Raymond and Graham

By Mike Knudson
Ages 8-12 | Grades 3-6



Why Boys Will Read It:

A carefree, amusing look at fourth grade through the eyes of two lifelong pals.


What It's About:

Every fourth grade boy you've ever known.

Raymond and Graham are lifelong friends. The two boys figure that, this year, since they are the oldest kids at East Millcreek Elementary, they'll rule the school. But nothing seems to work out as planned. When Raymond is labeled a "baby" by the class bully, he needs advice right away and turns to his friend Graham for lessons on how to be a manly fourth grader.

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How to Teach It:

Talk to your students about the benefits of friendship.

Ask your student who they think they are more like: Raymond or Graham. Have them explain why they think so, using examples that match both their personalities and behaviors.


Series Books

Raymond and Graham #1: Rule the School

by Mike Knudson and Steve Wilkinson | Illustrated by Stacy Curtis

Raymond and Graham #2: Dancing Dudes

by Mike Knudson | Illustrated by Stacy Curtis

Raymond and Raymond and Graham #3: Bases Loaded

by Mike Knudson | Illustrated by Stacy Curtis

Raymond and Graham #4: Cool Campers

by Mike Knudson | Illustrated by Stacy Curtis

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