Listening Library Core Selections

Unit 1: Let's Explore

The Mystery of the Missing Lunch by Johanna Hurwitz
A Walk in the Desert by Rebecca L. Johnson
Our National Parks by TIME FOR KIDS
The Astronaut and the Onion by Ann Cameron
The Raft by Jim LaMarche

Unit 2: Take a Stand

Mighty Jackie by Marissa Moss
My Diary from Here to There by Amada Irma Perez
Focus On China by TIME FOR KIDS
How Ben Franklin Stole The Lightning by Rosalyn Schanzer
Dear Mr. Winston by Ken Roberts

Unit 3: Making a Difference

Roadrunner's Dance by Rudolfo Anaya
My Brother Martin by Christine King Farris
Kids Get It Done by TIME FOR KIDS
Mystic Horse by Paul Goble
Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin

Unit 4: Viewpoints

Dear Mrs. LaRue by Mark Teague
The Blind Hunter by Kristina Rodanas
Energy: Power Source by TIME FOR KIDS
Adelina's Whales by Richard Sobol
At Home in the Coral Reef by Katy Muzik

Unit 5: Relationships

Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
Ranita, the Frog Princess by Carmen Agra Deedy
Explorations by TIME FOR KIDS
Me and Uncle Romie by Claire Hartfield
Wild Horses by Cris Peterson

Unit 6: Discovery

The Gold Rush Game by William F. Wu
The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden
Discovering Nature's Secrets by TIME FOR KIDS
My Brothers' Flying Machine by Jane Yolen
The Life and Time of the Ant by Charles Micucci