Unit Change History

Moving Beyond the Page is a literature-based curriculum. When books go out of print, these books are replaced in our curriculum. This page outlines these changes in our curriculum. If you have specific questions about these books or the curriculum, please don't hesitate to reach out to us.

2023

Age 7-9 - 2 - 3: American Heroes

Version 3
Published: 8/2/2023
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
60 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet by Dennis Denenberg and Lorraine Roscoe
addition
60 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet
by Dennis Denenberg and Lorraine Roscoe
978-1728449319
removal
50 American Heroes
by Dennis Denenberg and Lorraine Roscoe
978-1728449319

Age 7-9 - 1 - 2: The Land

Version 3
Published: 7/14/2023
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
All Kinds of Maps by Susan Ahmadi Hansen
Map Symbols, Keys, and Scales by Susan Ahmadi Hansen
removal
Maps and Mapping
by Deborah Chancellor
9780753467183
addition
All Kinds of Maps
978-1666349689
addition
Map Symbols, Keys, and Scales
978-1666349672

Age 7-9 - 1 - 3: Who Was Helen Keller?

Version 2
Published: 1/12/2023
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
Alexander Graham Bell by Barbara Kramer
Who Was Helen Keller? by Gare Thompson and Nancy Harrison
removal
Biography of Alexander Graham Bell
by Wil Mara
978-0516273402
addition
Alexander Graham Bell
by Barbara Kramer
978-1426319358

2022

Age 7-9 - 2 - 2: Communities and Culture

Version 4
Published: 12/1/2022
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
Adventures in the Middle Ages by Linda Bailey
Hot on the Trail in Ancient Egypt by Linda Bailey
removal
On the Run in Ancient China
by Linda Bailey
978-1525301124
addition
Adventures In the Middle Ages
by Linda Bailey and Bill Slavin
9781550745405

2019

Age 7-9 - 2 - 2: Communities and Culture

Version 2
Published: 7/29/2019
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
Adventures In Ancient Egypt
by Linda Bailey and Bill Slavin
9781550745481
addition
Hot on the Trail in Ancient Egypt
by Linda Bailey
978-1771389853

Age 7-9 - 2 - 2: Communities and Culture

Version 3
Published: 7/29/2019
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
Adventures In the Middle Ages
by Linda Bailey and Bill Slavin
9781550745405
addition
On the Run in Ancient China
by Linda Bailey
978-1525301124

Age 7-9 - 4 - 2: Government and the People

Version 2
Published: 3/28/2019
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
How the U.S. Government Works by Syl Sobel
One Vote, Two Votes, I Vote, You Vote by Bonnie Worth
removal
Vote!
by Eileen Christelow
978-0547059730
addition
One Vote, Two Votes, I Vote, You Vote
978-0399555985

2018

Age 7-9 - 4 - 3: Connected Cultures

Version 2
Published: 3/8/2018
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
Xochitl and the Flowers by Jorge Argueta
removal
Paco, a Latino Boy in the United States
by Margarita Mobleda, Danilo Ramirez
978-1594375606
addition
Xochitl and the Flowers
by Jorge Argueta
978-0892392247

2016

Age 7-9 - 1 - 1: Amazing Weather

Version 3
Published: 5/18/2016
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
Weather
by Lorrie Mack
9780756603236
addition
The Kids' Book of Weather Forecasting
by Mark Breen and Kathleen Friestad
978-0824968236

2013

Age 7-9 - 1 - 1: Amazing Weather

Version 2
Published: 5/28/2013
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
Weather and Climate - Geography Facts and Experiments
by Barbara Taylor
978-0753455098
addition
Weather
by Lorrie Mack
9780756603236

Age 7-9 - 3 - 3: The Family Under the Bridge

Version 2
Published: 5/7/2013
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
Punctuation Celebration by Elsa Knight Bruno
The Family Under the Bridge by Natalie Savage Carlson
removal
The Perfect Pop-Up Punctuation Book
by Kate Petty, Jenny Maizels
978-0525477723
addition
Punctuation Celebration
by Elsa Knight Bruno
9781250003355

2012

Age 7-9 - 3 - 1: Life Cycles

Version 2
Published: 7/16/2012
This is the current version of this unit.
Required Books
What Is a Life Cycle? by Bobbie Kalman
Who Eats What? by Patricia Lauber
removal
Life Cycles
by Michael Ross
978-0761319757
addition
What Is a Life Cycle?
by Bobby Kalman
9780865058866

Age 7-9 - 2 - 1: Environments Change

Version 3
Published: 5/4/2012
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
The Big Tree
by Bruce Hiscock
1563978105
addition
The Wump World
by Bill Peet
978-0395311295

Age 7-9 - 1 - 2: The Land

Version 2
Published: 1/12/2012
There is a more recent version of this unit.
Required Books
removal
Inside Access: Maps and Mapping
by Jinny Johnson
978-0753460627
addition
Maps and Mapping
by Deborah Chancellor
9780753467183