CORE Literature

Kindergarten
Brown Bear, Brown Bear
Carrot Seed
Chickens Aren’t the Only Ones
Corduroy
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
Happy Birthday Moon
Numbears, A Counting Book
Popcorn Book
Story About Ping
Very Hungry Caterpillar
Where the Wild Things Are


Aurora, Brigida Y Carlos
Donde Viven Los Monstruos
El Gato Del Mago
Jorge El Curioso
Katy Y El Regalo De Navidad
Kivitan
Los Zapatos De Munia
Rufus
Zorro Y Sus Amigo


Grade 1
Curious George Flies a Kite
Little Red Hen
Tale of Peter Rabbit
The Ugly Duckling
Alexander, Que Era Rico El Domingo Pasado
Del Tiempo De La Abruela
La Luna De Juan
Nadarin


Grade 2
Crow boy
Glorious Flight
Knots on a Counting Rope
Ox Cart Man
La CanciOn Mas Bonita
Un Hatillo De Cerezas
Papa Osa Vuelve A Casa
El Sombrero De Juan


Grade 3
Annie and the Old One
Courage of Sara Noble
Ramona and Her Father
The Velveteen Rabbit
Amadeus
La Chaqueta Remendada
El Cocuyo Y La Mora
Un Oso Nubroso
El Prado Del Tio Pedro


Grade 4
Charlotte’s Web
Owls in the Family
Sarah Plain and Tall
Volcano – The Eruption and Healing of Mr. St. Helens


La Calle Es Libre
El Payaso Y La Princesa
Ramona La Chinche
Yo Las Queria


Grade 5
Double Life Of Pocahontas
Lion, Witch, and the Wardrobe
Sign of the Beaver
Summer of the Monkeys


Arturo Y Clementina
Yuyo


Grade 6
Lupita Manana
Holes
M. C. Higgins the Great
Where the Red Fern Grows
Bridge to Terabithia
Island on Bird Street
Lincoln: A Photobiography
A Wrinkle in Time


Arruga En El Tiempo
Como Vinimos Al Quinto Mundo
Una Feliz Catastrofe
Gran Gilly Hopkins
Platero Y Yo
Puente Hasta Teribithia


Grade 7
Bud, Not Buddy
True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
Clay Marble
Bearstone
Bat 6
The Cay
The Great Gilly Hopkins
The Lottery Rose
Summer of My German Soldier


Grade 8
Esperanza Rising
The Glory Field
Pigman
Red Scarf Girl
Farewell to Manzanar
Come Sing, Jimmy Jo
Hatchet
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
White Fang


Grades 7-8
Gran Gilly
Hopkins La Guia Fantastica
El Patio De Los Ninos De Piedra
Salven Me Selva


GATE Grades 6 – 8
And Then There Were None, Grade 6
The Hobbit, Grade 7
The Prince and the Pauper, Grade 8

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