We Read



“The Big Orange Splot”

“The Big Orange Splot”

by Daniel Manus Pinkwater

Here are some more books written by Daniel Manus Pinkwater:

“Bear in Love”

“I am the Dog”

“Beautiful Yetta: the Yiddish Chicken”

“Yo-yo Man”

“Dancing Larry”

“Guys from Space”

“The Wuggle Norple Story”

2nd Grade



by Ursula K. LeGuin

You can continue the adventure started in “Catwings” with these other books in the series:

“Catwings Return”

“Wonderful Alexander and the Catwings,” and

“Jane on her Own: A Catwings Tale”

1st Grade

“The Best Halloween Hunt Ever”

“The Best Halloween Hunt Ever”

by John Speirs

“The Best Halloween Hunt Ever” is a rebus book. It uses pictures in place of some of the words. Here are some more fun rebus books you might like to try:

“We Love Our School: A Read-together Rebus Story” by Judy Sierra

“Who Will I Be: A Halloween Rebus Story” by Shirley Neitzel

“The Gruff Brothers” by William H. Hooks and

“The House that Jack Built: A Rebus Book” by Elizabeth Falconer

3rd Grade

“The Dog Rules”

“The Dog Rules”

by Coco La Rue and Kyla May

“The Dog Rules” is written from the parrot’s point of view. You might also try some of these books that were written from an animal’s point of view.


“Chihuawolf: A Tail of Mystery and Horror” by Charles Ganny

“Bunnicula” by James Howe

“Hank the Cowdog” by John Erickson

“Won-Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku” by Lee Wardlaw

“The True Story of the Three Little Pigs” by Jon Scieszka