Shelf Help October 2019

Welcome to Shelf Help, a quick look at new and noteworthy books to read with your BOOK IT! students. BOOK IT! wants to make it easy to keep up with literary trends and popular reads to keep your students interested. This month we are featuring three spooky books to celebrate Halloween. 

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What happens when a pumpkin doesn’t have a stem? Read this book to discover how a pumpkin who is different finds his special place. This book is a gentle reminder that there is a special place in the world for all of us.

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Ghoulia and the Mysterious Visitor

Our favorite character Ghoulia is back and this time she has an unexpected visitor at Crumbling Manor, her cousin Gilbert. Find out where Auntie Departed vanished to and why friends all arrive with the same mysterious invitation. There are a lot of fun mysteries in this charming, colorful book.

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The Boy, the Bird & the Coffin Maker

 This is the heartwarming story of Alberto, the town coffin maker, a young boy named Tito and his pet bird. Tito and his bird join the magical household of Albert and all three learn what it means to be a family.

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