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"Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry" is about three black children living in the segregated south during the Great Depression. This story looks at racism and how these children overc...
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry - Mildred D. Taylor
"Because of Winn-Dixie" is a story of a young girl and her dog as they make friends and uncover truths about their strange new neighbors that were previously nasty rumors. I w...
Because of Winn-Dixie - Kate DiCamillo
"One Hundred Years of Poetry for Children" is a collection of poems put together by Michael Harrison and Christopher Stuart-Clark that spans the last 100 years. I would use th...
One Hundred Years of Poetry: For Children - Michael Harrison, Christopher Stuart-Clark
"Where the Sidewalk Ends" is a collection of poetry written by Shel Silverstien. I would use this at any grade as a mentor text for writing poetry.
Where the Sidewalk Ends - Shel Silverstein
"The Giving Tree" follows a boy as he grows up and comes back to ask the tree he used to play in for different things as he gets older. I would use this for any grade to teach...
The Giving Tree - Shel Silverstein
"Bud not Buddy" follows the tale of a young boy named Bud who has run away from the foster system and is searching for his father. I would use this in fourth or fifth grade to...
Bud, Not Buddy - Christopher Paul Curtis
"Wemberly Worries" is a cute story about a mouse named Wemberly who worries about everything. I would use this in Kindergarten and first grade to talk to the students about th...
Wemberly Worried - Kevin Henkes
"The Birchbark House" is about a young Native American girl in the 19th century. This book follows her through the course of a year where the reader gets to experience the way...
The Birchbark House - Louise Erdrich
"Horton Hears a Who" is about an elephant named Horton who saves a tiny world on a speck of dust from the dangers of his world. I would use this in kindergarten through second...
Horton Hears A Who!: Yellow Back Book (Dr Seuss - Yellow Back Book) - Dr. Seuss
"Green Eggs and Ham" is a funny story about Sam-I-Am trying to convince his friend to try green eggs and ham. I would use this in first or second grade as a mentor text for pe...
Green Eggs and Ham - Dr. Seuss
"Stuart Little" is about a mouse named Stuart born to a family of humans. This story follows Stuart as he goes on an adventure to save his new friend named Margolo. I would us...
Stuart Little - E.B. White, Garth Williams
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"Charlotte's Web" is one of my favorite children's books. It is about a young girl who saves a pig from being killed because it is a runt. She raises the pig and has to send i...
Charlotte's Web - E.B. White, Garth Williams, Rosemary Wells
"The Tiny Seed" is a fun and informative story that follows a tiny seed as it grows into a flower. I would use this in kindergarten through second grade to introduce and talk ...
The Tiny Seed - Eric Carle
The Very Hungry Caterpillar" is a fun story that follows a caterpillar as he grows from an egg into a butterfly. I would use this in kindergarten through second grade to intro...
The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Eric Carle
The Very Hungry Caterpillar" is a fun story that follows a caterpillar as he grows from an egg into a butterfly. I would use this in kindergarten through second grade to intro...
The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Eric Carle