Thursday, November 9, 2017

Scott, Foresman Invitations to Personal Reading Program

Realistic Stories
Beanie by Ruth and Latrobe Carroll
Blaze Finds the Trail by C.W. Anderson
Eddie and Gardenia by Carolyn Haywood
Nappy Has a New Friend by Inez Hogan
Pierre Pidgeon by Lee Kingman

Biography and Historical Fiction
Clara Barton: Soldier of Mercy by Mary C. Rose
Daniel Boone, Boy Hunter by Augusta Stevenson
The First Year by Enid Meadowcroft
Martin and Abraham Lincoln by Catherine C. Coblentz
Susannah, the Pioneer Cow by Miriam Mason

Fun and Fancy
Favorite Fairy Tales Told in France retold by Virginia Haviland
How Big Is a Foot? By Rolf Myller
How Space Rockets Began by Le Grand
The Man, the Boy and the Donkey retold by Katherine Evans
The Traveling Musicians by Grimm Brothers

Books Too Good to Miss
Famous Paintings by Alice Chase
The Golden Touch by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Looking-for-Something by Ann Nolan Clark
Nibble, Nibble (poems) by Margaret Wise Brown
Wee Gillis by Munro Leaf

Books to Enrich the Content Fields
Discovering Dinosaurs by Glenn Blough
The Hole in the Tree by Jean George
Little Sioux Girl by Lois Lenski
True Book of Space by Illa Podendorf
Your Body and You by Alice Hinshaw


Realistic Stories
Hello--Goodbye by Sue Fett
Mississippi Possum by Miska Miles
Pepito’s Story by Eugene Fern
The Smallest Boy in the Class by Jerrold Beim
This for That by Ann Nolan Clark

Animals--True and Imaginary
Dandelion by Don Freeman
Flip by Wesley Dennis
The Little White Hen by Anita Hewett
Miss Harriet Hippopotamus and the Most Wonderful by Nancy Moore
The Puppy Who Wanted to Be a Boy by Jane Thayer

Fun and Fancy
The Dog Who Came to Dinner by Sydney Taylor
Leopold, the See-Through Crumbpicker by James Flora
Nail Soup, retold by Harve Zemach
The Picnic Bear by Ruth and Latrobe Carroll
The Runaway Giant by Adelaide Holl

Books to Enrich the Content Fields
Icebergs by Roma Gans
Little Elk Hunts Buffalo by Jessie Brewer McGaw
The True Book of Spiders by Illa Podendorf
Up the Big Mountain by Dorothy Koch
When Winter Comes by Charles Fox

Books Too Good to Miss
The Blind Men and the Elephant by John Godfrey Saxe
Down, Down the Mountain by Ellis Credle
Otto at Sea by William Pene du Bois
The Story About Ping by Marjorie Flack
Up the Windy Hill by Aileen Fisher


Books to Read Aloud
The Big Golden Book of Poetry edited by Jane Werner
Finders Keepers by Will and Nicolas
Little Frightened Tiger by Golden MacDonald
The Man Who Didn’t Wash His Dishes by Phyllis Krasilovsky
The Old Woman and Her Pig illustrated by Paul Galdone
Rosa-Too-Little by Sue Felt
Six Foolish Fisherman retold by Benjamin Elkin
The Three Billy Goats Gruff by P.C. Asbjornsen and J.E. Moe
Umbrella by Taro Yashima
Where Does the Butterfly Go When It Rains by May Garelick

Books to Enrich the Content Fields
The Real Book of Fire Engines illustrated by George Zaffo
The Listening Walk by Paul Showers
One Snail and Me by Emilie McLeod
The Sky Was Blue by Charlotte Zolotow
What Is a Turtle by Gene Darby

Books for Independent Reading
Belling the Cat and Other Stories retold by Leland Jacobs
Big Talk by Miriam Schlein
Cowboy Small by Lois Lenski
Gertie the Duck by Nicholas Georgiady and Louis Romano
Indian Two Feet and His Horse by Margaret Friskey
Josie and the Snow by Helen Buckley
Karen’s Opposites by A. and M. Provensen
Millions and Millions and Millions! by Louis Slobodkin
Nothing but Cats, Cats, Cats by Grace Skaar
Robins and Rabbits by John Hawkinson


Realistic Stories
Betsy’s Little Star by Carolyn Haywood
Emmett’s Pig by Mary Stolz
Mop Top by Don Freeman
Nobody Listens to Andrew by Elizabeth Guilfoile
A Pair of Red Clogs by Masako Matsuno

Animals--True and Imaginary
Baby Elephant’s Trunk by Sesyle Joplin
Little Black Puppy by Charlotte Zolotow
The No-Bark Dog by Stan Williamson
Seven Diving Ducks by Margaret Friskey
The Unhappy Hippopotamus by TK

Fun and Fancy
Four Fur Feet by Margaret Wise Brown
Georgie to the Rescue by Robert Bright
The Mitten retold by Alvin Tresselt
No Fighting, No Biting! by Elsie Minarik
The Three Wishes retold by Joseph Jacobs

Books to Enrich the Content Fields
The Big Book of Real Building and Wrecking Machines by George Zaffo
Columbus by Ingri and Edgar d’Aulaire
Space Alphabet by Irene Zacks
What Is a Frog by Gene Darby
What’s Inside? by May Garelick

Books to Good to Miss
Away We Go! Compiled by Catherine McEwen
Hide and Seek Fog by Alvin Tresselt
I Wish, I Wish by Lisl Weil
Inch by Inch by Leo Lionni
Otto in Africa by William Pene du Bois


Adventures in Many Lands
Henry Reed’s Journey by Keith Robertson
The Minnow Leads to Treasure by A. Philippa Pearce
The Singing Cave by Ellis Dillon
“What Then, Raman?” by Shirley Aroroa

Science and Nature
The Giant Golden Book of Biology by Gerald Ames and Rose Wyler
Jets and Rockets and How They Work by William P. Gottlieb
The Peaceful Atom by Bernice Kohn
Sea Pup Again by Archie Binns
Stormy by James Kjelgaard

Biography and Historical Fiction
Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt
America’s Ethan Allen by Stewart Holbrook
From the Eagle’s Wing by Hildegarde Swift
Trace Through the Forest by Barbara Robinson
Tree in the Trail by Holling C. Holling

Legends, Myths, and Other Tales
The Golden Treasury of Myths and Legends adapted by Anne T. White
Ride with the Sun edited by Harold Courlander

Science Fiction and Fantasy
Bob Fulton’s Amazing Soda-Pop Stretcher by Jerome Beatty, Jr.
The City Under the Back Steps by Evelyn S. Lampman
Danny Dunn, Time Traveler by Jay Williams and Raymond Abrashkin

Books Too Good to Miss
Mr. Twigg’s Mistake by Robert Lawson
North to Freedom by Anne Holm
The Story of Design by Marion Downer
The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pene du Bois

The Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred Lord Tennyson
The Moment of Wonder edited by Richard Lewis

Friday, October 20, 2017


The Story of the Three Bears illustrated by William Stobbs (1964)

The Crock of Gold (being 'The Peddlar of Swaffham') by Joseph Jacobs, illustrated by William Stobbs (1971)

The Little White Hen retold by Anita Hewett, illustrated by William Stobbs (1962)

The Golden Goose illustrated by William Stobbs (1966)