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Book List for Suggested Readings


Book Author Age
I Ain't Gonna Paint No More Karen Beaumont 3-7
The Three Little Pigs Steven Kellogg 3-8
31 uses for a mom Harriet Ziefert 4-8
A Bedtime for Bear Bonny Becker 4-8
A Birthday for Bear Bonny Becker 4-8
A Frog in the Bog Karma Wilson 4-8
A Story for Bear Dennis Haseley 4-8
A Visitor for Bear Bonny Becker 4-8
Albert Donna Jo Napoli 4-8
Alice the Fairy David Shannon 4-8
Amber was Brave; Essie was Smart Vera B. Williams 4-8
An Interview with Harry the Tarantula Leigh Ann Tyson 4-8
Armadilly Chili Helen Kettleman 4-8
Art and Max David Weisner 4-8
Author Day for Room 3T Robin Pulver 4-8
Bad Kitty Nick Bruel 4-8
Badger's Fancy Meal Keiko Kasza 4-8
Bear Snores On Karma Wilson 4-8
Bear Stays Up for Christmas Karma Wilson 4-8
Bear Wants More Karma Wilson 4-8
Bebe goes shopping Susan Middleton Elya 4-8
Book, Book, Book Deborah Bruss 4-8
Bringing Down the Moon Jonathan Emmett 4-8
Cactus Soup Eric A. Kimmel 4-8
Chameleon, Chameleon Joy Cowley 4-8
City Dog, Country Frog Mo Williems 4-8
Clever Jack Takes the Cake Candace Fleming 4-8
Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type Doreen Cronin 4-8
Crazy Hair Day Barney Saltzberg 4-8
Dinosaur Bones Bob Barner 4-8
Don't wake up the bear Marjorie Dennis Murray 4-8
Doodler Doodling Rita Golden Gelman 4-8
Drat That Fat Cat! Pat Thomson 4-8
Duck and Goose Tad Hills 4-8
Encyclopedia Prehitsorica Dinosaurs Robert Sabuda 4-8
Fast Food! Gulp! Gulp! Bernard Waber 4-8
flotsam David Weisner 4-8
Fold me a Poem Kristine O'Connell George 4-8
Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich Adam Rex 4-8
Frog Principal Stephanie Calmenson 4-8
Froggy Gets Dressed Jonathan London 4-8
George Washington's Teeth Deborah Chandra 4-8
Giggle, Giggle, Quack Doreen Cronin 4-8
Gobble, Gobble, Slip, Slop: The Tale of a Very Greedy Cat Meilo So 4-8
Goin' Someplace Special Patricia C. McKissack 4-8
Gooney Bird Greene Lois Lowry 4-8
Granite Baby Lynne Bertrand 4-8
Horace and Morris join the Chorus James Howe 4-8
How do dinosaurs get well so soon? Jane Yolen 4-8
How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? Jane Yolen 4-8
How groundhog's garden grew Lynne Cherry 4-8
I See a kookaburra!: Discovering animal                                           habitats around the world Robin Page, Steve Jenkins 4-8
I Stink Kate McMullan 4-8
It's Not My Fault! Nancy L. Carlson 4-8
Jackalope Janet Stevens, Susan Stevens Crummel 4-8
Just the Way You Are Max Lucado 4-8
Knuffle Bunny Mo Williams 4-8
Leaf Man Lois Ehlert 4-8
Library Lion Michelle Knudsen, Kevin Hawkes 4-8
Little Pea Amy Krouse Rosenthal 4-8
Lizette's Green Sock Catharina Valckx 4-8
Mama Jeanette Winter 4-8
Mama, Mama, Papa, Papa Jean Marzollo 4-8
Max's Words Kate Banks 4-8
May I Bring a Friend? Beatrice Schenk de Regniers 4-8
Mercy Watson to the Rescue Kate Dicamillo 4-8
Mirror, Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse Marilyn Singer 4-8
Mister Seahorse Eric Carle 4-8
Momma's Magical Purse Paulette Bogan 4-8
Moo Who? Margie Palatini 4-8
Mouse in the House Ann Hassett, John Hassett 4-8
Mrs. McBloom, Clean up your Classroom Kelly DiPucchio 4-8
My Kindergarten Rosemary Wells 4-8
My Lucky Day Keiko Kasza 4-8
No Dinner: The Story of the Old Woman and the Pumpkin Jessica Souhami 4-8
Oink? Margie Palatini 4-8
Old Cricket Lisa Wheeler 4-8
One Mitten Kristine O'Connell George 4-8
Princess Pigtoria and the Pea Pamela Duncan Edwards 4-8
Punctuation Takes a Vacation Robin Pulver 4-8
Punk Farm Jarrett K. Krosoczka 4-8
Rattletrap Car Phyllis Root 4-8
Read a Rhyme, Write a Rhyme Jack Prelutsky 4-8
Rise the Moon Eileen Spinelli 4-8
Rooster/Gallo Jorge Lujan, Manuel Monroy 4-8
Sakes Alive! A Cattle Drive Karma Wilson 4-8
Science Verse Jon Scieszka 4-8
Sunny Boy! : The Life and Times of a Tortoise Candace Fleming 4-8
Super Fly Guy Tedd Arnold 4-8
Superdog: The Heart of a Hero Caralyn Beuhner 4-8
Sweet Tooth Margie Palatini 4-8
The Baby Beebee Bird Diane Redfield Massie 4-8
The Best of Times Gregory Tang 4-8
The Best Place to Read Debbie Bertram, Susan Bloom 4-8
The Cow Loves Cookies Karma Wilson 4-8
The Cow who Clucked Denise Fleming 4-8
The First Day of Winter Denise Fleming 4-8
The Great Fuzz Frenzy Janet Stevens, Susan Stevens Crummel 4-8
The Gunniwolf Wilhelmina Harper 4-8
The Kissing Hand Audrey Penn 4-8
The Magic Hat Mem Fox 4-8
The Mysterious Tadpole Steven Kellogg 4-8
The Neat Line: Scribbling Through Mother Goose Pamela Duncan Edwards 4-8
The Perfect Tail: A Fred and Lulu Story Mie Araki 4-8
The Recess Queen Alexis O'neill 4-8
The Same Stuff as Stars Katherine Paterson 4-8
The Secret Science Project That ALmost Ate the School Judy Sierra 4-8
The Secret to Freedom Marcia Vaughan 4-8
The Thre Little Tamales Eric A. Kimmel 4-8
The Web Files Margie Palatini 4-8
This little piggy's book of manners Kathryn Madeline Allen 4-8
Traction Man is Here! Mini Grey 4-8
Turtles Penguin Day Valeri Gorbachev 4-8
Twilight Comes Twice Ralph Fletcher 4-8
Ubiquitious: Celebrating Nature's Survivors Joyce Sidman 4-8
Whales on Stilts M.T. Anderson 4-8
What do you do with a Tail Like This? Robin Page, Steve Jenkins 4-8
What Makes a Rainbow Betty Ann Schwartz 4-8
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Book? Lauren Child 4-8
Why did the Chicken Cross the Road? Various 4-8
Why Epossumondas has no Hair on it's Tail Coleen Salley 4-8
Wild About Books Judy Sierra 4-8
Yellow Bird, Black Spider Dosh Archer, Mike Archer 4-8
Yikes! Robert Florczak 4-8
The Grapes of Math Gregory Tang 6-10
A Kick in the Head Paul B. Janeczko 9-12
Black Duck Janet Taylor Lisle 9-12
Chasing Vermeer Blue Balliett 9-12
Chicken boy Frances O'Roark Dowell 9-12
Confucius: The Golden Rule Russell Freedman 9-12
Cosmic Frank Cottrell Boyce 9-12
Feg Robin Hirsch 9-12
Ida B Katherine Hannigan 9-12
Kamishibai Man Allen Say 9-12
Love That Dog Sharon Creech 9-12
Meanwhile Jason Shiga 9-12
Mr. Williams Karen Barbour 9-12
My Life As A Book Janet Tashjian 9-12
Oh, Rats! Albert Marrin 9-12
Out of my Mind Sharon Draper 9-12
Porch Lies Patricia McKissick 9-12
Project Mulberry Linda Sue Park 9-12
Show way Jacqueline Woodson 9-12
The End of the Beginning Avi 9-12
The Hungry Coat Demi 9-12
The Lightning Thief Rick Riordan 9-12
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane Kate Dicamillo 9-12
The seven wonders of sassafras springs Betty G. Birney 9-12
The Teachers Funeral Richard Peck 9-12
Witness Karen Hesse 9-12
The Art of Reading: 40 Illustrators Celebrate RIF's                         40th Anniversary Various 10+
An Ant's day off Bonny Becker All Ages
I Wanna Iguanna Karen Kaufman Orloff All Ages
Leonardo, the Terrible Monster Mo Williams All Ages
Where is the Green Sheep? Mem Fox, Judy Horacek All Ages
Achoo! Bang! Crash! The noisy alphabet Ross MacDonald Baby-Preschool
Alphabet Under Construction Denise Fleming Baby-Preschool
Bark, George Jules Feiffer Baby-Preschool
Bertie was a Watchdog Rick Walton Baby-Preschool
Bob Tracey Campbell Pearson Baby-Preschool
Dawdle Duckling Toni Buzzeo Baby-Preschool
Dinos on the Go Karma Wilson Baby-Preschool
Do Like a Duck Does Judy Hindley Baby-Preschool
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus Mo Williams Baby-Preschool
Epossumondas Coleen Salley Baby-Preschool
Food for Thought Joost Elffers, Saxton Freymann Baby-Preschool
Fox Makes Friends Adam Relf Baby-Preschool
Good Boy, Fergus! David Shannon Baby-Preschool
Gossie and Gertie Oliver Dunrea Baby-Preschool
Kittens First Full Moon Kevin Henkes Baby-Preschool
Little Quack Laura Thompson Baby-Preschool
Ollie Oliver Dunrea Baby-Preschool
One Rainy Day Valeri Gorbachev Baby-Preschool
One Stuck Duck Phyllis Root Baby-Preschool
One, Two, Three Sandra Boynton Baby-Preschool
Ready or Not, Dawdle Duckling Toni Buzzeo Baby-Preschool
The Alphabet Tree Leo Lionni Baby-Preschool
The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog Mo Williams Baby-Preschool
The squeaky creaky bed Pat Thomson Baby-Preschool
Walk On:  A Guide for Babies of all ages Marla Frazee Baby-Preschool
Eats, Shoots, and Leaves Lynne Truss  
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