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Knowledge is power, and reading is the path that leads us to it. These books show kids the importance of reading and how it can change lives.

Literacy Kit (Large)
Cost: $90; Quantity: 20 books (5 copies of each title)

  • Because of Mr. Terupt (9780375858246)
  • Forbidden Library (9780142426814)
  • Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library (9780307931474)
  • Fish in a Tree (9780142426425)

Literacy Kit (Small)
Cost: $55; Quantity: 12 books (6 copies of each title)

  • Because of Mr. Terupt (9780375858246)
  • Forbidden Library (9780142426814)

About the books

Because of Mr. Terupt by Bob Buyea
It’s the start of fifth grade for seven kids at Snow Hill School. There’s . . . Jessica,the new girl, smart and perceptive, who’s having a hard time fitting in; Alexia, a bully, your friend one second, your enemy the next; Peter, class prankster and troublemaker; Luke, the brain; Danielle, who never stands up for herself; shy Anna, whose home situation makes her an outcast; and Jeffrey, who hates school. Only Mr. Terupt, their new and energetic teacher, seems to know how to deal with them all.

The Forbidden Library by Django Wexler
When Alice’s father goes down in a shipwreck, she is sent to live with her uncle Geryon–an uncle she’s never heard of and knows nothing about. He lives in an enormous manor with a massive library that is off-limits to Alice. But then she meets a talking cat. And even for a rule-follower, when a talking cat sneaks you into a forbidden library and introduces you to an arrogant boy who dares you to open a book, it’s hard to resist.

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein
Kyle Keeley is the class clown and a huge fan of all games—board games, word games, and particularly video games. His hero, Luigi Lemoncello, the most notorious and creative gamemaker in the world, just so happens to be the genius behind the construction of the new town library. Lucky Kyle wins a coveted spot as one of twelve kids invited for an overnight sleepover in the library, hosted by Mr. Lemoncello and riddled with lots and lots of games. But when morning comes, the doors stay locked. Kyle and the other kids must solve every clue and figure out every secret puzzle to find the hidden escape route!

Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
Ally has been smart enough to fool a lot of smart people. Every time she lands in a new school, she is able to hide her inability to read by creating clever yet disruptive distractions. She is afraid to ask for help; after all, how can you cure dumb? However, her newest teacher Mr. Daniels sees the bright, creative kid underneath the troublemaker.

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