Reading Interest Profile - Lower Primary

Welcome to Superhero School! Your journey to become a superhero begins here. Answer these questions to find out which reading genre you will be assigned to.
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An exciting adventure awaits! What do you pack inside your school bag?
Choose a special skill:
Pick an outfit:
Make a friend that you can count on:
Select your form teacher:
What would you use to get around?
We are going on a school trip! Where would be the most fun for you?
Which villain would you like to defeat on a mission?
Bring along a book to read on a mission:
What is your favourite subject in Superhero School?
Fantasy Fiction
Nothing is impossible for you and your boundless imagination! Learn more about magical lands and mythical creatures in these titles.

Title: Unicorns 101 Author: Cale Atkinson Call No.: JP ATK
Unicorns! You love them, but how much do you really know about them? Join Professors Glitter Pants, Sprinkle Steed, Star Hoof, and Sugar Beard, plus their trusty lab assistant, Pete, as they reveal mind-blowing unicorn facts never before available to the public!

Title: Hey Grandude! Author: Paul McCartney Call No.: JP MAC
Meet Grandude – a super-cool grandfather who is an intrepid explorer with some amazing tricks up his sleeve. With his magic compass, he whisks his four grandkids off on whirlwind adventures, taking them all around the globe.
Science Fiction
Others dream of the future, but you are already living in it! Check out how these authors envision alternate worlds in these stories.

Title: The Smeds and the Smoos Author: Julia Donaldson Call No.: JP DON
The Smeds (who are red) never mix with the Smoos (who are blue). So when a young Smed and Smoo fall in love, their families strongly disapprove. But love conquers all and, in the happiest of endings, they also celebrate the arrival of their beautiful purple baby!

Title: Happy Paws (Layla and the Bots) Author: Vicky Fang Call No.: JS FAN
Layla and the Bots are in an awesome rock band! They also use problem-solving and creativity to build cool inventions. When a local amusement park is in danger of shutting down, Layla knows just how to bring in the crowds... build an amusement park for DOGS! But will cool doggie rides like the Rub-a-Dub Mud Slide and the Tummy Rubbing Machine be enough to keep the park open?
Realistic Fiction
What can be more interesting than real life, with so many twists and turns that keep you guessing all the time? Try these books and see how you are the hero of your own life.

Title: The Cat Man of Aleppo Author: Irene Latham and Karim Shamsi-Basha Call No.: JP LAT
Alaa loves Aleppo, but when war comes his neighbors flee to safety, leaving their many pets behind. There are too many for Alaa to take care of on his own. Alaa has a big heart, but he will need help from others if he wants to keep all of his new friends safe. (This is the true story of Mohammad Alaa Aljaleel, founder of animal sanctuary Ernesto's House in Aleppo.)

Title: Frankie Sparks and the Class Pet (Frankie Sparks, Third-Grade Inventor) Author: Megan Frazer Blakemore Call No.: JS BLA
The best thing EVER is happening in Frankie Sparks’s third grade class: They are getting a class pet! Frankie thinks that a rat—just like the rats in her beloved Aunt Gina’s lab—would be the perfect fit. But her best friend, Maya, doesn’t think a rat would be great at all. Using her special workshop, can Frankie find a way to convince her teacher and her best friend that Team Rat is the way to go?
Adventure Fiction
You are an adventurer! You love going where no one else has gone before. Be inspired by other adventurers in these books below.

Title: Bear Country: Bearly a Misadventure Author: Doreen Cronin Call No.: JS CRO
The Chicken Squad is now ready to settle in for a relaxing day of knitting – that is, until Ziggy points out that Barbara, the Chicken Squad’s caretaker – the one who FEEDS THEM!! – is missing! And not only that, but there have been sightings of a headless bear in the neighbourhood! Will the Chicken Squad be able to save their beloved Barbara and get some breakfast? Or will this case be too much to bear?

Title: Big Papa and the Time Machine Author: Daniel Bernstrom Call No.: JP BER
When a little boy is feeling afraid to go to school one day, his grandfather, Big Papa, takes him away in his time machine – a 1952 Ford – back to all of the times when he was scared of something life was handing him.
Paranormal Fiction
You are not afraid of anything creepy and hair-raising. We dare you to try the spookiest picks from our collection!

Title: Moldilocks and the Three Scares: A Zombie TaleAuthor: Lynne Marie Call No.: JP LYN
Papa Scare (a monster), Mama Scare (a mummy), and Baby Scare (a vampire) live in a haunted house where they eat finger sandwiches and alpha-bat soup. One night, they go out to walk their dog (a bloodhound, of course) to let their soup cool down. While they’re away, in walks the zombie Moldilocks, looking for food, a chair, and a bed that’s just right.

Title: Gustavo: The Shy Ghost Author: Flavia Z. Drago Call No.: JP DRA
Gustavo is good at doing all sorts of ghostly things: walking through walls, making objects fly, and glowing in the dark. And he loves almost nothing more than playing beautiful music on his violin. But Gustavo is shy, and some things are harder for him to do, like getting in a line to buy eye scream or making friends with other monsters. Now that the Day of the Dead is fast approaching, what can he do to make them notice him and to share with them something he loves?