Early Chapter Books

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Brian (Brian Michael) Lynch

jREAD-ALONG Lynch
Kids, Early Chapter Books

Attending Toy Academy to train in the art of play, misfit little toy Grumbolt, who is not an action figure, a stuffed animal or a collectible, resolves to find his proper place before a rival plot by Evil Toy Academy compels Grumbolt to take a dangerous risk to save his school.

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Adventure according to Humphrey

Betty G. Birney

jREAD-ALONG Birney
Kids, Early Chapter Books

Humphrey the classroom hamster has adventures going to the library, learning about the ocean, and sailing across a pond on a sailboat.

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Spring according to Humphrey

Betty G. Birney

jREAD-ALONG Birney
Kids, Early Chapter Books

"To Humphrey and the students at Longfellow School, spring seems impossibly late this year. Fortunately, planning a school Family Fun Night keeps the students (and classroom pets) busy as they look for signs of the changing seasons"--

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Imagination according to Humphrey

Betty G. Birney

jREAD-ALONG Birney
Kids, Early Chapter Books

During a creative writing unit at Longfellow School, the students in Mrs. Brisbane's class practice using their imagination with their very own writing journals--and Humphrey finds out that writing from his imagination is harder than it looks.

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Junie B. Jones and a little monkey business

Barbara Park

jREAD-ALONG Park
Kids, Early Chapter Books

Through a misunderstanding, Junie B. thinks that her new baby brother is really a baby monkey, and her report of this news creates excitement and trouble in her kindergarten class.

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Junie B. Jones and the yucky blucky fruitcake

Barbara Park

jREAD-ALONG Park
Kids, Early Chapter Books

Junie, a spunky, sometimes exasperating, kindergartener, looks forward to winning lots of prizes at the school carnival, but a fruit cake was not exactly what she had in mind.

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Junie B. Jones is a graduation girl

Barbara Park

jREAD-ALONG Park
Kids, Early Chapter Books

Junie B. Jones has just turned six and is looking forward to her kindergarten graduation, but when grape juice stains the white gown she could not resist trying on, she is afraid graduation is ruined.

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Meet Yasmin!

Saadia Faruqi

jREADER Faruqi Saadia
Read Woke, Early Readers, Early Chapter Books

In this compilation of four separately published books, Pakistani American second grader Yasmin learns to cope with the small problems of school and home, while gaining confidence in her own skills and creative abilities.

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This series is great! I love that it's available in both the early reader stand alone and the combined chapter book formats. -Casey

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Juana & Lucas

Juana Medina

jFICTION Medina, Juana
Read Woke, Diverse Characters, Early Chapter Books

A spunky young girl from Colombia loves playing with her canine best friend and resists boring school activities, especially learning English, until her family tells her that a special trip is planned to an English-speaking place.

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Juana Medina's early chapter book series is delightful. Funny and realistic, this is a series not to miss. -Casey

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Shanyaak'utlaa̲x

jE Salmon
Read Woke, Diverse Characters, Early Chapter Books

"After a Tlingit mother gives her son a dried piece of salmon with mold on the end, he flings it away in disgust, committing a taboo. This offends the Salmon People, who sweep him into the water and into their world, where they name him Shanyaak'utlaa̲x or Salmon Boy. Find out what happens to Shanyaak'utlaa̲x in this ancient Tlingit story"--Dust jacket.

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