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.)

Myself and Others
 The World Around Us
Learning and Working
Journeys in Time and Space
-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
-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 
-Dora's Book
-Too Many Tamales
-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
-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
-Rachel carson: Pioneer of Ecology
-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

 Email suggestions for any favorites that you may have that would support the themes above.

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