EXTENDED READING LISTS

 

PETE THE CAT


Pete the Cat: I Love my White Shoes
Pete the Cat: Rockin in My School Shoes
Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons
Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses
Pete the Cat and the New Guy
Pete the Cat Saves Christmas
Pete the Cat and the Bedtime Blues

 Pete the Cat storybooks:
Play Ball!, Construction Destruction
Pete’s Big Lunch
Cavecat Pete
Pete at the Beach
Robo-Pete
Too Cool for School

JUNIE B’S ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO SCHOOL

Junie B. Jones Stories:
Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus
Junie B. Jones and a Little Monkey Business
Junie B. Jones and Her Big Fat Mouth
Junie B. Jones and Some Sneaky Peeky Spying
Junie B. Jones and the Yucky Blucky Fruitcake
Junie B. Jones and That Meanie Jim's Birthday
Junie B. Jones Loves Handsome Warren
Junie B. Jones Has a Monster Under Her Bed
Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook
Junie B. Jones Is a Party Animal
Junie B. Jones Is a Beauty Shop Guy
Junie B. Jones Smells Something Fishy
Junie B. Jones Is (Almost) a Flower Girl
Junie B. Jones and the Mushy Gushy Valentine
Junie B. Jones Has a Peep in Her Pocket
Junie B. Jones Is Captain Field Day
Junie B. Jones Is a Graduation Girl
Junie B., First Grader (at last!)
Junie B., First Grader: Boss of Lunch
Junie B., First Grader: Toothless Wonder
Junie B., First Grader: Cheater Pants
Junie B., First Grader: One-Man Band
Junie B., First Grader: Shipwrecked
Junie B., First Grader: BOO...and I MEAN It!
Junie B., First Grader: Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! (P.S. So Does May.)
Junie B., First Grader: Aloha-ha-ha!
Junie B., First Grader: Dumb Bunny
Junie B., First Grader: Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaten! (And Other Thankful Stuff)

For the older (Middle School) Siblings:
Almost Starring Skinnybones
Beanpole
Buddies
Dear God, Help!!! Love, Earl
Don't Make Me Smile
The Graduation of Jake Moon
The Kid in the Red Jacket
Maxie, Rosie, and Earl - Partners in Grime
Mick Harte Was Here
My Mother Got Married (And Other Disasters)
Operation: Dump the Chump
Rosie Swanson: Fourth-Grade Geek for President
Skinnybones

TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

 The Night Before Christmas: A Classic Illustrated Edition by Clement C. Moore and Cooper Edens
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas: An African-American Version by Melodye Benson Rosales and Clement Clarke Moore
The Story of “’Twas the Night Before Christmas,” by Gerard and Patricia del Re

The Lightning Thief

More of Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson Series (Greek Mythology):
The Sea of Monsters
The Titan’s Curse
The Battle of the Labyrinth
The Last Olympian

The Kane Chronicles (Egyptian):
The Red Pyramid
The Throne of Fire
The Serpent’s Shadow

Magnus Chase (Norse):
The Sword of Summer

 

SONG OF MULaN

Fa Mulan: The Story of a Woman Warrior, by Robert D. San Souci.
Song of Mu Lan, by Jeanne M. Lee.
Wild Orchid: A Retelling of “The Ballad of Mulan,” by Cameron Dokey.


I Have a Dream

For Children:
As Good as Anybody Richard Michelson, illustrated by Raul Colón  
Belle, The Last Mule at Gee’s Bend: A Civil Rights Story, by Calvin Alexander Ramsey and Bettye Stroud, illustrated by John Holyfield. 
A Sweet Smell of Roses, by Angela Johnson, illustrated by Eric Velazquez.
Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.? by Bonnie Bader, illustrated by Nancy Harrison.
Martin’s Big Words, by Doreen Rappaport, Illustrated by Bryan Collier
Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.! by Eleanora Tate
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s I Have a Dream Speech in Translation: What It Really Means (Kids’ Translations) by Leslie J. Holland

For Adults:
A Call to Conscience: The Landmark Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Clayborne Carson, Kris Shepard, and Andrew Young
The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Martin Luther King, Jr.

ANNE OF GREEN GABLES

Anne of Green Gables
Anne of Avonlea
Anne of the Island
Anne's House of Dreams
Rainbow Valley
Rilla of Ingleside
Anne of Windy Poplars
Anne of Ingleside 

TEACHER FROM THE BLACK LAGOON

The Book Report from the Black Lagoon
The Class Trip from the Black Lagoon
The Talent Show from the Black Lagoon
The Class Election from the Black Lagoon
The Science Fair from the Black Lagoon
The Halloween Party from the Black Lagoon
The Field Day from the Black Lagoon
The School Carnival from the Black Lagoon
The Valentine’s Day from the Black Lagoon
The Christmas Party from the Black Lagoon
The Little League from the Black Lagoon
The Snow Day from the Black Lagoon
April Fools’ Day from the Black Lagoon
Back-To-School Fright from the Black Lagoon
The New Year’s Eve Sleepover from the Black Lagoon
The Spring Dance from the Black Lagoon
The Thanksgiving Day from the Black Lagoon
The Author Visit from the Black Lagoon
St Patrick’s Day from the Black Lagoon
The School Play from the Black Lagoon
The 100th Day of School from the Black Lagoon
The Class Picture from the Black Lagoon
Earth Day from the Black Lagoon
The Summer Camp from the Black Lagoon
Friday the 13th from the Black Lagoon
The Big Game from the Black Lagoon
The Amusement Park from the Black Lagoon