Books for Units of Study in Writer's Workshop

Wordless Books, Word Books, and List Books

Wordless Books

Deep in the Forest by Brinton Turkle
A Boy, A Dog, and a Frog by Mercer Mayer
Pancakes, Pancakes by Tomie de Paola

Word Books ~ labels on many pictures per page

My First Book of Words by Brenda Apsley
Richard Scarry Books

List Books ~ Written as a list. Does not move through time. Pages (or sections) can be mixed up and the book will still make sense.

The Book of Mean People by Toni and Slade Morrison
The Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown
Another Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown
How do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? by Jane Yolen
Tough Boris by Mem Fox
Boo to a Goose by Mem Fox
Guess What by Mem Fox
I Like Books by Anthony Browne
When I Was Little by Jamie Lee Curtis ( and others like that by her)
Honey I Love by Elosie Greenfield
When I Was Young in the Mountains by Cynthia Rylant (memoir)
Alphabet and Counting books -- (special types of list books that do follow an order)
Where Once There Was a Wood by Denise Fleming
Hairs and Pelitos by Sandra Cisneros
The Great Fuzz Frenzy by Janet Stevens and Susan Crummel ( has list tucked inside of pages.
The Little Ant by David Novak
Lily Brown's Paintings by Angela Johnson
Rosie's Walk by Pat Hutchins
Diary of a Wombat by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley (special type that follows days of week.
Bad Kitty by Nick Bruel
Flying by Donald Crews
What Will I Be by James Levin
No Is No and Sí is Yes, by Ana Galen

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