Saturday, June 1, 2013

Dig Into Reading with a Great Children's Book

Junie B. Jones Is Captain Field Day by Barbara Park

Afternoon kindergarten is having a field day, and Junie B. Jones is team captain! Only, here's the problem. Room Eight keeps on winning too many events. And so how will Room Nine ever become the kindergarten champions? 

As Captain Field Day, will Junie B. find a way to lead her team to victory? Or will it be up to someone else to save the day?
Arthur and the No-Brainer by Stephen Krensky

Arthur is in top form as he tries to convince the Brain not to give up his smarts during a debate. Illustrations.
Detective Dinosaur by James Skofield

All in a day's work!
First, Detective Dinosaur solves the mystery of the missing hat. Then he cracks the case of the squeaky shoe. Then he goes on night patrol, and spots a scary shadow in a dark alley. Can it be a monster? Help Detective Dinosaur follow the clues and find out! 

What do Smurfs do all day? By Peyo

Relates in rhyme the myriad activities and occupations of Smurfs during a typical day.

The Mutt and the Mustang by Judy Archibald

True story about a little dog who rides a horse every day. Set in the Colorado Rockies, a small dog, Kody is sad because he fails at tasks his large German shepherd pal can do. After making friends with a rescued mustang who lets him ride on his back every day, Kody discovers by being himself, he is special.