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Reading Wednesday: 5 Books to Celebrate Pi Day!

March 12, 2014

In celebration of Pi Day (3.14) here is a list of books that feature laughs, smiles, and most importantly PIE!!!

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1. Enemy Pie
Enemy Pie tells the story of a young boy, the narrator, who is upset at Jeremy Ross, who has just moved into town. He has named him Enemy Number One! Fortunately the narrator’s Dad has a way to get rid of enemies! The only negative is that the narrator must spend the entire day with his “enemy”. Students and adults alike will enjoy this book about turning enemies into friends and how you should never judge a book by its cover.

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2. I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie by Alison Jackson
In classic “I Know an Old Lady”… book series this particular book focuses on an old lady who has her food’s worth during the Thanksgiving holiday. She eats numerous different foods that can be found on dinner tables around the Country. The best part of course is when she swallows an entire pie and it just gets better from there.

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3. Pie by Sarah Weeks
When Alice’s Aunt Polly, the Pie Queen of Ipswitch, passes away, she takes with her the secret to her world-famous pie-crust recipe. Or does she? In her will, Polly leaves the recipe to her extraordinarily fat, remarkably disagreeable cat, Lardo . . . and then leaves Lardo in the care of Alice.
Suddenly, the whole town is wondering how you leave a recipe to a cat. Everyone wants to be the next big pie-contest winner, and it’s making them pie-crazy. It’s up to Alice and her friend Charlie to put the pieces together and discover the not-so-secret recipe for happiness: Friendship. Family. And the pleasure of doing something for the right reason. — Synopsis provided by Amazon

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4. How to Make an Aple Pie and See the World by Marjorie Priceman
Readers get to travel the world in search of the perfect ingredients to bake an apple pie. England, Italy, and Vermont are just a few of the places that the main character in this book travels to purchase her ingredients. The book even includes a recipe so readers can bake their own pie!

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5. Piggie Pie by Margie Palatini
Gritch the Witch wants piggie pie, but she doesn’t have any pigs. She travels to Old MacDonalds farm in search of her key ingredients. Gritch’s trip is a waste of time becuase the pigs aren’t there. Or are they? Readers will enjoy this spin of the Three Little Pigs and reacquaint themselves with the Big Bad Wolf who gives Gritch a tip on how to catch the pigs.

How do you celebrate Pi Day?

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