Kindergarten Reading List

Reading suggestions for Kindergartners from the Weber County Library

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All the Water in the World
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lyon, George Ella; Tillotson, Katherine (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J551.48 L9915a 2011
Description:

Introduces young children to the water cycle with simple text and illustrations.

Antarctic Antics: A Book of Penguin Poems
Artist/Author/Cast:
Sierra, Judy; Aruego, Jose (Illustrator); Dewey, Ariane (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J811.54 S5725a
Description:

A collection of poems celebrating the habits and habitat of Emperor penguins.

A Ball for Daisy
Artist/Author/Cast:
Raschka, Chris (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Raschka
Description:

Any child who has ever had a beloved toy break will relate to Daisy's anguish when her favorite ball is destroyed by a bigger dog.

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Artist/Author/Cast:
Crews, Nina
Call Number:
JP Crews
Description:

Jack has adventures and rescues with his action-figure, Guy.

The Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree
Artist/Author/Cast:
Berenstain, Stan; Berenstain, Jan
Call Number:
JER Berenstain
Description:

One by one, three brave little bears have second thoughts about exploring the interior of a spooky old tree.

Big Egg
Artist/Author/Cast:
Coxe, Molly
Call Number:
JER Coxe
Description:

A mother hen wakes up one morning to find a gigantic egg among the others in her nest and goes in search of the egg's origin.

Artist/Author/Cast:
Capucilli, Alyssa Satin; Schories, Pat (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Capucilli
Description:

Time for bed, Biscuit! Biscuit is a little yellow puppy. And like most puppies, he would rather play than go to bed. Will Biscuit ever go to sleep?

Bob Books:  Set 1, Beginning Readers
Artist/Author/Cast:
Maslen, Bobby Lynn; Maslen, John R. (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Maslen V. 1
Description:

Stories and pictures to make learning alphabet sounds enjoyable.

Bones, Bones, Dinosaur Bones
Artist/Author/Cast:
Barton, Byron (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Barton
Description:

A cast of characters looks for, finds, and assembles some dinosaur bones.

Bread and Jam for Frances
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hoban, Russell; Hoban, Lillian (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Hoban
Description:

"Jam on toast," sings Frances about the food she likes most--until she has it for the sixth meal in two days.

Cat and Dog
Artist/Author/Cast:
Minarik, Else Holmelund
Call Number:
JER Minarik
Description:

Whether the dog is chasing the cat, or the cat is urging the dog on to feats of mischief, the result is hilarious.

The Cookie Fiasco
Artist/Author/Cast:
Santat, Dan (Author, Illustrator); Willems, Mo (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Santat
Description:

There are only three cookies and four hungry friends to share them with. This is not good. This is not equal!

Creepy Carrots
Artist/Author/Cast:
Reynolds, Aaron; Brown, Peter (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Reynolds
Description:

The carrots that grow in Crackenhopper Field are the fattest and crispiest around and Jasper Rabbit cannot resist pulling some to eat each time he passes by, until he begins hearing and seeing creepy carrots wherever he goes.

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus
Artist/Author/Cast:
Willems, Mo
Call Number:
JP Willems
Description:

The bus driver needs a break, and he asks the reader to keep an eye on things while he's gone.

The Farmer and the Clown
Artist/Author/Cast:
Frazee, Marla (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Frazee
Description:

A nearly wordless picture book in which a farmer rescues a baby clown who has bounced off the circus train, and takes very good care of him until he can reunite the tot with his clown family.

Artist/Author/Cast:
Karlin, Nurit (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Karlin
Description:

Rat tries to get the fat cat off the mat and back to his usual resting place in the vat.

First the Egg
Artist/Author/Cast:
Seeger, Laura Vaccaro (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
J571.8 S4517f 2007
Description:

Using simple text and illustrations, shows how animals and objects change, including tadpoles to frogs and seeds to flowers, in a book with cutouts so that certain colors from the previous picture help create the next picture.

The Foot Book
Artist/Author/Cast:
Seuss, Dr. (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Seuss
Description:

Read about all sorts of feet doing all sorts of things.

Four Seasons Make a Year
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rockwell, Anne F.; Halsey, Megan (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J508.2 R6842f 2004
Description:

Describes the passing of the seasons through the changes in plants and animals that occur on a farm.

Fox the Tiger
Artist/Author/Cast:
Tabor, Corey R. (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Tabor
Description:

Fun-loving, mischievous Fox wishes he were a tiger. Tigers are big and fast and sneaky. So he decides to become one! But will Fox want to be a tiger forever?

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