Suggested Trade Books for the SSR Block

" Connecting a child and a book is like dropping a pebble into the water. You never know where the ripples will end up." ------------Ronald Jobe, 1998 Arbuthnot Award Winner

Trade Books Suggested by Scott Foresman by Theme:

(Suggested trade books can be used for teacher read alouds or placed in student book baskets.)

Grade:
Myself and Others
 The World Around Us
Learning and Working
Traditions
Journeys in Time and Space
Creativity
1
-This is the Bear 
-The Shape of Things
-Hattie and the Fox 
-Mighty Spiders
-One of Three 
-When You Look Up at the Moon
-The Goat Who Couldn't Sneeze 
-Johnny Appleseed
-This Is the Way We Go to School 
-A Mother for Choco
-The Art Lesson 
-Detective Dinosaur
2
-How Many Teeth? 
-Saturday at the New You
-What's Alive? 
-The Life and Times of the Apple
-Three Cheers for Tacky 
-A Picture Book of Helen Keller
-Play Ball, Amelia Bedelia 
-Borreguita and the Coyote
-Time Train 
-Abuela
-Roxaboxen 
-Dora's Book
3
-Too Many Tamales
-Stepfamilies
-Spring
-Wild Babies
-First Flight
-Be Good to Eddie Lee
-Chinye: A West African Folktale
-Konnichiwa! I Am a Japanese-American Girl
-Miss Rumphius
-Ten Mile Day: And the Building of the Transcontinental Railroad
-The Bat Boy and His Violin
-The Littles Give a Party
4
-City Within a City: How Kids Live in N.Y.'s Chinatown
-Old People, Frogs, and Albert
-The Silver Balloon
-Surprising Swimmers (World of Discovery)
-Daily Life in a Covered Wagon
-The Big Bike Race
 
-Alicia's Treasure
-From Miss Ida's Porch
-The Cabin Faced West
-I Was Dreaming to Come to America: Memories from the Ellis Island Oral History Project
-Sadako
-Rachel carson: Pioneer of Ecology
5
-Pioneer Girl: Growing Up on the Prairie
-Talk About a Family
-Eye of the Storm: Chasing Storms with Warren Faidley
-My Side of the Mountain
-Mary McLeod Bethune: Voice of Black Hope
-School Spirit
-A Boy Called Slow
-Jackie Joyner Kersey: Superwoman
-Why Don't You Get a Horse, Sam Adams?
-Journey to Topaz
-The Lizard and the Sun
-Inventors
 

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