LYRC 2021-2022 3-5th Grade

Because of the Rabbit (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545914260
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - March 2nd, 2021

Newbery Honor-winning author Cynthia Lord has written a sensitive and accessible book about the challenges of fitting in when you know you're a little different.

On the last night of summer, Emma tags along with her game warden father on a routine call. They're supposed to rescue a wild rabbit from a picket fence, but instead they find a little bunny.


Carter Reads the Newspaper Cover Image
By Deborah Hopkinson, Don Tate (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781561459346
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Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - February 1st, 2019

Essential Black History Reading

The first-ever picture book biography of Carter G. Woodson, the Father of Black History Month


The Crayon Man: The True Story of the Invention of Crayola Crayons Cover Image
By Natascha Biebow, Steven Salerno (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328866844
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Published: Clarion Books - March 19th, 2019

Celebrating the inventor of the Crayola crayon! This gloriously illustrated picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Edwin Binney, the inventor of one of the world's most beloved toys.


The Friendship War Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780399557620
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Published: Yearling - January 7th, 2020

A fabulous school story about fads and friendship from the bestselling author of Frindle.

This is war. Okay--that's too dramatic.
But no matter what this is called, so far I'm winning.
And it feels wonderful.


Just Like Beverly: A Biography of Beverly Cleary (Growing to Greatness) Cover Image
By Vicki Conrad, David Hohn (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781632172228
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Published: Little Bigfoot - August 13th, 2019

"A celebration of Cleary, literacy, and the pursuit of ambitious dreams"--School Library Journal


Martin & Anne: The Kindred Spirits of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Anne Frank Cover Image
By Nancy Churnin, Yevgenia Nayberg (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781939547538
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Published: Creston Books - March 5th, 2019

Anne Frank and Martin Luther King Jr. were born the same year a world apart. Both faced ugly prejudices and violence, which both answered with words of love and faith in humanity. This is the story of their parallel journeys to find hope in darkness and to follow their dreams.


Mario and the Hole in the Sky: How a Chemist Saved Our Planet Cover Image
By Elizabeth Rusch, Teresa Martinez (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781580895811
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Published: Charlesbridge - November 5th, 2019

The true story of how a scientist saved the planet from environmental disaster.


Max and the Midknights (Max & The Midknights #1) Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781101931080
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2019

Join Max's quest to become a knight in this laugh-filled, New York Times bestselling adventure from the author of the Big Nate series!

"Max is epic fun!" --JEFF KINNEY, New York Times bestselling author of the DIARY OF A WIMPY KID series


Operation Frog Effect Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780525644156
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Published: Yearling - February 18th, 2020

If one small act can create a ripple across the universe . . . what happens when a whole group of kids join together and act?

Told in eight perspectives--including one in graphic novel form--Operation Frog Effect is perfect for fans of Andrew Clements, Rob Buyea, and Sarah Weeks, and for anyone who wants to make a difference.


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The Phone Booth in Mr. Hirota's Garden Cover Image
By Heather Smith, Rachel Wada (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781459821033
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Published: Orca Book Publishers - September 17th, 2019

★ "Smith spins a quietly moving narrative...Wada's large-scale woodblock style illustrations are a perfect complement to the story's restrained text...The graceful way in which this book handles a sensitive and serious subject makes it a first purchase.--School Library Journal


Spark Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780358206385
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Published: Clarion Books - June 9th, 2020

When a shy girl and her dragon-like companion discover their country’s idyllic weather comes at a steep—and secret—cost, they recruit fellow students to defy authority and attempt to spread the truth.

Storm beasts and their guardians create perfect weather every day, and Mina longs for a storm beast of her own.


Stargazing Cover Image
By Jen Wang, Jen Wang (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250183880
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Published: First Second - September 10th, 2019

Stargazing is a heartwarming middle-grade graphic novel in the spirit of Real Friends and El Deafo, from New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Jen Wang.


Stay Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062839237
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - May 5th, 2020

Fans of Pax and A Dog’s Way Home will love this heartwarming story of a girl living in a shelter and the homeless dog she’s determined to reunite with his family, now available in paperback.


Titan and the Wild Boars: The True Cave Rescue of the Thai Soccer Team   Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062907721
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Published: HarperCollins - May 7th, 2019

AN RICBA CHILDREN'S BOOK AWARD 2021 NOMINEE! 

A NATIONAL SCIENCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION AND CHILDREN'S BOOK COUNCIL BEST STEM BOOK OF 2019!

A CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY BEST BOOK OF 2019! 


Tito the Bonecrusher Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250233318
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Published: Square Fish - March 3rd, 2020

In Melissa Thomson's first standalone middle-grade novel, the beloved author of the Keena Ford chapter book series delivers a funny yet moving story about fathers, sons, and criminal justice.