Recommended Reads for CALM

Recommended Reads for CALM

Recommended Reads for CALM

Celebrate Canadian Agriculture Literacy Month (CALM)!  Are you looking for educational agriculture and food theme books for K-12 students to read during BCAITC's Ag-Reading Challenges this March.  Check out this list below. Enjoy!

AITC Published Books

Reggie's Technology Adventure

Blossom's Big Job

Alex's First Seed


Grades K-3: Download

Grades K-3: Download

Grades K-3: Download

Grades K-5: Order

Bug Books

The Bug Girl (A True Story)

The Bug Girl (A True Story), By Sophia Spencer and Margaret McNamara

7-year-old Canadian Sophia Spencer was bullied for loving bugs until hundreds of women scientists rallied around her. Now, Sophia tells her inspiring story in this picture book (perfect for grades K-4 students) that celebrates women in science, bugs of all kinds and the importance of staying true to yourself. 

Be sure to check out a profile of The Bug Girl’s author, Sophia Spencer here; it features a Q&A and a fun video introduction to the book!  

Bugs A to Z The Backyard Bug Book for Kids What Bug am I? Ultimate Bug-OPedia Little Kids First Big Book of Bugs
Grades K-2 Grades K-1 Grades K-7 Grades K-12 Grades K-2

More Recommended Agriculture Reads

Ranch in the Slocan What if There Were No Bees Summer Supper Going to a Farm When the Rain Comes
Grades 9-11 Grades 4-7 Grades K-3 Grades K-13 Grades K-5


Click, Clack, Peep Pip and Pup Summer Sun Risin' Old MacDonald Had a Woodshop Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table
Grades K-3 Grades K-3 Grades K-1 Grades K-1 Grades 1-4


Ag-Reading Challenges

Love reading? Be sure to check out our Ag-Reading Challenges, talking place month-long this March!

About CALM

The 10th annual Canadian Agriculture Literacy Month (#CALM2021) takes place in March 2021. This coast-to-coast national program encourages K-12 students to learn about and celebrate Canada's incredible agriculture and food story all month long. By connecting classrooms and homeschools with engaging resources, programs, and initiatives, students learn first-hand about Canada's food and agriculture systems. 

CALM 2021

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