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Land Unit

A Week in the Woods (summer reading book) by Andrew Clements
My Side of the Mountain series by Jean Craighead George
Rascal by Sterling North
The Hobbit (Socratic Seminar book) by J.R.R. Tolkein

People Unit

Blood on the River by Elise Carbone
Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison by Lois Lenski
Bull Run by Paul Fleischman
Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt
Walt Whitman Civil War Poetry and Prose
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Socratic Seminar book) by Mildred D. Taylor
Tangier Island by Rick Parks
Writings of John Muir, Thoreau, Wendell Berry

Water Unit

Waterman’s Child (Socratic Seminar book) by Barbara Mitchell
A River Ran Wild (class read aloud) by Lynne Cherry
Beautiful Swimmers: Watermen, Crabs and the Chesapeake Bay by William Warner (sections)
Waterman’s Boy (class read aloud) by Susan Sharpe

Literature and books used in all units

Watersheds by Clive Dobson and Gregor Beck
A Crow Doesn’t Need a Shadow: A Guide for Writing Poetry from Nature by Lorraine Ferra