3rd Quarter Literature

(Ebk- refers to EBook with
Follet -TW or PB),
(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.
The Lion and the Mouse
lion and the mouse
398.2 PIN
In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable, an adventuresome mouse proves that even small creatures are capable of great deeds when he rescues the King of the Jungle.

(This version is wordless, but many others include words.)
Texas Treasures Anthology pg 14-16
http://youtu.be/rGCvtuPqXvQ
http://www.longlongtimeago.com/llta_fables_lionmouse.html
I Wish I Were a Butterfly
I wish i were a butterfly
E HOW
A wise spider helps a despondent cricket realize that he is special in his own way.

Texas Treasure Anthology pg 22

http://youtu.be/2CCt01AQbgA
http://www.scholastic.com/browse/lessonplan.jsp?id=%20%20937
The Great Kapok Tree
great kapok
E CHE
The many different animals that live in a great kapok tree in the Brazilian rainforest try to convince a man with an ax of the importance of not cutting down their home.
Fables
fables
FIC LOB
Twenty original fables about an array of animal characters from a crocodile to an ostrich.

**http://www.umass.edu/aesop/fables.php**
**www.youtube.com** – search Aesop’s Fables
**http://app.discoveryeducation.com/search** search for Aesop’s Fables
Tacky the Penguin
(ebk from TW)
tacky
E LES
Tacky the penguin does not fit in with his sleek and graceful companions, but his odd behavior comes in handy when hunters come with maps and traps.

Interactive apps also available at:
http://icafe.wikispaces.com/Penguins
http://penguinpalooza.wikispaces.com
Three Cheers for Tacky
(ebk from TW)
Three cheers for tacky
E LES
Tacky the Penguin competes in an iceberg-wide cheering contest.

Interactive apps also available at:
http://icafe.wikispaces.com/Penguins
http://penguinpalooza.wikispaces.com
Tacky in Trouble
(ebk from TW)
tacky in trouble
E LES
Tacky the exuberant penguin accidentally goes sailboarding and winds up on a tropical island, where he meets an elephant who demands proof of Tacky's identity.

Interactive apps also available at:
http://icafe.wikispaces.com/Penguins
http://penguinpalooza.wikispaces.com
My Penguin Osbert
my penguin osbert
E KIM
When a boy finally gets exactly what he wants from Santa, he learns that owning a real penguin may not have been a good idea after all.

http://penguinpalooza.wikispaces.com
My Penguin Osbert in Love
osbert in love
E KIM
When a boy finally gets exactly what he wants from Santa, he learns that owning a real penguin may not have been a good idea after all.

http://penguinpalooza.wikispaces.com
Pierre the Penguin
Pierre
598.47 MAR
Rhyming text and colorful illustrations describe the efforts of aquatic biologist Pam to help Pierre, an African penguin living at the California Academy of Sciences, when he begins to go bald.

http://penguinpalooza.wikispaces.com
Nutik the Wolf Pup
Nutik
E GEO
When his older sister Julie brings home two small wolf pups, Amaroq takes care of the one called Nutik and grows to love it, even though Julie tells him it cannot stay.
It's Raining Pigs and Noodles
It's Raining Pigs
811 PRE
A collection of humorous poems such as "The Dancing Hippopotami," "You Can't Make Me Eat That," "My Father's Name is Sasquatch," and "Dear Wumbledeedumble." Hiccups

www.jackprelutsky.com
http://www.readingrockets.org/books/interviews/prelutsky/transcript/

http://books.google.com/books?id=Xo8QK7wFP1wC&pg=PA34&lpg=PA34&dq=hiccups+by+jack+prelutsky&source=bl&ots=oP3oEUixqv&sig=FxvH_KJjNDfhNFeML9HXxYbqiGc&hl=en&sa=X&ei=KdnlUJOdOcSi2QWawIDwDw&ved=0CEkQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=hiccups%20by%20jack%20prelutsky&f=false
A Pizza the Size of the Sun
pizza the size of the sun
811 PRE
Delightful, irreverent and funny poems for kids of all ages.

www.jackprelutsky.com
http://www.readingrockets.org/books/interviews/prelutsky/transcript/
Maybelle in the Soup
maybelle in the soup
FIC SPE
When Mr. and Mrs. Peabody invite a guest to dinner, Maybelle the cockroach, who lives under their refrigerator, ignores the warnings of Henry the flea to be sensible and ends up "splashing" into a big adventure.

http://maybellethecockroach.wikispaces.com/home

http://birdsonawire.wikispaces.com/
Maybelle Goes to Tea
Maybelle goes to tea
FIC SPE
Maybelle the cockroach follows the advice of her new fly friend Maurice and tumbles into a terrifying but tasty adventure during Mrs. Peabody's Ladies' Spring Tea.

http://maybellethecockroach.wikispaces.com/home

http://birdsonawire.wikispaces.com/
Maybelle and the Haunted Cupcake
maybelle and the haunted cupcake
FIC SPE
Maybelle the cockroach is tired of all the rules she must follow to safely get food from Mr. and Mrs. Peabody's kitchen, but when Bernice, an ant with a head cold, insists on helping out, the situation only gets worse.

http://maybellethecockroach.wikispaces.com/home

http://birdsonawire.wikispaces.com/
Ratzo (oop)
ratzo
FIC CRI
After discovering a shed full of abandoned greyhounds, 13-year-old Josh becomes attached to a blue-eyed canine named Ratzo. Josh dreams of turning his rescued greyhound into a champion, but witnesses the cruelty of dog racing, and realizes that Ratzo's companionship is prize enough.
Fox Trap
Fox in a Trap
FIC THO
Daniel looks forward to helping his Uncle Peter set traps for the foxes that have been plaguing the family farm, until the discovery of a severed fox paw makes him question what they are doing.