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Unit Literature

- 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
- 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
- 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

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