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Books on parade
Mansfield Elementary 16th Annual Book Parade, Nov. 21
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Books read and represented in the 16th Annual Mansfield Elementary Book Parade

Smallwood/Shannon, “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star”

Bailey, “Dinosaurs Go To School” by Jane Yolen
Coody, “Llama Llama Red Pajama”
Ozment, “Wild about Books” by Judy Sierra
Linares, “Too Many Frogs!” by Sandy Asher

First grade
Howard, “Pecos Bill:  A Tall Tale”
Jones, “Johnny Appleseed”
Lindsey, books on Annie Oakley and Paul Bunyan

Second grade all classes
“If You Give a Mouse a Cookie,”  by Laura Joffe Numeroff

Third grade all classes  
“How Many Stars in the Sky?” by Lenny Hort

Fourth grade
Bender, “The Boss of the Plains“
Cain, any title with a theme
Leavitt, any title with a theme
Tukes, any title with a theme

Fifth grade
Individual books

Mansfield Elementary School Principal G.W. Davis Jr. drives a tractor pulling a float filled with front office staff dressed as farm animals during the school’s 16th Annual Book Parade on Friday. The front office staff themed their float after the book "Click, Clack, Moo, Cows that Type" by author Doreen Cronin.

Volunteer Gina Bryan plays the role of Thing 1 as she marches with Gretchen Cain’s fourth grade class during the book parade.

Nicholas Favors joins classmates from Karen Piper’s second grade class as they parade in their mouse costumes to portray the book "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie."

Kindergarten student Luke Gregory joins students from Alonda Bailey's class as he holds the book "How do dinosaurs go to school" which was one of the books the class choose for their theme in the parade.

Newton County Sheriff Joe Nichols waves as he passes by as Grand Marshal of the Mansfield Elementary Book Parade.

Angel Durden, left, and Haylee Patterson join 1st graders from Jennifer Jones's class as they parade to the "Johnny Appleseed" book theme.

Kindergarten students Gavin Hightower, left, and Gabrielle Ciccone walk the parade route with Kindergarten teacher Diana Wright and her dog Annie to the book theme of "Llama Llama Red Pajama."