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Picture book with verbal apology: This is Just to Say: Poems of Apology and Forgiveness by Joyce Sidman
book that illustrates being part of a community. Me on the Map by Joan Sweeney

2009 Science Trade books

Popular easy read fiction from a school with 80% ESL kids:

Aussie Bites series
Ball, Duncan. Emily Eyefinger series; Selby series (more developed text)
Comix series (A & C Black)
Dahl - illustrated titles, e.g. Giraffe ...
Dadey - Bailey School series
Deary, Terry. Master Crook's Crime Academy series
Fine, Anne. Diary of a killer cat (and others written for that level)
Gutman, Dan - My wierd school series
Roy, Ron. A-Z mysteries series
Sacher, Louis. Marvin Redpost series; Wayside school series
Stanton, Andy. Mr Gum series
Stine, R.L. Rotten School series
Super Crunchies series (Orchard Books)
Adam Blade: Beast Quest series ( similar level & concept to Deltora)
Anthony Horowitz: Diamond Brothers series ( bit easier than the Alex Rider series)
Gordon Korman: On the run series; Dive series; Everest series;Island series; Kidnapped series.
Terry Deary: Horrible Histories ( perennial favourites!)
Nick Arnold: Horrible Science
Anita Ganeri: Horrible Geography
Jeremy Strong: any - silly, funny, easy
Andy Griffiths: ditto jeremy Strong - but a bit more challenging
Francesca Simon: Horrid Henry series
Geronimo Stilton series
Any joke books; Garfield; Asterix.