(Ebk- refers to EBook with
Follet), (oop- refers to out of
printbook), (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.


Big Bad Wolves at School
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E KRE
Rufus, a young wolf, has a hard time fitting in at the Big Bad Wolf Academy where he has been sent to learn to huff and puff until the day he uses his true talent.
http://www.helpreaderslovereading.com/2008/06/big-bad-wolves-at-school-by-stephen.html
http://www.spokenartsmedia.com/StudyGuides/Big%20Bad%20Wolves.pdf
How I Spent My Summer Vacation
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E TEA
A funny twist on the annual "how I spent my summer vacation" school-essay ritual when a young student tells of his adventures in the Wild West.
http://www.theteacherscorner.net/collaboration-projects/summer-vacation/activities.php
You Tube
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MS1nDeSk6Q&feature=related
Meet the Barkers
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E DEP
Bossy Moffie and her quiet twin brother Morgie both enjoy starting school, especially getting gold stars and making new friends.
Marley Goes to School
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E GRO
Marley the rambunctious dog sniffs his way to Cassie's school and spreads chaos as he searches for her.
Amelia Bedilia's First Day of School
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E PAR
A literal-minded first-grader's first day of school is filled with confusing adventures, much to her delight.
Audio Book Trailer:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKWxFMPt3XY
http://www.uniqueteachingresources.com/Amelia-Bedelia-First-Day-of-School-Lesson-Plans.html
http://files.harpercollins.com/PDF/ActivitiesGuides/0061544566.pdf
All Alone
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E HEN
The narrator explains why it is sometimes nice to be alone.
http://www.kevinhenkes.com/?post_type=book&p=111
http://www.education.wisc.edu/ccbc/authors/henkes/main.asp
Elizabeth's School
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E STU
Although she enjoys her first day at school, Elizabeti misses her family and wonders if it wouldn't be better to stay home.
http://www.leeandlow.com/images/pdfs/elizabeti.pdf
http://multiculturallit.wordpress.com/inquiry-project/elizabetis-school/
Officer Buckle and Gloria
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E RAT
The children at Napville Elementary School always ignore Officer Buckle's safety tips, until a police dog named Gloria accompanies him when he gives his safety speeches.
http://literature.pppst.com/PQR/peggy-rathman.html
http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/safety-tips-with-officer-1019.html
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plan/officer-buckle-and-gloria-extension-activities
You Tube Video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmViPSWwbPY
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xm889jEh4H4
Goldie Socks and the Three Libearians
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E HOP
Goldie Socks And The Three Libearians is the picturebook story of a little girl who enters the home of a book loving family.
http://www.jackiemimshopkins.com/pages/Book_Pages/Goldie_Socks_book.html
SMARTboard Venn Diagram

Book! Book! Book!
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E BRU
When the children go back to school, the animals on the farm are bored, so they go into the library in town trying to find something to do.
http://www.deborahbruss.com/Deborah_Bruss/Book!_Book!_Activities.html
http://www.deborahbruss.com/Deborah_Bruss/Book!_Book!_Book!.html
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/contributor/deborah-bruss
http://courseweb.hopkinsschools.org/mod/page/view.php?id=76972
A House For Hermit Crab
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E CAR
A hermit crab who has outgrown his old shell moves into a new one, which he decorates and enhances with the various sea creatures he meets in his travels.
http://www.homeschoolshare.com/a_house_for_hermit_crab.php
http://www.eric-carle.com/bb-crab.html
http://teacher.scholastic.com/lessonrepro/reproducibles/profbooks/houseforhermitcrab.pdf
Claymation Video ( Words are hard to read but the claymation is worth watching!)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8JjJs2Pg5g&feature=related
The Louds Move In
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E CRI
When the Loud family moves into the neighborhood alongside Mr. Pitterpatter, Miss Shushermush, and Miss Meekerton, things begin to change.
Nothing Happens on 90th Street
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E SCH
When Eva sits on her stoop trying to complete a school assignment by writing about what happens in her neighborhood, she gets a great deal of advice and action.
https://we-are-reading.wikispaces.com/Nothing+Ever+Happens+on+90th+Street
http://writingfix.com/Picture_Book_Prompts/90thStreet1.htm
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plan/nothing-ever-happens-90th-street-lesson-plan
The Little Red Pen
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E CRU
When a little red pen accidentally falls into the waste basket while trying to correct papers all by herself, the other classroom supplies must cooperate to rescue her.
http://ebookbrowse.com/the-little-red-pen-pdf-d350206060
You Tube Video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlVSwfglD6g
Polka Dot Penguin Pottery
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E LOO
A visit to a pottery shop and the encouragement of family and friends not only provide Aspen the opportunity to paint something beautiful, they also help her get past her writer's block.
How Rocket Learned to Read
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E HIL
A little yellow bird teaches Rocket the dog how to read by first introducing him to the "wondrous, mighty, gorgeous alphabet."
App
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/how-rocket-learned-to-read/id410674362?mt=8
Miss Smith's Incredible Storybook
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E GAR
When the new teacher, Miss Smith, reads to her class, Zack and his classmates are amazed to find that the storybook characters come to life.
https://www.roundrockisd.org/docs/miss_smith.pdf
http://www.spokenartsmedia.com/StudyGuides/Incredible%20Storybook.pdf
Extension Activity: Miss Smith and the Incredible Storybook & Sign Language
http://issuu.com/ilservresctr/docs/misssmithfull
Petunia
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E DuV
Petunia, the goose, learns that possessing knowledge involves more than just carrying a book around under her wing.
Library Dragon
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E DEE
A real dragon becomes the new librarian at an elementary school.
Reader's Theatre Script:

You Tube Video of Reader's Theatre:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RzRh8eZJaE
Any short story by Patrica Polacco

Amelia Bedelia for Mayor
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E PAR

A series of misunderstandings leads the literal-minded Amelia Bedelia to run for mayor.
La Rue for Mayor
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E TEA

When the mayor decides to crack down on the stray dogs in his town, Ike the dog decides to jump into the mayoral race in the hopes of getting his bark heard loud and clear!
http://100scopenotes.com/2008/04/23/book-review-larue-for-mayor/
http://www.parents-choice.org/product.cfm?product_id=24755&award=xx

Duck for President
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E CRO
When Duck gets tired of working for Farmer Brown, his political ambition eventually leads to his being elected President.
Birthday Presents
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E RYL
"In this joyous celebration of family love, a little girl is told about each of her birthdays from... her birth until she is six... Family history and memories combine in this book that's a work of love, a true present — and one that should cause children to clamor for stories of their past birthdays".
Diary of a Worm
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E CRO
A young worm discovers, day by day, that there are some very good and some not so good things about being a worm in this great big world.
You Tube Video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vd-ea940kVU&feature=related
School Tube Book Trailer:
http://www.schooltube.com/video/dfa38750061f2570a9be/
Vimeo Video:
http://vimeo.com/17563063
We Share Everything
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E MUN
On the first day of school, after their kindergarten teacher scolds them for not sharing, a boy and girl share their clothes and shoes.( Available in Spanish at Permabound & Follett) (Available at Barnes & Nobles)
See Robert Munsch Wiki
https://misdrobertmunsch.wikispaces.com/home
Andrew's Loose Tooth
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E MUN

Andrew's tooth is loose and no one can help him remove it, not even the Tooth Fairy.( OOP) (Available at Barnes & Noble)
See Robert Munsch Wiki
https://misdrobertmunsch.wikispaces.com/home
Stephanie's Ponytail
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E MUN
The logical position for a ponytail on Stephanie's head becomes a riotous adventure.
Alligator Baby
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E MUN
A little girl takes matters into her own hands after her brother is accidentally born in a zoo and her parents repeatedly bring home the wrong baby. ( Available at Barnes & Noble)
See Robert Munsch Wiki
https://misdrobertmunsch.wikispaces.com/home
Something Good
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E MUN
A young girl makes her trip to the grocery store with her father a trip he'll remember.
Aaron's Hair
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E MUN

When Aaron hurts his hair's feelings by saying he hates it, his hair runs away and jumps onto other people and into trouble.
See Robert Munsch Wiki
https://misdrobertmunsch.wikispaces.com/home
Mr. Putter and Tabby Pour the Tea
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E RYL
Mr. Putter is lonely and wants someone to share his stories.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
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E BAR

The tiny town of Chewandswallow enjoys being served breakfast, lunch and dinner from its benevolent skies, until the weather suddenly changes.
http://edhelper.com/books/Cloudy_With_a_Chance_of_Meatballs.htm
http://teachers.net/lessons/posts/1467.html
Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge
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E FOX
A small boy tries to discover the meaning of "memory" so he can restore that of an elderly friend.
http://www.memfox.com/wilfrid-gordon-mcdonald-partridge.html
http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/byrnes-literature/PALAZZ~1.HTM
You Tube Video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usnOEnTXabw