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James and the Giant Peach

Students love James and the Giant Peach, an action-filled fantasy that will amuse and encourage them to read more. Use the activities and resources provided to extend appreciation and learning.
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Published: June 9, 2019
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Books by Roald Dahl

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers
Grade Levels: Intermediate, Middle
The gates of Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory are opening at last-and only five children will be allowed inside.

Matilda
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers
Grade Levels: Intermediate, Middle
For hundreds of kids, The Trunchbull is pure terror. For Matilda, she's a sitting duck. Matilda applies her untapped mental powers to rid the school of the evil, child-hating headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, and restore her nice teacher, Miss Honey, to financial security.

The Witches
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers
Grade Levels: Intermediate, Middle
Meet a hero, a wise old grandmother, and the most gruesome, grotesque gang of witches imaginable! This is the story of a young boy and his Norwegian grandmother, who is an expert on witches, together foil a witches' plot to destroy the world's children by turning them into mice

Danny the Champion of the World
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers
Grade Levels: Intermediate, Middle
Danny's dad had a secret, but now the secret's out and it's going to lead Danny on the adventure of a lifetime.

Fantastic Mr. Fox
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers
Grade Levels: Intermediate, Middle
Mr. Fox is surrounded! He's going to have to come up with a truly fantastic plan to dig himself out of trouble this time.

The Magic Finger
Publisher: Penguin
Grade Levels: Intermediate, Middle
The Gregg family loves hunting, but their eight-year-old neighbor can't stand it. After countless pleas for them to stop are ignored, she has no other choice -- she has to put her magic finger on them. Now the Greggs are a family of birds, and like it or not, they're going to find out how it feels to be on the other end of the gun.

The Enormous Crocodile
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers
Grade Levels: Intermediate, Middle
The Enormous Crocodile loves to make his meals of fresh, juicy children, and the town near his river is full of them. He's got the disguises and clever tricks to catch them--or so he thinks. Even though the Enormous Crocodile may be wicked and cunning, the other animals in the jungle know just how to foil his plans

The Minpins
Publisher: Penguin USA
Grade Levels: Intermediate, Middle
Come deep into the forest if you dare...but beware the Terrible Bloodsuckling Toothpluckling Stonechuckling Spittler! If you're lucky though, you'll meet some of the tiny Minpins who live in the trees.

Esio Trot
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers
Grade Levels: Intermediate, Middle
Mr. Hoppy is in love with Mrs. Silver, but she doesn't even know he's alive. The only one she has eyes for is her pet tortoise, Alfie. How can Mr. Hoppy get her to notice him? Why, with magic, of course! An ancient spell and 140 special tortoises are just the tools he needs - because the way to Mrs. Silver's heart is through her tortoise!

Dirty Beasts
Publisher
: Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers
Grade Levels: Intermediate, Middle
Unsuspecting humans get their final comeuppance in this collection of poems about mischievous and mysterious animals. In between laughs, both adult and child will see in these rhymes the folly of pretenses and the sheer joy of the ridiculous.

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