All incoming 3rd-5th grade students at Central Intermediate School will have two summer reading books. They may choose any *** of the books from the list below. They will be expected to complete a project from the choice board for each book as well as take an AR test. The projects must be completed by August 18, 2023. Several titles are Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice nominees. Students who read at least FIVE of these titles by early March will be allowed to join a team for Battle of the Books. More information on Battle of the Books and access to EBRP digital library to download free audio and ebooks can be found on our library website. CIS library will be open for summer reading checkout and AR testing this summer. CIS library summer dates will be announced at a later date. To see the complete, original assignment click here.
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Don't miss Barbara O'Connor's other middle-grade work—like Wish; Wonderland; Greetings from Nowhere; Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia; The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester; and more!
A Newbery Medal winning modern classic about a racially divided small town and a boy who runs.
From bestselling and award-winning author Andrew Clements, a quirky, imaginative tale about creative thought and the power of words that will have readers inventing their own words.
Is Nick Allen a troublemaker? He really just likes to liven things up at school -- and he's always had plenty of great ideas.
Tiki struggles to recover from a game day fumble until his brother helps him out in this story about perseverance.
Tiki can’t believe it when the ball is knocked out of his hand in the Cave Spring Viking’s last preseason game against their rival Knights. And when nobody wants to talk to him the next day at lunch, he feels even worse.
From Shel Silverstein, New York Times bestselling author of Where the Sidewalk Ends and A Light in the Attic, comes a poignant picture book about love and acceptance, cherished for over fifty years. This classic is perfect for both young readers and lifelong fans.
"Once there was a tree...and she loved a little boy."
Bestselling classic The Stories Julian Tells is just the beginning! Get ready for more of Julian's wonderful family and imagination in the Julian's World chapter book series!
A homeless boy who lives in an airport with his father, moving from terminal to terminal trying not to be noticed, is given hope when a trapped bird finally finds its freedom.