First and Second Grade
It's summer time and the reading is easy. Pick a book that offers a glimpse of the future or one that illuminates the past. Share a story about the stars or laugh together at a crazy dream. Think about your future career or just giggle at a silly Piggie. Whatever you do, don't forget to visit the library sometime this summer.
Pickles to Pittsburgh: The Sequel to Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Dozing off while contemplating Grandpa's unusual vacation, Kate dreams about Chewandswallow, where it snows popcorn and rains sandwiches and the fate of falling food intrigues her.
Summer Jackson: Grown Up
Seven-year-old Summer Jackson wants to be a grown-up, starting right now.
I Dream of Trains
The son of a sharecropper dreams of leaving Mississippi on a train with the legendary engineer Casey Jones.
Martin Bridge Onwards and Upwards!
Join Martin Bridge in two new adventures as he endures his mom's keyboard practice, learns about animal scat (poop!), eats bugs, handles snakes and builds a catapult.
Judy Moody, M.D.: The Doctor is In!
Judy is excited about becoming a doctor, especially when Class 3T starts a new unit on the human body, but she learns more about being a patient when she catches tonsillitis from her little brother, Stink.
Who Will I Be, Lord?
A young girl recalls the stories she has been told about the members of her family and wonders what kind of person she will become.
A boy dreams of being a great sports star. In his dreams he is the best player in every sport: baseball, soccer, hockey, dirt bike race, and even fishing! However, he is really only great at one thing in sports-- he is a great sports fan! Both the writing and the illustrations help to make this a very funny book.
Mr. Putter & Tabby See the Stars
When Mr. Putter cannot sleep after eating too many of Mrs. Teaberry's pineapple jelly rolls, he and Tabby take a moonlit stroll that ends with the perfect neighborly gathering.
Just a Dream
When he has a dream about a future Earth devastated by pollution, Walter begins to understand the importance of taking care of the environment.
Listen to My Trumpet!
When Piggie plays her new trumpet for Gerald, the elephant decides he must be honest in his response.