Bibliography of Children's Literature. Compiled by Rachel Willcox



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Title

Wiggling Worms at Work




Topic

Author, Illustrator, Etc.

Type

Publication Information

Age/Grade Appropriate

Culture

Setting

The life of worms

Wendy Pfeffer

Illustrated by Steve Jenkins



Informational

Harper Collins

2004


2nd-5th grade

Animal

USA




Media Byte

Worms living in the ground have a lifestyle for every season.

Use to…

Teach about worms eating and growing processes each season.




Title

Why Should I Save Energy?




Topic

Author, Illustrator, Etc.

Type

Publication Information

Age/Grade Appropriate

Culture

Setting

Power-outage becomes a lesson.

Jen Green

Illustrated by Mike Gordon



Informational

Barron’s Educational Series

2005


2nd-5th grade

Middle class American

USA home and school




Media Byte

When a girls house losses power, her friend teaches her about the importance of energy and different ways to help save it.

Use to…

Teach the importance of saving energy and tells how to do it and home and in the community.




Title

The Three Rs: reuse, reduce, recycle




Topic

Author, Illustrator, Etc.

Type

Publication Information

Age/Grade Appropriate

Culture

Setting

How to recycle

Nuria Roca

Illustrated by Rose M. Curto



Informational

Barron’s Books

2007


2nd -5th grade

American middle class

USA




Media Byte

Descriptions of what to recycle and how to along with activities for students.

Use to…

Teach how to follow the three R’s at home and at school.




Title

What can you do with a Paleta?




Topic

Author, Illustrator, Etc.

Type

Publication Information

Age/Grade Appropriate

Culture

Setting

Girl describes paletas and her neighborhood

Carmen Tafolla

Illustrated by Amy Moralas



Cultural Picture book

Realistic Fiction



Tricycle Press

2009


K-2nd grade

Mexican

Mexican neighborhood




Media Byte

A girl loves wondering her Mexico neighborhood and having paletas in the summer.

Use to…

Teach about other cultures and heritages. It also helps dual language learners. Read as an e-book.




Title

Becoming Naomi Leon




Topic

Author, Illustrator, Etc.

Type

Publication Information

Age/Grade Appropriate

Culture

Setting

Girl finds her family and herself

Pam Munoz Ryan

Novel

Cultural



Scholastic Press

2005


3rd-5th

Lower class Mexican American

USA, Mexico




Media Byte

Naomi lives with her grandmother but discovers answers of her family which helps her discover herself.

Use to…

Teach about being independent, cultures; different lifestyles.




Title

A Little Old Man




Topic

Author, Illustrator, Etc.

Type

Publication Information

Age/Grade Appropriate

Culture

Setting

Man lives on island alone

Natalie Norton

Illustrated by Will Huntington



Counting

Rand McNally & Company

1959


K-1st

White Male

Island




Media Byte

A man lives alone on an island and one day a storm brings a boat ashore, the man moves into the boat and finds cats to live with.

Use to…

Have students practice counting.




Title

Arthur’s Funny Money




Topic

Author, Illustrator, Etc.

Type

Publication Information

Age/Grade Appropriate

Culture

Setting

Arthur raises money

Lillian Hoban

Counting

Harper Trophy

1981


1st-3rd

Animal

Home of the animals




Media Byte

Arthur wants to buy a t-shirt and cap, so he has to raise and count his money.

Use to…

Have students practice counting.




Title

Sitti’s Secrets




Topic

Author, Illustrator, Etc.

Type

Publication Information

Age/Grade Appropriate

Culture

Setting

Girl visits grandma

Naomi Shihab Nye

Illustrated by Nancy Carpenter



Cultural Picture book

Aladdin Paperbacks

1997


K-3rd


Middle Class American and middle eastern

USA, Middle East village




Media Byte

A girl goes to visit her grandmother on the other side of the world and learns about the culture.

Use to…

Teach students about different cultures.




Title

Don’t Tell the Whole World!




Topic

Author, Illustrator, Etc.

Type

Publication Information

Age/Grade Appropriate

Culture

Setting

Emma can’t keep a secret

Joanna Cole

Illustrated by Kate Duke



Realistic Fiction

Harper Trophy

1990


K-2nd

Rural

USA farm




Media Byte

A man finds money on his land, but has to make sure his wife doesn’t tell the secret to the landlord.

Use to…

Be a humorous story for students.




Title

Days With Frog and Toad - Tomorrow




Topic

Author, Illustrator, Etc.

Type

Publication Information

Age/Grade Appropriate

Culture

Setting

Short stories

Arnold Lobel

Fantasy

Harper & Row

1979


K-1st

Animal

USA home




Media Byte

Toad did not want to do any work until tomorrow, but decided that if he did it today he would not have to do anything tomorrow.

Use to…

Teach students how to prioritize.




Title

My Life As A Rhombus




Topic

Author, Illustrator, Etc.

Type

Publication Information

Age/Grade Appropriate

Culture

Setting

Girls bond because of pregnancy

Varian Johnson

Novel

Flux

2008


10th-12th

African American

USA




Media Byte

Rhonda tutors a peer in math and learns that the girl is pregnant, which Rhonda had been too.

Use to…

Teach students about challenges others face that are unseen. Also provide comfort to those who do face the same problems.




Title

Sand Sister




Topic

Author, Illustrator, Etc.

Type

Publication Information

Age/Grade Appropriate

Culture

Setting

Girl makes sister in sand at beach

Amanda White

Illustrated by Yuyi Morales



Cultural

Barefoot Books

2004


K-2nd

Mexican

Beach, Mexico




Media Byte

At the beach, Paloma makes a sister out of the sand, she loves have a sibling and later learns that her mom is having a baby.

Use to…

Comfort and prepare children who are going to become students.




Title

Sunflowers




Topic

Author, Illustrator, Etc.

Type

Publication Information

Age/Grade Appropriate

Culture

Setting

Girl gardens with her grandpa

Gwendolyn Zepeda

Illustrated by Alisha Anne Guadalupe Gambino



Cultural

Informational



Pinata Books

2009


K-4th

Mexican

Urban, school, garden, Mexico




Media Byte

A girl gardens with her grandpa and takes the sunflower seeds around the neighborhood to plant in everyone’s yard.

Use to…

Teach about plant lifecycle.




Title

The Giant Child




Topic

Author, Illustrator, Etc.

Type

Publication Information

Age/Grade Appropriate

Culture

Setting

Boy goes out to find his parents.

J.L. Garcia Sanchez

Illustrated by Carme Sole



Picture Storybook

Methuen 1978

K-2nd

USA, giant

Village, USA




Media Byte

When looking for his parents, a boy works in a village to be able to eat and get shelter. He is overworked so other children help him work.

Use to…

Teach about being helpful to others.




Title

The Happy Lion




Topic

Author, Illustrator, Etc.

Type

Publication Information

Age/Grade Appropriate

Culture

Setting

Lion walks around town

Louise Fatio

Illustrated by Roger Duvoisin



Picture Storybook

Alfred A. Knopf

1954


K-3rd

French

France village




Media Byte

Lion escapes his cage and walks around the village to say “hi” to the people who usually walk by him and say “hi.” The people are afraid, so the lion decides to stay in his cage from now on.

Use to…

Share a story about loyal and good friends. Teach about morals and norms.




Title

Franklin Plays the Game




Topic

Author, Illustrator, Etc.

Type

Publication Information

Age/Grade Appropriate

Culture

Setting

Franklin practices soccer

Paulette Bourgeois

Illustrated by Brenda Clark



Informational

Scholastic

1995


1st-4th

Animal

USA, soccer game




Media Byte

Franklin, a turtle, loves soccer and has to practice playing because he starts off having trouble.

Use to…

Teach students about perseverance and a little about soccer.




Title

This Is Not My Hat Caldecott Book Award




Topic

Author, Illustrator, Etc.

Type

Publication Information

Age/Grade Appropriate

Culture

Setting

Fish steals a hat

Jon Klassen

Picture Storybook

Candlewick Book

2012


K-2nd

Animal

Ocean




Media Byte

A little fish steals a hat and the owner is trying to find him.

Use to…

Teach students about stealing.




Title

I Want My Hat Back




Topic

Author, Illustrator, Etc.

Type

Publication Information

Age/Grade Appropriate

Culture

Setting

Bear loses his hat

Jon Klassen

Picture Storybook

Candlewick Books

2011


K-2nd

Animal

Outside wildlife




Media Byte

A bear goes around asking people if they have seen his hat and even asks the animal who is wearing his hat.

Use to…

Teach students about stealing.




Title

An Extraordinary Egg




Topic

Author, Illustrator, Etc.

Type

Publication Information

Age/Grade Appropriate

Culture

Setting

Frog finds an egg.

Leo Lionni

Picture Storybook

Dragonfly Books

1998


PreK-1st

Animal

Pebble Island




Media Byte

A frog goes out to find pebbles, but one day finds an egg. The egg hatches and the creature becomes the friend to the frog.

Use to…

Teach about friendships.




Title

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day




Topic

Author, Illustrator, Etc.

Type

Publication Information

Age/Grade Appropriate

Culture

Setting

Alexander has a bad day.

Judith Viorst

Illustrated by Ray Cruz



Picture Storybook

Atheneum Books

1972


K-2nd

USA, white family

USA




Media Byte

Alexander’s day gets off to a bad start with gum in his hair, and the day just gets worse and worse.

Use to…

Teach students that some days aren’t always the best, but find the good parts.
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