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Understanding Wildfires Understanding Wildfires

recommended by ChrisPACL
Books and videos to help children understand how forest fires occur and their impact on California.
Books and videos to help children understand how forest fires occur and their impact on California.

Books on Fire Books on Fire

recommended by mryanhess
This list includes titles from our collection related to fires and firefighting.
This list includes titles from our collection related to fires and firefighting.

TLAB recommends: Classics TLAB recommends: Classics

recommended by ginafeil
"School books that we actually enjoyed are important because they make reading for school a lot less terrible. These titles haven't been…
"School books that we actually enjoyed are important because they make reading for school a lot less terrible. These titles haven't been…

TLAB Recommends Banned Books TLAB Recommends Banned Books

recommended by ginafeil
YA and classics which have been banned or challenged, but are recommended by TLAB.
YA and classics which have been banned or challenged, but are recommended by TLAB.

Rainbow Reads for Teens Rainbow Reads for Teens

recommended by ginafeil
YA fiction, nonfiction and graphic novels featuring LGBTQ characters.
YA fiction, nonfiction and graphic novels featuring LGBTQ characters.

Next Level Minecraft Books Next Level Minecraft Books

recommended by ChrisPACL
New to Minecraft and interested in finding cool stuff beyond "Adventure" mode? This list is for you!
New to Minecraft and interested in finding cool stuff beyond "Adventure" mode? This list is for you!

Readings: Robots and Beyond Readings: Robots and Beyond

recommended by fishbb
Wondering where new technologies like robots are leading us? Want to get a big picture? Here are some non-fiction books on the topic.
Wondering where new technologies like robots are leading us? Want to get a big picture? Here are some non-fiction books on the topic.

Becoming a Reader: Now You're Reading Becoming a Reader: Now You're Reading

recommended by pacl_kids
A Developing Reader: Often knows a large core of words by sight, reads books with brief stories that have a beginning, middle and end...
A Developing Reader: Often knows a large core of words by sight, reads books with brief stories that have a beginning, middle and end...

Becoming a Reader: Reading on Your Own Becoming a Reader: Reading on Your Own

recommended by pacl_kids
An Expanding Reader: Reads reader books with longer stories, relies on print more than illustrations, uses multiple reading strategies...
An Expanding Reader: Reads reader books with longer stories, relies on print more than illustrations, uses multiple reading strategies...

Becoming a Reader: Beginning Readers Becoming a Reader: Beginning Readers

recommended by pacl_kids
A Beginning Reader: Knows a small number of words by sight, can name most letters and sounds (such as long and short vowels)...
A Beginning Reader: Knows a small number of words by sight, can name most letters and sounds (such as long and short vowels)...

Writing Resources @ the library. Writing Resources @ the library.

recommended by LiztheLibrarian
Books on the writing process.
Books on the writing process.

Biographies for Kids in 3rd-5th Grade Biographies for Kids in 3rd-5th Grade

recommended by ginafeil
Biographies picks for kids
Biographies picks for kids

Autobiographies for 3rd-5th Graders Autobiographies for 3rd-5th Graders

recommended by ginafeil
Autobiographies for kids
Autobiographies for kids

Graphic Novels for 3rd-5th Graders Graphic Novels for 3rd-5th Graders

recommended by ginafeil
POW! List of graphic novels and comic books are found by title of series in the J Graphic Novel section.
POW! List of graphic novels and comic books are found by title of series in the J Graphic Novel section.

Great Books for 3rd Graders Great Books for 3rd Graders

recommended by ginafeil
Staff Picks for kids interested in some great titles.
Staff Picks for kids interested in some great titles.

Society of Bookworms Past Reads Society of Bookworms Past Reads

recommended by LiztheLibrarian
The Society of Bookworms is our monthly book club for 4th-6th graders. This is the list of past books read by the club.
The Society of Bookworms is our monthly book club for 4th-6th graders. This is the list of past books read by the club.
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