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Jul 9, 2019

Mobile Library Helps Children Gain Access To Books

Mobile Library Helps Children Gain Access To Books

Librarians in Denton Independent School District created a mobile library that could bring books to communities in their district which don’t have a library nearby, even in the summer months.

Jul 2, 2019

NBC 5’s Reading With You Book of the Week: ‘Not Norman’

NBC 5’s Reading With You Book of the Week: ‘Not Norman’

This week's featured book is Not Norman: A Goldfish Story by Kelly Bennett, perfect for Kindergarten to first grade students.

Jun 25, 2019

NBC 5’s Reading With You Book of the Week: ‘Soccermania’

NBC 5’s Reading With You Book of the Week: ‘Soccermania’

The featured book for June 24-30 is Soccermania by Juan Pablo Lombana.

Jun 19, 2019

Reading with You Book of the Week: 'Juneteenth Jamboree'

Reading with You Book of the Week: 'Juneteenth Jamboree'

The featured book for June 17-23 is "Juneteenth Jamboree" by Carole Boston Weatherford.

Jun 20, 2019

Find the 'Reading With You' Summer Reading List Here

Find the 'Reading With You' Summer Reading List Here

Join NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 as we team up with Reading Partners North Texas to kick-off Reading With You/Leyendo Contigo.

Battle Summer Slide

This nine-week reading initiative encourages elementary-aged kids to read at least one book a week throughout the summer to help combat summer learning loss, often referred to as the "summer slide."

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Recommended Reading List

Recommended for Grades K-1:

A Big Guy Took My Ball!, Mo Willems
And Then Comes Summer, Tom Brenner
Lola Loves Stories, Anna McQuinn
Night Animals, Gianna Marino
Not Norman, Kelly Bennett
Storms, Miriam Busch Goin
The Word Collector, Peter H. Reynolds
This Is the Way We Go to School, Edith Baer
Whoever You Are, Mem Fox

Recommended for Grades 2-3:

A Chair for My Mother, Vera B. Williams
Abuela, Arthur Dorros
Diary of a Worm, Doreen Cronin
Fly Guy Presents: Dinosaurs, Tedd Arnold
Game Over, Super Rabbit Boy!, Thomas Flintham
Juneteenth Jamboree, Carole Boston Weatherford
Side By Side / Lado a lado, Monica Brown
Tía Isa Wants a Car, Meg Medina
What If You Had Animal Eyes!?, Sandra Markle

Recommended for Grades 4-5:

Deadliest Animals, Melissa Stewart
Flora & Ulysses, Kate DiCamillo
Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor, Jon Scieszka
Ghosts, Raina Telgemeier
Maximilian & the Mystery of the Guardian Angel, Xavier Garza
Soccermania, Juan Pablo Lombana
The Bad Guys, Aaron Blabey
The One and Only Ivan, Katherine Applegate
Ugly Cat & Pablo, Isabel Quintero