Level 2 Year 1 Resource List

How Math Works by Carol Vorderman

The Harp and the Laurel Wreath by Laura Berquist
Intermediate Language Lessons by Emma Serl
Also: The Oxford Treasury of Classic Poems

The Children’s Homer by Padraic Colum
The Aeneid for Boys and Girls by Alfred J.Church
Optional: D’Aulaires’ Greek Myths by Edgar and Ingri D’Aulaire

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
Pollyanna by Eleanor Porter
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
Swallows and Amazons and other books by Arthur Ransome
The Midnight Folk by John Masefield
The Hobbit by J.R.R.Tolkien
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
Heidi by Johanna Spyri
The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
Anne of Green Gables by L.M.Montgomery
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

Shakespeare
The Tempest
Macbeth
As You Like It

Tales from Shakespeare: Children’s Classics by Charles and Mary Lamb
Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare by E.Nesbit
The Orchard Book of Shakespeare Stories by Andrew Matthews
William Shakespeare: His Work and His World by Michael Rosen
Bard of Avon: The Story of William Shakespeare by Diane Stanley
Shakespeare and Macbeth by Stewart Ross
Shakespeare Made Easy: The Tempest; Macbeth; Henry V; Julius Caesar; Twelfth Night

Our Island Story by H. E. Marshall
OR
From Sea to Shining Sea (The Catholic School Textbook Project)

Famous Men of Greece by John Haaren
The Story of the Greeks by Hélène Guerber.
Ancient Greece Timeline
Usborne Encyclopedia of the Ancient World
OR
The Story of the Romans by Hélène Guerber.
Ancient Rome Timeline
Usborne Encyclopedia of the Ancient World
Optional: Usborne Time Traveller: Rome and Romans

Paddle-to-the-Sea and * Seabird by Holling C.Holling
Recommended Extra: Holling C. Holling Geography Map Set of 4
Optional: Maps: Getting from Here to There by Harvey Weiss
Optional: Adventures in Geography by Gertrude Alice Kay

Where the Flame Trees Bloom by Alma Flor Ada (Cuba)
Maya Quest: Interactive Expedition by Dan Buettner – bicycle trek through Central America
The Cay by Theodore Taylor (Caribbean) – fiction
Secret of the Andes by Ann Nolan Clark (Peru) – fiction
Chucaro: Wild Pony of the Pampa by Francis Kalnay (Argentina) – fiction

Science in Ancient Greece by Kathlyn Gay
Archimedes and the Door of Science by Jeanne Bendick
The Librarian Who Measured the Earth by Kathryn Lasky

Home Science Adventures: Light
Home Science Adventures: Magnetism

Learn Spanish With Grace by Miriam Alvarez Gallaher
OR
First Start French by Danielle L. Schultz

Nature journal
Keeping a Nature Journal by Claire Walker Leslie and Charles E.Roth
Wild Days: Creating Discovery Journals by Karen Rackliffe

Optional: Secrets of the Animal World by Eulalia Garcia (series)
Optional:Natural Partnerships: The Story of Symbiosis by Dorothy Shuttlesworth

Music Masters: Handel, Beethoven, Wagner, Dvorak, Haydn and Vivaldi/Corelli.
Recommended Resource: Masters of Classical Music (Box Set)

Optional: Art Fraud Detective by Anna Nilsen
Artistic Pursuits: Grades 4-6, Book One: The Elements of Art and Composition
Discovering Great Artists: Hands-On Art for Children in the Styles of the Great Masters by Mary Ann Kohl and Kim Solga –
The Usborne Book of Art Skills by Fiona Watt
Beginning at the Piano books, by Alan Jemison
Bastien Piano Basics

The New Nine-Note Recorder Method: Easy Music for Beginners by Penny Gardner.
Optional Extras
The Usborne Book of Easy Recorder Tunes
Easy Duets for Catholics: A Nine-Note Recorder Book by Penny Gardner
Easy Christmas Duets: A Nine-Note Recorder Book by Penny Gardner

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