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“So please, oh PLEASE, we beg, we pray, Go throw your TV set away, And in its place you can install, A lovely bookshelf on the wall.” — Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Genre of the Month 

 

October: Mystery and Spooky 

     Mystery 

      Chasing Vermeer  (Calder series) by Blue Balliett   AR level 5.4

       Belly Up (Funjungle series) by Stuart Gibbs    AR level 5.6

       Three Times Lucky (Mo & Dale series) by Sheila Turnage     AR level 3.9 

       GreenGlass House by Kate Milford    AR level 5.4

       Liar and Spy by Rebecca Stead   AR level 3.8

       Disappearance of Emily H. by Barry Summy    AR level 4.1

       Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief (Sammy Keyes series) by Wendelin Van Draanen   AR level 4.6

       Nancy Drew series by Carolyn Keene    AR level varies by book 4th-5th grade

       Hardy Boys series by Franklin W. Dixon   AR level varies by book 4th-5th grade

       The Jaguar's Jewels (A-Z Mysteries series) by Ron Roy   AR level 3.5

       The Detective's Assistant by Kate Hannigan    AR level 6.2

     

     Spooky

       Deep, Dark, and Dangerous by Mary Downing Hahn   AR level 4.0

         Ghost Detective series by Dottie Enderle  AR level varies by book 3rd grade

         Goosebumps series by R.L. Stine  AR level varies by book 3rd and 4th grade

         Coraline  by Neil Gaiman   AR level 5.5

       Doll Bones  by Holly Black  AR level 5.4

         Dying to Meet You  (43 Old Cemetery Road series) by Kate Klise   AR level4.4

         Legend of the Ghost Dog  by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel   AR level 4.7

        Constable and Toop  by Gareth P. Jones  AR level 5.2

        Nightmares!  (Nightmares! series) by Jason Segel  AR level 4.8 

Author of the Month

October

  Doreen Cronin (picture books)

     Click, Clack, Boo

     Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type

     Click, Clack, Splish, Splash

     Click, Clack, Quackity, Quack

     Giggle, Giggle, Quack

     Dooby Dooby Moo

     Duck for President

     Diary of a Spider

     Diary of a Fly

     Diary of a Worm

     Bounce

     Wiggle

     Chicken Squad series

      

 Mary Downing Hahn (Chapter books) 

    Wait Until Helen Comes

     Took

     The Doll in the Garden

     All the Lovely Bad Ones

     Closed for the Season

     Deep and Dark and Dangerous

     The Old Willis Place

     The Ghost of Crutchfield Hall

     Time for Andrew