Unit Book List

Age 8-10 - Concept 4: Exploration and Survival

Unit 1: Animal Adaptations [S]

  • How Do Animals Adapt? By Bobbie Kalman

Unit 1: Abel's Island [LA]

  • Abel's Island by William Steig

Unit 2: Early Explorers [SS]

  • Exploration and Conquest by Betsy and Giulio Maestro
  • Explorers Who Got Lost by Diane Sansevere-Dreher

Unit 2: Pedro's Journal [LA]

  • Pedro's Journal by Pam Conrad
  • The Island of the Skog by Steven Kellogg

Unit 3: Work, Tools, and Simple Machines [S]

Unit 3: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH [LA]

  • Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien