Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: Classroom Read Alouds for Grades K-2

Barnett, Mac.

The reader is invited to count the animals that have frightened the monkeys off the pages. ...

Bingham, Kelly L.

Moose, terribly eager to play his part in the alphabet book his friend Zebra is putting together, th...

Boelts, Maribeth

Ruben feels like he is the only kid without a bike. His friend Sergio reminds him that his birthday ...

Daywalt, Drew.

Also available in Overdrive. When Duncan arrives at school one morning, he finds a stack of letters,...

Daywalt, Drew.

Also available in Hoopla. You've played the game. Now read the legend of how it all began...Lon...

Emmett, Jonathan.

When a new baby princess accidentally changes places with a piglet, both of their lives are forever ...

Folgueira, Rodrigo

When a pig visits a frog pond, sits on a rock, and says only "Ribbit!", news spreads fast ...

Henkes, Kevin.

Also available in Overdrive. Starting school can be a real test of one's mettle, especiall...

Azua Kramer, Jackie

When Elephant takes a quiet stroll with his green umbrella, he is hindered by Hedgehog, Cat, Bear, a...

Murray, Laura.

A gingerbread man searches all over the school for the group of children that made him and then left...

O'Byrne, Nicola.

A crocodile falls into a quiet storybook and wreaks havoc on the characters, in a tale that invites ...

Offill, Jenny

Also available in Overdrive. A hyper-curious young girl tries a series of wacky experiments, such as...

O'Malley, Kevin.

Cooperatively writing a fairy tale for school, a girl imagines a beautiful princess whose beloved po...

Orloff, Karen Kaufman.

Alex and his mother write notes back and forth in which Alex tries to persuade her to let him have a...

Palatini, Margie.

After they all agree to ignore the story of "The Farmer in the Dell," the rat, cat, dog, c...

Parr, Todd.

Also available in Overdrive. Illustrations and brief text describe all kinds of differences that are...

Scillian, Devin.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. A goldfish gives a personal account of his experiences while...

Shea, Bob.

Also available in RB Digital. Envy turns to admiration and finally to friendship for Goat and Unicor...

Stein, David Ezra.

Also available in RB Digital. Little Red Chicken wants Papa to read her a bedtime story, but interru...

Escoffier, Michael

What happens when you subtract just one letter from a word? Beginning with "without the A the b...