picture with all crayons so that they all feel included.

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Julian Is a Mermaid | Jessica Love

Stonewall Book Award
April 23rd, 2018
Julian sees a woman on the subway wearing this amazing dress. So, Julian decides to make his own version of the dress. Julian worries that some may not like his dress and the way he is look at. This book talks about all the self-love that Julian must have because he is happy in the dress.

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The Thing About Luck | Cynthia Kadohata, Julia Kuo

Asian/Pacific American Award
June 3rd, 2014
This book is all about the good and back luck in life and how sometimes you must make your own luck which is what the main character of this book must do to help her family.

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Maybe Something Beautiful | F. Isabel Campoy, Theresa Howell

Tomas Rivera Award
April 12th, 2016
This book is all about how art can be such a beautiful thing. A great lesson for this book would be to have students create a beautiful art piece that is special to them and allow them to showcase this in the hallway.

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Esperanza Rising | Pam Munoz Ryan

Mildred Batchelder Award Book
May 1st, 2002
Esperanza was a wealthy girl that lived a good life with her family in Mexico. However, when Esperanza‘s life drastically changes, her family is forces to move to California and Esperanza realizes how hard she will have to work, and how much her life is going to change when making this move.

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All Because You Matter | Tami Charles

Golden Kite Award Book for Fiction or Non-Fiction
October 6th, 2020
This book is all about why you matter and why there is so much joy in life. Throughout life there will be ups and downs, and times can be challenging. However, this book touches on the good and happy parts of life. There is good in each day.

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American Indian Youth Literature Award Book
October 4th, 2022
When the Coyote is having his friends over for a get-together, they unexpectedly run into a little girl that leads them on a journey. Coyote is very curious and is maybe going to get himself into some trouble.

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Girls Like Us | Gail Giles

Schneider Family Book Award
October 13th, 2015
This book is about two girls that are very different and have many challenges ahead of them. This book is all about how they find their way in the real world, and how strong they must be.

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Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award
April 27th, 2021
This book talks all about hibernation. This is a great book to read to younger students that are learning about animals. You could do a lesson on which animals hibernate and which animals don‘t.

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Pumpkin Soup | Helen Cooper

Kate Greenaway Award
September 6th, 2005
Each day three friends make pumkin soup the same way. Each friend has a job to ensure that the soup is the same each day. One day when someone does another person‘s job, there is a big argument. They must work together to fix this problem. This book sends a good message about friendship.

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Carter G. Woodson Book Award
November 3rd, 2020
William‘s parents escaped slavery but had to leave their two children behind. William must grow up without his family, until one day when a man comes in looking for a long-lost family member. Will William be reunited with his family?

SaraLHartman I want to check this one out. 10mo
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The Day You Begin | Jacqueline Woodson

Jane Adams Children‘s Book Award
August 28th, 2018
Being different is so great and is something that should be celebrated. Being different is not something that is easy for everyone, this book uses this book to show readers how great it is to be different.

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Whippoorwill Book Award
July 7th, 2020
After a bad car accident Maia and Chris seem to always be running into each other, even if they don‘t want to. Both are going through a lot and never thought that they would be in a place to fall in love.

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Frindle | Andrew Clements

Phoenix Award Book
February 1st, 1998
Nick is set to be a troublemaker, but is he really a troublemaker? He is just a kid that likes to have fun, throughout this book him and his friends create a new word for a pen. Soon word spread and now across the country people are using the word frindle.

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The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane | Kate DiCamillo, Bagram Ibatoulline

Boston Glove Horn Award Book
December 8th, 2015
Edward the rabbit was owned by Abilene who loved he very much, but one day Edward got lost. Edward then goes on the journey of a lifetime trying to make it back to Abilene.

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Scott O‘Dell Award Book
February 8th, 2010
Island of the Blue Dolphins is about a 12-year-old that was stranded on an island and must use her prior knowledge and teach herself how to survive on this island.

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Monster | Walter Dean Myers

Michael Printz Award Book
April 21st, 1999
Monster is a novel that discuses a trial about a 16-year-old that is on trial for killing a store owner. This book is a young adult book that gives an overview of the trial and all the details from the trial.

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Esperanza Rising | Pam Munoz Ryan

Pura Belpre Author Award Book
May 1st, 2002
Esperanza was a wealthy girl that lived a good life with her family in Mexico. However, when Esperanza‘s life drastically changes, her family is forces to move to California and Esperanza realizes how hard she will have to work, and how much her life is going to change when making this move.

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The Snowy Day | Ezra Jack Keats

Caldecott Award Book
January 1st, 1996
The Snowy Day is a picture book that captures the experience of a little girl experiencing her first snowfall. This book has been shared through generations and is a story that children can relate to.

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Brown Girl Dreaming | Jacqueline Woodson

Coretta Scott King Author Award Book
October 11th, 2016
Brown Girl Dreaming is a chapter book written in poetry form, that discussed what it is like to grown up as an African American in the 60‘s/70‘s. Jacqueline wanted to bring light to living during the times of Jim Crows laws and Civil right movements, through her poem writing.

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New Kid | Jerry Craft

Newbery Award Books
February 5th, 2019
New Kid is a graphic novel about a 7th grader named Jordan. Jordan‘s parents decided to send him to private school instead of an art school that he would love to attend. Throughout the book we follow Jordan as he tries to fit in at his new school that he doesn‘t feel very connected to

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Millions of Cats | Wanda Gag

Newbery Award Books
October 5th, 2006
Millions of Cats is a children picture book about an older couple that were very lonely and wanted to get a cat. When the old many was search, ended up finding a lot of cats. There were so many that the man didn‘t know which cat to choose. So, he decided to bring them all home. Which became a problem because there were so many cats! At the end of the book the old couple finally decided on the perfect cat!