Darlene Kenny has been the librarian at San Francisco's Clarendon Elementary School, a California Distinguished School, for 20 years. Darlene recommends these books with inviting illustrations and positive messages.
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These second-grade reads are packed with goofy, "gooney," drooling pleasures.
Say "Ahhhhh" or "bead a rook": A mouse dentist and backward bunnies lend these books their laughs.
Your kid can get surreal with tales of David Letterman fandom and cows that make lemonade.
Discover the many facets of life on earth with an award-winning photographer's take on dirt, an exploration of corn's cultural history, and a stunning photo-essay of one colorful chameleon. This book list will encourage kindergartners to ask questions about the science behind the everyday and...
Your grade schooler will love these stories that make light of rabbit vampires, wimpy kids, and more.
Help your child try on wings like Lulu the Ladybug Girl or read silly verse in these fun books for the kindergarten set.
From art heists to airships: fifth graders can explore these thrilling mysteries.
Your youngster will smile at the diary of a literate worm or the "smash, mash, and crash" of garbage trucks.