Lists and Suggestions for Kids


Category: picture books

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., 1967-

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

Boelts, Maribeth, 1964- author.

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

O'Byrne, Nicola, illustrator.

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

Daywalt, Drew.

When Duncan arrives at school one morning, he finds a stack of letters, one from each of his crayons...

Daywalt, Drew, author.

You've played the game. Now read the legend of how it all began...Long ago, in an ancient and d...

Emmett, Jonathan.

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

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

Folgueira, Rodrigo, 1972-

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

Henkes, Kevin.

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

Murray, Laura, 1970-

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

Offill, Jenny, 1968-

A hyper-curious young girl tries a series of wacky experiments, such as seeing if a piece of bologna...

O'Malley, Kevin, 1961-

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.

Illustrations and brief text describe all kinds of differences that are "okay," such as &q...

Scillian, Devin.

A goldfish gives a personal account of his experiences while swimming around his bowl as it slowly f...

Shea, Bob.

Envy turns to admiration and finally to friendship for Goat and Unicorn....

Stein, David Ezra.

Little Red Chicken wants Papa to read her a bedtime story, but interrupts him almost as soon as he b...