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

In the list below, books appropriate for early readers are organized by topics 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.The books listed below are more image-heavy and simplify concepts for very young readers.

New York City curriculum and instructional materials on We Teach NYC. If you have questions about this list, please contact the library.

Early Readers - Books about Ecosystems

Early Readers - Books about Humans and the Environment

Early Readers - Books about Leaves

Early Readers - Books about Photosynthesis

Early Readers - Books about Plant and Animal Interactions

Early Readers - Books about Plant Diversity

Early Readers - Books about Plant Reproduction

Early Readers - Books about Plant Structure and Function

Early Readers - Books about Trees

Early Readers - Books about Weather & Seasons

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Early Readers - Touch and Learn Books