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Common Core Standards for the English Language Arts*.
Key Ideas and Details.
2: The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli.
3: Alphabet Trucks by Samantha R. Vamos.
4: Ball by Mary Sullivan.
5: Clark the Shark Dares to Share by Bruce Hale.
6: First Grade.
7: A Letter for Leo by Sergio Ruzzier.
8: Sophie’s Squash by Pat Zierlow Miller.
9: Jack by Tomie DePaola.
10: Little Santa by Jon Agee.
11: Second Grade.
12: Mousetronaut Goes to Mars by Astronaut Mark Kelly.
13: Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin.
14: Firebird by Misty Copeland.
15: Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses by Kimberly and James Dean.
Craft and Structure.
17: Tiptoe Joe by Ginger Fogelsong Gibson.
18: Steam Train, Dream Train by Sherri Duskey Rinker.
19: Peck, Peck, Peck by Lucy Cousins.
20: Supertruck by Stephen Savage.
21: First Grade.
22: Coming Home by Greg Ruth.
23: Snoring Beauty by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen.
24: Charlie and the New Baby by Ree Drummond.
25: When the Wind Blows by Linda Booth Sweeney.
26: Second Grade.
27: Just a Duck? by Carin Bramsen.
28: Building Our House by Jonathan Bean.
29: Calvin, Look Out! by Jennifer Berne.
30: Really, Rapunzel Needed a Haircut! by Jessica Gunderson.
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas.
32: A Perfectly Messed-Up Story by Patrick McDonnell.
33: Blizzard by John Rocco.
34: Froggy Gets a Doggy by Jonathan London.
35: Click, Clack, Peep! by Doreen Cronin.
36: First Grade.
37: The Lion and the Bird by Marianne Dubug.
38: The Misadventures of Sweetie Pie by Chris Van Allsburg.
39: Tiptop Cat by C. Roger Mader.
40: Wake Up, Rupert! by Mike Twohy.
41: Second Grade.
42: Mix It Up! by Hervé Tullet.
43: Rags: Hero Dog of WWI by Margot Theis Rauer.
44: Rapunzel Stories Around the World: 3 Beloved Tales by Carl Meister.
45: Cinders: A Chicken Cinderella by Jan Brett.
About the Authors.