Books for Teaching Charlotte's Web
From the Unit Plan: Charlotte's Web
More Children's Books by E. B. White
The delightful (funny) adventures of Stuart Little, a mouse born into a human family.
The Trumpet of the Swan
A swan named Louis is born without a swan voice, so he must learn to speak with a trumpet instead. Follow his adventures (including romantic ones) as he learns to read and write too.
Books About Farm Life
Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery
This is the first book in the beloved series about an orphan named Anne, who is adopted by a spinster and her bachelor brother on a small farm on Prince Edward Island. As hard as she tries to be good, Anne always seems to be getting into new trouble and adventures as she tries to adjust to her new life (and as the townspeople and her classmates adjust to her lively personality and overactive imagination).
Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan
After her father is murdered, Esperanza must go with her mother to California to start a new life as a farm worker. This exciting, moving book is a Flashlight Readers Club pick!
1-2-3 Draw: Pets and Farm Animals by Freddie Levin
Learn easy steps to drawing animals that live on farms!
The Year at Maple Hill Farm by Alice and Martin Provensen
This popular picture book shows what happens with all the animals and crops on a farm over the course of one year.
Early Farm Life by Lise Gunby and Bobbie Kalman
Especially for kids in grades 3–7, this book offers fascinating stories and illustrations about farm life for early American (and Canadian) settlers. Learn about how they started a farm from scratch, made hay, collected maple syrup, and more!
Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder
From the author of the Little House on the Prairie books, this is the wonderful true story of a boy growing up on a farm in New York in the 1800s.
Anna on the Farm by Mary Downing Hahn
Nine-year-old Anna, who goes to stay on her aunt and uncle's farm, is surprised to learn that they have adopted a boy her age. She must prove to him — and to herself — that she's not a "stuck-up city slicker" who can't handle the adventures of country life.