Author Archives: Mrs. Mason

Yours Truly

Yours Truly by Heather Vogel Frederick Grades 4 & up The Pumpkin Falls Private Eyes are back in this sequel to Absolutely Truly. Truly has settled into her new town, and is enjoying the Maple Madness that comes with spring … Continue reading

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Mrs. Smith’s Spy School for Girls

Mrs. Smith’s Spy School for Girls by Beth McMullen Grades 4 & up Abby is shocked when she learns that her mother is sending her away to boarding school for seventh grade. Sure, she’s gotten in trouble sometimes (okay, a … Continue reading

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The Kindness Club: Chloe on the Bright Side

The Kindness Club: Chloe on the Bright Side by Courtney Sheinmel Grades 3 & up Chloe’s parents have recently divorced, and she is starting 5th grade in a new school. She is trying to remain positive about finding new friends. … Continue reading

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The Pants Project

The Pants Project by Cat Clarke Grades 4 & up Liv is not looking forward to starting sixth grade at the new middle school for one big reason. The dress code requires that all girls wear skirts. Liv not only … Continue reading

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Gertie’s Leap to Greatness

Gertie’s Leap to Greatness by Kate Beasley Grades 3 & up Gertie is on a mission to become the best fifth grader ever! She has to you, you see, because her mother who left when she was baby is about … Continue reading

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Jubilee

Jubilee by Patricia Reilly Giff Grades 3 & up Judith’s mother abandoned her as a toddler, leaving her with her Aunt Cora. While Judith has grown up loved and cared for, she hasn’t spoken to anyone since her mother left. … Continue reading

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Juana and Lucas

Juana and Lucas by Juana Medina Grades 1 & up This super fun book is a great way to introduce early elementary students to kids like them living outside of the United States. Juana and her dog Lucas live in … Continue reading

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Little Green Men at the Mercury Inn

Little Green Men at the Mercury Inn by Greg Leitich Smith Grades 3 & up Aidan lives with his parents at the Mercury Inn, the motel they own on the Florida space coast. Because of its proximity to Cape Canaveral, … Continue reading

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Dragon Captives

Dragon Captives by Lisa McMann Grades 4 & up Good news for Unwanteds fans! There is a new series featuring the now 12-year twins Fifer and Thisbe. The bad news is the book ends with a major cliffhanger… It has … Continue reading

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Book Uncle and Me

Book Uncle and Me by Uma Krishnaswami Grades 3 & up Yasmin stops at Book Uncle’s free lending library on the sidewalk near her apartment everyday. She has made it her goal to read a book a day, and is … Continue reading

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