100 Favorite Books

Alissa Lauzon, Head of Youth Services Llama, Llama Red Pajama Click, Clack Moo Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus The Day Jimmy’s Boa Ate the Wash The Lion and the Mouse There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly Saint George and the Dragon Chicka Chicka Boom Boom No David! Smash! Crash! Interrupting […]

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No Talking by Andrew Clements

j/Fic/Clements No Talking is a delightful book with a humorous premise and sprightly, delightful characters. Dave Packer is a member of an infamous fifth grade class at Laketon Elementary School in New Jersey. His entire class has been unusually rowdy since their kindergarten days. They are known as the Unshushables by their harried teachers and […]

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Savvy by Ingrid Law

j/Law/Newbery, jPb/5-7 For generations, the Beaumont family has harbored a magical secret. They each possess a savvy–a supernatural power they acquire at 13. As her big day approaches, Mibs excitedly anticipates what her particular magic might turn out to be, when the large and close-knot family receives the news that Poppa has been in a […]

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The Other Side of the Island by Allegra Goodman

j/Fic/Goodman Honor and her parents have arrived on island #365 as some sort of refugees from the far north, where contrary to what is being taught in the schools on the island, polar bears still exist, leaves change color according to season, and weather is unpredictable and out of control. Honor’s parents may be some […]

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The Magic Half by Annie Barrows

Miri is the main character in this story and she is the middle child between two sets of twins. She often feels left out and overlooked by her parents. Her older brothers torment her, while her toddler sisters annoy her. When her family moves to an old Victorian house, Miri has something to take her […]

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