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Lone Pine Star Readers (Kids)

Looking for 2021 Lone Pine Star Reader program books? Look no further!

Air Force One : Protecting the President's Plane by Kaitlyn Duling

"Air Force One keeps the U.S. president safe while flying. Learn more about the features that protect this plane. Also discover the team members who protect the president as he travels on this amazing plane"--

Alexander Graham Bell answers the call by Mary Ann Fraser

Profiles the inventor from his early life in Scotland with his mother, who lost most of her hearing to an infection, to his later life as a teacher in Boston, and describes his work with Thomas Watson to invent the telephone.

Be you! by Peter H Reynolds

Celebrates individuality and the importance of being curious, persistent, adventurous, brave, kind, and understanding.

Book Uncle and me by Uma Krishnaswami

Every day, nine-year-old Yasmin borrows a book from Book Uncle, a retired teacher who has set up a free lending library next to her apartment building. But when the mayor tries to shut down the rickety bookstand, Yasmin has to take her nose out of her book and do something. But what can she do? The local elections are coming up but she's just a kid. She can't even vote! Still, Yasmin has friends -- her best friend, Reeni, and Anil, who even has a black belt in karate. And she has grownup family and neighbors who, no matter how preoccupied they are, care about what goes on in their community. Then Yasmin remembers a story that Book Uncle selected for her. It's an old folktale about a flock of doves trapped in a hunter's net. The birds realize that if theyall flap their wings at the same time, they can lift the net and fly to safety, where they seek the help of a friendly mole who chews a hole in the net and sets them free. And so the children get to work, launching a campaign to make sure the voices of the community are heard.

The buddy bench by Patty Brozo

Having seen children being left out of joining the fun on the school playground, Miss Mellon's students convince her to let them build a buddy bench where their classmates can wait for a friend or a buddy to meet.

The case of the case of mistaken identity by Mac Barnett

When twelve-year-old Steve Brixton, a fan of Bailey Brothers detective novels, is mistaken for a real detective, he must elude librarians, police, and the mysterious Mr. E as he seeks a missing quilt containing coded information.

Clifford's good deeds by Norman Bridwell

Clifford, the big red dog, sets out with Emily Elizabeth and their friend Tim to offer a helping paw to people in need.

Giraffes by Laura Marsh

Explore the African savanna with giraffes in this exciting reader. Packed with beautiful and engaging photos, kids will learn all about these amazing animals. This level 1 reader is carefully leveled for an early independent reading or read aloud experience, perfect to encourage the scientists and explorers of tomorrow!

Henry Heckelbeck gets a dragon by Wanda Coven

Future spy Henry discovers that he has magic, like his big sister, Heidi, when he accidentally creates a tiny dragon, which definitely does not belong at Brewster Elementary School.

Just ask! : be different be brave, be you by Sonia Sotomayor

Sonia and her friends plant a garden, and each one contributes in his or her own special way, in a book that celebrates the many differences among humans.

The King of Kindergarten by Derrick D Barnes

Instilled with confidence by his parents, a young boy has a great first day of kindergarten.

King's courage by Stacia Deutsch

Mr. Caruthers' History Club once again travels back in time, but this time they have to babysit Jacob and Zack's brother, Gabe, while convincing Dr. Martin Luther King to lead the voting-rights march to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.

Little legends : exceptional men in black history by Vashti Harrison

Profiles thirty-five prominent men in African American history, including James Armistead Lafayette, Thurgood Marshall, Alvin Ailey, and Leland Melvin.

Mac undercover by Mac Barnett

One day, Mac (smartest boy in his class in a small town in California) receives a telephone call from the Queen of England, recruiting him to find the crown jewels (well, actually just the Coronation Spoon) and so Mac embarks on his first adventure as a secret agent--with the assurance that the Queen will give him a note excusing him from school.

The miraculous journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo

Edward Tulane, a cold-hearted and proud toy rabbit, loves only himself until he is separated from the little girl who adores him and travels across the country, acquiring new owners and listening to their hopes, dreams, and histories

Neither by Airlie Anderson

Because Neither is unlike both the rabbits and birds of the Land of This and That, it sets out to find a new place where all kinds of creatures are welcome.

Noodleheads find something fishy by Tedd Arnold

Brothers Mac and Mac are outwitted by Cousin Meatball, three fish, and even a fishing rod when they set out to learn something new. Includes author's note on tales of fools and the motifs found in this story.

Old Rock (is not boring) by Deb Pilutti

Tall Pine, Spotted Beetle, and Hummingbird are certain that being a rock is boring until Old Rock shares what he has seen and done since he first flew out of a volcano.

The one and only Bob by Katherine Applegate

In a sequel to "The One and Only Ivan," former stray Bob, helped by friends Ivan and Ruby, searches for his lost sister on a journey that is dangerously complicated by an approaching hurricane.

The one and only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-out circus-themed mall, meets Ruby, a baby elephant that has been added to the mall, he decides that he must find her a better life

First-class friend by Fran Manushkin

Follows the adventures of a first-grade Hispanic American boy as he battles his bad dreams, breaks his arm while riding his bike, visits the amusement park with his friends, and befriends the new boy in school.

Pinky and Rex and the just-right pet by James Howe

Seven-year-old Pinky, a confirmed dog lover, has a change of heart after his family's new pet kitten pounces on his foot in the middle of the night.

Play this book by Jessica (Jessica E Young

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text invite the reader to try various instruments and join a band.

That's life! by Ame Dyckman

Life personified appears at a child's door and takes them on a journey in which they learn to have the time of their Life, that Life is full of surprises, and much more.

The very last castle by Travis Jonker

Ibb, curious about the lone castle in her town, forms a long-distance friendship with the guard and, despite warnings there is something fearful inside, accepts his invitation to enter.

The wild robot by Peter Brown

Roz the robot discovers that she is alone on a remote, wild island with no memory of where she is from or why she is there, and her only hope of survival is to try to learn about her new environment from the island's hostile inhabitants.

Wishtree by Katherine Applegate

"A red oak tree and a crow help their human neighbors work out their differences"--

The word collector by Sonja Wimmer

Luna is so entranced by words that she collects them, until one day she realizes that all the wonderful words are disappearing from the world.

Yasmin the writer by Saadia Faruqi

Yasmin struggles with Ms. Alex's assignment to write an essay about her hero until she realizes that her hero is someone very close to her.
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