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Book of the Week: ‘Tia Isa Wants a Car’

Book of the Week: ‘Tia Isa Wants a Car’

This week's featured book is "Tia Isa Wants A Car’’, by Meg Medina.

Jul 16, 2019

Literacy Tips for Children With Learning Disabilities

Literacy Tips for Children With Learning Disabilities

Children with learning disabilities often have a difficult time reading. It's not that they don't like to read, but rather, they need help getting to where they need to be. Reading Partners North Texas has some...

Jul 9, 2019

Reading With You Book of the Week: ‘The Word Collector'

Reading With You Book of the Week: ‘The Word Collector'

The featured book for July 8-14 is "The Word Collector" by Peter H. Reynolds

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 18, 2019

Summer Reading Helps Retain Skills, Keeps Kids Ahead

Summer Reading Helps Retain Skills, Keeps Kids Ahead

NBC 5 Reading With You aims to encourage students to read to help prevent summer slide.

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