Visit the ISD Virtual Book Fair at Follet Books

Book Fair is Open: November 8th to November 22nd 

 

 

   

 

All proceeds from the 2020 Book Fair will go directly to Mrs. Martellino for purchasing books for the media center! ISD has no book budget this year so every purchase helps!

 

 

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How to Shop the Fair

Visit the ISD Virtual Book Fair at Follet Books

Our School Code is: M85WP

 

Click here to view the "How to Shop" Video

 

 

Shop by Category

 

When you arrive at the Book Fair home page, you can select a category to begin shopping. Once inside a category, you can change categories by using the drop down above. If you wish to go back to the home screen, click the home button on the top left. 

 

 

Shop by Searching

 

You can always search the Book Fair by using the search bar at the bottom of the page or on the top right corner. Use the search to navigate quickly to Mrs. Martellino's or Teacher's picks below.

 

 

Shop by Filtering

 

You can shop a category by using the filter toolbar and filtering by grade or price.

 

 

Shop by Staff Recommendations

 

The Staff Recommendations section in the Book Fair home page are Mrs. Martellino's recommended books. Click on a title and again on See Details to view book descriptions and Mrs. Martellino's comments on her selections. 

 

 

 

Shop in Teacher Wish Lists (see below)

 

Share with Family

 

Do grandma or grandpa give the kids books for the holidays? Encourage them to shop the ISD Book Fair and get gifts while supporting ISD! Share this webpage with them or the link below to go directly to the shop!

 

https://efairs.follettbookfairs.com/guest/home?classCode=M85WP

 

Book Delivery

 

Books will be delivered to the school 1-2 weeks after the end of the fair and will be distributed via pickup in the front circle. Exact pickup date will be communicated via e-blasts and Dragon Tales. 


Teacher Wish Lists

 

Each ISD teacher has created a wishlist of books they would like for their classroom. Visit the wishlist tab on the book fair website to view your teacher's wishlist. 


 


Mrs. Martellino's Picks

 

 

Early Grades (K/1)

 

  • Inky's Amazing Escape: How a Very Smart Octopus Found His Way Home by Sy Montgomery
  • Evelyn del Rey is Moving Away by Meg Medina
  • Wolf Camp by Andrea Zuill
  • Ten Rules You Absolutely Must Not Break if You want to Survive the School Bus by John Grandits
  • Hair Love by Mathew A Cherry
  • Making the Moose Out of Life by Nicholas Oldland
  • Spencers New Pet by Jessie Sims
  • Breaking News: Bear Alert by David Biedrzycki
  • Those darn squirrels and the cat next door by Adam Rubin
  • The Perfect Dog by Kevin O'Malley
  • Katie Blows her Top by Fran Manushkin
  • I walk with Vanessa by Kerascoet
  • The true story of the 3 little pigs by John Scieszka
  • Make way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
  • Dad and the Dinosaur by Gennifer Choldenko

 

 

 

 

2nd Grade

Mrs. Martellino recommends any of the following books for second grade readers. If the books are slightly higher than the student’s independent reading level, these books make great family read-alouds.

 

  • The Great Art Caper (Pets on the Loose series- Graphic Novels) by Victoria Jamieson
  • Hilo - The Boy Who Crashed to the Earth (Graphic Novel series) by Judd Winick
  • The Weird School series by Dan Gutman
  • Bad Kitty (series) by Nick Bruel
  • Princess Posie (series) by Stephanie Greene
  • The Good, the Bad, and the Cowbots (series) by Russ Bolts
  • Magic on the Map (series) by Courtney Sheinmel
  • Purrmaids (series) by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
  • Charlie and Mouse by Laurel Snyder
  • Critter Club (series) by Callie Barkley
  • Narwhal and Jelly (series) by Sarah Ford
  • Daisy Dreamer (series) by Holly Anna
  • Flat Stanley (series) by Kate Egan
  • Bat and the Waiting Game (series) by Elana Arnold
  • Jasmine Toguchi (series) Debbie Michiko Florence
  • Zoey and Sassafras by Asia Citro
  • My Bigfat Zombie Goldfish (series) by Mo O’Hara
  • Dory Fantasmagory (series) by Abby Hanlon
  • Shark School (series) by Davy Ocean
  • Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary
  • Mia Mayhem (series) Kara West
  • Princess in Black (series) by Shannon Hale
  • Magic Treehouse (series) by Mary Pope Osborne
  • Humphrey (series) by Betty Birney
  • Notebook of Doom (series) by Troy Cummings

Family Read Alouds

  • Fenway and Hattie (series) by Victoria Coe
  • Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
  • James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
  • Secret Garden by Frances Hodges Burnett



3rd Grade

 

Mrs. Martellino recommends any of the following books for third grade readers.  Series books are especially important for third grade readers who need to focus on building stamina and increasing volume. (Note: mystery books are included in this list since grade 3 has a mystery reading unit in the spring.)

 

  • Ben Franklin’s in My Bathroom (series) by Candace Fleming
  • Bat and the Waiting Game (series) by Elana Arnold
  • Jasmine Toguchi (series) Debbie Michiko Florence
  • Lola Levine (series) by Monica Brown
  • Craftily Ever After (series) by Martha Maker
  • Zoey and Sassafras by Asia Citro
  • Princess Pulverizer (series) Nancy Krulik
  • My Bigfat Zombie Goldfish (series) by Mo O’Hara
  • Here’s Hank (series) by Henry Winkler
  • Ranger in Time (series) by Kate Messner
  • Dory Fantasmagory (series) by Abby Hanlon
  • Waylon Even More Awesome (series) Sara Pennypacker
  • Beatrice Zinker (2 books) Shelley Johannes
  • Weekends with Max and His Dad by Linda Urban
  • Shark School (series) by Davy Ocean
  • Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary
  • Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol (series) by Andres Miedoso
  • Trouble at Table Five (series) by Tom Watson
  • Goldi Blox Rules the School (series) by  Stacy McAnulty
  • The Best Friend Plan (The Adventures of Allie and Amy) by Ann Cameron
  • Weekend with Chewy (series) by Ariel Berstein
  • Jada Jones (series) by Kelly Starling Lyons
  • A to Z Mysteries (series) by Ron Roy
  • Ballpark Mysteries (series) by David Adler
  • Weirdest School (series) by Dan Gutman
  • Haunted Library (series) by Dori Hillstead Butler
  • My Life in Pictures (series)by Bea Garcia
  • Mia Mayhem (series) Kara West

 

 

 


4th Grade

 


If Mrs. Martellino could have a wish granted… it would be that every 4th grader reads one of these books each month during the next 12 months.  Consider any of the titles when you shop at the ISD BookFair!

 

  • One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
  • WishTree by Katherine Applegate
  • The Great Treehouse War by Lisa Graff
  • The Insignificant Events in the Life Cactus by Dusti Bowling
  • The Someday Suitcase by Coey Ann Haydu
  • Saving Winslow by Sharon Creech
  • The Wild Robot by Peter Brown
  • Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin
  • The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Karina Yan Glaser
  • Dear Sister by Alison McGhee
  • Front Desk by Kelly Yang
  • Out of my Mind by Sharon Draper
  • Wonder by R.J. Palacio
  • Ban this Book by Alan Gratz
  • Me and Marvin Gardens by Amy Sarig King

 

 

 

 

5th Grade

 

If Mrs. Martellino could have a wish granted… it would be that each 5th grader experience as many of the following books as possible!

 

 

  • The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle written by Leslie Connor
  • Lifeboat 12 by Susan Hood
  • The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer Holm
  • Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson
  • Stella by Starlight by Sharon Draper
  • Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
  • Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
  • New Kid by Jerry Craft
  • The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by
  • The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty
  • Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams
  • Pax by Sarah Pennypacker
  • Just Like Jackie by Lindsey Stoddard
  • The Bridge Home by Padma Venkatraman
  • Ghost by Jason Reynolds (part of a series)
  • Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan
  • Best Friends by Shannon Hale

 

Beyond 5th Grade

 

Here are some recommendations from the Media Specialists at Eastern Middle School:

  • Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz
  • The Trials of Apollo series by Rick Riordan
  • Spy School series by Stuart Gibbs
  • I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
  • The Stars Beneath our Feet by David Barclay Moore
  • Aru Shah Series by Roshani Chokshi
  • Insignificant Events in the Life of a Catus by Disti Bowling
  • Class Act by Jerry Craft
  • A Mango Shaped Space by Wendy Mass
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner
  • It’s Trevor Noah: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
  • Dry by Neal Shusterman
  • Hamilton and Peggy by Laura Elliot

Family Nights: Dig Into Some Books 

Funds raised through our restaurant fundraisers will go towards books for our students who qualify for Free & Reduced Lunch. 

 

 

Dig into Pizza Night

Thursday, November 12th

Pick up dinner from Pomodoro and 10% of your purchase will go towards the ISD Book Fair! Pair your pizza dinner with watching a read aloud of a chapter of Slider read by Mrs. Daur or Pizza and Taco: Who's the best? read by Mrs. Freeda and Mrs. Murphy.

 

Click here to Order Online from Pomodoro

203-698-7779

Pick up or dine in only - Make sure you mention ISD when you place or pickup up your order!

 

Dig into Tacos Night

Wednesday, November 18th 5-9pm

Pick up dinner from Chipotle and 33% of your purchase will go towards the ISD Book Fair! Pair your taco dinner with watching a read aloud of Dragones y Tacos in Spanish read by Sra. Rivera or a chapter of Stick Dog gets the Tacos read by Mr. Harris.

 

Click here to Order Online from Chipotle or order through the APP

Please enter PROMO CODE NATYPEB for pickup orders to be applied to our fundraiser.