Read Today: Elementary Students

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NBC4 Today shares the latest picks for elementary age children.

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April 2015: Before After by Anne-Margot Ramstein and Matthias Arégui

March 2015:
Big Red Kangaroo by Claire Saxby

February 2015: The Contract by Derek Jeter

January 2015:
Batman Science: The Real-World Science Behind Batman’s Gear by Agnieszka Biskup and Tammy Enz

December 2014: Galaxy Zack: Hello, Nebulon (Book 1) by Ray O’Ryan

November 2014:
I Scream, You Scream! (Scary Tales Series) by James Preller

October 2014:
Bugged: How Insects Changed History by Sarah Albee

September 2014:
Back to School, Weird Kids Rule by Dan Gutman

July 2014 – Part 2:
Laundry Day by Maurie Manning

July 2014 – Part 1: Eye to Eye, How Animals See the World by Steve Jenkins

June 2014 – Part 2: Ryan and Jimmy and the Well in Africa that Brought Them Together by Herb Shoveller

June 2014 – Part 1: Recipe for Adventure Book #1: Naples! by Giada DeLaurentis

May 2014: Escape from Mr. Lemonchello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein

April 2014: Zoobots: Wild Robots Inspired by Real Animals by Helaine Becker

March 2014: Picture Day Perfection by Deborah Diesen

February 2014: Nelson Mandela by Kadir Nelson

January 2014: Giggle Giggle Quack by Doreen Cronin

December 2013: A Bad Kitty Christmas by Nick Bruel

November 2013: Pie by Sarah Weeks

October 2013: Rotten Pumpkins by David Schwartz

September 2013: I Am Roberto Clemente by Jim Gigliotti

August 2013: Brief Thief by Michael Escoffier

July 26, 2013: Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild

July 12, 2013: Beautiful Oops by Barney Salzberg    

July 2013: O Say Can You See?, by Sheila Keenan

June 2013: Deadly: The Truth About the Most Dangerous Creatures on Earth by Nicola Davies

May 2013: Tillie the Terrible Swede by Sue Stauffacher

April 2013: Lulu and The Duck in the Park by Hilary McKay

March 2013: Finn MacCoul and His Fearless Wife by Robert Byrd

February 2013: Ellen’s Broom by Kelly Starling Lyons

January 2013: Bully by Patricia Polacco

November 2012: Run, Turkey Run by Diane Mayr

October 2012: Bones by Steve Jenkins

Back to School 2012: Snakes Up Close & Insects in Action by Thea Feldman/American Museum of Natural History

July 2012 (Part 3): The Cazuela that the Farm Maiden Stirred by Samantha Vamos

July 2012 (Part 2):I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen

July 2012:
Wonder by R.J. Palacio

June 2012: The Giant Book of Giants by (Compilation)

May 2012:  Dragonbreath: Revenge of the Horned Bunnies by Ursula Vernon

April 2012:  Otis and the Tornado by Loren Long

March 2012: Miss Fox’s Class Earns a Field Tripby Eileen Spinelli

February 2012: We Are The Ship – The Story of the Negro Baseball League by Kadir Nelson

January 2012: Lynxes by Henry Randall

December 2011: Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick

November 2011: The Tale of Desperaux by Kate Dicamillo

October 2011Zombie in Love by Kelly DiPucchio

September 2011Science Rocks by DK Publishers

Summer Reading 9Daphne’s Diary of Daily Disasters by Marissa Moss

Summer Reading 8:  When I Grow Up by Al Yankovic

Summer Reading 7:  Ellray Jakes is Not a Chicken – by Sally Warner

Summer Reading 6:  1+1=5 And Other Unlikely Additions by David LaRochelle

Summer Reading 5:  The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

Summer Reading 4:  Like Pickle Juice on a Cookie by Julie Sternberg

Summer Reading 3:  Lettuce In by Tina Gallo

Summer Reading 2:  Blackout by John Rocco

Summer Reading 2011:  Look! A Book! by Bob Staake

May: A Dog’s Way Home by Bobbie Pyron

April:  No Talking by Andrew Clements

March:  Frankenstein Takes The Cake by Adam Rex

February: Life Size Aquarium by Terukyi Kamiya

January: Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce

December 2010: 12 Days of Christmas by Rachel Isadora

November 2010Life-Size Zoo by Teruyuki Komiya

October 2010:  Bones by Steve Jenkins

September 2010:  Larry The King of Rock and Roll by Iris Rainer Dart & Joyce Brotman

Summer Reading 4:  Middle School Is Worse Than Meatloaf by Jennifer L. Holm

Summer Reading 3:  Take Me Out To The Ball Game by Andra Serlin Abramson

Summer Reading 2:  The Book that Eats People by John Perry

Summer Reading 2010From Kalamazoo to Timbuktu by Harriet Ziefert

June 2010:  Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days by Jeff Kinney

May 2010:  Big Red Lollipop by Rukshana Khan

April 2010:  The Curious Garden by Peter Brown

March 2010The Real Lucky Charm by Charisse K. Richardson

February 2010Falling for Rapunzel by Leah Wilcox

January 2010Coraline by Neil Gaiman

December 2009:  Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Stuart Little by Peggy Gifford

November 2009:  Silver Packages by Cynthia Rylant

October 2009Miss Smith and The Haunted Library by Michael Garland

September 2009:  Our Children Can Soar by Michelle Cook

Summer Reading 5: Stanza by Jill Esbaum

Summer Reading 4: Mercy Watson: Something Wanky This Way Comes by Kate DiCamillo

Summer Reading 3:  The Homework Machine by Dan Gotman

Summer Reading 2:  The Foggy, Foggy Forest by Nick Sharratt

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