Legacy Project

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Title Grades Author's Last Name
The Sonoran Desert K Haile
The Three Little Javelinas: How Coyote Got His Howl K Phillips
What’s the Weather? K Gunn
This House is Made of Mud: Exploring the Shapes in Our Lives K-1 Hutchinson
Big Moon Tortilla 1 Wahlund
Colors Crackle, Colors Roar 1 Hutchinson
Don’t Call Me Pig 1 Shoemaker
Gingerbread Cowboy 1 Martinez/Guerrero
The Seed and the Giant Saguaro 1 Wieweck
Where I Live: Finding Arizona on a Map 1 Warren
Lead On! Courageous Civil Rights Leaders 1 and 3 Medlin
Mapping the Monsoon 1-2 Guerrero
The Three Little Javelinas 1-2 Guerrero
A Desert Golf Course: An Oasis for Humans and Wildlife! 2 Sepp
Settlers Didn’t Have Showers! Water in Arizona, Then and Now 2 McCabe
Through Time: Change in Sedona 2 Letofsky
Don’t Call Me Pig 2-3 Hutchinson
How Far Is It? Measuring Distances Around the State 2-3 Gorry
Racing Around Arizona: Using an Arizona Map to Create a Bicycle Tour Route in Arizona 2-3 Gorry
Sticks, Stones, Sinews and Stuff: How Early People Used the Environment to Meet Basic Needs 2-3 Martinez
Goin’ with the Flow: Aqueducts and Canals 3 Wiens
Home in the Desert: Lesson for This House is Made of Mud 3 Graham
Relying on the Desert: Plants Used by the Hohokam 3 Warren
Two Stars and a Car! 3 Sepp
Dams that Tamed Arizona’s Rivers 4 Tennyson
Down the Colorado: John Wesley Powell, the One-Armed Explorer 4 Guerrero
Grand Canyon: Exploring a Natural Wonder 4 Wieweck
Island Hopping: The Story of Ned Begay Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two 4 Medlin
It’s Where??? A Look at the Location of Our First Arizona Territorial Capital and Why It Was Located There 4 Sepp
Journey through Time: Arizona, From Territory to Statehood 4 Jones
Let's Travel: Travel Brochures of Arizona 4 Wood
Maize to Maquiladoras: Movement from Mexico to Arizona 4 Warren
Map Your State: Regions of Arizona 4 Wood
Mapping Roxaboxen 4 Warren
Mining Ore Not? City Population Density as a Result of the Mining Industry 4 Leckman
Monsoon Days 4 Ekiss
Reading the Coyote School News 4 Warren
The Rain Saved Us – Examining Drought Impacts Yesterday and Today 4 Schaecher
The Unbreakable Code: Navajo Code Talkers 4 Hutchinson
Two Nations/One State: Comparing the National Government, Navajo Nation Government, and the Arizona State Government 4 Himes
Weaving a Story of Cooperation: The Goat in the Rug 4 Jenkins
When is a Desert Not a Desert? The Varying Landscapes of Arizona 4 Davis
Why Were They Built? Dams in Arizona 4 Warren
A River Through Time 4-5 Warren
Arizona Regions: Salt Dough Maps 4-5 Jenkins
Blazing Trails: Discovering Routes through Arizona to California 4-5 Davis
Desert Views - First Impressions: Travelers on the Gila Trail 4-5 Warren
So That the Desert Can Blossom Like a Rose: Agriculture in the Desert 4-5 Warren
Take Me to the River: The Mojave Indians and the Colorado River 4-5 Jenkins
The Desert is Theirs: Adapting to Our Environment 4-5 Wood
The Mountain Community: Why Flagstaff? 4-5 Hutchinson
Tooling Around Arizona: Reading Arizona Maps 4-5 Post
What's Holding Up the Water? 4-5 Post
When Is It Ever Going to Rain? 4-5 Gorry
Madonnas of the Trail— A Celebration of Westward Movement 5 Rees
Now You See Them . . . Now You Don’t: The Movement of People In and Out of Arizona 5 Davis
Central Arizona Project: A Story About Water 6 Anderson
Even the Rocks Cry Out! Communication Through Rock Art 6 Stegall
Meet the Mogollons: Who Were They? 6 Nice
Survivors in Harsh Habitats: Mogollon, Ancestral Puebloans (Anasazi), and Hohokam 6 Stegall
Raindrops: Where Does Rain Fall in Arizona? 6 and 8 Anderson
Divide and Conquer: Changing Channel Shape 6-7 Dorn
Grand Canyon: A River Rafting Trip 6-7 Munson
A Glimpse of Growth: Stories of Phoenix 6-8 Sepp
BLAST IT: Learning About Copper! 6-8 Sepp
Four Corners Hantavirus: Mapping Geography and Health 6-8 Dorn
Grand Canyon: So...What's the Attraction? 6-8 Stelten
Trees in the Desert: Using the Principles of Xeriscape 6-8 Anderson
“Lunger’s” Life – So You Like Breathing: Tuberculosis in Early Arizona History 7 Leckman
The Green Book: Black Traveler’s Guide to Happy Motoring 7-8 Jenkins
Domestic Dependent Nations: Tribal Governments in the United States 8 Warren
Mission Possible: Decoding WWII Navajo Marine Code 8 Jones
Two Nations/One State: Comparing the National Government, Navajo Nation Government, and the Arizona State Government 8 Himes
We Gotta Get Out of This Place: Escape From Papago Park, Phoenix, Arizona 8 Halverson
Changing Face of the AZ Border 8 and High School Ekiss/Rees
You Have the Right to Remain Silent: Miranda v. Arizona (1966) 8 and High School Jones
How Much Is Too Much? How Much Is Not Enough? Analyzing Public Policy in the Petrified Forest High School Stegall
La Frontera--Barrier or Gateway? An Introductory Unit to the US-Mexico Borderland High School Rees
Location, Location, Location: Arizona and the Gadsden Purchase High School White
Traversing the Terrain: Transportation in Arizona (1853) High School Vogt
Wobblies, Strikers, Vagrants & Other Undesirables: The Bisbee Deportation of 1917 High School de Masi