Thursday, December 29, 2016

Great Classroom Reads

Is there anything better than diving into a great book with your students?  I am listing some books that have been recommended by other teachers as well as myself.  Teachers will refer to some of these books as core novels/texts. You might use the books for students to read independently or as instructional texts. 

Picture Books
  • The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
  • Sam and Dave Dig a Hole
  • The Adventures of Beekle
  • Mother Goose Bruce
  • I am a Story
  • A Child of Books
  • What to do With an Idea
  • What to do With a Problem
  • Finding Winnie
  • How to Train a Train
  • Aberdeen
  • Choose Your Days
  • The Giving Tree
  • Rosie Revere, Engineer
  • Iggy Peck, Architect
  • Ada Twist, Scientist
  • The Invisible Boy
  • The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles
  • The Dark
  • The Not So Quiet Library
Grades 3-4
  • Gooney Bird Greene (3rd) series
  • The Hundred Dresses (3rd)
  • Riding Freedom (3rd)
  • Frank Einstein and the Anti-Matter Motor (3rd)
  • My Father's Dragon (3rd)
  • The Year of Billy Miller (3rd)
  • Because of Winn Dixie (3rd)
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox (3rd)
  • Ruby Lu Empress of Everything (3rd)
  • Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things (3rd/4th)
  • The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane (4th)
  • Mr. Popper's Penguins (4th)
  • The One and Only Ivan (4th)
  • Al Capone Does my Shirts (4th)
  • Rules (4th)
  • Turtle in Paradise (4th)
  • The Ballad of Lucy Whipple (4th)
  • Fish in a Tree (4th)
  • El Deafo (4th)
  • Bridge to Terabithia (4/5th)
  • By the Great Horn Spoon (4/5th)


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