Perseverance

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BOOKLISTS for PERSEVERANCE

Grades K-3

Tortoise and the Hare - Aesop

Helen Keller

The Carrot Seed - Krauss

El Chino - Say

John Henry - Lester

The Little Engine That Could - Piper

Mirette on the High Wire - McCully

Wagon Wheels - Brenner

Wilma Unlimited - Krull

Alexander and the Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Day - Viorst

A Chair for My Mother - Williams

How Many Days to America? - Bunting

The Little Red Ant and the Great Big Crumb - Climo

Pancakes for Breakfast - De Paola

The Wednesday Surprise - Bunting

Ginger Jumps - Ernst

The Little Red Hen

The Ox-Cart Man - Hall

The Three Little Pigs

The Tortoise and the Jack Rabbit - Lowell

Whistle for Willie - Keats

Snowflake Bentley - Martin

D.W. Flips - Brown

Hugh Can Do - Armstrong

A Little Pig Goes a Long Way - Loehr

Weslandia - Fleischman

Gandhi - Fisher

Mandela - Cooper

Sebastian: a Book About Bach - Winter

Leif's Saga - Hunt

Froggy Rides a Bike - London

 

Grades 3-6 

The Big Wave - Buck

The Book of Virtues - Bennett

Call It Courage - Sperry

The Cay - Taylor

The Diary of a Young Girl - Frank

Dragonwings - Yep

Island of the Blue Dolphins - O'Dell

Julie of the Wolves - George

Nothing Is Impossible - Potter

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes - Coerr

Sarah Plain and Tall - MacLachlan

Sing Down the Moon - O'Dell

Stone Fox - Gardiner

The Wheel on the School - DeJong

Reach Higher - Pippen

Wizards Hall - Yolen

Holes - Sachar

Hatchet - Paulsen

Weasel - DeFelice

Amelia Writes Again! - Moss

Catherine Called Birdy - Cushman

Ellen Anders On Her Own - Hirsch

Heads or Tails: Stories from the Sixth Grade - Gantos

The Lion and the Unicorn - Hughes

Sky Pioneer: a Photobiography of Amelia Earhart - Szabo

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