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PYP Learner Profile and Key Concepts

PYP Learner Profile
 Attitudes  Books that promotes the attributes :






Olivia . . . and the Missing Toy by Ian Falconer


Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg


Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei by Peter Sis



Left for Dead: A Young Man's Search for Justice for the USS Indianapolis by Pete Nelson







 Shredderman: Secret Identity by Wendelin Van Draanen


Ruby's Wish by Shirin Yim Bridges


Day of Ahmed's Secret by Florence Parry Heide


Hazel Green by Odo Hirsch













Franklin's Secret Club by Paulette Bourgeois


Galimoto by Karen Lynn Williams


Strega Nona: An Old Tale by Tomie dePaola


 Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems


Hubert Horatio Bartle Bobton-Trent by Lauren Child


The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq by Jeanette Winter


Arthur's New Puppy: An Arthur Adventure by Marc Brown







The Penderwicks : A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy (National Book Award for Y by Jeanne Birdsall

The man who loved boxes by Stephen Michael King

I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato (Charlie & Lola S.) by Lauren Child

 Seven Blind Mice by Ed Young


Diary of a Wombat by Jackie French







 Stella by the Sea: Stella's Not Just an Ordinary Girl in an Ordinary World!  by Ruth Starke


Number the Stars (Laurel Leaf Books) by Lois Lowry


Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson


The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart

Open- Minded







Who Belongs Here?: An American Story by Margy Burns Knight

Stella by the Sea: Stella's Not Just an Ordinary Girl in an Ordinary World! by Ruth Starke

Yoko by Rosemary Wells


Bread and Jam for Frances by Russell Hoban


Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes








Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel


Love You Forever by Robert N. Munsch


So Much by Trish Cooke


Parvana's Journey by Deborah Ellis

Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco






The man who walked between towers. Written and illustrated by Mordicai Gerstein

 Watch out for the chicken feet in your soup by Tomie dePaola


 Number the stars by Lois Lowry

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

PYP Key Concepts                 

 Key concepts

 Books that promotes key concepts


What is it like?

My map book by Sara Fanelli

How I made it to eighteen by Tracy White




How does it work?

 Golem by David Wisniewski



Why is it like it is?

Chicken Little by Steven Kellogg

Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears by Verna Aardema

Why Mosquitos Buzz in People's Ears by Verna…

The true story of the three little pigs by Jon Scieszka

 The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by…


How is it changing?

 The very hungry caterpillar by Eric Carle

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle


How is it connected to other things?

The runaway bunny by Margaret Wise Brown


Flotsam by David Wiesner

Flotsam by David Wiesner


What are the points of view?

Round trip by Ann JonasRound Trip by Ann Jonas

Seven blind mice by Ed Young

Seven Blind Mice by Ed Young


What is our responsibility?

Don't let the pidgeon drive the bus by Mo Willems

The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart


Strega Nona by Tomie dePaulo

Strega Nona by Tomie dePaola


How do we know?

When Sophie gets angry - really, really Molly Bang

Grandfather's journey by Allen Say


The diary of a young girl by Anne Frank