The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Young orphan Mary Lennox is sent to live with her uncle on the gloomy
English moors. There, with the help of a secret garden, she enters a
world she could never have imagined.
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo
Once, in a house on Egypt Street, there lived a china rabbit named
Edward Tulane. The rabbit was very pleased with himself, and for good
reason: he was owned by a girl named Abilene, who adored him completely.
And then, one day, he was lost. . . .
Kate DiCamillo takes
us on an extraordinary journey, from the depths of the ocean to the net
of a fisherman, from the bedside of an ailing child to the bustling
streets of Memphis. Along the way, we are shown a miracle -- that even a
heart of the most breakable kind can learn to love, to lose, and to
The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes
In winning a medal she is no longer there to receive, a tight-lipped little Polish girl teaches her classmates a lesson.
The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks
A nine-year-old boy receives a plastic Indian, a cupboard, and a little
key for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the
Indian comes to life in the cupboard and befriends him.
For April's Book Club, we read The Collectors by Jacqueline West. Gavin, Kailynn, Luna, Mira, and Mark were present. This...
For June's Book Club, we read Wonder by R.J. Palacio. Harry, Evan, Callum, Cameron, Calvin and John were present and Andreas...
For March's Book Club, we read the Newbery Medal winner, The One and Only Ivan , by Katherine Applegate. Cadence, Cameron, C laire,...
We had a great book discussion in December about The Wild Robot by Peter Brown. Avery, Cam, Charles, Claire, Ellie, Gwyneth, Lil...