Upper Elementary to Middle School Books

Theme: Europe

Burying the Sun - (ISBN: 0060541121)

by Gloria Whelan

Children of Noisy Village - (ISBN: 978-0140326093)

by Astrid Lindgren

Da Wild, Da Crazy, Da Vinci - (ISBN: 978-0670059263)

by Jon Scieszka

Kids Europe Italy Discovery Journal - (ISBN: 978-0972863216)

by P.L. Byrne

The Good Master - (ISBN: 978-0140301335)

by Kate Seredy

The Impossible Journey - (ISBN: 0066238110)

by Gloria Whelan

The Orphans of Normandy - (ISBN: 978-0689841439)

by Nancy Amis

The Sami of Northern Europe - (ISBN: 978-0822541752)

by Deborah B. Robinson

The Secret in the Old Lace (Nancy Drew) - (ISBN: 978-0448436906)

by Carolyn Keene


Activities for this Theme

Drag the European country to its proper place in a map game.

Listen to the beautiful sound of the Welsh language on this cd, featuring legends, stories of kings and queens, tales of magic, and underworld fantasies.

Try some basic Russian ballet exercises.

Get an overall view of the countries you’re reading about with an interactive map of Europe. Try to name the countries rolling the mouse over them.

Try other books in the Time Warp Trio series.

Learn yodeling.

Write a poem in response to one of the books you’ve read about Europe.

See if your school or public library has the computer game, “Where in the World is Carmen San Diego” for you to borrow or use there.