ATA Magazine

What’s your favourite book to use with students in grades 4 to 6?

Number the Stars

Written by Lois Lowry, this is a great book that allows discussions to develop around how we need to help people when they are facing adversity and how to be an upstander.

Jennifer Lacourse

Book cover for The Pants Project
The Pants Project

Written by Cat Clarke, this book explores student advocacy and inclusivity.

Karlee Hren

Karma Khullar’s Mustache

Written by Kristi Wientge, this book deals with real issues Punjabi girls face in this world.

Amrit Rai Nannan

Safe as Houses

This book by Eric Walters is about natural disasters and asks, how do you deal with trauma?

Sarah Cresswell

The Good Egg

Funny and fun, this book by Jory John and Pete Oswald teaches self care and boundary setting.

Jackelyn Urquhart

The Barnabus Project

Compassion and community are key. This book by the Fan brothers also inspires educational technology and STEM projects.

Ashley Floyd