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Seventh Ward Elementary Book Club 



  • 5th grade student at SWE 

  • Must love to read and be committed to reading selected book club books

  • Attend meetings held in the library Wednesdays before school.

SWE Book Club Meetings

When: Wednesday Mornings    

Time:  7:20 am- 7:40 am

Place:  Library

2023-2024 LYRC 3-5th Grade Nominated Title List

*These books are available for checkout at our school library.


• Allergic written by Megan Wagner Lloyd, illustrated by Michelle Mee Nutter (Graphix, Scholastic)

• Ben Yokoyama and the Cookie of Doom written by Matthew Swanson, illustrated by Robbi Behr (Knopf Books for Young Readers, Penguin Random House)

• The Floating Field: How a Group of Thai Boys Built Their Own Soccer Field written by Scott Riley, illustrated by Nquyen Quang and Kim Lien (Millbrook Press, Lerner Publishing Group)

• The Hiddenseek written by Nate Cernosek (G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, Penguin Random House)

• Jillian vs. Parasite Planet written by Nichole Kornher-Stace, illustrated by Scott Brown (Tachyon Publications)

• A Kind of Spark written by Elle McNicoll (Crown Books for Young Readers, Penguin Random House)

• Leonard (My Life as a Cat) by Carlie Sorosiak (Walker Books US, Penguin Random House)

• Let Liberty Rise!: How America’s Schoolchildren Helped Save the Statue of Liberty written by Chana Stiefel, illustrated by Chuck Groenink (Scholastic Press, Scholastic)

• Lost Legends: The Legend of Flynn Rider written by Jen Calonita (Disney-Hyperion, Hachette Book Group)

• Lunch Every Day written and illustrated by Kathryn Otoshi (K.O. Kids Books)

• Nicky & Vera: A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children He Rescued written and illustrated by Peter Sís (Norton Young Readers, W.W. Norton)

• Niki Nakayama: A Chef’s Tale in 13 Bites written by Debbi Michiko Florence and Jamie Michalak, illustrated by Yuko Jones (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Macmillan)

• Opening the Road: Victor Hugo Green and His Green Book written by Keila V. Dawson, illustrated by Alleanna Harris (Beaming Books)

• Stella written by McCall Hoyle (Shadow Mountain)

• With Great Power: The Marvelous Stan Lee written by Annie Hunter Eriksen, illustrated by Lee Gatlin (Page Street Kids)



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