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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 


March: Historical Fiction


   Macaroni Boy by Katherine Ayers

   Stella by Starlight by Sharon Draper

   Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos

   Turtles in Paradise by Jennifer Holm

   The Dollmaker of Krakow by R.M. Romero

   Saving Sasha by Randi G. Barrow

   Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk 

   Calico Girl by Jerdine Nolen

   The Fire-Eaters by David Almond 

   The I Survived series by Lauren Tarshis

   Magic Treehouse series by Mary Pope Osborne

   The Secret School by Avi

   Making Bombs for Hitler by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch 

   Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary Schmidt

   Wednesday Wars by Gary Schmidt

Author/ Illustrator of the Month



 Dr. Seuss (picture books)

   One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

   Green Eggs and Ham

   I Can Read with My Eyes Shut 

  Gerald McBoing Boing

  Cat in the Hat 

  The Sneeches

  The Butter Battle Book

  The Foot Book

  Hop on Pop

  Mr. Brown Can Moo Can You?

  Horton Hears a Who

  The Lorax

  If I Ran the Zoo

  If I Ran the Circus

  I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today!

 Sharon Creech (Chapter books) 

   The Wanderer

   Ruby Holler

   The Great Unexpected

   Walk Two Moons

   Love That Cat

   Hate That Dog

   Absolutely Normal Chaos