Funny Stories

Nothing by Jon Agee

Fly Guy Vs. The Fly Swatter by Ted Arnold

Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett

Book! Book! Book! by Deborah Bruss

From Head to Toe by Eric Carle

Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! by Candace Fleming

Revenge of the Dinotrux by Chris Gall

Round Robin by Jack Kent

This is Not My Hat by J. Klassen

Robert the Rose Horse by Joan Heilbroner

The Black Rabbit by Philippa Leathers

Widget and the Puppy by Lyn Rossiter McFarland

Thomas’ Snowsuit by Robert N. Munsch

I Am So Handsome by Mario Ramos

Alligator Boy by Cynthia Rylant

Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein

Grumpy Bird by Jeremy Tankard

Don’t Let the Pidgeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems

Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo Willems

Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson


Mystery and Adventure

The mitten by Jim Aylesworth

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett

Diamond Jim Dandy and the Sheriff by Sarah Burell

Dog Biscuit by Helen Cooper

A Vacation for Pooch by Maryann Cocca-Leffler

Clack, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin

Olivia by Ian Falconer

Hat by Paul Hoppe

Danny and the Dinosaur by Syd Hoff

Abiyoyo by Pete Seeger

Circus Ship by Chris Van Dusen

You Can’t Take a Balloon Into the Metropolitan Museum by Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman

No Roses for Harry! by Gene Zion


Read To Me

You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You: Very Short Stories to Read Together by Mary Ann Hoberman

Hamsters, Shells and Spelling Bees by Lee Bennett Hopkins

Anansi the Magic Stick by Eric A. Kimmel

Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready For Kindergarten by Joseph Slate

Color Me a Rhyme by Jane Yolen


Family and Friends

One Cool Friend by Toni Buzzeo

Bee-wigged by Cece Bell

Gingerbread Friends by Jan Brett

I Am Absolutely Too Small for School by Lauren Child

Louder, Lili by Gennifer Choldenko

The Red Hen by Rebecca Emberley

Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes

Toot and the Puddle: the one and only (series) by

Sleep Like a Tiger by Mary Logue

Froggy’s Sleepover (series) by Jonathan London

George and Martha (series) by James Marshall

Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Annabelle Swift, Kindergartner by Amy Schwartz

Too Tall Houses by Gianna Marino

Ginger and Petunia by Patricia Polacco

Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy by David Soman

A Tree is Nice by  Janice May Udry


World Around

Museum ABC by Metropolitan Museum of Art

Anno’s Counting Book by Mitsumasa Anno

One Gorilla: a Counting Book by Anthony Browne

Mama Panya’s Pancakes by Mary Chamberlin

The Art Lesson by Tomie DePaola

Is it Red? Is it Yellow? Is it Blue? by Tana Hoban

Actual Size by Steve Jenkins

Tikki Tikki Tembo by  Arlene Mosel

If You Decide to Go to The Moon by Faith McNulty


Easiest Easy Readers

The Day I Had to Play with My Sister by Crosby Bonsall

Mine’s the Best by Crosby Bonsall

I Like Bugs by Margaret Wise Brown

Oh, Cats! by Nola Buck

Biscuit (series) by Alyssa Satin Capucilli

The Fat Cat Sat on the Mat by Nurit Karlin

I See, You Saw by Nurit Karlin

The Eye Book by Theo LeSieg

“Buzz” Said the Bee by  Wendy Cheyette Lewison

Bird and Birdie in a Fine Day by Ethan Long

First Grade Friends (series) by Grace Maccarone

Itchy, Itchy Chicken Pox by Grace Maccarone

Bob Books (series) by Bobby Lynn Maslen

Big Pig and Little Pig by David McPhail

A Bug, a bear, and a boy by David McPhail

My Pony Jack by Cari Meister

Tiny Goes Camping by Cari Meister

Go Away, Dog by Joan Nodset

Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb by Al Perkins

What’s That, Mittens? by Lola Schaefer

Loose Tooth by Lola Schaefer

The Foot Book by Dr. Seuss

Cat at Bat by John Stadler

Drip, Drop by Sarah Weeks

Elephant and Piggie (series) by Mo Willems

The Marvelous Mud Washing Machine by Patty Wolcott

Flip a Word (series) by Harriet Ziefert


Non-Fiction Read Alouds

Mrs. Harkness and the Panda by Alicia Potter

What is a Liquid? by Jennifer Boothroyd

I Fall Down by Vicki Cobb

Tyrannosaurus Rex by Kimberley Pryor

From Seed to Plant by Gail Gibbons

Wolfsnail: A Backyard Predator by Sarah Campbell

Are You a Ladybug? (series) by Judy Allen

Ant Cities by Arthur Dorros

In the Trees, Honey Bees by Lori Mortensen

Tarra and Bella: The Elephant & Dog Who Became Best Friends by Carol Buckley

Litte Panda by Joanne Ryder

My Hands by Aliki

From Flower to Honey by Robin Nelson

Tepee by Dana Meachen