“Read to Me”

First Picture Books

Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown (J PIC BOOKS BRO)
Jesse Bear, What Will You Wear? by Nancy Carlstrom (J PIC BOOKS CAR)
Whistle for Willie and The Snowy Day both by Ezra Jack Keats (J PIC BOOKS KEA)
The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss (J PIC BOOKS KRA)
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom and Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? both by Bill Martin Jr (J PIC BOOKS MAR)
Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann (J PIC BOOKS RAT)
Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina (J PIC BOOKS SLO)
The Napping House by Audrey Wood (J PIC BOOKS WOO)
Owl Babies by Martin Waddell (J PIC BOOKS WAD)

“What to Read to Me Next”

Picture Books to Grow On

Frederick by Lio Lionni (J PIC BOOKS LIO)
Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey(J PIC BOOKS MCC)
Mirette on the High Wire by Emily McCully (J PIC BOOKS MCC)
George and Martha by James Marshall (J PIC BOOKS MAR)
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak (J PIC BOOKS SEN)
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig (J PIC BOOKS STE)
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg (J PIC BOOKS VAN)
Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst (J PIC BOOKS VIO)
A Chair for My Mother by Vera Williams (J PIC BOOKS WIL)
Lon Po Po: A Red Riding Hood Story from China by Ed Young (J PIC BOOKS YOU)

“I Can Read!”

Early Readers

Little Rat Sets Sail by Monika Bang-Campbell (J EASY BAN)
Go, Dog, Go! by P.D. Eastman (J EASY EAS)
A Bargain for Frances by Russell Hoban (J EASY HOB)
Frog and Toad by Arnold Lobel (J EASY LOB)
Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik (J EASY MIN)
Amelia Bedelia series by Peggy Parish (J EASY PAR)
Henry and Mudge series by Cynthia Rylant (J EASY RYL)
by Dr. Seuss (J EASY SEU)
Nate the Great by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat (J EASY SHA)

Good Fiction for Kids

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing and Fudge series by Judy Blume (J FIC BLU)
Granny Torelli Makes Soup by Sharon Creech (J FIC CRE)
Bud, Not Buddy and The Watsons Go To Birmingham, 1963 both by Christopher Paul Curtis (J FIC CUR)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl (J FIC DAH)
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo (J FIC DIC).
The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread by Kate DiCamillo (J FIC DIC).
Joey Pigza series by Jack Gantos (J FICTION GAN)
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konisburg (J FIC KON
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry (J FIC LOW)
Bridge to Terabithia and The Great Gilly Hopkins both by Katherine Paterson (J FIC PAT)
The Van Gogh Cafe by Cynthia Rylant (J FIC Ryl)
Holes by Louis Sachar (J FIC SAC)