INFO: Christopher, Matt. The Lucky Baseball Bat. M. 1991
DESC: Martin is new in town and wants to be a part of the baseball team. The problem is that he doesn’t have a glove or a bat. Once he finds some equipment, he tries to show the other players that he deserves to be on the team.
TAGS: baseball, practice, chapter book, M, Richard Avenue
INFO: Pollard, Lauren Ray. John Muir: Making the Mountains Glad. M. 1998
DESC: This book tells the story of John Muir, an explorer of the United States. John Muir’sdiscovery land and his concern for that land led to the protection and creation of the National Parks system.
TAGS: John Muir, National Parks, nature, protecting wildlife. Explorer, M, Richard Avenue
INFO: Hastings, Jack. Our Class Pet. I. 2004.
DESC: This book follows a class as they pick out a class pet. It also shows how they take turns caring for their pet rabbit.
TAGS: class pet, rabbit, taking care of animals, responsibility, I, Richard Avenue
INFO: Canfield, Judy. How to Draw a Dinosaur. I. 2000
DESC: Great how-to book with easy instructions for students. They can follow along and draw their very own dinosaur!
TAGS: how-to, dinosaur, step-by-step, fun, drawing, I, Richard Avenue
INFO: Cicciarelli, Joellyn. When I Grow Up. I. 2000
DESC: This book explores several career opportunities for young students.
TAGS: careers, jobs, chef, astronaut, doctor, zoologist, builder, President, I, Richard Avenue
INFO: Winter, Max. Meet the Astronauts. I. 2000
DESC: This book highlights many different famous astronauts, different space missions and what astronauts do. It has some great pictures.
TAGS: astronauts, space, the moon, John Glenn, I, Richard Avenue
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