Last-But-Not-Least Lola Going Green

Last-But-Not-Least Lola Going Green By Christine Pakkala   2nd grader Lola Zuckerman is tired of always being last in her classroom where her teacher loves to put everything in alphabetical order.  Not only is she last in roll call but she’s also last when students share their ideas for a “going green” contest.  All of those […]

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Call Me Oklahoma!

Call Me Oklahoma! by Miriam Glassman I’m sure everyone knows that a child’s name can tempt peer teasing.  Paige Turner decides on the first day of fourth grade that she will now be known as Oklahoma.  She saw the stage musical over the summer, and its grandness inspired hope that the name would bring her […]

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The Dyno-Mite Dog Show

The Dyno-Mite Dog Show (The Secret Knock Club series #1) By Louise Bonnett-Rampersaud Illustrated by Adam McHeffey  8-year-old Agnes and her friends from the Secret Knock Club have volunteered to do a community service project at the Brookside Retirement Village.  Good intentions result in a hilarious outcome as the community service project is a dog […]

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