Summer Reading Book Haul

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My Favorite Thing I Read This Week

Title: Officer Buckle and Gloria
Main Character(s): Officer Buckle and Gloria
Why is it your favorite book this week?  This book is very funny! Gloria was doing flips and tricks and everyone loved it. Officer Buckle didn’t even realize it. They made a great team!


Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute


Author: Jarrett J. Krosoczka
ISBN-10: 0375846832
ISBN-13: 9780375846830

Main Characters:
Lunch Lady, Betty, Dee, Terrence, Hector, and Mr. Pasteur

The Lunch Lady and her sidekick, Betty, have a secret. When not serving the students lunch they are fighting crime! This time, The Lunch Lady and Betty try to solve the mystery of Mr O’Connell’s substitute, Mr. Pasteur. Mr. O’Connell has not missed a day in 20 years and the Lunch Lady is going to find out what happened to him!

My favorite part:
When she fought and defeated the Cyborgs.

Why I like this book:
Because it is like a comic book and it is easy to read. Even though the pictures are not in color they are still pretty cool. I can’t wait to read the next book!

My rating:

Reading difficulty:
Easy, I read the book in 1 day!

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Snack Time For Confetti

Snack Time For Confetti

Author and Illustrator: Kali Stileman
ISBN-10: 158925127X
ISBN-13: 978-1589251274

Main Character: Confetti


Confetti is a beautiful blue spotted bird who is hungry but doesn’t know what to eat.

She visits her different animal friends to see what they are eating, but she thinks their food is yucky!

She finally finds something good to eat and is happy.

My favorite part of the story: I loved the art work in this book very much! The pictures are very bright and the colors are pretty.

What I learned: What may be yucky to me, may be delicious to someone else.

My rating: 5

Reading difficulty for me: Easy

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Princess Candy: The Green Queen of Mean

Princess Candy: The Green Queen of Mean


Author: Michael Dahl
Pictures by/Illustrator: Jeff Crowther

ISBN-10: 1434228037
ISBN-13: 978-1434228031

Main Character(s): Halo Nightly, Flora, and Doozie Hiss


Halo’s teacher, Mr. Slink gave the class an assignment to make a report on ways to reduce pollution.

Halo was paired with Flora, a girl who loved the environment and called herself a tree hugger.

Doozie Hiss, the class bully was going to try and ruin Halo and Flora’s report.

Flora turns out to be more powerful than Halo knew.

My favorite part of the story: Was when Flora turned into the The Green Queen and her and Halo had a battle.

What I learned from this book: Pollution kills the earth and that we need to clean up behind ourselves.

My rating: 5

Reading difficulty for me: Easy for me

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Last Week’s Library Haul


-The Thimbleberry Stories by Cynthia Rylant

-My Special One and Only by Joe Berger

-Poppleton Everyday Cynthia Rylant

-Poppleton by Cynthia Rylant

-A Poor Excuse For A Dragon by Geoffrey Hayes

Tacky the Penguin series by Cynthia Rylant

-Tacky’s Christmas

-Three Cheers for Tacky

-Tacky and the Winter Games

-Tacky Goes to Camp

-Tacky and the Emperor

-My Dad Thinks He’s Funny by Katrina Germein

-The Princess and the Pig by Jonathan Emmett

-Friends (Mostly) by Barbara M. Joosse

-Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon by Patty Lovell

-Princess Candy The Green Queen of Mean by Michael Dahl

-Bedtime For Francis by Russell Hoban

-Junie B. Jones and Her Big Fat Mouth by Barbara Park

-Fly Guy vs The Flyswatter by Tedd Arnold

-A Book Is Just Like You by Kathleen Fox

-DVD: The Day Jimmy’s Boa at the Wash a Scholastic Video Collection



Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon

Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon


Author: Patty Lovell
Pictures by/Illustrator: David Catrow

ISBN-10: 0399234160
ISBN-13: 978-0399234163

Main Character(s): Molly Lou Melon


Molly Lou Melon  is shortest girl in 1st grade.
She also has really buck teeth that she can stack pennies on, and sounds like a bullfrog.
Molly is not afraid to be herself and holds her head up high.

What I learned from the story: To be able to have fun and be proud of yourself because you are different. And not to make fun of other people because they are different.

My favorite part of the story: My favorite part of the story was when Molly wrote a letter to her grandmother and thanked her for all of the good advice. I also really liked the pictures and colors in the book.

My rating: 5

Reading difficulty for me: Easy for me

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Library Haul


-Little Bitty Mousie by Jim Aylesworth

-Arthur’s Underwear by Marc Brown

-All About Grandmas by Roni Schotter

-The Secret World of  Frogs and Toads by Jill Bailey

-A Song For Jamela by Niki Daly

-Let’s Hear it for Almigal by Wendy Kupfer

-Me First by Helen Lester

-Listen Buddy by Helen Lester

-Hurty Feelings by Helen Lester

-Tacky the Penguin by Helen Lester

-Tackylocks and the 3 Bears by Heelen Lester

-Happy Birthday, Tacky by Helen Lester

-Jack and the Box by Art Spiegelman,

-The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

-Goggles by Ezra Jack Keats

-Whistle For Willie by Ezra Jack Keats

-Gnarbunga by Matthew Bromley

-How Martha Saved Her Parents From Green Beans by David LaRochelle

-Many Moons by James Thurber