Ms. Cruz's Class Library

I LOVE reading!!! I want to instill that love in my future students. Reading can take you places you never dreamed you could go before.
February 2019
Camilla loves lots of things, but she will not do them because the kids at her school do not like them. She becomes so concer...
A Bad Case of Stripes - David Shannon
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In this Ramona series, Ramona invites everyone in her class to a party at her house without telling her mother. Will Ramona g...
The Romana Collection: Ramona the Brave / Ramona the Pest / Beezus and Ramona / Ramona Quimby - age 8 - Beverly Cleary
This is such a classic book among the lower grade levels. This book is about the different letters racing to get to the top o...
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom - Bill Martin Jr., John Archambault, Lois Ehlert
The Cat in The Hat is such a classic book. It is another rhyming book, but it also encourages imagination. There are lots of ...
The Cat in the Hat - Dr. Seuss
Dr. Seuss is an awesome author. The way he makes up words encourages imagination. In this particular book, rhyming is the gam...
Fox in Socks - Dr. Seuss
Harry Potter series, where do I begin? These are magical books and even though they are controversial I would recommend that ...
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - J.K. Rowling, Mary GrandPré
Magic Tree House series are great books to encourage imagination and learn about social studies and science. In this particul...
Magic Treehouse #1-8 Paperback Book Set Includes Dinosaurs Before Dark, the Knight At Dawn, Mummies in the Morning; Pirates Past Noon, Night of the Ninjas; Afternoon on the Amazon; Sunset of the Sabertooth & Midnight on the Moon Tree House Books - mary pope osborne
Pete has brand new white shoes and he is going all over town but steps in different things and changes the colors of his shoe...
Pete The Cat: I Love My White Shoes - Eric Litwin, James Dean
Pete the Cat is a super fun character that incorporates songs and learning. In this particular Pete book, he is headed to his...
Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes - Eric Litwin, James Dean
This book is a great to use when teaching students about perspective and how we can all still get along even though we have d...
Duck! Rabbit! - Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Tom Lichtenheld
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Amazing Grace is about a little girl who loves to pretend and act out plays and stories. She then gets an opportunity to play...
Amazing Grace - Mary Hoffman, Caroline Binch
A school that was supposed to be built with 30 classrooms, was accidentally built with 30 floors all on top of each other. Th...
Sideways Stories From Wayside School - Louis Sachar, Adam McCauley