1st Quarter Literature

(Ebk- refers to E-book with
Follet), (oop- refers to out of
print book, TB- refers to
Tumblebook)
Some oops books may be listed in this document because some of the MISD libraries currently have them on
their shelves and would provide a good resources. Other books that are similiar based on content and skill
are listed as well and may be used as substitutes.
Butterflies in My Stomach
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E BLO
On the first day of school, a student is confused by many of the phrases that are used, such as when the librarian says not to open a can of worms,
or when the teacher says he expects the class to be busy bees doing their homework.

http://www.insswa.org/Newsletter/Creative_Interventions_for_Children_and_Families.pdf
http://www.teachervision.fen.com/tv/printables/tv00059_s4.pdf
A Fine, Fine School
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E CRE
When a principal loves his school so much that he wants the children to attend classes every day of the year, it's up to his students to show him free time is a good thing, too. http://www.liveoakmedia.com/client/guides/24972.pdf
http://www.oregonread.org/Fine_School.pdf
http://www.sharoncreech.com/picture/09.asp
http://coupon.fisherreyna.com/hm%20A%20Fine,%20Fine%20School%20N%20thinking%20guide%20and%20summary%20http.pdf
Boomer Goes to School (TB)
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E McG
Boomer, the golden retriever, accompanies his owner to school for show and tell.
First Grade Here I Come
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E CAR
Henry tells his mother that he did not like his first day of first grade, but as he describes what he did and learned, he begins to realize that he might enjoy it after all.
http://pinterest.com/lilylhenault/first-grade-here-i-come/
My Best Friend
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E HUT
Satisfying portrait of a relationship between best friends.
http://www.harpercollins.com/browseinside/index.aspx?isbn13=9780688114855
http://www.hubbardscupboard.org/do_you_want_to_be_my_friend_.html
http://books.google.com/books?id=K0yPZ2UkKr4C&pg=PA244&lpg=PA244&dq=my+best+friend++by+Hutchins+activities&source=bl&ots=wmE5ejv7_r&sig=4cmDIVEk2qL1K4uyNs8xWu0WU6A&hl=en&sa=X&ei=fGD0T7qOKoPe2AX166n7Bg&ved=0CF8Q6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q=my%20best%20friend%20%20by%20Hutchins%20activities&f=false
If You Take a Mouse to School
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E NUM
Follows a boy and his mouse through a busy day at school.
http://www.teachervision.fen.com/tv/printables/harpercollins/take-a-mouse-to-school_tg.pdf
http://www.makinglearningfun.com/themepages/mouseifyoutakeamouseprintables2.htm
http://www.walnutstreettheatre.org/pdf/SG-IfYouTakeAMouseToSchool.pdf
The Teacher From the Black Lagoon
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E THA
A young boy dreads meeting his new teacher and imagines nightmarish things about her.
Pete the Cat- I Love
My White Shoes
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E LIT
Pete the Cat goes walking down the street wearing his brand new white shoes. Along the way, his shoes change from white to red to blue to brown to WET as we steps in piles of strawberries, blueberries and other big messes! But no matter what color his shoes are are, Pete keeps movin' and groovin' and singing his song...because it's all good.
http://youtu.be/HpZ9mOQ6
http://youtu.be/nUubMSfls-U
http://www.harpercollinschildrens.com/feature/petethecat/
http://makinglearningfun.com/themepages/PetetheCat.htm
http://doodlebugsteaching.blogspot.com/2011/08/little-bit-more-of-pete-cat-free.html
http://pinterest.com/el1/pete-the-cat/
Pete the Cat- Rocking
in My School Shoes
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E LIT
Pete the Cat is back-and this time he's rocking in his school shoes. Pete discovers the library, the lunchroom, the playground, and lots of other cool places at school. And no matter where he goes, Pete never stops moving and grooving and singing his song . . . because it's all good.
http://youtu.be/lUVgSWsyIE8
http://www.harpercollinschildrens.com/feature/petethecat/
http://makinglearningfun.com/themepages/PetetheCat.htm
http://doodlebugsteaching.blogspot.com/2011/08/little-bit-more-of-pete-cat-free.html
http://pinterest.com/el1/pete-the-cat/
Pete the Cat and His
Four Groovy Buttons
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E LIT
Pete the Cat is wearing his favorite shirt-the one with the four totally groovy buttons. But when one falls off, does Pete cry? Goodness no! He just keeps on singing his song-after all, what could be groovier than three groovy buttons? Count down with Pete in this rocking new story from the creators of the bestselling Pete the Cat books.
http://youtu.be/M2YwCgtvnNg
http://www.harpercollinschildrens.com/feature/petethecat/
http://makinglearningfun.com/themepages/PetetheCat.htm
http://doodlebugsteaching.blogspot.com/2011/08/little-bit-more-of-pete-cat-free.html
http://pinterest.com/el1/pete-the-cat/
A Bad Case of Stripes
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E SHA
Camilla Cream loves lima beans, but she never eats them. Why? Because the other kids in her school don't like them. And Camilla Cream is very, very worried about what other people think of her. In fact, she's so worried that she's about to break out in a bad case of stripes!
http://www.scott.lib.mn.us/stripes.html
http://www.webenglishteacher.com/shannon.html
http://www.scholastic.com/browse/search/teacher?VT=2&channelOnly=true&Nty=1&Ntx=mode+matchallpartial&_N=fff&Ntk=SCHL30_SI&query=bad+case+of+stripes&N=0&No=0&Ntt=bad+case+of+stripes
Parts or More Parts
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E ARN
The bestselling creator of "Jumping on the Bed" and "Green Wilma" presents an uproarious new story that deals with a subject of deepest interest to every young child--the stuff the body sheds. Parents will appreciate the reassuring message that it's all quite normal, while Arnold's comical illustrations are guaranteed to make young readers laugh their heads off.
In this knee-slapper of a follow-up to the award-winning "Parts", Arnold once again brings to visual life some of our very silliest figures of speech.
A young boy is worried about what will happen to his body when he hears such expressions as "give him a hand," "laugh your head off," and "hold your tongue."
http://www.teddarnoldbooks.com/
http://readingtokids.org/Books/BookView.php?pag=4&bookID=00000639
http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/figurative-language-teaching-idioms-254.html?tab=1#tabs
http://www.valdosta.edu/~lnwingat/paintlesson.html
Inside Your Outside
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E RAB
Thing 1 and Thing 2 help the Cat in the Hat give Sally and Dick, the siblings immortalized in Seuss's classic, a tour of the "Inside-Your-Outside Machine." Facts about the human body are presented.
http://www.randomhouse.com/kids/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780375911002&view=tg
http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/teachers_guides/9780375911002.pdf
Brand New Pencils
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E DeG
Gilbert, a hedgehog, is nervous to start first grade, but after his teacher, Mrs. Byrd, introduces him to a new friend and he discovers that all of his classmates have their own talents, Gilbert feels better about going to school.
http://curriculum.dpsk12.org/lang_literacy_cultural/literacy/elem_lit/archives/writing/writers_life/kinder/index.shtml
The Crayon Box That Talked
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E DeR
Although they are many different colors, the crayons in a box discover that when they get together they can appreciate each other and make a complete picture.
http://www.kinderart.com/multic/mlkjr_crayons.shtml
http://www.angelfire.com/dc2/hughes/The_Crayon_Box_That_Talked.htm
http://www.worldpeacepassport.com/media/Sample-Lesson-Plan.pdf
http://www.palmbeachschools.org/multicultural/documents/1stGettingAlong.pdf
http://www.tolerance.org/activity/what-can-we-learn-box-crayons
My Crayons Talk
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E HUB
"A Bill Martin book." Brown crayon sings "Play, Mud pie day," and Blue crayon calls "Sky, Swing so high" in this story about talking crayons.
http://notjustcute.com/2010/01/20/book-activity-my-crayons-talk/
http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/go/wil/My_Crayons_Talk_Activity_Card.pdf
http://www.thinkplaytoday.com/educational-activities-for-my-crayons-talk-lesson-plan/
http://w4.nkcsd.k12.mo.us/~rbeckett/Colors%20All%20Around.htm
http://www.teacherfilebox.com/Unit/Detail.aspx?F=1394&L=3
https://www.kinderplans.com/p/1/color-kindergarten-preschool
Yoko Writes Her Name
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E WEL
Kindergartner Yoko not only learns to write her letters and numbers in English, she shows her teacher and fellow students how to write their names using Japanese calligraphy.
ISH
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E REY
Ramon loses confidence in his ability to draw, but his sister gives him a new perspective on things.
I Can Crayon
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E GIB
An imaginative and colorful series of craft and activity books for very young children-- Each idea uses quick and easy techniques, ideal for little fingers!
Bad Day at Riverbend
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E ALL
An incredible, beautifully illustrated story about the quiet little town of Riverbend and the mysterious substance that was soon all over the village and how the sheriff aimed to take care of it.
Punctuation Takes a Vacation
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E PUL
When all the punctuation marks in Mr. Wright's class decide to take a vacation, the students discover just how difficult life can be without them.
http://users.manchester.edu/Student/DLBungitak/Index.htm
http://www.esc4.net/docs/118-rlapsample_bob.pdf
Listen to the Rain
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E MAR
Wonderfully illustrated poem that evokes the beauty, the mystery, the sounds, and the silences of rain.
The Listening Walk
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E SHO
A little girl and her father take a quiet walk and identify the sounds around them.
http://learningtogive.org/lessons/unit207/lesson2.html
http://www.talkingpoint.org.uk/~/media/TalkingPoint2/Cookbook/Activities/PDFs/al%20%20%20listening%20walk.ashx
A Quiet Place
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E WOO
Text and illustrations describe some of the special places that one can go to be quiet and alone and to imagine, such as a woods, a seashore, a library, or inside oneself.
The Little Red Hen
use any version. Tx Treasures pg 42-43
Goldie and the Three Bears
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E STA
In this story, loosely based on that of Goldilocks, Goldie, who has yet to find a friend to "love with all her heart," makes an unplanned visit to the house of some bears.
http://kidlitresource.wordpress.com/2011/03/25/goldie-and-the-three-bears/
http://www.beaconlearningcenter.com/Lessons/2606.htm

Other Goldie Books
Goldie locks and the Goldie Socks and the Somebody and the Dusty Locks and the
Three Bears Three Liberians Three Blairs Three Bears
by James Marshall by Jackie Hopkins by Marilyn Tolhurst by Susan Lowell
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E MAR E HOP E TOL E LOW
Any Cinderella books
Cinder Elly
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398.21 MIN
A modern Cinderella finds her prince with the help of a trash can, a copy machine, and a glass sneaker.
Albert's Alphabet
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E TRY
Clever Albert uses all the supplies in his workshop to build an alphabet for the school playground.

The Human Alphabet
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428.1 HUM
The company's dancers join limbs, twist, and grip to form 26 letters-- an alphabet made of the human body, captured in glorious color photographs. Alongside each letter, they've also composed a picture: Ants for A; Butterfly for B; Circus for C--and so on through Z, a human Zipper. Can you guess what each one shows? Pilobolus brings their creativity and hallmark visual style to a unique picture book.
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
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E or 411 MAR
A told B, and B told C, I'll meet you at the top of the coconut tree. In this lively alphabet rhyme, all the letters of the alphabet race each other up the cocunut tree. Will there be enough room? Oh, no - Chicka Chicka Boom! Boom! The well-known authors of Barn Dance and Knots on a Counting Rope have created a rhythmic alphabet chant that rolls along on waves of fun. Lois Ehlert's rainbow of bright, bold, cheerful colors makes the merry parade of letters unforgettable.
http://bit.ly/o3kXU2
http://www.hubbardscupboard.org/chicka_chicka_boom_boom.html
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Chicka_Chicka_Boom_Boom/
LMNO Peas
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E BAK
Get ready to roll through the alphabet with a jaunty cast of busy little peas. Featuring a range of zippy characters from Acrobat Peas to Zoologist Peas, this delightful picture book highlights a variety of interests, hobbies, and careerseach one themed to a letter of the alphabetand gives a wonderful sense of the colorful world we live in.
http://pinterest.com/lepeli/lmno-peas/
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/themes/abc.shtml
Alligator Alphabet
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E BLA
(only available in a board book)
Can you think of an animal for every letter of the alphabet? In this delightful ABC book, young children will learn the upper and lowercase letters of the alphabet as they meet a parade of exotic and familiar creatures - from alligators to zebras, and impalas to quails.
Farm Alphabet Book
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630 MIL
Photographs of farm animals and objects, accompanied by simple descriptions, illustrate the letters of the alphabet.
Eating the Alphabet
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411 EHL
While teaching upper- and lowercase letters to preschoolers, Ehlert introduces fruits and vegetables from around the world. A glossary at the end provides interesting facts about each food.
ABC Rock
by Greg and Steve
http://youtu.be/iSKcUJOF-Dw
The Dot
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E REY
Vashti believes that she cannot draw, but her art teacher's encouragement leads her to change her mind.
I Don't Like to Read
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E CAR
Henry the mouse likes everything about first grade except reading, but with some extra help at school and home, he is delightfully surprised.
How Rocket Learned to Read
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E HIL
Learn to read with this New York Times-bestselling picture book, starring an irresistible dog named Rocket and his teacher, a little yellow bird. Follow along as Rocket masters the alphabet, sounds out words, and finally . . . learns to read all on his own! With a story that makes reading fun-and will even help listeners learn to read-this book is ideal for kindergarten classrooms and story hour or as a gift for that beginning reader.
Five Little Monkeys Reading in Bed
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E CHR
The Five Little Monkeys cannot resist reading, even after Mama tells them it is time for bed.
http://www.makinglearningfun.com/themepages/monkeys.htm
http://www.dltk-teach.com/rhymes/monkeys/words.htm
http://youtu.be/uF3NcF4m2os
The Best Place to Read
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E BER
A young child with a new book hunts inside and outside the house before finding the right chair for reading.
http://realclassroomideas.com/3.html
http://www.improveliteracy.com/aug10_newsletter.aspx
http://www.pbs.org/parents/martha/readingbuddies/index.html
I'm The Best
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E COU
When Dog's constant boasting makes his friends sad, they find a way to teach him what it means to be a good friend.
http://realclassroomideas.com/3.html
http://www.improveliteracy.com/aug10_newsletter.aspx
http://www.pbs.org/parents/martha/readingbuddies/index.html
Mrs. Brooks Loves Books
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E BOT
A first-grade girl who does not like to read stubbornly resists her school librarian's efforts to convince her to love books until she finds one that might change her mind.
http://realclassroomideas.com/3.html
http://www.improveliteracy.com/aug10_newsletter.aspx
http://www.pbs.org/parents/martha/readingbuddies/index.html
Dog Loves Books
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E YAT
Dog loves books so much that he decides to open a book store.
I Like Myself
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E BEA
In rhyming text, a little girl expresses confidence and joy in her uniqueness, no matter her outward appearance.
http://www.brainpopjr.com/readingandwriting/sentence/typesofsentences/preview.weml
Incredible ME
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E APP
A girl celebrates her own individuality, from her freckles to her wiggles.
http://www.brainpopjr.com/readingandwriting/sentence/typesofsentences/preview.weml
Of Colors and Things
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535.6 HOB
Photographs of toys, food, and other common objects are grouped on each page according to color.
Tell Me A Story Mama (OOS)
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E JOH
A young girl and her mother remember together all the girl's favorite stories about her mother's childhood.
What A Treasure
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E HIL
Mole has a new shovel and he is digging for buried treasure. But what he finds are treasures for everyone else! He finds a stick and gives it to Bird for his nest. He finds a shell and gives it to Snail for a home. An acorn he gives to Squirrel for his dinner. Finally, he finds a treasure for himself, a friend
The Important Book
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152.1 BRO
Teaches children what they should notice about different familiar things.
Harry By the Sea
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E ZIO
The adventures of a little dog when he gets lost at the beach.
Some Dogs Do (OOS)
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E ALB
When Sid tries to convince his doggy classmates that he flew to school, they do not believe him.
Shiver Me Letters
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E SOB
Having decided that R is not enough for them, a bumbling band of pirates sets sail on a quest to capture the rest of the alphabet.
http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/wes/webquests_themes/pirates/index.html
Do Pirates Take Baths
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E TUC
Humorous rhyming answers to eleven questions about the life of pirates.
http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/wes/webquests_themes/pirates/index.html
How I Became a Pirate
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E SHA
Jeremy Jacob joins Braid Beard and his pirate crew and finds out about pirate language, pirate manners, and other aspects of their life.
http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/wes/webquests_themes/pirates/index.html

http://www.firststage.org/media/pdf/Pirate_EG.pdf

Pirates Don't Change Diapers
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E SHA
Braid Beard and his pirate crew return to retrieve the treasure they buried in Jeremy Jacob's backyard, but first they must help calm his baby sister, Bonney Anne, whom they awoke from her nap.

Booktalk: http://youtu.be/OI7qrvfh5bA
Henry and the Buccneeer Bunnies
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E CRI
Captain Barnacle Black Ear, baddest of the Buccaneer Bunnies, is ashamed of his book-loving son, Henry, until the day a great storm approaches.
Pirate Pete
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E KEN
When Pirate Pete sails to an island in search of buried treasure, he finds something even better.
The Pirate Cruncher
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E DUD
A mysterious old pirate lures a group of rowdy sailors to an island with buried treasure, but there is a surprise awaiting them when they arrive.
http://year1.worsbroughcblogs.net/2011/10/14/the-pirate-cruncher/
http://www.librarymice.com/2010/06/pirate-cruncher.html#!/2010/06/pirate-cruncher.html
Gingerbread Pirate
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E KLA
When Jim's gingerbread pirate, Captain Cookie, comes alive, the tasty treat prepares to battle Santa Claus, who likes to eat cookies on Christmas Eve.
Tough Boris
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E FOX
A rollicking adventure about a tough pirate with a heart of gold.
http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/tta-system/cultural-linguistic/Dual%20Language%20Learners/ecd/planning_and_literacy/UsingToughBoris.htm
http://www.homeschoolshare.com/pirates.php
http://youtu.be/HQDeNOTWXrU
Night Pirates
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E HAR
Despite the fact that he is "only a boy," Tom convinces the band of rough, tough, little girl pirates who have come to steal the front of his house to let him join in their adventures.
Pajama Pirates
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E CRA
When night falls, pajama-clad pirates set out in search of treasure but soon find themselves surrounded by foes.
Aunt Isabel Tells a Good One
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E DUK
Penelope and her Aunt Isabel make up an exciting bedtime story about the adventures of Prince Augustus and Lady Nell.
Someday
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E SPI
A young girl contrasts the exciting things she might someday do, like digging for dinosaur bones and swimming with dolphins, with her present-day activities of finding loose change in the sofa cushions and feeding her goldfish.
Harry and the Lady Next Door
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E ZIO
Harry the dog decides he must do something to get rid of his singing neighbor.
The Little Moue, The Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear
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E WOO
Not only the mouse and the bear like strawberries, the reader also plays a key role in this story.
Class Three at Sea
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E JAR
Class Three goes on a boating trip. After being overtaken by pirates, it's the kids (plus octopuses) to the rescue. The text's rhymes aren't always seaworthy, but readers will appreciate watching their peers outsmart a pack of dimwitted grownups.
http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/wes/webquests_themes/pirates/index.html
The Pirate Pink
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E DAY
Pink, the daughter of the fierce pirate Red Beard, becomes a pirate as well and charts her own destiny.
Pirate Nap (Ebk)
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E SMI
Two brothers use their imaginations to turn their surroundings--from a white bandana and yellow coins to a red blanket and even their baby sister-- into a colorful pirate adventure before naptime.
My Map Book
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E FAN
A collection of maps provides views of the owner's bedroom, school, playground, and other realms farther away.
http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/byrnesf2000/wenhal/hales.html
http://www.jumpstart.com/common/which-direction
http://havefunteaching.com/worksheets/social-studies-worksheets/map-worksheets/
Types of Maps
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912 WAD
Introduces different types of maps and how they are used, including those that show how to get to a place and those that show what you will find when you arrive.
http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/byrnesf2000/wenhal/hales.html
http://www.jumpstart.com/common/which-direction
http://havefunteaching.com/worksheets/social-studies-worksheets/map-worksheets/
Map Keys (2 choices)
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912 ABE or 912 OLI
Introduces how to read and use a map key, and provides instructions on how to create a map of one's own bedroom and a key to its symbols.
We Need Directions
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912 DeC
Introduces how to read and use a map key, and provides instructions on how to create a map of one's own bedroom and a key to its symbols.
The Three Little Pigs
(any version)

The True Story of the Three Pigs
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E SCI
The wolf gives his own outlandish version of what really happened when he tangled with the three little pigs.
http://youtu.be/zn_LjA-pg2Y
Grumpy Cat
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E TEC
Cat seems so grumpy, that is, until a little kitten caught in a rainstorm seeks shelter with Cat and won't go away no matter what Grumpy Cat does.
Mr. Pusskins
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E LLO
Grumpy Mr. Pusskins hates doing ordinary cat things, but a night out on the streets in search of adventure makes him reconsider the advantages of a loving home.
http://www.orchardbooks.co.uk/cms/Uploads/Pusskins%20Act%203.pdf
Cat Secrets
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E CZE
Three mischievous felines give young readers insight into the world of cats as they prepare to read a top-secret book for cats' eyes only.
Mr. Pusskins and Little Whiskers
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E LLO
When Emily brings home a little kitten to be best friends with Mr. Pusskins, the older cat does not appreciate the gesture.
http://www.orchardbooks.co.uk/cms/Uploads/Pusskins%20Act%203.pdf
Hero Cat
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E SPI
A cat gives birth to a litter of kittens in an abandoned building that catches fire while she is out searching for food.
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plan/graphic-organizers-reading-comprehension
http://www.eduplace.com/graphicorganizer/
SkippyJon Jones
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E SCH
While having a timeout in his room, Skippyjon, a Siamese kitten, resorts to his imagination and becomes a superhero.
Cat Poems
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811 CRA

Kitten's First Full Moon
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E HEN
When Kitten mistakes the full moon for a bowl of milk, she ends up tired, wet, and hungry trying to reach it.
http://treasures.macmillanmh.com/california/students/grade1/book5/unit5/kitten-s-first-full-moon
teachershare.scholastic.com/resources/10565
http://www.teachervision.fen.com/literature-guide/printable/64960.html
http://www.ehow.com/info_8607818_activities-kittens-first-full-moon.html
http://www.homeschoolshare.com/kittens_first_full_moon.php
Today I Feel Silly
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E CUR
A child's emotions range from silliness to anger to excitement, coloring and changing each day.
http://www.uen.org/Lessonplan/preview.cgi?LPid=21432

My Many Colored Days
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E SEU
Playful rhyming concept book about colors and the emotions often associated with them.
See pg 101 of Empowering Writers
The Recess Queen
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E ONE
Mean Jean is the biggest bully on the school playground until a new girl arrives and challenges Jean's status as the Recess Queen.
http://www.crfc.org/programs/PVenews/V5_D.pdf

The Way I Feel
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E CAI
There's an abundance of children's vocabulary books offering nouns and action words, but very few providing words for feelings. Janan Cain is the mother of two small children and an artist who has created this winning vocabulary that will help small children find words to express the way they feel. Each of the 14 simple poems is illustrated with delightfully expressive drawings over a two-page spread. The Way I Feel should help reduce the frustration that both parents and children feel when they can't share their hearts.
http://www.nchealthyschools.org/docs/lessonplans/k/grade01.01.pdf
http://edg625childrensliterature.blogspot.com/2011/04/way-i-feel.html
I Am the Dog, I am the Cat
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E HAL
A Rottweiler dog and a tabby cat alternately philosophize about life in their human household in this witty free-verse poem.
Meow and Ruff
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811 SID
Humorous concrete poems and illustrations show how a dog and cat spend their day.
Cool Dog, School Dog
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E HEI
When Tinka the dog follows her owner to school and creates havoc, the children discover a way to let her stay in the classroom and help.
http://www.handsandvoices.org/articles/education/ed/V11-2_picturewalk.htm
http://readingtokids.org/ReadingClubs/TipPictureWalk.php
http://www.education.com/activity/article/picturewalk_kindergarten/
Good Boy Fergus
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E SHA
Except for his bath, Fergus experiences the perfect doggy day, from chasing cats and motorcycles to being scratched on his favorite tickle spot.
https://www.lernerbooks.com/SiteCollectionDocuments/TextFeatures/Grade-1-Text-Features-Social-Studies.pdf
Dear Mrs. LaRue
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E TEA
Gertrude LaRue receives typewritten and paw-written letters from her dog Ike, entreating her to let him leave the Igor Brotweiler Canine Academy and come back home.
https://www.lernerbooks.com/SiteCollectionDocuments/TextFeatures/Grade-1-Text-Features-Social-Studies.pdf
Dex The Heart of a Hero
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E BUE
Tired of being overlooked because he is so small, a big-hearted dog named Dexter transforms himself into a superhero.
https://www.lernerbooks.com/SiteCollectionDocuments/TextFeatures/Grade-1-Text-Features-Social-Studies.pdf

Help Me Mr. Mutt
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E STE
Dogs across the United States write to Mr. Mutt, a people expert, for help with their humans.
Dogs
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E GRA
Describes the different types of dogs that are available to love.
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E SHU
A retelling of the traditional English tale in which a poor man follows the advice of his dream and is eventually led to a treasure.