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Resources and Books for K-8 Teachers: Suggested Books - K-8

Books for K-8 Readers

This guide was created as a resource for teachers who are creating curricula for elements related to The New York City PK-8 Science Scope and Sequence. The books below have been separated into categories related to themes and areas found throughout NYC PK-8 Scope & Sequence, although certain titles do have a larger scope than a single topic. New York City curriculum and instructional materials on We Teach NYC.

If you have questions about this list, please contact the library.

Books about Ecosystems

Books about Erosion

Books about Evolution

Books about Heredity

Books about Humans and the Environment

Books about Photosynthesis

Books about Plant Adaptations

Books about Plant and Animal Interactions

Books about Plant Diversity

Books about Plant Reproduction

Books about Plant Structure & Function

Books about Trees

Books about Soil

Books about Weather & Seasons

Books about Environmental Trailblazers

Books about Leaves

Books about School Gardens

Books about the Water Cycle

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