INFO: Rathman, Peggy. Officer Buckle and Gloria. L. 1995.
DESC: Nobody pays attention to Officer Buckle’s safety speeches until his new police dog, Gloria, starts acting out his tips when he can’t see—until he finds out and thinks she’s stolen the spotlight. Kids like picking out the funny details in the drawings. Caldecott winner!
TAGS: fiction, Caldecott, school, safety, dog, police, funny, humorous details, L
INFO: Thorton Jones, Marcia and Dadey, Debbie. The Bailey City Monsters: Vampire Trouble. L. 1998.
DESC: The weird adult populace of Bailey City is rendered yet stranger with the arrival of Hauntly family of Hauntly Manor Inn, in particular Madame Hauntly, who cheers on the kids at soccer games but nevertheless sleeps in the dirt and bears fangs.
TAGS: Highland Park, Chapter book, Mystery, Monsters, Sports, Fantasy, l, level l, highland park-l, lima, fiction, chapter
INFO: Parkes, Brenda. Animal Messengers. I. 1999.
DESC: This book talks about all of the unique ways that animals talk to each other using special calls or movements of their body. It also highlights ways in which humans communicate non-verbally
TAGS: bees, cats, deer, gorillas, peacocks, non-fiction, animals, I, communication, Richard Avenue
INFO: Cowley, Joy. Terrible Armadillo, The. I. 1985
DESC: An armadillo invades a house and causes all kinds of problems for a family. The armadillo is rude and does all kinds of things it’s not supposed to.
TAGS: armadillo, shenanigans, pets, I, Richard Avenue
INFO: Giles, Jenny. Luke’s Go-Cart. L. 1999.
DESC: Luke’s dad builds him his very own go-cart. When Luke wants to show it off at the school carnival, he can’t get the go-cart to start.
TAGS: go-cart, perseverance, L, Richard Avenue
INFO: McTrustry, Chris. George and the Whopper. L. 2000
DESC: George refuses to eat his vegetables at supper. This forces his father to get the President involved. The town where George lives is buzzing with the news that the President is coming to visit.
TAGS: vegetables, chapter book, President, L, Richard Avenue
INFO: Cefrey, Holly. Fossils. L. 2002
DESC: This book describes how fossils are made. It also explains how scientists can lear different things by studying fossils.
TAGS: fossils, scientists, non-fiction, archaeologists, L, Richard Avenue