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J's mom
Re: Books suggestions for 5 year old
Tue Sep 18, 2012 01:52
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Hi- here are a few suggestions
From the Mixed Up Files of Ms. Basil E. Frankweiler
The Phantom TollBooth
The Borrowers
Mr Poppers Penguins
Half Magic
Charlotte's Web
Magic School Bus (Chapter Books)
Sideways School Series

I made friends with the children's librarian and she has been a great resource over the years. The public library has been a great support system for my kiddo as well. Many times the library can also point you in the right direction.

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