Beginning Readers

Mock Geisel Award Meeting

Mock Geisel Award Meeting

You are invited to join members of the library's Youth Services Team as they choose the title they think will win this year's Geisel Award.  The youth services staff will hold a mock awards ceremony prior to the actual announcement.  Please join us at 3 p.m on Wednesday, January 23, in the Headquarters Library Theater.

El Día de los Muertos = The Day of the Dead

By Mary Dodson Wade

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Explains how Mexican families celebrate the lives of their deceased loved ones, including sharing pictures and stories, preparing feasts, and lighting candles in the graveyard on November 1, The Day of the Dead.
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Labor Day

By Carmen Bredson

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This non-fiction Rookie Reader teaches young students about Labor Day.
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Labor Day

By Robin Nelson

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A basic overview of Labor Day for emergent readers. Color photographs reflect the short, easy-to-understand sentences that improve vocabulary and comprehension.

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Splat the Cat Sings Flat

By Rob Scotton

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Splat the cat is very nervous when his class prepares to sing on Parents' Night.
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Prudence Wants a Pet

By Cathleen Daly

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Prudence wants a pet so much that she adopts a branch, a twig, a tire, and even a shoe named Formal Footwear, but none is a suitable pet for Prudence.

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Pinkalicious Pinkie Promise

By Victoria Kann

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After Pinkalicious uses all of Alison's pink paint in class, she wonders how she can repay her best friend.
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Mr. Putter and Tabby Clear the Decks

By Cynthia Rylant

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To relieve the boredom of a long, hot summer, Mr. Putter and his cat Tabby join their fun-loving neighbor, Mrs. Teaberry, and her mischievous dog Zeke on an adventurous sightseeing boat cruise.
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Minnie and Moo: The Case of the Missing Jelly Donut

By Denys Cazet

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Cow friends Minnie and Moo search for a jelly donut thief who may have left behind a blue feather.
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Ling and Ting: Not Exactly the Same!

By Grace Lin

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Ling and Ting are identical twins that people think are exactly the same, but time and again they prove to be different.
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