Meaning of responsibility

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Many types of responsibilities

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For grades K-4

Value of Responsibility: Ralph Bunche - Johnson

Brother Eagle, Sister Sky - Jeffers

Horton Hatches the Egg - Dr. Seuss

Arthur Babysits - Brown

Berenstain Bears: Messy Room - Berenstain

Annie and the Skateboard Gang - Carlson

Bear and Bunny Grow Tomatoes - Koscielniak

Stop, Look and Listen, Mr. Toad - Petty

Katy and the Big Snow - Burton

Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie - Roop

A Light in the Attic - Silverstein

Where the Sidewalk Ends - Silverstein

Salt Boy - Perrine

Shoe Shine Girl - Bulla

Two Bad Ants - Van Allsburg

School's Out - Hurwitz

It Takes a Village - Cowen-Fletcher

Red Light, Green Light, Mamma & Me - Best

Franklin Plays the Game - Bourgeois

D.W. the Picky Eater - Brown

Valentine - Carrick

Solo - Geraghty

A Very Important Day - Herold

Little Brown Bear Dresses Himself - Lebrun

Nine for California - Levitin

Badger's Bring Something Party - Oram

The Paperboy - Pilkey

Shaker Lane - Provensen

One Up, One Down - Snyder

Another Mouse to Feed - Kraus

Herbie's Troubles - Chapman

Pigsty - Teague

Sachiko Means Happiness - Sakai

Strega Nona - De Paola

Swimmy - Lionni

Tell Me a Mitzi - Segal

Amos and Boris - Steig

Five Minutes Peace - Murphy

Luke's Bully - Winthrop

Horton Hears a Who - Seuss

Little Red Hen

Mother's Day Mice - Bunting

Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge - Fox

Arthur's Pet Business - Brown

Arthur's Computer Disaster - Brown

Star Wars: a New Hope

Making the World - Wood

Whem Mom Turned into a Monster - Harrison

I Did It, I'm Sorry - Buehner


For grades 3-6

Across Five Aprils - Hunt

The Book of Virtues - Bennett

A Christmas Carol - Dickens

Hatchet - Paulsen

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson - Lord

The Indian in the Cupboard - Reid Banks

Island of the Blue Dolphins - O'Dell

Profiles in Courage - Kennedy

Stone Fox - Gardiner

Tuck Everlasting - Babbit

The Yearling - Rawlings

The River - Paulsen

Buffalo Bill & the Pony Express - Dadey

In Trouble with Teacher - Demuth

Julie - George

Nothing But Trouble, Trouble Trouble - Hermes

Marvin Redpost: Alone in His Teacher's House - Sachar

Learning About Responsibility from the Life of Colin Powell - Strazzabosco

Fudge - Graeber

Dicey's Song - Voigt

Little House in the Big Woods - Wilder

Malu's Wolf - Craig

Summer of the Swans - Byars

When the Road Ends - Thesman

The Giver - Lowry


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