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    Select a book below to read, and don't forget to check that book off of your passport as you complete them.


Points and Prizes

  • Each completed book is worth 1 Point.  If students attend the special events at Barbara Bush Library listed on the digital passport, each event is worth 5 Points. The passport will need to be stamped by the public library personnel to be validated. The student with the most points in PK-2, 3-5, and 6-8 grade span will be recognized at the board meeting, and win a tablet and other prizes! 

K-2nd Grade

3rd-5th Grade

  •   When Penguins Cross the Ice

    When Penguins Cross the Ice

    When Penguins Cross the Ice focuses on the migration journey of one specific penguin, pulling readers into the heart of Antarctica with a story-like narrative and realistic, text-match illustrations. Includes a "fast facts" page and glossary.

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  •  Polar Animal Adaptations

    Polar Animal Adaptations

    How do animals survive in planet Earth's most extreme regions? Snow, ice, and subzero temps make the North and South Poles nearly impossible places to live.

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  •  Polar Climates

    Polar Climates

    his book looks at polar climates. It explores the characteristics of the land and weather in regions with polar climates, and how plants, animals, and people have adapted to life in polar regions.

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  • This or That Questions About Antarctica

    This or That Questions About Antarctica

    Would you rather face a leopard seal or brave a snowstorm in an igloo? This fun-filled non-fiction title explores the depths of a frozen landscape.

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6th-8th Grade

  •  When Whales Cross the Sea

    When Whales Cross the Sea

    When Whales Cross the Sea enchants readers with a story-like narrative while subtly teaching the role of migration in the whale's life cycle. Includes a "fast facts" page, a glossary, and realistic, text-match illustrations.

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  •  Is it a Dolphin or is it a Porpoise?

    Is it a Dolphin or is it a Porpoise?

    You see a fin poke out of the water. It's a big gray animal with a friendly face. It looks like a dolphin, but is it a porpoise? Dolphins and porpoises are similar, but they have some important differences.

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  •  Killer Whales on the Hunt

    Killer Whales on the Hunt

    Whether on land or in water, killer whales will stop at nothing to find food. Find out how this underwater giant earns the name killer whale.

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  •  This or That: Questions About Antarctica

    This or That: Questions About Antarctica

    This fun-filled nonfiction text explores the depths of a frozen landscape. Young adventurers will sharpen their decision making skills with more than a dozen thought provoking questions.

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