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Department of Language Arts Literacy

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    Imagine It!
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Novels for Grades 3-5

Grade 3

The Chocolate Touch

Sadako and The Thousand Paper Cranes

Grade 4

Charlotte’s Web

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Grade 5

Forty Acres and Maybe a Mule

The Phantom Tollbooth

Novels for Grades 6-8

Grade 6

Bridge to Terabithia

Tuck Everlasting

Before We Were Free

Grade 7

Esperanza Rising

A Wrinkle in Time


Grade 8

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

The Outsiders

The Hobbit




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Robert A. James
District Program Manager
Office: (877) 988-8048 Ext. 4522
Direct: (347) 541-0056

Ron Cilente
District Program Manager
(732) 616-8981


pdf Accelerated Reader Parent Guide

pdf Accelerated Reader Parent Guide Spanish:Language ARts  

pdf Accelerated Reader Teacher's Guide

pdf Accelerated Reader Classroom Practices

pdf Accelerated Reader Leveled Libraries Color Coded Guide

pdf Accelerated Reader What Kids are Reading: Non-Fiction

pdf Accelerated Reader What Kids are Reading: Fiction

pdf Successful Reader Novel List




Unit Assessments

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Teacher Copy: Grades K-12

Student Copy: Grades 2-12









Contact Us

Lauren Kazmark, Ed.D.

Associate Chief Academic Officer 

Wanda Kopic

Supervisor of Language Arts

Kimeko Austin-Jones

Senior Specialist

Amanda Kopesky (maternity leave)

Supervisor of Language Arts






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