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Michigan Fiction & Authors

Kindergarten

The twelve days of Christmas in Michigan by written by Susan Collins Thoms ; illustrated by Deb Pilutti

Bernida: a Michigan sailing legend by Al Declercq and Tom Ervin with Gloria Whelan ; illustrated by David Miles

Island magic by Martha Bennett Stiles ; illustrated by Daniel San Souci

M is for mitten: the Michigan alphabet book by Annie Appleford ; illustrated by Michael Monroe

Up, up, up dear dragon by Margaret Hillert ; illustrated by David Schimmell

1st Grade

Alien ice cream by David Anthony and Charles David ; illustrations, Lys Blakeslee

The fantastic flying bicycle by Johnathan Rand

Memoirs of a hamster by Devin Scillian and illustrated by Tim Bowers

Big chickens by Leslie Helakoski ; illustrated by Henry Cole

The Stinky Cheese Man and other fairly stupid tales by Jon Scieszka & Lane Smith

2nd Grade

Never glue your friends to chairs by Katherine Applegate ; illustrated by Brian Biggs

Arnie the doughnut by cooked up by Laurie Keller

The art of Miss Chew by Patricia Polacco

Grace for president by Kelly DiPucchio ; pictures to LeUyen Pham

Did you see Chip? by Wong Herbert Yee ; illustrated by Laura Ovresat

3rd Grade

Ellie McDoodle: have pen, will travel by Ruth McNally Barshaw

Akiko on the planet Smoo by written and illustrated by Mark Crilley

The wanigan: a life on the river by Gloria Whelan ; illustrated by Emily Martindale

Mitt, the Michigan mouse by Kathy-jo Wargin ; illustrated by Karen Busch Holman

Mr. Chickee's funny money by Christopher Paul Curtis

4th Grade

The locked garden by Gloria Whelan

Cupcake cousins by Kate Hannigan ; illustrated by Brooke Boynton Hughes

Willow Run by Patricia Reilly Giff

The mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis

Mystery explosion! by Johnnie Tuitel and Sharon Lamson

5th Grade

The one left behind by Willo Davis Roberts

The Danger Box by Blue Balliett

The whistle, the grave, and the ghost by Brad Strickland

Yolonda's genius by Carol Fenner

Shadow Island: a tale of Lake Superior by Raymond Bial

6th Grade

Spitting image by Shutta Crum

Kyle's island by Sally Derby

The game of silence by Louise Erdrich

Gilda Joyce: the Ladies of the Lake by Jennifer Allison

The batboy by Mike Lupica