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Summer Reading 2022

Created by 49th Teachers
  • Age: 3 to 18
  • Grade: p to 12
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For students and teachers alike: get excited about reading this summer with a selection of K-12 books that will entertain and inspire!

Showing 33-40 of 40 books

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The Enchanted People

by Jennifer Pool
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 2 to 6
tagged: bullying, environment

The Enchanted People is a humanitarian fairytale about a young girl named Wawatay who lives away from her village as an outcast because she is different. All the people in her village have an enchanted power except for her, and so, she is not accepted by them. While living in solitude, Wawatay finds an injured baby sparrow and begins to care for he …

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Meranda and the Legend of the Lake

by Meagan Mahoney
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 12
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, mermaids, multigenerational, special needs

Anne of Green Gables meets Song for a Whale with a touch of Nancy Drew in this debut middle-grade mystery

"Mahoney’s debut novel combines the fantastical and contemporary to create an accessible story for young readers ... An intriguing mystery set in the mythical backdrop of a coastal Canadian town, starring an unstoppable girl driven by curiosi …

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The Undercover Book List

by Colleen Nelson
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: friendship, school & education, self-esteem & self-reliance, books & libraries

 

He's known as the class troublemaker. She's known as the bookworm. But when every note they send is anonymous, identity is suddenly what they make it.

Between her father's posting overseas and her best friend Sienna's move to the other side of the country, seventh grade is looking lonely for Jane MacDonald. But Sienna has left her with one last tr …

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Jamilah at the End of the World

by Mary-Lou Zeitoun
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 5
tagged: environment, emigration & immigration, parents

Set against the backdrop of a brutal Toronto summer heatwave, seventeen-year-old Jamilah Monsour makes plans for what she’s certain is the beginning of the climate change catastrophe that will end the world. Luckily, Jamilah knows what has to be done to save her family: transform the back alley garage into a bunker. Reluctantly her parents allow …

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Outside, You Notice

by Erin Alladin, illustrated by Andrea Blinick
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: gardening

A lyrical nonfiction celebration of the outdoors pairing childlike observation with facts about the natural world

Outside,
you notice things.

Time spent in the outdoors stirs a child’s imagination. Nature sparks wonder, wonder leads to curiosity, and curiosity brings about a greater knowledge of the world and one’s self. In Outside, You Notice, …

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Better Reading Now

50 ready-to-use teaching strategies to engage students, deepen comprehension, and nurture a love of reading

by Larry Swartz
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: professional development, reading & phonics

Based on what we now know about reading, this practical book offers strategies in a consistent format that is easy for teachers to incorporate in their daily instruction. This grab-bag of classroom-tested activities allows teachers to choose what they need to meet the diverse needs of students in grades 1 through 8. These strategies guide students …

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Camping Chaos

by L. M. Nicodemo, illustrated by Graham Ross
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: 1
tagged: beginner, humorous stories, emotions & feelings

Meet Maximus Todd! He's the kid who can't sit still. Max and his friends are on a camping trip at Camp Friendly Pines when he's stung by a wasp. Max gets a case of the Super Fidgets and devises a counting game to distract himself. If he loses, he will have to forfeit his campfire treats!

It's not easy being a kid. And Max discovers that his games do …

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Music for Tigers

by Michelle Kadarusman
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: environment, music, adolescence, jungle animals, australia & oceania

From Governor General’s Literary Award finalist Michelle Kadarusman comes a novel about a young violinist who discovers her mother’s family secretly harbor a sanctuary for extinct Tasmanian tigers in the remote Australian rainforest. Now available in ebook formats!

Shipped halfway around the world to spend the summer with her mom’s eccentric A …