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School Reading List 2009/2010

Reading List for the 2009/10 school year

Read Alouds and Audiobooks (longer ones):

  • Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates (audiobook) 10/9
  • Freddy Goes to the North Pole by Walter R. Brooks (audio) 9/3
  • Selections from A Treasury of Turkish Folktales for Children retold by Barbara Walker 10/12
  • Freddy and the Ignormus by Walter R. Brooks (audio) 10/23
  • The Courage of Sarah Noble by Alice Dalgliesh 11/18
  • A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (audio) 12/3
  • Freddy and Mr. Camphor by Walter R. Brooks (audio) 12/19
  • Seacrow  Island by Astrid Lindgren (read aloud) 12/31
  • Freddy Goes to Florida (audio) 2/18
  • Johnny Tremain 3/2
  • The Complete Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault 3/9
  • The Light Princess by George MacDonald 3/15
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle (audio) 3/18
  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (audio) 4/1
  • Dear America: The Winter of Red Snow by Kristiana Gregory (audio) 4/12
  • The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo (audio) 4/17
  • Dear America: Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie by Kristiana Gregory (audio) 5/6
  • Gulliver retold by Martin Jenkins 5/11
  • Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll (audio) 4/29
  • Little House in the Big Woods (audio) 5/14
  • Amos Fortune, Free Man by Elizabeth Yates 5/28
  • Little House on the Prairie (audio) 6/10
  • Carry On, Mr. Bowditch 6/16
  • Farmer Boy (audio)
  • Finn Family Moomintroll
  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • On the Banks of Plum Creek
  • By the Shores of Silver Lake

Shorter Literature and Picture Books:

  • The Two Mountains, an Aztec Legend retold by Eric A. Kimmel 8/6 SOTW 1
  • The Legend of El Dorado by  Beatriz Vidal 8/6 SOTW 1
  • Don Quixote and the Windmills by Eric A. Kimmel 8/6 SOTW 1
  • Katje the Windmill Cat by Gretchen Woelfle 8/6 SOTW 2
  • The Boy Who Held Back the Sea by Thomas Locker 8/6 SOTW 2
  • The Flying Canoe retold by Roch Carrier 9/4 SOTW 3
  • The Village That Vanished by Ann Grifalconi 10/8
  • In The Time of the Drums by Kim L. Siegelson 10/8
  • One Riddle, One Answer by Lauren Thompson 10/12
  • On the Day Peter Stuyvesant Sailed Into Town by Arnold Lobel 10/15
  • The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Robert Browning 10/15
  • The Glass Mountain retold by Diane Wolkstein 10/15 SOTW 7
  • Liang and the Magic Paintbrush by Demi 10/28 SOTW 10
  • The Samurai’s Daughter by Robert D. San Souci 10/29 SOTW 10
  • Rama and Sita Retold by David Weitzmann 10/27 SOTW 11
  • Ten Suns, A Chinese Legend retold by Eric Kimmel 10/29 SOTW 10
  • William’s House by Ginger Howard 11/5 SOTW 12
  • The Inside-Outside Book of London by Roxie Munro 11/5
  • The Cat Who Walked Across France by Kate Banks 11/9 SOTW 13
  • Crepes by Suzette by Monica Wellington 11/9 SOTW 13
  • The Elves and the Shoemaker by the Brothers Grimm 11/11 SOTW 14
  • Little Red Cap by the Brothers Grimm 11/11 SOTW 14
  • Maiden of the Mist, a Legend of Niagara Falls 11/17 SOTW 15
  • Baba Yaga, a Russian Folktale retold by Eric A. Kimmel 12/8 SOTW 17
  • Selections from Russian Folk Tales retold by James Riordan 12/8 SOTW 17
  • The Language of Birds by Rafe Martin 12/11 SOTW 17
  • The Sea King’s Daughter, a Russian Legend retold by Aaron Shepard 12/11 SOTW 17
  • The Tale of Tsar Saltan by Alexander Pushkin 12/11 SOTW 17
  • Sam the Minuteman by Nathaniel Benchley 1/20
  • Sleds on Boston Common by Louise Borden 1/28
  • Paul Revere’s Ride by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1/28
  • Gulliver in Lilliput retold by Margaret Hodges 2/19
  • The Joke’s on George by Michael O. Tunnell 2/22
  • The Sleeping Beauty retold by Trina Schart Hyman 3/5
  • Sleeping Beauty retold by Christine San Jose 3/5
  • The Fool and The Fish 3/10
  • I, Crocodile by Fred Marcellino 4/6
  • Please, Malese byAmy MacDonald 4/8
  • Seaman’s Journal, On the Trail with Lewis and Clark by Patricia Reeder Eubank 4/12
  • The Bobbin Girl by Emily Arnold McCully 4/19
  • The Story of an English Village by John S. Goodall 4/19
  • Abigail’s Drum by John A. Minahan 4/28
  • Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll, illus. by Joel Stewart 4/27
  • The Battle for St. Michael’s by EmilyArnold McCully 4/27
  • Owls and   Pussycats, Nonsense Verse by Edward Lear and Lewis Carroll 4/29
  • The Magic Bean Tree, a legend from Argentina by Nancy Van Laan5/4
  • Adelita, a Mexican Cinderella Story by Tomie dePaola 5/4
  • The Pied Piper of Peru by Ann Tompert 5/4
  • The Drinking Gourd by F. N. Monjo 5/17
  • Barefoot Escape on the Underground Railroad by Pamela Duncan Edwards 5/17
  • The Talking Eggs by Robert D. San Souci 5/17
  • A Place Called Freedom by Scott Russell Sanders 5/28
  • The Freedom Riddle retold by Angela Shelf Medearis 5/28
  • Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt by Deborah Hopkinson 5/17
  • A Good Night for Freedom by Barbara Olenyik Morrow 5/24
  • Follow the Drinking Gourd by Jeanette Winter 5/17
  • The Legend of Freedom Hill by Linda Jacobs Altman 6/8
  • A Pioneer ABC by Mary Alice Downie 6/17

Nonfiction History and Geography:

  • The Netherlands : A True Book by Ann Heinrichs
  • James Towne by Marcia Sewall 9/1
  • Count Your Way Through Iran by Jim Haskins and Kathleen Benson 10/12
  • Dropping In on Iran 10/12
  • India in Colors by Nathan Olson 10/27
  • India by Sunita Apte 10/27
  • Samurai by Caroline Leavitt 10/28
  • Count Your Way Through Japan by Jim Haskins 10/28
  • Look What Came From Japan by Miles Harvey 10/28
  • Selections from Daily Life in Ancient and Modern London by Betony Toht and David Toht 11/5
  • Kids in Colonial Times by Lisa A. Wroble 11/16
  • Colonial Times from A to Z by Bobbie Kalman 11/16
  • A Day in the Life of a Colonial Doctor by Laurie Krebs 11/17
  • A Day in the Life of a Colonial Innkeeper by Kathie Wilmore 11/17
  • A Day in the Life of a Colonial Schoolteacher by Kathie Wilmore 11/18
  • A Day in the Life of a Colonial Silversmith by Kathy Wilmore 11/18
  • A Day in the Life of a Colonial Blacksmith by Kathy Wilmore 11/18
  • Growing Seasons by Elsie Lee Splear 12/4 SOTW 16
  • Russia in Colors by Catherine Ipcizade 12/7
  • Russia, A True Book by Martin Hintz 12/7
  • If You Lived at the Time of the American Revolution by Kay Moore 1/21
  • The Boston Tea Party by Allison Stark Draper 1/21
  • The Start of the American Revolutionary War by Allison Stark Draper 1/21
  • Let It Begin here! Lexington and Concord by Dennis Brindell Fradin 1/28
  • The Thirteen Colonies by Brendan January 1/29
  • Will You Sign Here, John Hancock? by Jean Fritz 1/29
  • A Day in the Life of a Colonial Printer by Kathy Wilmore 2/5
  • Cornerstones of Freedom: The Story of the Declaration of Independence by Norman Richards 2/3
  • Valley Forge by Richard Ammon 2/5
  • Independent Dames: What you never knew about the women and girls of the American Revolution by Laurie Halse Anderson 2/10
  • The American Revolution from A to Z by Laura Crawford 2/10
  • The End of the American Revolutionary War by Allison Stark Draper 2/8
  • They Called Her Molly Pitcher by Anne Rockwell 2/12
  • A More Perfect Union by Betsy and Giulio Maestro 2/18
  • If You Were There When They Signed the Constitution by Elizabeth Levy 2/19
  • Building the Capital City by Marlene Targ Brill 2/22
  • Australia and Oceania by Mel Friedman 2/25
  • Welcome to New Zealand by Patrick Ryan 2/25
  • Australia ABCs by Sarah Heiman 2/24
  • You Wouldn’t Want to Be an 18th-century British Convict by Meredith Costain 2/26
  • Welcome to France by Kathryn Stevens 3/3
  • From Plant to Blue Jeans 3/17
  • The John Bull, a British Locomotive comes to America by David Weitzman 3/17
  • Louisiana Purchase by Peter and Connie Roop 4/7
  • Lewis and Clark, Explorers of the American West by Steven Kroll 4/16
  • Washington is Burning by Marty Rhodes Figley 4/27
  • By the Dawn’s Early Light by Steven Kroll 4/28
  • Cinco de Mayo: Yesterday and Today 5/5
  • When the Viceroy Came 5/5
  • The Pinata Maker by George Ancona 5/5
  • The Zulu of Southern Africa by Christine Cornell 5/21
  • Ashanti to Zulu, African Traditions by Margaret Musgrove 5/21
  • Susanna of the Alamo by John Jakes 6/5
  • The California Gold Rush by Mel Friedman 6/8
  • Life of a Miner by Bobbie Kalman 6/9
  • G is for Golden by David Domeniconi 6/16
  • Riding With the Mail, The Story of the Pony Express by Gare Thompson 6/15
  • They’re Off! The Story of the Pony Express by Cheryl Harness 6/15
  • Kids in Pioneer Times by Lisa Wroble 6/16
  • Wagon Train by Sydelle Kramer 6/18
  • The Mormon Trail by Elaine Landau 6/17
  • You Wouldn’t Want to Live in a Wild West Town by Peter Hicks 6/

Biographies:

  • Pocahontas by Laurence Santrey 8/21
  • The True Story of Pocahontas by Colleen Adams 9/1
  • Samuel de Champlain by Claude Hurwicz 9/4
  • Henry Hudson by Claude Hurwicz 9/4
  • Getting to Know the World’s Great Artists: Da Vinci by Mike Venezia 10/14
  • Selections from Don’t Know Much About the Kings and Queens of England by Kenneth C. Davis
  • The King’s Day, Louis XIV of France by Aliki 11/9
  • Peter the Great by Diane Stanley 12/11 SOTW 17
  • The Dalai Lama by Demi 12/18 SOTW 20
  • Far Beyond the Garden Gate, Alexandra David-Neel’s Journey to Lhasa by Don Brown 12/18 SOTW 20
  • George Washington, a picture book biography by James Cross Giblin 1/21
  • The Bulletproof George Washington by David Barton 1/22
  • And Then What Happened, Paul Revere? by Jean Fritz 1/21
  • Where Washington Walked by Raymond Bial 2/5
  • America’s First Traitor, Benedict Arnold Betrays the Colonies by Allison Stark Draper 2/9
  • Marie Antoinette, queen of France by Mary Englar 3/5
  • The Revolutionary John Adams by Cheryl Harness 3/1
  • Thomas Jefferson by Cheryl Harness 3/8
  • Robert Fulton, From Submarine to Steamboat by Steven Kroll 3/16
  • Toussaint L’Ouverture, the Fight for Haiti’s Freedom by Walter Dean Myers 4/8
  • Sacagawea by Jan Gleiter andKathleen Thompson 4/16
  • James Madison by Mike Venezia 4/29
  • James Monroe by Mike Venezia 5/6
  • Sojourner Truth Path to Glory by Peter Merchant 5/17
  • A Picture Book of Davy Crockett by David Adler 6/2
  • What’s So Great About…? Davy Crockett by Russell Roberts 6/2

Science Nonfiction:

  • The Sky is Full of Stars by Franklyn M. Branley 8/7
  • Calcium by Salvatore Tocci 10/27
  • Lead by Salvatore Tocci 11/5
  • Silicon by Salvatore Tocci 11/20

A’s Personal Reading (3rd grade):

  • Harry Potter and the Sorcer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling 8/6
  • The Happy Hollisters and the Castle Rock Mystery by Jerry West 8/19
  • The Happy Hollisters and the Secret of the Lucky Coins by Jerry West 8/31
  • The Great Redwall Feast by Brian Jacques 9/1
  • Our Strange New Land: Elizabeth’s Jamestown Colony Diary by Patricia Hermes 9/24
  • Squanto, Friend of the Pilgrims by Clyde Robert Bulla 10/5
  • From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg 11/10
  • The Matchlock Gun 11/18
  • Bunnicula by Deborah and James Howe 11/24
  • The Journal of Jasper Jonathan Pierce, a Pilgrim Boy by Ann Rinaldi 12/5
  • The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare 12/26
  • The Printer’s Apprentice by Stephen Krensky 1/
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 1/12
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 1/14
  • Where was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May by Jean Fritz 1/21
  • And Then What Happened, Paul Revere? by Jean Fritz 1/19
  • Betsy Ross and the Silver Thimble by Stephanie Greene 1/
  • Paul Revere and the Bell Ringers by Jonah Winter 1/
  • George Washington’s Mother by Jean Fritz
  • George Washington’s Breakfast by Jean Fritz
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 2/3
  • At the Sign of the Sugared Plum by Mary Hooper 2/10
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 2/16
  • A Door in the Woods by James Dashner 2/22
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 2/26
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 3/9
  • The Mystery at the Crooked House 3/10
  • Schoolhouse Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner 3/12
  • The Yellow House Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner 3/15
  • Fablehaven by Brandon Mull 3/21
  • The Legend of Luke (a Redwall book) by Brian Jacques 4/1
  • The Quest of the Fair Unknown by Gerald Morris 4/3
  • Fablehaven 2 by Brandon Mull 4/12
  • American Tall Tales by Mary Pope Osborne 4/12
  • The Happy Hollisters and the Mystery of the Midnight Trolls by Jerry West 4/13
  • Lions at Lunchtime by Mary Pope Osborne 4/14
  • The Ravenmaster’s Secret by Elvira Woodruff 4/17
  • George Washington’s Socks by Elvira Woodruff 4/19
  • Dear Napoleon, I Know You’re Dead, But…by Elvira Woodruff 4/19
  • The Ballad of Sir Dinadan by Gerald Morris 4/21
  • The Magnificent Mummy Maker by Elvira Woodruff 4/26
  • Jericho’s Journey by G. Clifton Wisler 4/27
  • The Reluctant Dragon by Kenneth Grahame 4/28
  • Adam of the Road by Elizabeth Janet Gray 5/11
  • Fablehaven 3 by Brandon Mull 5/11
  • Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry 5/12
  • The Fabulous Flight by Robert Lawson 5/15
  • Justin Morgan Had a Horse by Marguerite Henry 5/16
  • The Cabin Faced West by Jean Fritz 5/17
  • Charlie’s House by Clyde Robert Bulla 5/19
  • Fablehaven 5 by Brandon Mull 5/23
  • Victory by Susan Cooper 5/28
  • Toliver’s Secret by Esther Wood Brady 5/29
  • Swift Rivers by Cornelia Meigs 6/4
  • Mr. Tucket by Gary Paulsen 6/6
  • Call Me Francis Tucket by Gary Paulsen 6/6
  • Tucket’s Gold by Gary Paulsen 6/11
  • Tucket’s Ride by Gary Paulsen 6/12
  • The California Gold Rush Interactive History Adventure by Elizabeth Raum 6/8
  • The Legend of Bass Reeves by Gary Paulsen 6/
  • My Name is Phillis Wheatley by Afua Cooper 7/1
  • Calico Bush by Rachel Field 7/23
  • Tucket’s Home by Gary Paulsen 8/
  • The Magic City by E. Nesbit 8/
  • The Secret of Platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson 8/16

C’s Personal Reading (1st grade):

  • The Lighthouse Family: The Storm by Cynthia Rylant 8/5
  • The Lighthouse Family: The Whale by Cynthia Rylant 8/8
  • The Lighthouse Family: The Octopus by Cynthia Rylant 8/12
  • The Lighthouse Family: The Eagle by Cynthia Rylant 8/15
  • The Lighthouse Family: The Turtle by Cynthia Rylant 8/18
  • Pocahontas by Laurence Santrey 8/21
  • Jenius, the Amazing Guinea Pig by Dick King-Smith 9/28
  • Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie by Peter and Connie Roop 10/5
  • Titus Rules by Dick King-Smith 10/8
  • Little Horse by Betsy Byars 10/10
  • Little Horse on His Own by Betsy Byars 10/12
  • Charlie Muffin’s Miracle Mouse by Dick King-Smith 10/13
  • Rats on the Roof and Other Stories by James Marshall 10/15
  • A Mouse Called Wolf by Dick King-Smith 10/15
  • The Golden Goose by Dick King-Smith 10/17
  • The Littles by John Peterson 10/25
  • The Littles Take a Trip by John Peterson 10/27
  • Funny Frank by Dick King-Smith 10/23
  • The Littles to the Rescue by John Peterson 10/28
  • George Speaks by Dick King-Smith 10/29
  • Tornado by Betsy Byars 11/5
  • The Invisible Dog by Dick King-Smith 11/9
  • The Roundhill by Dick King-Smith 11/11
  • Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren 11/21
  • Pippi in the South Seas by Astrid Lindgren 11/25
  • Bunnicula by Deborah and James Howe 11/25
  • Animal Stories by Dick King-Smith 11/25
  • 26 Fairmount Avenue by Tomie DePaola 11/26
  • Animal Tales by Thornton Burgess 11/27
  • The Water Horse by Dick King-Smith 11/28
  • The Children of Noisy Village by Astrid Lindgren 11/29
  • Pippi Goes on Board by Astrid Lindgren 11/30
  • Happy Times in Noisy Village by Astrid Lindgren 12/2
  • Lotta on Troublemaker Street by Astrid Lindgren 12/5
  • The Complete Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault 12/5
  • The Children on Troublemaker Street by Astrid Lindgren 12/6
  • The Saturdays by Elizabeth Enright 12/15
  • Mr. Ape by Dick King-Smith 12/23
  • And Then What Happened, Paul Revere? by Jean Fritz 1/19
  • Betsy Ross and the Silver Thimble by Stephanie Greene 1/
  • Paul Revere and the Bell Ringers by Jonah Winter 1/
  • George Washington’s Mother by Jean Fritz
  • George Washington’s Breakfast by Jean Fritz
  • Knights of the Kitchen Table by Jon Scieszka 2/24
  • Marco? Polo! by Jon Scieszka 3/1
  • Sam Samurai by Jon Scieszka 3/9
  • Viking It and Liking It by Jon Scieszka 3/21
  • The Not So Jolly Roger by Jon Scieszka 3/21
  • The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner 3/21
  • See You Later, Gladiator by Jon Scieszka 3/22
  • The Yellow House Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner 3/23
  • Schoolhouse Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner 3/25
  • Sir Givret the Short by Gerald Morris 3/29
  • The Minstrel in the Tower by Gloria Skurzynski 3/29
  • The Lighthouse Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner 3/31
  • The  Adventures of Peter Cottontail by Thornton W. Burgess 3/31
  • Houseboat Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner 4/2
  • Surprise Island by Gertrude Chandler Warner 4/3
  • The Happy Hollisters and the Mystery of the Midnight Trolls by Jerry West 4/6
  • American Tall Tales by Mary Pope Osborne 4/
  • The Happy Hollisters and the Swiss Echo Mystery by Jerry West 4/11
  • The Happy Hollisters by Jerry West 4/12
  • The Happy Hollisters at Circus Island by Jerry West 4/14
  • The Happy Hollisters and the Mystery of the Totem Faces by Jerry West 4/14
  • Christmas in Camelot by Mary Pope Osborne 4/17
  • Lions at Lunchtime by Mary Pope Osborne 4/17
  • Paul Bunyan Swings His Axe by Dell J. McCormick 4/17
  • The Castle in the Attic by Elizabeth Winthrop 4/27
  • Digory and the Lost King by Angela McAllister 4/28
  • Dear Napoleon, I Know You’re Dead, But…by Elvira Woodruff 5/6
  • Pearl Harbor is Burning! by Kathleen Kudlinski 5/12
  • The Cat in Numberland by Ivar Ekeland 5/27
  • Abel’s Island by William Steig 6/12
  • Riding the Pony Express by Clyde Robert Bulla 6/14
  • Chang’s Paper Pony by Eleanor Coerr 6/8
  • Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express by Eleanor Coerr 6/14
  • Gold in the Hills by Laurie Lawlor 7/3
  • Dear America: The Great Railroad Race 6/30
  • The Daring Adventures of Penhaligon Brush by S. Jones Rogan 7/6
  • The Happy Hollisters and the Ghost Horse Mystery by Jerry West 8/
  • The Reluctant Dragon by Kenneth Grahame 8/
  • The Happy Hollisters and the Monster Mystery by Jerry West 8/
  • The Happy Hollisers at Mystery Mountain by Jerry West 8/

FIAR Books and go-alongs: (* denotes our favorites)

  • Truman’s Aunt Farm 8/10-8/21
  • Little Nino’s Pizzeria 8/30-9/11
  • *Mr. Gumpy’s Motor Car by John Burningham 9/14-9/25
    • Clouds
      This is the Rain

      The Magic Schoolbus at the Waterworks
      *Mr. Gumpy’s Outing by John Burningham
      How Do You Count a Dozen Ducklings?
      *A Dozen Ducklings Lost and Found
      The Baker’s  Dozen
      What’s a Pair, What’s a Dozen?
  • *The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge by Hildegarde Swift 9/28-10/10
    • My Very Own Lighthouse by Francisco Cunha
      Fly High, Fly Low by Don Freeman
      One Lighthouse, One Moon by Anita Lobel
      The Lighthouse Cat by Sue Stainton
      *Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie by Peter and Connie Roop
      *Bridges Go From Here to There by Forrest Wilson
      *Bridges Are to Cross by Philemon Sturges
      Tugboats by Robert Maass
      Boats by Ken Robbins
      *Beacons of Light, Lighthouses by Gail Gibbons
      *Fireboat by Maira Kalman
  • *How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World by Marjorie Priceman 10/12-10/23
    • *How Do Apples Grow? by Betsy Maestro
      Apple Cider Making Days by Ann Purmell
      Golden Delicious, A Cinderella Apple Story by Anna Egan Smucker
      One Little, Two Little, Three Little Apples by Matt Ringler
      Ten Apples Up On Top by Dr. Seuss
      *Johnny Appleseed A poem by Reeve Lindbergh
      *The True Tale of Johnny Appleseed by Margaret Hodges
  • *Three Names by Patricia MacLachlan 10/26-11/06
    • *Tornadoes by Gail Gibbons
      Wild Weather: Tornadoes by Lorraine Jean Hopping
      A Home on the Prairie by David C. Lion
      *Prairies by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
      *Prairie Primer by Caroline Stutson
      Marbles by Elizabeth Dana Jaffe
  • Cranberry Thanksgiving by Wende and Harry Devlin
    • N. C. Wyeth’s Pilgrims by Robert San Souci
  • Clown of God by Tomie de Paola 12/1-12/18
    • *The Little Juggler adapted from an old French legend and illustrated by Barbara Cooney
  • Paul Revere’s Ride by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1/27
    • *And Then What Happened, Paul Revere? by Jean Fritz
      Paul Revere and the Bell Ringers by Jonah Winter 1
      The Start of the American Revolutionary War by Allison Stark Draper
      *Let It Begin here! Lexington and Concord by Dennis Brindell Fradin
  • *The Story About Ping by Marjorie Flack 4/5-4/9
    • The Little Duck
      *Angus and the Ducks
      by Marjorie Flack
      Angus Lost by Marjorie Flack
      Shanyi Goes to China by Sungwan So
      A Time of Golden Dragons by Song Nan Zhang and Hao Yu Zhang
  • *Make Way For Ducklings by Robert McCloskey 4/12-4/16
    • One If By Land, a Massachusetts Number Book by Heidi Stemple
      Starting Life: Duck by Claire Llewellyn
      On the Duck Pond by Patricia M. Stockland
      *Ducks Don’t Get Wet by Augusta Goldin
      *You Can’t Take A Balloon in the Museum of Fine Arts
  • Daniel’s Duck
    • *Snowed In by Barbara M. Lucas
      Dear Rebecca, Winter is Here by Jean Craighead George
      Country Fair by Gail Gibbons
      V is for Volunteer, a Tennessee Alphabet by Michael Shoulders
  • Follow the Drinking Gourd by Jeanette Winter 5/10-5/21
    • The Drinking Gourd by F. N. Monjo 5/17
    • Barefoot Escape on the Underground Railroad by Pamela Duncan Edwards 5/17
    • Sojourner Truth Path to Glory by Peter Merchant 5/17
    • A Place Called Freedom by Scott Russell Sanders 5/28
    • The Freedom Riddle retold by Angela Shelf Medearis 5/28
    • *Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt by Deborah Hopkinson 5/17
    • *A Good Night for Freedom by Barbara Olenyik Morrow 5/24
  • *Andy and the Lion by James Daugherty 5/24-6/5
    • The Lion and the Mouse by Gail Herman
    • Lions, a First Discovery Book
    • Baby Lion by Aubrey Lang
    • *St. Jerome and the Lion retold by Margaret Hodges
    • *The Happy Lion by Louise Fatio
    • Edward and the Pirates by David McPhail
    • *Christian the Lion by Anthony Bourke and John Rendall
  • Climbing Kansas Mountains 6/7-6/18
One Comment leave one →
  1. July 28, 2010 8:55 am

    I don’t know why I haven’t clicked over here to see your list of books. You are really good at keeping this list up to date. It is amazing to see how long your list of books has gotten after a year of schooling. I don’t keep track of all the books we read but seeing a list like this makes me want to. It would be nice to look back and remember that even if all the other things planned into our school year don’t happen at least we read this many books.

    I will have to give it a try when we officially start our “school year” in a few months… wait…we are down to about weeks now… yikes. I guess I need to start putting together more decisive plans.

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