The Missing Chancleta and Other Top-Secret Cases by Adilis Vicente

Grades 2-3

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This bilingual book is perfect for young readers! The story follows Flaca, whose chancleta, or flip flop, has gone missing. She is on a mission to find it ASAP! She suspects her family members are involved, and, armed with her notebook and magnifying glass, proceeds to interview each of them and get to the bottom of this. Included are other interwoven stories of her other cases, and readers have the pleasure of reading the book in both English and Spanish!


Into the Wild: Yet Another Misadventure by Doreen Cronin

Grade 2


Into the Wild: Yet Another Misadventure by Doreen Cronin is the third book in the Chicken Squad series. Dirt, Sugar, Poppy and Sweetie are four chicken siblings who are sure to get into trouble when they’re together. This time, they’re trying to solve the mystery of the box in the backyard. Read Into the Wild: Yet Another Misadventure by Doreen Cronin to learn what they find!


Dory Fantasmagory: Dory, Dory, Black Sheep by Abby Hanlon

Grade 2


Dory, also known as Rascal, lives in two worlds: in real life with her family and friends at home and at school, and her imaginary world that includes her best friend Mary, a friendly monster that lives under her bed. Dory has a loose tooth, and she thinks that Mrs. Gobble Gracker, her imaginary enemy is going to prevent the Tooth Fairy from coming. To find out what happens, Read Dory Fantasmagory: Dory, Dory, Black Sheep by Abby Hanlon.


School’s First Day of School by Adam Rex

Grades K-1


In School’s First Day of School by Adam Rex, everyone is nervous for the first day of school, especially the school itself. The school wonders how the children will behave and whether or not they will be nice to him. Read School’s First Day of School by Adam Rex to find out if the school is the only one with first-day jitters.


Ballet Cat: The Totally Secret Secret by Bob Shea

Grades K-2

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Ballet Cat and Sparkles the Pony are friends, and they are trying to decide what they want to do together one day. Sparkles suggests different activities such as making lemonade, playing checkers and doing crafts. However, none of these things is ballet, Ballet Cat’s favorite thing to do. Sparkles is sad as he starts to spin and twirl, so Ballet Cat asks what the matter is. Sparkles has a secret that Ballet Cat won’t like. Will Ballet Cat get mad at him for keeping a secret?


Pen Pal by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Grades 1-2

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Pen Pal by Pam Muñoz Ryan is a book in the Tony Baloney series. It is about a penguin named Tony. He is really excited because it’s penpal month at school. That means that he and his classmates will get to write to their penpals all month long! Read about Tony and his penpal in Pen Pal by Pam Muñoz Ryan.