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MOUNT OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH READING INCENTIVE BOOK LIST GRADES 3 - 5

Please Choose From The Following Books

THIRD GRADE

I am Enough – Grace Byers 2018

Tiny Stitches, The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas–Gwendolyn Hooks 2016

Preaching to the Chickens, The Story of Young John Lewis- Jabari Asim 2016

The Friendship Code – Stacia Deutsch 2017

Under the Same Sun – Sharon Robinson 2014

Follow the Drinking Gourd – Carl Meister 2012

EllRay Jakes Stands Tall – Sally Warner 2016

Henry’s Freedom Box – Ellen Levine 2007

Frederick Douglass (The Lion Who Wrote History) – Walter Dean Myers 2017

Who Was Coretta Scott King? – Gail Herman 2017

 

FOURTH GRADE

How Sweet the Sound, The Story of Amazing Grace – Carole Boston   Weatherford 2018

Kinda Like Brothers – Coe Booth 2014

All About Madam C.J. Walker – A’Lelia Perry Bundles 2018

The Book Itch, Freedom, Truth, and Harlem’s Greatest Bookstore – Vaunda Micheaux Nelson 2015

A Storm Called Katrina – Myron Uhlberg 2011

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Boy – Tony Medina 2018

The Buffalo Soldiers – Cliff Mills 2015

Schomburg, The Man Who Built a Library – Carole Weatherford 2017

The Youngest Marcher, The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, A Young Civil Rights Activist – Cynthia Levinson 2017

 

FIFTH GRADE

42 Is Not Just a Number, The Odyssey of Jackie Robinson, American Hero – Doreen Rappaport 2017

LeBron James – Marie Morreale 2015

The Parker Inheritance – Varian Johnson 2018

Marley Dias Gets it Done and So Can you – Marley Dias 2018

A Spy Called James, A True Story of James Lafayette Revolutionary War Double Agent – Ann F. Rockwell 2016

Who is Michelle Obama? – Megan Stein 2013

Pathfinders, The Journey of 16 Extraordinary Souls – Tonya Bolden 2017

Betty Before X – Ilyasah Shabazz 2018

Josephine, The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker – Patricia Powell

Ruby Lee & Me – Shannon Hitchcock 2016

 

Source:  8 Lists of 100 African American Books by School Grades, K-8