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  1. Learning Language Arts Through Literature Kit           Grade 1
    Learning Language Arts Through Literature Kit Grade 1
    Susan S. Simpson, Debbie Strayer
    Common Sense Press / Trade Paperback
    $73.89 Retail: $98.00 Save 25% ($24.11)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 21 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW2114

Now, an integrated reading program for first graders that's truly unique! Instead of canned sentences, they use passages from famous literary works - along with a book full of learning materials - to help you teach phonics, reading, spelling, handwriting, grammar, and thinking skills for an entire 180-day school year.

This kit includes:

  • 225 page Student Activity Book
  • 194 pages Teacher's Blue Book
  • Long Vowel Readers Book 1-10
  • Short Vowel Readers Book 1-12
  • Bridge Readers Books 1-6
  • Materials Packet with Activity Cards

    Books Needed for Use with this curriculum:

  • Who Took the Farmer's Hat by Joan L. Nodset / ISBN: 9780064431743
  • Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown / ISBN: 9780064430173
  • The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf / ISBN: 9780140502343
  • Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina / ISBN: 9780064431439
  • The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats / ISBN: 9780140501827
  • Bedtime for Frances by Russell Hoban / ISBN: 9780064434515
  • The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton / ISBN: 9780395259382
  • Old Hat, New Hat by Jan & Stan Berenstain / ISBN: 9780394806693
  • Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey / ISBN: 9780140564341
  • The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter / ISBN: 9780448435213
  • Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey / ISBN: 9780140501698 by Virginia Lee Burton / ISBN: 9780395259399
  • Babar's Little Circus Star by Laurent DeBrunhoff / Out-of-Print; Published by Random House
  • The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown / ISBN: 9780064430180

    Note:For a printable list of what books are needed for this curriculum, please see the "More Information" (PDF) link above.

      1. Required Books

        1. Goodnight Moon
          Goodnight Moon
          Margaret Wise Brown
          HarperCollins / 1977 / Trade Paperback
          $6.99 Retail: $8.99 Save 22% ($2.00)
          5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
          Availability: In Stock
          Stock No: WW30170

        This classic children's book recounts the bedtime ritual of a small bunny who bids goodnight to the familiar objects that are in his great green room. The poetic style of the writing combined with the soft illustrations make this book a great way to end the day. Have your child observe the clock, fire and the little mouse as the pages are turned.

        1. The Story of Ferdinand
          The Story of Ferdinand
          Munro Leaf, Robert Lawson
          Viking Juvenile / Hardcover
          $16.19 Retail: $17.99 Save 10% ($1.80)
          Availability: In Stock
          Stock No: WW674244

        Once upon a time, in Spain, there lived a bull named Ferdinand. He was an odd bull; instead of playing and butting heads like all of the other bulls, he prefers to lounge under his favorite tree in the shade smelling the flowers. One day some men came to find the fiercest bull for a bull fight. All of the bulls were showing off butting and jumping, but not Ferdinand--that is, until Ferdinand gets stung by a bee. What will happen when the men take Ferdinand to the fight? Hardcover with dust jacket.

        1. Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys, and Their Monkey Business
          Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys, and Their Monkey Business
          Esphyr Slobodkina
          HarperCollins / 1987 / Trade Paperback
          $5.49 Retail: $7.99 Save 31% ($2.50)
          5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
          Availability: In Stock
          Stock No: WW31436

        Caps for Sale is a perennial early-childhood classic; children will delight in following the cap peddler's efforts to outwit a mischievous band of monkeys who have stolen his cap. In print for over fifty years, and beloved by generations, this easy-to-read story is filled with warmth and humor. Recommended for ages 4 to 8. Softcover.

        1. The Snowy Day, Softcover
          The Snowy Day, Softcover
          Ezra Jack Keats
          Puffin Books / 1976 / Trade Paperback
          $5.89 Retail: $7.99 Save 26% ($2.10)
          5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
          Availability: In Stock
          Stock No: WW501827

        No book has captured the magic and sense of possibility of the first snowfall better than The Snowy Day. Universal in its appeal, the story has become a favorite of millions, as it reveals a child's wonder at a new world, and the hope of capturing and keeping that wonder forever. Recommended for ages 3 to 8. The 1963 Caldecott Medal winner.

        1. Bedtime for Frances
          Bedtime for Frances
          Russell Hoban
          HarperCollins / 1995 / Trade Paperback
          $5.89 Retail: $7.99 Save 26% ($2.10)
          5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
          Availability: In Stock
          Stock No: WW34516

        Famed for her many adventures, Frances made her debut with this title over thirty years ago. In this first Frances book, the little badger adroitly delays her bedtime with requests for kisses and milk, and concerns over tigers and giants and things going bump in the night. Long a favorite for the gentle humor of its familiar going to bed ritual, Bedtime for Frances is at last available with the warmth of full color enriching Garth Williams' original nuanced and touching art.

        1. The Little House
          The Little House
          Virginia Lee Burton
          Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 1978 / Trade Paperback
          $5.99 Retail: $7.99 Save 25% ($2.00)
          4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews

        This engaging picture book cleverly represents a wealth of information, the changing seasons in the country, the advancement in architecture and transportation, growth in population, and the accelerating tempo of city life. For ages 4 to 8. The 1943 Caldecott Medal winner.

        1. Old Hat New Hat
          Old Hat New Hat
          Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain
          Random House / 1970 / Hardcover
          $7.99 Retail: $9.99 Save 20% ($2.00)
          Availability: In Stock
          Stock No: WW806693

        Teach young ones to read with The Berenstain Bears' Old Hat, New Hat! Brother Bear explores the concepts of size and shape as he shops for a new hat. He tries on frilly hats and silly hats, bumpy hats and lumpy hats, until he finds the most perfect hat of all--his own!

        1. Make Way for Ducklings
          Make Way for Ducklings
          Robert McCloskey
          Puffin Books / 1999 / Trade Paperback
          $5.99 Retail: $7.99 Save 25% ($2.00)
          Availability: In Stock
          Stock No: WW564349

        The busy Boston streets are too dangerous for eight little ducklings! But with a little help from a friendly policeman, Mrs. Mallard and her family arrive safely at their new home. The Public Garden was no place for the ducklings when they were first born, but now they're old enough to brave the raucous crowds and swim with the giant swan boats. Available for the first time in a full-size paperback edition, this Caldecott Medal-winning classic continues to delight generations of children. Recommended for ages 4 to 8. Recommended for ages 4 to 8. The 1942 Caldecott Medal winner.

        1. The Tale of Peter Rabbit
          The Tale of Peter Rabbit
          Beatrix Potter
          Grosset & Dunlap / Trade Paperback
          $3.49 Retail: $3.99 Save 13% ($0.50)
          5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
          Availability: In Stock
          Stock No: WW435213

        The classic story of mischievous Peter Rabbit, children will delight in the well-known tale and gentle artwork. Instead of gathering blackberries with Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottontail, he wanders into Mr. McGregor's garden.and has to pay the price later, when he gets chamomile tea while his siblings have bread and milk and blackberries for dinner. 31 pages, softcover.

        1. Blueberries for Sal - Storybook and audio CD
          Blueberries for Sal - Storybook and audio CD
          Robert McCloskey
          Puffin Books / 2010 / Other, N/A
          $7.99 Retail: $9.99 Save 20% ($2.00)
          Availability: In Stock
          Stock No: WW416433

        Caldecott Award winner Blueberries for Sal is accompanied by a compact disc that features a lively, professional reading of the story. Perfect for road trips or bedtime reading, story time, preschool, or home school, Puffin Storytime will please children and parents alike.

        1. Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel: 60th Anniversary Edition
          Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel: 60th Anniversary Edition
          Virginia Lee Burton
          Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 1977 / Trade Paperback
          $5.99 Retail: $7.99 Save 25% ($2.00)

        A modern classic that no child should miss. Mike Mulligan and his beloved steam shovel, Mary Anne, face an uncertain future as diesel-engine machines begin to take over their work. But they remain true to each other, and ultimately triumph. For ages 4 to 8.