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Tantalizing New Fall Books!

VINCENT PAINTS HIS HOUSE
by Tedd Arnold


In this playful homage to Vincent van Gogh, Vincent is ready to paint his house. The only problem is that all his friends want him to use different colors. With a little creativity—and a lot of color—Vincent does a brilliant job!

"Recommended." School Library Journal

"So very Van Gogh and so very satisfying!."— Kirkus Reviews

E-book available

PICTURE BOOK

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All For a Dime!
A Bear and Mole Story
by Will Hillenbrand
Will Hillenbrand, Illustrator

Three friends have a humorous but doubtful method for making a pile of dimes, inviting surprises both good and bad as they spend the day selling their wares at the farmer's market.

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PICTURE BOOK

Ollie's Class Trip
A Yes-and-No Book
by Stephanie Calmenson
Abby Carter, Illustrator

Where will Ollie's class go on their first trip? To the moon? NO! To the aquarium? YES! In this engaging call-and-response book, readers help Ollie answer questions—some silly, some serious—during his fact-filled day at the aquarium.

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PICTURE BOOK

Ms. Spell
by Ethan Long
Ethan Long, Illustrator

An unorthodox teacher gives one of the most unforgettable spelling lessons ever in this zany adventure with magical surprises as well as excellent advice that makes spelling less threatening and more fun!

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PICTURE BOOK

Job Wanted
by Teresa Bateman
Chris Sheban, Illustrator

An old farm dog proves he can learn plenty of new tricks when he attempts to win appreciation—and employment—from a skeptical farmer.

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PICTURE BOOK

Clayton Stone, At Your Service
by Ena Jones

Clayton Stone's ordinary middle-school life gets turned upside down when a top-secret government organization recruits him for an undercover assignment to catch a gang of kidnappers.

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Classroom Picks . . . Summer Reading!
Freaky Fast Frankie Joe
by Lutricia Clifton

In this heart-warming debut novel, resourceful Frankie Joe needs all his incredible resilience and the loving support of his new, blended family to survive a devastating loss. Named to three child-voted state award master lists--Texas, South Carolina, Nebraska!

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CCSS:
4-5: RL.3
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These engaging & educational books are aligned with Common Core State Standards and are available in hardcover and e-book formats! Check out more of this month's Classroom Picks here.