Kelly's picks



Favorite Picture Books
Falling for Rapunzel, Leah Wilcox
The Mitten, Jan Brett
I’m Not Going Out There, Paul Bright
Ants in My Pants, Wendy Mould
Leonardo the Terrible Monster, Mo Willems
Big Red Tub, Julia Jarman
Rollercoaster, Marla Frazee
Harriet You’ll Drive Me Wild, Mem Fox
The Dancing Tiger, Malachy Doyle
Fancy Nancy, Jane O’Connor
The Going to Bed Book, Sandra Boynton

Winter Woes, Marty Kelley
Dream Snow, Eric Carle
Fright Night Flight, Laura Krauss Melmed
What Are You So Grumpy About?, Tom Lichtenheld
Slugs in Love, Susan Pearson
Is There Really a Human Race, Jamie Lee Curtis
The Library, Sarah Stewart
Five Dog Night, Eileen Christelow
My Dad, Anthony Browne
A Child’s Calendar, John Updike
Bear Hugs, Karma Wilson
What a  Day It Was At School, Jack Prelutsky
Straight To the Pole, Kevin O’Malley
My Father the Dog, Elizabeth Bluemle
King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub, Don & Audrey Wood
Minerva Louise, Janet Morgan Stoeke
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, Laura Numeroff
Strega Nona, Tomie DePoala
Tiger Can’t Sleep, S.J. Fore
The Neighborhood Mother Goose, Nina Crews
South, Patrick McDonnell
Bink & Gollie, Kate DiCamillo
Where’s Tumpty, Polly Dunbar
Mary Had a Little Lamp, Jack Lechner
Snowballs, Lois Ehlert
Star, Mary Lyn Ray
Press Here , Herve Tullet 
Otis and the Tornado, Loren Long
The Cow loves Cookies, Karma Wilson
Betty Bunny Loves Chocolate Cake Michael Kaplan
Memoirs of a Goldfish, Devin Scillian

Grades 2-5
SERIES BOOKS

The Secrets of Droon, Tony Abbott
Time Warp Trio, John Scieszka
Amber Brown, Paula Danziger
Owen Foote, Stephanie Greene
Andy Russell, David Adler
Flat Stanley, Jeff Brown
Clementine, Sarah Pennypacker
The Amazing Days of Abby Hayes, Anne Mazer
Beacon Street Girls, Annie Bryant
Dragon Slayers Academy, Kate McMullan
Geronimo Stilton, Geronimo Stilton
Hank Zipzer, Henry Winkler
Rotten School, R.L. Stine
Weird Planet, Dan Greenburg
A Series of Unfortunate Events, Lemony Snicket
Time Spies, Candice Ransom
The Spiderwick Chronicles, Holly Black
Ramona, Beverly Cleary
Closed for the Season, Mary Downing Hahn
Little House Books, Laura Ingalls Wilder
Fudge Books, Judy Blume
Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling
Septimus Heap, Angie Sage
Artemis Fowl, Eoin Colfer
Judy Moody, Megan Mc Donald
Chronicles of Narnia, C.S. Lewis
Charlie Bone, Jenny Nimmo
Emily Windsnap, Liz Kessler
Screech Owl, Roy Mac Gregor
Maximum Ride, James Patterson
Warriors, Erin Hunter
Redwall, Brian Jacques
Deltora Quest, Emily Rodda
Stink, Megan McDonald
Captain Underpants, Dav Pilkey
39 Clues, Rick Riordan
Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Rick Riordan
City Of Ember, Jeanne DuPrau
Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Jeff Kinney
Grades 3-6
CHAPTER BOOKS/NOVELS 


The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Brian Selznick
Hatchet, Gary Paulsen
Thank You, Lucky Stars, Beverly Donofrio
Lost and Found, Andrew Clements
Olive’s Ocean, Kevin Henkes
Kira, Kira, Cynthia Kadohata
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl
Charlotte's Web, E.B. White
The Star of Kazan, Eva Ibbottson
Star Girl, Jerry Spinelli
Hate that Cat, Sharon Creech
Bread and Roses Too, Katherine Patterson
A Crooked Kind of Perfect, Linda Urban
Project Mulberry, Linda Sue Park
Rules, Cynthia Lord
The Mother-Daughter Book club, Heather Vogel Frederick
The Birchbark House, Louise Erdrich
The Manny Files, Christian Burch
Carolina Harmony, Marilyn McDowell
Canned, Alex Shearer
The Brooklyn Nine, Alan Gratz
Melonhead, Katy Kelly
Greetings from Nowhere, Barbara O’Connor
Science Fair, Dave Barry
Touch Blue, Cynthia Lord
The Name of this book is Secret, Pseudonymous Bosch
Umbrella Summer, Lisa Graff
Mockingbird, Kathryn Erskine
Turtle in Paradise, Jennifer Holm
43 Old Cemetery Road, Kate Klise
My Life as a Book, Janet Tashjian
Emily’s Fortune, Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Boom, Mark Haddon
The Crowfiled Curse, Pat Walsh
A Tale Dark and Grimm, Adam Gidwitz
The Willoughbys, Lois Lowry
Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, Maryrose Wood
Falling In, Frances O’Roark Dowell
Leap of Faith, Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Little Women, Louisa May Alcott
Boston Jane: An Adventure, Jennifer L. Holm

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Adult titles

About Grace Anthony Doerr
The Monk Downstairs, Tim Farrington
Must Love Dogs, Claire Cook
Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follet
Love Story, Erich Segal
History of Love, Nicole Krauss
Prep, Curtis Sittenfeld
Coming Home, Rosamund Pilcher
Love Walked In, Marisa de los Santos
Belong to Me, Marisa de los Santos
Eternal on the Water, Joseph Monninger
Joy School, Elizabeth Berg
Love in the Asylum, Lisa Carey
Songs from a lead lined room, Suzanne Strempek Shea
Shelf life, Suzanne Strempek Shea
Sundays in America, Suzanne Strempek Shea
Forever and Ever Amen, Karol Jackowski 271.97 JAC
Lying Awake, Mark Salzman
Spenser Novels, Robert Parker
The Hidden Messages in Water, M. Emoto 
613 EMO
Stephanie Plum Series, Janet Evanovich
Nineteen Minutes, Jodi Picoult
Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls
Water Witches, Chris Bohjalian
Midwives, Chris Bohjalian
Body Surfing, Anita Shreve
Light on Snow, Anita Shreve
The Lottery, Patricia Wood
The Senator’s Wife, Sue Miller
A Girl Named Zippy, Haven Kimmel
She got up from the couch, Haven Kimmel
Up from the Blue, Susan Henderson
The Middle Place, Kelly Corrigan
The Secret Life of Bees, Sue Monk Kidd
The Help, Kathryn Stockett
The Dogs of Babel, Carolyn ParKhurst
The Borrower, Rebecca Makkai
The Kitchen Daughter, Jael McHenry
Finding Somewhere, Joseph Monninger


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Summer Reading List from 2011

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