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2nd & 3rd Grades

New Books for Spring and Summer
Fiction

The Miniature World of Marvin & James
By Elise Broach
Kids I Read

Greetngs from Somewhere: The Mystery
of the Gold Coin (Bk. 1)
The Mystery of the Mosaic (Bk. 2)
By Harper Paris
Kids I Read

The Chicken Squad: The First
Misadventure
By Doreen Cronin
Kids I Read

Life of Ty: Penguin Problems
Life of Ty: Non-Random Acts of Kindness
By Lauren Myracle
Kids I Read

Operaton Bunny: Wings & Co.: Book One
By Sally Gardner
Kids I Read

Game Over, Pete Watson*
By Joe Schreiber
Kids Fic

Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger
Lab*
Nick and Tesla's Robot Army Rampage
By Bob Pfugfelder
Kids Fic

Odd, Weird, and Litle*
By Patrick Jennings
Kids Fic

Kids I Read books are chapter books for
independent readers.
Kids Fic books are longer chapter books.
Graphic Novels are a more sophistcated
cousin of the comic book.
Graphic Novels

Fairy Tale Comics
Edited by Chris Dufy
Kids GN

The Misadventures of Salem Hyde: Book
One: Spelling Trouble
By Frank Cammuso
Kids GN

Dinosaurs #1: In The Beginning...
By Arnaud Plumeri
Kids GN

Non-Fiction

Eye to Eye: How Animals See the World
By Steve Jenkins
Kids Animals 573.88 Jenkins

Grandfather Gandhi
By Arun Gandhi
Kids Bio Gandhi

Outside the Box
By Karma Wilson
Kids Poetry 811 Wilson

The Scraps Book: Notes From a Colorful
Life
By Lois Ehlert
Kids Bio Ehlert

Junior Genius Guides: Greek Mythology
(Bk. 1) and Maps and Geography (Bk. 2)
By Ken Jennings
Kids Traditon 398.2093 Jennings (Bk. 1)
Kids Facts 910 Jennings (Bk. 2)

Treasury of Egyptan Mythology
By Donna Napoli
Kids Traditon 299.3113 Napoli

The Streak: How Joe Dimaggio Became
America’s Hero
By Barb Rosenstock
Kids Sports 796.357 Rosenstock
These are the books we
shared when visitng
your school.
Darien Library 1441 Post Road Darien, CT 06820
(203) 669-5235 darienlibrary.org
childrenslibrary@darienlibrary.org
Books with a * are also available as eBooks.
Ask a librarian how to download one!
Summer Reading @
Darien Library
Darien Library 1441 Post Road Darien, CT 06820
(203) 669-5235 darienlibrary.org childrenslibrary@darienlibrary.org
Monday, June 9 to Monday, August 11, 2014

The game is on, Darien!

Summer Reading Club for kids reading on their own
Sign up and receive a FREE BOOK and a Game of Tomes Reading Log. Use
them to:
 Track books/audiobooks/eBooks you read this summer.
 Keep track of important gaming strategies to help you defeat weekly Levels
and win prizes

Weekly Levels will be posted online on Darien Library’s Summer Reading
website. Every Monday, a new Level will be revealed. Kids who complete the
Level that week will be entered into our weekly Summer Reading rafes! Kids
who beat all 11 Levels will be entered into a drawing for a Grand Prize.

June: Summer Reading registraton begins on Monday, June 9.

June/July/August: Record the number of minutes you read in June, July, and
August online or in your Game of Tomes. For every 5 hours you read, your
name will be entered into the Grand Prize Rafe!

August: Summer Reading Club members are invited to join us for our
Finale Party with author Rebecca Stead on Monday, August 11. Registraton for
this event will begin on Friday, August 1.
Have you checked out an eBook yet? Some of our booktalking ttles
are available to download to the iPad, Kindle, Nook, and other eReaders and
mobile devices. Ask a librarian to show you how!
*Don’t have an eReader? You can borrow Nooks and Kindles from Darien
Library! Reserve one at the Help Desk in the Power Library downstairs.