Migi’s Curriculum and Book List, 2008-2009

9 years old

Classical Writing

Religion/History/Geography

  • St. Anthony and the Christ Child
  • Saints for Young Readers (July-December)
  • Saints and Feast Days
  • From Sea to Shining Sea (Catholic Textbook Project) – Christopher Zehnder
  • Caddie Woodlawn – Carol Ryrie Brink (19th century historical fiction)
  • Escape from Warsaw – Ian Serraillier
  • By the Great Horn Spoon – Sid Fleischman (Gold Rush)

Latin

  • Henle Latin 1

Literature

  • The Long Patrol – Brian Jacques
  • A Week in the Woods – Andrew Clements
  • Stanley, Flat Again! – Jeff Brown
  • Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales – Marcia Williams
  • Canterbury Tales – Barbara Cohen
  • Saving Shiloh – Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
  • Sounder – William H. Armstrong
  • Mousekin’s Thanksgiving – Edna Miller
  • A Turkey for Thanksgiving – Eve Bunting

Civics

  • Barnstormers – Loren Long and Phil Bildner (Ohio)

Math

  • Right Start Math Level D

Science

  • Tornadoes – Seymour Simon
  • Eclipses
  • Autumn Science
  • Crinkleroot’s Guide to Knowing the Birds – Jim Arnosky
  • I See Animals Hiding – Jim Arnosky
  • The Drop in My Drink: The Story of Water on Our Planet – Meredith Hooper and Chris Coady
  • Crinkleroot’s 25 Birds Every Child Should Know – Jim Arnosky
  • Crinkleroot’s 25 Mammals Every Child Should Know – Jim Arnosky
  • Come Out, Muskrats – Jim Arnosky
  • My Visit to the Aquarium – Aliki
  • Every Autumn Comes the Bear – Jim Arnosky
  • Crinkleroot’s Guide to Knowing Butterflies and Moths – Jim Arnosky
  • Crinkleroot’s 25 Fish Every Child Should Know
  • Deer at the Brook
  • Crinkleroot’s Guide to Knowing the Trees
  • DK Eyewitness Hurricane and Tornado
  • Over in the Ocean In a Coral Reef – Marianne Berkes

Cobweb Christmas: The Tradition of Tinsel by Shirley Climo
Three Pebbles and a Song – Eileen Spinelli
Milly and the Macy’s Parade – Shana Corey
Tony’s Bread – Tomie de Paola

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