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Early Chapter Books

Maniac Magee book cover

Maniac Magee

Jerry Spinelli

jFICTION Spinelli, Jerry
Early Chapter Books

After his parents die, Jeffrey Lionel Magee's life becomes legendary, as he accomplishes athletic and other feats which awe his contemporaries.

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Mockingbird

Kathryn Erskine

jFICTION Erskine, Kathryn
Early Chapter Books

Ten-year-old Caitlin, who has Asperger's Syndrome, struggles to understand emotions, show empathy, and make friends at school, while at home she seeks closure by working on a project with her father.

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Anne of Green Gables. book cover

Anne of Green Gables.

L. M. (Lucy Maud) Montgomery

jFICTION Montgomery, L. M.
Early Chapter Books

Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.

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Where the red fern grows : the story of two dogs and a boy

Wilson Rawls

jFICTION Rawls, Wilson
Early Chapter Books

A young boy living in the Ozarks achieves his heart's desire when he becomes the owner of two redbone hounds and teaches them to be champion hunters.

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The hobbit : or, There and back again

J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel) Tolkien

jFICTION Tolkien, J. R. R.
Early Chapter Books

Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to share in an adventure from which he may never return.

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Baloney and friends

Greg Pizzoli

jREADER Baloney
Early Readers, Early Chapter Books, Graphic Novels

"Meet Baloney! He's a pig. This book is about him. And also Peanut, his best friend. There's Bizz, too, of course. And Krabbit. He'd rather not be here, but what can you do?"--Provided by publisher.

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The new series from Greg Pizzoli is hilarious! I can hardly wait for the next installment. -Casey

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Sydney & Simon : go green!

Paul A. Reynolds

jREADER Reynolds, Paul A.
Kids, Early Chapter Books

After discovering that a green sea turtle was harmed by plastic in the ocean, twin mice Sydney and Simon come up with a creative campaign to increase recycling and reduce the amount of trash created in their home, school, and town.

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Some assembly required

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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