Boy Books

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I have not been good about keeping track of books the kids are reading but I am constantly on the lookout for good boy books and am often sharing titles with other parents.  Again, I am sick of trying to find emails and am going to try using Blast Board…

What our 4th grader has read (is reading) 

Timmy Failure by Stephan Pastis

Origami Yoda series

PotterWookie: Creature from my Closet series

Sir Farts-A-Lot and Zombiekins, by Kevin Bolger

A Tale Dark and Grimm series

The Odd Squad

Case File 13: Zombie Kid by J. Scott Savage

Ninja Meerkats series

Spaceheadz series by Jon Sczieka

**Horrible Histories – These are books from the UK but there are various online book sellers.  Special thanks to my California Community College friend and fellow board member Van Ton Quinlivan for this recommendation! George gets their magazine (yes from the UK) and is fully versed in British history from Vikings to Saxons, Normans, Tudors, etc.  They also have some US history, Incas, Aztecs, Romans, Greeks, Egyptians, etc.  THEY ARE SOOO GOOD!!

What our second grader has read (is reading)

An Army of Frogs

My Weirder School series

Time Warp Trio series

Magic Treehouse series

13 Story Treehouse

What our first grader has read (is reading) 

Junie B. Jones series

Anything by Mo Willems

Elbert’s Bad Word

Silent Letters are Killing Me

Great Math Books

Blockhead: The Life of Fibonacci by Joseph D’Agnese

Roman Numerals, David Adler

Fractions and Decimals, David Alder

The Math Curse, Jon Sczieka

Start Saving Henry

The Penny Pot

Fun Picture Books

POP!  The Story of Bubble Gum

Press about good books

If you like Nate Silver (yes, the NY Times statistician who called the 2012 elections), this is a great book review with two math-related picture books.  We are waiting for the books from the library…


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