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2014 Summer Reading: Grades K-2

Recommended reading list for grades K-2
Lulu and the Dog from the Sea Cover Image
By Hilary McKay, Priscilla Lamont (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780807548219
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Albert Whitman & Company - March 1st, 2014

When Lulu goes on vacation, she finds there's a dog living on the beach. Everyone in the town thinks the dog is trouble. But Lulu is sure he just needs a friend. And that he's been waiting for someone just like her.


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Penny and Her Marble (I Can Read Level 1) Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062082053
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Published: Greenwillow Books - August 27th, 2013

Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes’s award-winning Penny returns in the third I Can Read story about a sweet and curious mouse, perfect for fans of Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse, Owen, and Chrysanthemum


The Seven Chinese Brothers Cover Image
By Margaret Mahy, Mou-Sien Tseng (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780590420570
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - July 1st, 1992

A magnificently illustrated and authentic retelling of the classic Chinese folktale of the seven brothers and their supernatural gifts. "Exceptional." - School Library Journal, starred review


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Sylvester and the Magic Pebble Cover Image
By William Steig, William Steig (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780671662691
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Published: Aladdin - April 2nd, 1987

On a rainy day, Sylvester finds a magic pebble that can make wishes come true. But when a lion frightens him on his way home, Sylvester makes a wish that brings unexpected results.
How Sylvester is eventually reunited with his loving family and restored to his true self makes a story that is beautifully tender and filled with magic.


Goose and Duck (I Can Read Level 2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061170768
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Published: HarperCollins - January 8th, 2008

Whatever I did, Goose did.
Whatever Goose did, Duck did.
When I sat down, Goose sat down.
Duck sat down too.

What's a little boy to do when a goose and a duck think that he's their mother? Especially when they follow him around, doing everything he does!


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Miss Rumphius Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780140505399
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Published: Puffin Books - November 6th, 1985

Alice made a promise to make the world a more beautiful place, then a seed of an idea is planted and blossoms into a beautiful plan.  This beloved classic and celebration of nature—written by a beloved Caldecott winner—is lovelier than ever!