Nasco Common Core Exemplar Book Set for Grade 5 - Set 3 - Set of 5 Books
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Be sure your students are reading the types and complexities of texts as outlined in Appendix B of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). This set contains books suggested by the CCSS as ideal examples of high-quality fiction and nonfiction text. Set of five includes the following books:
My Librarian Is a Camel: How Books Are Brought to Children Around the World - School and public libraries are commonplace in the United States, but not all places around the world have them. Learn how some children in other countries have to get their library books by boat, bus, donkey, elephant, train, or even wheelbarrow, and why librarians go to all the extra work to make sure books are available in remote areas. Hardcover. 32 pages.
Quest for the Tree Kangaroo: An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea - Join scientists as they embark on a journey to a remote cloud forest in Papua New Guinea as they look for the Matschie’s tree kangaroo. Readers will be with the scientists every step of the way: from the rugged climb to the camp conditions and the encounters with rarely seen animals. 80 pages.
Tuck Everlasting - Is immortality a blessing or a curse? Ten-year-old Winnie comes face to face with that question when she meets the Tuck family, who live forever because they drank from a magical spring. Things are made more complicated when a stranger also discovers the secret of the spring water and is determined to make money by marketing it. 160 pages.
We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball - Everyone’s heard of Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb, but how about Rube Foster or James “Cool Papa” Bell, who played for the Negro Leagues. Learn how the Negro Leagues came about, the men who played for them and were excellent ballplayers in their own right, and the decline of the Negro Leagues after Jackie Robinson made it into white major league baseball. 245 pages.
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon - A young girl named Minli loves it when her father tells stories about the Jade Dragon and the Old Man on the Moon, who knows the answers to all of life’s questions. Minli decides to go in search of the Old Man on the Moon and see if he will tell her how she can change her family’s fortune. Along the way, she meets many fascinating and magical creatures, including a dragon that decides to tag along. 304 pages.