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 Picture Books Cover of Knuffle Bunny Free book

     Picture books are great choices for readers of all ages.  Stories are told through a combination of text and illustrations.  Some picture books are wordless!  We learn about the Caldecott Medal each year, an award given to the book with the best illustrations that year.  Some favorite picture book authors and illustrators are Mo Willems, Mark Teague, Eric Carle, and
  Marc Brown.

 I-Can-Read Books 

Cover of Fly Guy books

       I-Can-Read books are excellent books to choose for students who are learning how to read on their own! There are limited words on each page, illlustrations, and sometimes short chapters. Favorite I-Can-Read authors are Tedd Arnold (Fly Guy series), Kate DiCamillo (Mercy Watson series), Cynthia Rylant (Frog and Toad series, High Rise Private Eyes series, Poppleton series, Mr. Putter and Tabby series) and Mo Willems (Elephant and Piggy series).


 Fiction Books 

Cover of Lost Hero book        Fiction books (also known as "chapter books") are great for read-alouds or for students to read independently.  Fiction books are written in different genres: realistic fiction, mystery, science fiction, historical fiction, adventure, and fantasy.  We have many favorite fiction authors at our school.  A few favorites are Rick Riordan, Kate DiCamillo, Gordon Korman,  Andrew Clements, and Judy Blume.



Cover of non-fiction dog book   

      Non-fiction books are for students of every age!  Non-fiction books cover all topics: science, biographies, animals, sports, crafts, cooking, poetry, states, countries, and more.  They also have a wide range of reading levels, from very early readers to upper elementary. 



 ReadalongsCover of readalong book and cd

      Our library has many great books on CD or cassette tape. Students can read along while the story is read aloud. We have picture books and non-fiction selections, and these circulate just like regular library books. We also have a listening station so students can use these books while in the library.



 Professional Books 

    Cover of parenting book                    

      We have a collection of books for our teachers in professional book   section.  These books are used as guidance and support for teaching in all   curriculum areas.



Parenting Books 

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       Our parenting section is located in Quint's Corner in our library and has materials on current topics of interest to our parents.  Any Lynnwood parent can borrow books from our library, including parenting books. Just ask Mrs.Healy!