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  • The Playground

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    The Playground

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Holly Hartman

    Ages: 4, 5, 6

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Theme(s): Friendships

    How do these brothers have fun at the playground? Find out with this rhyming text.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Air Dogs

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    Air Dogs

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Holly Hartman

    Ages: 4, 5, 6

    Genre: Fantasy

    Theme(s): Pets, Reading for Pleasure

    Take a fun look at the tricks dogs can do with air disks, and see who wants to join the club.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Prickly Pear Party

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    Prickly Pear Party

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Holly Hartman

    Ages: 4, 5, 6

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Theme(s): Nature, Habitats

    This rhyming book shows many different desert animals that all like to eat the same thing.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Find a Fossil

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    Find a Fossil

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Holly Hartman

    Ages: 7, 8, 9

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Theme(s): Fossils, Science

    Learn some of the ways that paleontologists work in this book about scientific discovery.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Let’s Get a Checkup

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    Let’s Get a Checkup

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Phoebe McGuffee

    Ages: 4, 5, 6

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Theme(s): Healthy Habiits

    See what happens when you visit the doctor and dentist, and learn how they help you stay healthy.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Conservation in Botswana

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    Conservation in Botswana

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Molly Maloy

    Ages: 7, 8, 9

    Genre: Nonfiction

    Theme(s): Animal Habitats, Denver Zoo

    Learn about the ways that Denver Zoo works to conserve animals in Botswana.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Let’s Ride!

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    Let’s Ride!

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Jordan McGuffee

    Ages: 4, 5, 6

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Theme(s): Reading for Pleasure

    Learn the rules of the road when you follow a brave boy as he learns to ride a motorbike.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • My Day at the Stock Show

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    My Day at the Stock Show

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Phoebe McGuffee

    Ages: 7, 8, 9

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Theme(s): Stock Show, Outdoor Activities, Vocabulary

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    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Hey, Moon, You’re Blocking My Sun!

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    Hey, Moon, You’re Blocking My Sun!

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Holly Hartman

    Ages: 7, 8, 9

    Genre: Nonfiction

    Theme(s): Solar Eclipse, Space

    Have you ever been lucky enough to watch a solar eclipse? This book can help you understand what’s going on with the sun and moon!

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • What Can I Be?

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    What Can I Be?

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Dave Goodman and Ed Goodman

    Ages: 7, 8, 9

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Theme(s): Types of Work

    Who do you dream of being when you grow up? Read this book to explore some possibilities for your future.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Be a Friend to Frogs!

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    Be a Friend to Frogs!

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Laura Batt and Mackenzie Mathur

    Ages: 7, 8, 9

    Genre: Nonfiction

    Theme(s): Frogs, Animal Habitats

    Discover interesting facts about frogs, in order to learn how to protect them and their habitats.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • The Prairie

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    The Prairie

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Bill Bremer

    Ages: 4, 5, 6

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Theme(s): Prarie Environments, Vocabulary

    Most of the middle of our country is part of a prairie ecosystem, and it is a wonderful place to explore. Get started with this simple book!

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • The Migrating Whooping Crane

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    The Migrating Whooping Crane

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Sandra Elvin and Debborah Luke

    Ages: 7, 8, 9

    Genre: Nonfiction

    Theme(s): Whooping Crane, Birds, Animal Habitats

    Read about these magnificent birds that were almost extinct when people rallied to save and rebuild the species.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Talk Like a Sailor

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    Talk Like a Sailor

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Kim Sharpe

    Ages: 7, 8, 9

    Genre: Nonfiction

    Theme(s): Sailors, Vocabulary

    Unless you’re familiar with sailboats, you may not be familiar with words sailors use to describe ordinary things. Read this book with your children, enjoy learning new terms and how to talk like a sailor!

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Let’s Have a Picnic!

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    Let’s Have a Picnic!

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Kim Sharpe

    Ages: 4, 5, 6

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Theme(s): Family Togetherness, Outdoor Activities

    Picnics are fun ways to enjoy the outdoors Read along as two friends and their families enjoy lunch at the park.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Who Loves Carrots?

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    Who Loves Carrots?

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Quilean Croi

    Ages: 4, 5, 6

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Theme(s): Animals, Types of Food

    Learning to love vegetables might be a little easier when your child reads this book about all the animals that eat carrots. Be sure to have a carrot ready for a crunchy ending to the story!

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Nature’s Colors

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    Nature’s Colors

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Phoebe McGuffee

    Ages: 4, 5, 6

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Theme(s): Colors, Vocabulary

    The natural world is full of color. Look closely at plants, animals and the earth to find your favorites.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Going to the Flea Market

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    Going to the Flea Market

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Zaiga Cress

    Ages: 4, 5, 6

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Theme(s): Family Togetherness, Vocabulary

    Join a family on their sensory trip to this Southwestern flea market. What will they find there?

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Helping My Mom

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    Helping My Mom

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Jean Anne Clyde

    Ages: 4, 5, 6

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Theme(s): Family Togetherness

    Read about all the ways this busy girl helps around the house.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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  • Would You Step Out into Space?

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    Would You Step Out into Space?

    Source: Unite For Literacy

    Author: Holly Hartman

    Ages: 7, 8, 9

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Theme(s): Reading for Pleasure

    Take an imaginary trip into outer space.

    Parent Guide: Not available

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