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2014 Pawtucket Summer Reading-Grades K-2

Pawtucket School Department 2014 Suggested Summer Reading List for Grades K-2. Includes: Folk & Fairy Tales, Informational Books, Picture Books, Beginning to Read Books, Chapter Books, Poems, Riddles & Songs, and Nursery Rhymes

Series: Join Dink, Josh and Ruth Rose in solving mysteries that all start with a letter of the alphabet.

Retells the segment from Spenser's The Faerie Queene, in which George, the Red Cross Knight, slays the dreadful dragon that has been terrorizing the countryside for years and brings peace and joy to the land.

The strength of a little girl's love enables her to overcome many obstacles and free a boy from the Snow Queen's spell.

Brother Rabbit and Chameleon teach a greedy king the importance of generosity and friendship.

Recounts the tale of a poor tailor's son who becomes a wealthy prince with the help of a magic lamp he finds in an enchanted cave.

A cumulative tale of a farm maiden who, aided by a group of animals, prepares "Arroz con Leche," or rice pudding. Includes recipe and glossary of the Spanish words that are woven throughout the text.

This big, noisy, high-octane collection of favorite truckery rhymes includes "Peter Peter Payload Eater," "Little Dan Dumper," and "Pop Blows the Diesel."

Presents the classic tale of three youngsters who are careless with their mittens, but who turn out to be good little kittens after all.

Encore -- Three little kittens / Jerry Pinkney.

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Presents more than sixty traditional nursery rhymes, including "Old Mother Hubbard," "I'm a Little Teapot," and "One, Two, Buckle My Shoe," accompanied by illustrations of various animals.

Characters from nursery rhymes populate this tale, which highlights the colorful aspects of the familiar poems. Includes a key to the nursery rhymes referenced in the story.

Classic Mother Goose rhymes in color-coded typography let young children read along with an adult.

A collection of 30 lullabies and nursery rhymes performed by children, men and women from Haiti, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Reunion celebrate the culture and sound of the tropical islands, in a volume complemented by informative facts and lyrics in French Creole and English.

A collection of nursery rhymes, both familiar and lesser known, illustrated with photographs in a city setting.

A collection of traditional rhymes and lullabies from different countries.

A collection of more than two dozen nursery rhymes in Spanish, from Spain and Latin America, with English translations.

A collection of poems for children with the various themes of self, family, going outside, and when it is time for bed.

A collection of short poems which, when reversed, provide new perspectives on the fairy tale characters they feature.

A collection of poems that celebrate the wonder, mystery, and danger of the night and describes the many things that hide in the dark.

An illustrated collection of poems for children about various sports activities.

Bursting with color and spirit, this collection of Latin-American songs is a tribute to Latino culture. From traditional tunes to rhymes and hand games, "De Colores" has songs for all occasions and moods. Each is accompanied by a simple musical arrangement, with lyrics in both English and Spanish.

Encore -- José-Luis Orozco canta De colores [sound recording].

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The title says it all.

First published in a different form as Buggy riddles (1986), Snakey riddles (1990), Spacey riddles (1992) by Dial Books for Young Readers, a division of Penguin Young Readers Group