Category: Correlated Reading

Three full-color, interactive books included in the optional Weather and Water Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning and provide a fun, engaging addition to your Weather and Water study.

Learn about tornadoes, downbursts, hurricanes, trade winds, and more with Sam and his grandfather’s letters that teach about different weather patterns without creating fear in Wild, Wild Wind by Shannen Yauger. (31 pages, full-color, 11″x8.5″)

Fascinated by the atmosphere, June Bacon-Bercey, a bright and motivated young woman who excelled in school chose to study meteorology. What she didn’t expect was to not be welcome to study meteorology. But undeterred, June became the first African-American woman to earn a degree in meteorology. In Changing Weather—The Story of June Bacon-Bercey you’ll learn about this pioneer who blazed the trail for others to follow. (27 pages, full-color, 11″x7″)

On January 12, 1888, in a small Nebraska town, the school children are caught in a sudden blizzard. Follow along with Tommy and Carrie Carter and their teacher Miss Penny as they decide whether to stay in the schoolhouse and freeze or brave the storm on foot to find warmth and safety in The Schoolhouse Blizzard (32 pages, full-color, 11″x8.5″)

These books are all published by The Good and the Beautiful Library and are designed to appeal to children of many ages. Lessons will prompt students when to read these optional books, but they are not integrated with the lessons.

Weather and Water Read-Aloud Book Pack

$25.97

The beauty of weather has captured the imaginations of artists throughout history. Through spectacular paintings artists have brought snowcapped mountains, tumultuous waves, windblown trees, and foggy mornings to life. Through awe-inspiring artwork and thought provoking questions, the beauty of our world’s incredible weather patterns comes alive in this remarkable collection of landscape paintings from artists around the world.

Written by Elle Staples and Shannen Yauger

61 pages, full-color, 10.75″x6.75″

This book is recommended to accompany our Weather and Water unit as extra reading for students in grades 7-8.

The Beauty of Weather by Elle Staples and Shannen Yauger

$13.99

When Sam experiences a downburst while visiting his grandparents, he can’t help but want to learn more about wind and what it can do. Filled with facts that learners of all ages will enjoy, Wild, Wild Wind teaches about the power of wind without creating fear. Learn about tornadoes, downbursts, hurricanes, trade winds, and more as Sam and his grandpa exchange letters on these exciting topics.

31 pages, full-color, 8.5″x11″

This book is an optional read-aloud book for our Weather and Water Science Unit and is included in the optional Weather and Water Read-Aloud Book Pack which is suggested to accompany that unit.

Wild, Wild Wind by Shannen Yauger

$7.99

June, a bright and motivated young woman, always excelled in school. The atmosphere fascinated her, so she chose to study meteorology. A person as intelligent and capable as June should be a welcome addition to any science, but that wasn’t the case. June was African-American, and never before had an African-American woman earned a degree in meteorology. Undeterred, June persisted and blazed the trail for others to follow. This is the story of how meteorology and broadcasting pioneer June Bacon-Bercey forever changed the face of weather.

27 pages, full-color, 11″x7″

This book is an optional read-aloud book for our Weather and Water Science Unit and is included in the optional Weather and Water Read-Aloud Book Pack which is suggested to accompany that unit.

Changing Weather—The Story of June Bacon-Bercey by Ashlee Klemm

$8.99

On January 12, 1888, Tommy and Carrie Carter start their day like any other school day. As they work their sums, practice reading, and enjoy their friends, a major blizzard is brewing. When the storm suddenly hits their small Nebraska town, all the children are caught in the schoolhouse! As the schoolhouse begins to fall apart, their teacher, Miss Penny, only has two choices for herself and the fifteen scared children: stay in the schoolhouse and freeze or brave the storm on foot to find warmth and safety.

32 pages, full-color, 11″X8.5″

This book is an optional read-aloud for our Weather and Water Science Unit.

The Schoolhouse Blizzard by Shannen Yauger

$8.99