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Journey into Terror
Audience: 4th Grade - 7th Grade
Samuel Ross forgets about the angry-looking man who tried to stop him from taking a picture of two Learjets at the White Plains Airport, before taking off for Oklahoma, until four thugs appear at the door, ready to kill for a roll of film.
Date read: 3/25/2009
Journey to the River Sea
Audience: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
Absolutely everything changes for Maia now that she is an orphan. She even moves from a boarding school in London to the untamed wilds of Brazil. But she finds that Brazil is truly amazing- the Amazon River, the dense jungle, and the birth of new friendships. Read this book and get caught up in its vivid images, descriptive dialog, and memorable characters.
Date read: 4/28/2009
Judy Moody Gets Famous!
Audience: 2nd Grade - 4th Grade
When Judy's classmate comes to class boasting of winning the Northern Virginia Spelling Bee, Judy vows that she will also be famous. At home, her brother Stink keeps the 'Moody Hall of Fame' on their refrigerator, but Judy sees only the Stink Hall of Fame. Her attempts range from faking an antique cherry pit to trying to beat the world's record for the longest 'caterpillar' line with her friends. Her second place in the local pet contest leads to a picture of her elbow in the local paper. Will Judy ever become famous? This book is the second in the Judy Moody series.
Similar books: Junie B. Jones series by Barbara Park; Ramona series by Beverly Cleary
Date read: 7/6/2009
Audience: 1st Grade - 3rd Grade
Jack wishes he could jump like the Olympic high jumpers. Then, his Grandma accidentally cooks Jack some jumping beans, and soon Jack is jumping out of control. He jumps over fences and to the tops of buildings. What will happen when he can't stop? This text-heavy beginning reader book is perfect for independent readers whose skill levels are increasing, but who aren't quite ready for chapter books. (Reading Level: 3.9)
Date read: 1/13/2011
Jumping the Broom
Audience: 2nd Grade - 5th Grade
Erin's older sister is getting married, and everyone is happy except Erin. Erin wants to give her sister a special gift, but she doesn't have enough money. When her grandmother tells her about a family wedding tradition, Erin has a great idea!
Date read: 5/27/2011
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