Kindergarten Reading List

Reading suggestions for Kindergartners from the Weber County Library

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A Parade of Elephants
Artist/Author/Cast:
Henkes, Kevin (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Henkes
Description:
Pete's a Pizza
Artist/Author/Cast:
Steig, William (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Steig
Description:

What do you do when Pete's in a bad mood? Turn him into a pizza, of course.

Reading Makes You Feel Good
Artist/Author/Cast:
Parr, Todd
Call Number:
JP Parr
Description:

This book celebrates the joy of reading, and demonstrates how there are many things to read almost everywhere one looks!

Round is a Tortilla
Artist/Author/Cast:
Thong, Roseanne Greenfield; Parra, John (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Thong
Description:

A little girl discovers things that are round, square, and rectangular in her Hispanic American neighborhood.

Sam and the Bag
Artist/Author/Cast:
Jeffries, Alison; Andreasen, Dan (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Jeffries
Description:
Senses on the Farm
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rotner, Shelley
Call Number:
J612.8 R8465s 2009
Description:

See, hear, taste, smell, and touch your way through a season on a working farm.

Step Gently Out
Artist/Author/Cast:
Frost, Helen; Lieder, Rick (Photographer)
Call Number:
JP Frost
Description:
Close-up photos and lightly-rhymed declarative verse capture a bug's-eye view of nature and encouarge children to experience the world outside their doors with care and openness. Includes insect facts.
Strega Nona
Artist/Author/Cast:
dePaola, Tomie (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
J398.20945 D4192s 1975b
Description:
When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works.
Tiny Goes Camping
Artist/Author/Cast:
Meister, Cari; Davis, Rich (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Meister
Description:
Tiny and his owner are having fun camping until they discover that Tiny doesn't fit in their tent.
Too Many Fairies: A Celtic Tale
Artist/Author/Cast:
MacDonald, Margaret Read; Mitchell, Susan (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J398.209415 M1355t 2010
Description:
An old woman complains about all the housework she has to do, but when some fairies come to help her she finds that they are more trouble than they are worth.
Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt
Artist/Author/Cast:
Messner, Kate; Neal, Christopher Silas (Artist)
Call Number:
J635 M5858u
Description:
Vincent's Colors
Artist/Author/Cast:
Van Gogh, Vincent; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) Staff (Contribution by)
Call Number:
J759.9492 G6135vi 2005
Description:

Van Gogh's own words from his letters to his brother, Theo, translated closely or freely from French or Dutch, describe the colors of some of his most famous and beloved paintings.

Waiting For Wings
Artist/Author/Cast:
Ehlert, Lois (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
J595.789 E333w
Description:
Follow the caterpillar, chrysalis, and butterfly stages of the Buckeye, Painted Lady, Monarch, and Tiger Swallowtail butterflies in this colorful book.
The Watermelon Seed
Artist/Author/Cast:
Pizzoli, Greg (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Pizzoli
Description:

After swallowing a watermelon seed, a crocodile imagines a scary outcome.

We Are in a Book!
Artist/Author/Cast:
Willems, Mo (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Willems
Description:
Gerald and Piggie discover the joy of being read. But what will happen when the book ends?
We Don't Eat Our Classmates
Artist/Author/Cast:
Higgins, Ryan T. (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Higgins
Description:
Yummy: Eight Favorite Fairy Tales
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cousins, Lucy (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
J398.2 C8675y 2009
Description:
A fresh look at eight classic stories, told with bold language and vibrant pictures.

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