Book Grade K-3

Title Author
A Chair for My Mother Vera B.Williams
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Judith Viorst
All the Colors of the Earth Shelia Hamanaka
Amazing Grace Mary Hoffman
Are You My Mother? P.D. Eastman
Aunt Flossie's Hats (and Crab Cakes Later) Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard
Bread and Jam for Frances Russell Hoban
Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business Esphyr Slobodkina
Chato's Kitchen Gary Soto
Corduroy Don Freeman
Corn Is Maize:The Gift of the Indians Aliki
Danny and the Dinosaur Syd Hoff
Doctor DeSoto William Steig
Eloise Kay Thompson
Family Pictures Carmen Lomas Garza
George and Martha James Marshall
Goodnight Moon Margaret Wise Brown
Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King Jean Marzollo
Harold and the Purple Crayon Crockett Johnson
Harry the Dirty Dog Gene Zion
How My Parents Learned to Eat Ina R. Friedman
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Laura Joffe Numeroff
If You Were My Bunny David McPhail
In the Small, Small Pond Denise Fleming
Ira Sleeps Over Bernard Waber
Jamberry Bruce Degen
Leo the Late Bloomer Robert Kraus
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse Kevin Henkes
Love You Forever Robert Munsch
Make Way for Ducklings Robert McCloskey
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel Virginia Lee Burton
Miss Nelson Is Missing! Harry Allard and James Marshall
Miss Rumphius Barbara Cooney
More Spaghetti, I Say! Rita Golden Gelman
Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present Charlotte Zolotow
Owl Moon Jane Yolen
Seven Brave Women Betsy Hearne
Smoky Night Eve Bunting
Snowflake Bentley Jacqueline Briggs Martin
Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei Peter Sis
Swimmy Leo Lionni
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble William Steig
Tar Beach Faith Ringgold
The Classic Tale of the Velveteen Rabbit Margery Williams
The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses Paul Goble
The Itsy Bitsy Spider Iza Trapani
The Keeping Quilt Patricia Polacco
The Little Engine That Could Watty Piper
The Little Red Hen Paul Galdone
The Most Beautiful Place in the World Ann Cameron
The Napping House Audrey Wood
The Polar Express Chris Van Allsburg
The Rainbow Fish To The Rescue! Marcus Pfister
The Relatives Came Cynthia Rylant
The Snowy Day Ezra Jack Keats
The Story of Babar the Little Elephant Jean De Brunhoff
The Story of Jumping Mouse John Steptoe
The Tale of Peter Rabbit Beatrix Potter
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Eric Carle
Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
Yoko Rosemary Wells

Concept Books

Title Author
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Bill Martin, Jr. & John Archambault
Freight Train Donald Crews
Math Curse Jon Scieszka
Stellaluna Janell Cannon
Ten, Nine, Eight Molly Bang

Fantasy and Folktales

Title Author
Abiyoyo Pete Seeger
Aesop's Fables Aesop
Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti Gerald McDermott
Bearskin Howard Pyle
Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella Robert D. San Souci
Charlotte's Web E.B. White
Chicken Little Steven Kellogg
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story From China Ed Young
Nursery Tales Around the World Judy Sierra
Rumpelstiltskin Paul O. Zelinksy
Strega Nona Tomie De Paola
The Classic Mother Goose Armand Eisen
The Gingerbread Man Jim Aylesworth
The Legend of the Bluebonnet: An Old Tale of Texas Tomie De Paola
The Mitten: A Ukrainian Folktale Jan Brett
The Toll Bridge Troll Patricia Rae Wolff
The Treasure Uri Shulevitz
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears: A West African Tale Verna Aardema


Title Author
A Giraffe and a Half Shel Silverstein
A Pizza the Size of the Sun Jack Prelutsky
Arroz Con Leche: Popular Songs and Rhymes from Latin America Lulu Delacre
Hush!: A Thai Lullaby Minfong Ho
Trees Harry Behn
Where the Sidewalk Ends Shel Silverstein
You Be Good and I'll Be Night Eve Merriam


Title Author
All Titles by Seuss (eg. The Cat in the Hat) Dr. Seuss
Amelia Bedelia Peggy Parish
Arthur Marc Brown
Clifford Norman Bridwell
Curious George H.A. Rey
Frog and Toad Arnold Lobel
Little Bear Else Holmelund Minarik
Madeline Ludwig Bemelmans