May the Votes Be With You

#7 May the Votes Be With You by Lisa Harkrader; illustrated by Jessica Warrick Character trait: Citizenship Piper wants to change the world—one classroom at a time! She’s running against Jack for student council. Jack has razzle-dazzle . . . … Continue reading

Alien in the Outfield

#6 Alien in the Outfield by Lori Haskins Houran; illustrated by Jessica Warrick Character trait: Perseverance Fifty states! The class has to learn them all, but Adam barely remembers five. Even Spork knows more—and he’s from a different planet! At … Continue reading

Earth’s Got Talent!

#4 Earth’s Got Talent! by Lori Haskins Houran; illustrated by Jessica Warrick Character trait: Courage It’s showtime! Shy Grace has a secret—she loves to sing. She hasn’t told Spork or even her best friend, Trixie. Now the class talent show … Continue reading

Take Me to Your Weeder

#3 Take Me to Your Weeder by Kimberly Morris; illustrated by Jessica Warrick Character trait: Responsibility Everybody loves the class vegetable garden—except Jack. He doesn’t want to pick beans. He doesn’t even want to take care of the class hamster … Continue reading

Greetings, Sharkling!

#2 Greetings, Sharkling! by Lori Haskins Houran; illustrated by Jessica Warrick Character trait: Honesty Special mission: field trip! Newton’s whole class is going
 to the aquarium—even Spork, the new alien at school. Newton just wishes he could keep Jack from … Continue reading

Spork Out of Orbit

#1 Spork Out of Orbit by Nan Walker; illustrated by Jessica Warrick Character trait: Respect CRASH! Trixie can’t believe her eyes—an alien just landed in the school playground! Spork is small and orange and weird. He eats crayons. He thinks … Continue reading