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George Ferris: What a Wheel by Barbara Lowell

Recommended Grades: 4-6

An informational book about George Ferris and his journey to build a large moving wheel for the World’s Fair in Chicago, the Ferris Wheel.  108 more words

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Picture This: Eva and Sadie and the Worst Haircut Ever!

Publication Date: June 3, 2014

Publisher: Harper Collins

Recommended Grades: 3-5

Super cute story about the author’s children and a haircut that turned into a lesson for one child.  112 more words

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In New York by Marc Brown

Recommended Grades: 3-5

Part homage to Marc Brown’s beloved hometown and part travel guide, In New York is a great informational picture book about the largest city in the United States.   130 more words

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Rules of Summer by Shaun Tan

Recommended Grades: 5-8

What if the rules of summer feel completely arbitrary? What if your older brother is the only one who gets to make them up all summer long? 90 more words

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Hi, Koo! A Year of Seasons by Jon J Muth

Recommended Grades: 4-6

Using an adorable panda, Koo, Jon J. Muth challenges readers to stretch their minds and imaginations with twenty-six haiku about the four seasons. 155 more words

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