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**Note: These books are suggestions based on the topics and time frames in the Big Ideas (below) of the BC Education Plan. These do not meet all of the standards below but can be used as part of your student’s learning plan.**

Please note that all these suggested books should be used with parent discretion.  Feel free to contact Pippa if you have concerns.


Living Things Survive

A Dog for a Friend


Alejandro’s Gift


Are you My Baby?

Baa Baa Black Sheep

Baby Owl’s Rescue

The Barn Owls

Because of an Acorn

Big Bear Hug

Big City Bees

Brothers of the Wolf

The Bumblebee Queen

The Busy Beaver

Chicken Big

Curious George Goes to the Zoo

D is for Desert

Dory Story

Eagle’s Reflection

The First Beaver

Five Little Kittens

The Good Garden

Here Come the Humpbacks

Humphrey the Lost Whale

Jessie’s Island

Katy No-Pocket

Life in the Ocean

The Little Rabbit

The Little Red Hen

The Littlest Sled Dog

The Mitten

My Good Dog

No Monkeys, No Chocolate

Mystery in the Sea

Noah’s Ark

Ocean Soup

Old MacDonald Had a Farm

Over in Australia

Over in the Arctic

Over in the Forest

Over in the Jungle


Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What do you hear?

Rachel Carson and Her Book that Changed the World

Salmon Forest

Salmon Stream

The Salmon Twins

Seashells by the Seashore

The Tale of Jeremy Fisher

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Ten Birds

This is the Sea that Feeds Us

Three Little Beavers

Three Little Pigs

The Three Little Pigs

The Three Snow Bears

Turtle Summer

Turtle,Turtle Watch Out!

Upside Down Babies

What’s in the Garden?

Who’s Eye and I?

The Zebra said Shhh

Properties of Matter (Solids, Liquids and Gases)

50 Below Zero

A Drop Around the World

How to Make Apple Pie and See the World

Do you Really Want to Skate on Thin Ice?

Light and Sound

Keep the Lights Burning Abbie

My Shadow

Raven Brings the Light

On a Beam of Light

Jonathan Cleaned Up – Then He Heard a Sound

Night Sky

Beautiful Moon

Curious George Discovers Space

Curious George Discovers the Stars

Curious George Discovers the Sun

Going Around the Sun, Some Planetary Fun

Good Night Canada

Umani’s Moon

Night Light

Star People

Stars, Stars, Stars

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Beneath Raven Moon

Social Studies

Communities in Canada

ABC of Canada

Canada in Words

Oh Canada

Canada 123

Canada in Colours

A Day in Canada

Canada All Year

F is for French

T is for Territories

I is for Island

L is for Land of Living Skies

Snowy Sports

Communities Around the World

How to Make Apple Pie and See the World

Last Stop on Market Street

Look Where We Live

Mimi’s Village

One Hen

Our Big Home

Razia’s Ray of Hope

The Red Bicycle

School Days Around the World

Everybody Cooks Rice

The Everlasting Embrace

The Market Bowl

First People’s Communities

Inuksuk Means Welcome

The Old Ways

Secret of the Dance

The First Beaver

Human and Man Made Features of the Environment

Follow that Map

Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site

Henry’s Map

The Little House