READING

MAIN IDEA

The Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown

Animal Sight by Kirsten Hall

Animal Hearing by Kirsten Hall

The Wedding by Angela Johnson

Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes


PREDICTING OUTCOMES

First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg

Last Day Blues by Julie Danneberg

Tackylocks and the Three Bears by Helen Lester

The Magic Hat by Mem Fox

No Roses for HARRY! by Gene Zion


SUMMARIZING

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett and Ronald Barrett

Arthur Goes to Camp by Marc Brown

Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman

The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle

Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina


CAUSE AND EFFECT

Are You a Grasshopper? by Judy Allen

The Real Reason for the Seasons by Gail Gibbons

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff

Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin

50 Below Zero by Robert Munsch


COMPARE AND CONTRAST

The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka

Cinder Edna by Ellen Jackson

Long Ago and Today by Rozanne Lanczak

Stellaluna by Janell Cannon

Polar Bears and Penguins: A Compare and Contrast Book by Katharine Hall


PREFIXES AND SUFFIXES

Things That Are Most in the World by Judi Barrett

Verdi by Janell Cannon

Biggest, Strongest, Fastest by Steve Jenkins

If You Were a Prefix (Word Fun) by Marcie Aboff

If You Were a Suffix (Word Fun) by Marcie Aboff


HOMONYMS

Which Witch is Which? by Judi Barrett

Eight Ate by Marvin Terban

Dear Deer: A Book of Homophones by Gene Barretta

Zoola Palooza: A Book of Homographs by Gene Barretta

Why the Banana Split by Rick Walton


SYNONYMS/ANTONYMS

The Boy Who Cried Fabulous by Leslea Newman

Big, Bigger, Biggest by Nancy Coffelt

If You Were a Synonym by Michael Dahl

If You Were an Antonym by Nancy Loewen

Black? White! Day? Night! by Laura Vaccaro Seeger


BIOGRAPHIES

Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai by Claire A. Nivola

For the Birds: The Life of Roger Tory Peterson by Peggy Thomas and Laura Jacques

Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade by Melissa Sweet

Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman by Alan Schroeder and Jerry Pinkney

The Day-Glo Brothers: The True Story of Bob and Joe Switzer’s Brights Ideas and Brand-New Colors by Chris Barton and Tony Persiani


MATH

ADDITION

The Mission of Addition by Brian Cleary

Mall Mania by Stuart Murphy

One Hundred Hungry Ants by Elinor J. Pinczes

Ten Apples Up on Top! by Dr. Seuss

Mission: Addition by Loreen Leedy

12 Ways to Get to 11 by Eve Merriam

My Little Sister Ate One Hare by Bill Grossman


SUBTRACTION

Subtraction Action by Loreen Leedy

How Many Blue Birds Flew Away? by Paul Giganti

The Action of Subtraction by Brian Cleary

If You Were a Minus Sign by Trisha Shaskin

Ten Sly Piranhas by William Wise

 The Hershey’s Kiss Subtraction Book by Jerry Pallotta

Alexander, Who Use to Be Rich Last Sunday by Judith Viorst


PLACE VALUE

Penguin Place Value by Kathleen Stone

The King’s Commissioners by Aileen Friedman

A Place for Zero: A Math Adventure by Angeline Sparagna LoPresti

Zero is the Leaves On the Tree by Betsy Franco

Sir Cumference and All the King’s Tens by Cindy Neuschwander

A Million Dots by Andrew Clements

How Much is a Million? by David Schwartz


MEASUREMENT

Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Weights and Measures by Jerry Pallotta

Me and the Measure of Things by Joan Sweeney

How Big is a Foot? by Rolf Mylier

Keep Your Distance! by Jerry Smath

Counting on Frank by Rod Clement

Spaghetti and Meatballs for All! by Marilyn Burns

Millions to Measure by David M. Schwartz


TELLING TIME

It’s About Time! by Stuart Murphy

A Second is a Hiccup by Hazel Hutchins

A Second, A Minute, a Week with Days in It: A Book about Time by Brian Cleary

Game Time! by Stuart Murphy

Rodeo Time by Stuart Murphy

What Time Is It, Mr. Crocodile? by Judy Sierra

Clocks and More Clocks by Pat Hutchins


MONEY

The Big Buck Adventure by Shelley Gill

The COIN Counting Book by Rozanne Lanczak Williams

A Dollar, a Penny, How Much, How Many? by Brian Cleary

Deena’s Lucky Penny by Barbara Derubertis

Rock, Brock, and the Savings Shock by Sheila Bair

If You Made a Million by David M. Schwartz

Money Madness by David Adler


GEOMETRY

Grandfather Tang’s Story by Ann Tompert

The Fly on the Ceiling by Julie Glass

Shape Up! by David Adler

Mummy Math: An Adventure in Geometry by Cindy Neuschwander

A Cloak For The Dreamer by Aileen Friedman

Sir Cumference and the Sword in the Cone by Cindy Neuschwander

The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns


FRACTIONS

Eating Fractions by Bruce Mcmillan

Working with Fractions by David Adler

Give Me Half! by Stuart J. Murphy

The Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Fraction Book by Jerry Pallotta

Fraction Action by Loreen Leedy

Pizza Counting by Christina Dobson

Apple Fractions by Jerry Pallotta


MULTIPLICATION

The Best of Times by Greg Tang

Amanda Bean’s Amazing Dream by Cindy Neuschwander

2 x 2 = BOO! by Loreen Leedy

Breakfast at Danny’s Diner: A Book about Multiplication by Judith Stamper

Times Tables the Fun Way! by Judy Liautaud and Dave Rodriguez 

Memorize in Minutes: The Times Tables by Alan B. Walker 

7 x 9 = Trouble! by Claudia Mills


DIVISION

Divide and Ride by Stuart J. Murphy

The Great Divide by Dayle Ann Dodds

How Many Ways Can You Cut a Pie? by James Belk Moncure

Bean Thirteen by Matthew McElligott

Everybody Wins! by Sheila Bruce

The Multiplying Menace DIVIDES by Pam Calvert

Cheetah Math: Learning About Division from Baby Cheetahs by Ann Whitehead Nagda