Books & Readings for Younger Readers

Our Favorite Picture Books
A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond
A Desert Scrapbook by Virginia Wright-Frierson
A North-American Rain Forest Scrapbook by Virginia Wright-Frierson
A Toad for Tuesday by Russell Erickson
A Tree for Peter by Kate Seredy
A Year Around the Great Oak  by Gerda Muller
A Year in our New Garden by Gerda Muller
Across the Wide Dark Sea by Jean Van Leeuwen
An Island Scrapbook by Virginia Wright-Frierson
Alfie (series) by Shirley Hughes
Amelia's Road by Linda Jacobs Altman
Animals at my Doorstep by Helen Hoover
Around the Pond: Who's Been Here? by Lindsay Barrett George
Autumn by Gerda Muller
Bad Day at Riverbend by Chris Van Allsburg
Ben's Dream by Chris Van Allsburg
Billy and Blaze series by C. W. Anderson
Book of Trolls by Ingri D'Aulaire
Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey
Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Bill Martin, Jr
Buffalo Bill by Ingri D'Aulaire
Bun Bun Button by Patricia Polocco
Chicken Sunday by Patricia Polocco
Cleopatra by Diane Stanley
Click, Clack, Moo Cows that Type by Doreen Cronin
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett
Cook-a-Doodle-Doo by Janet Stevens
Counting Kisses by Karen Katz
Emma Kate by Patricia Polocco
Flat Tail by Alice Gall and Fleming Crew
Flicka, Ricka, Dicka Bake a Cake by Maj Lindman
Flicka, Ricka, Dicka and the Little Dog by Maj Lindman
Flicka, Ricka, Dicka and the New Dotted Dress by Maj Lindman
Flicka, Ricka, Dicka and their New Friend by Maj Lindman
Floatsam by David Weisner
Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Gerda Miller
Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Jan Brett
Grandfather Twilight by Barbara Helen Berger
Great Wolf and the Good Woodsman by Helen Hoover
Greek Myths by Ingri D'Aulaire
Guess How Much I Love You by  Sam McBratney
Henny Penny by Paul Galdone
In the Snow: Who's Been Here? by Lindsay Barrett George
In the Woods: Who's Been Here? by Lindsay Barrett George
James Herriot's Treasury for Children by James Herriot
Joshua by the Sea by Angela Johnson
Jumangi by Chris Van Allsburg
Little Cub by Olivier Dunrea
Lost In The Woods: A Photographic Fantasy by Carl R. Sams II and Jean Stoick
Kittens First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes
Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
Minn of the Mississippi by Holling C. Holling
Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel by Virginia Lee Burton
My Great-Aunt Arizona by Gloria Houston
My Name is Alice by Steven Kellogg
Nature in the Neighborhood by Gordon Morrison
Nicky the Nature Detective by Ulf Svedberg
Night in the Country by Cynthia Rylant
Norse God's and Giants by Ingri D'Aulaire
One Morning in Maine by Robert McCloskey
Otis by Loren Long
Owl Moon by Jane Yolen
Paddle to the Sea by Holling C. Holling
Pagoo by Holling C Holling
Parables from Nature by Margaret Gatty
Paul Revere's Ride by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Peter in Blueberry Land by Elsa Beskow
Peter's Chair by Ezra Jack Keats
Pink and Say by Patricia Polocco
Pocahontas by Ingri D'Aulaire
Pocketful of Posies by Salley Mavor
Randolph Caldecott Picture Books
Roxaboxen by Alice McLerran
Seabird by Holling C. Holling
Seven Little Rabbits by John Becker
Something from Nothing by Phoebe Gilman
Spring by Gerda Muller
St. George and the Dragon by Margaret Hodges
Story of the Root Children by Sibylle von Olfers
Summer by Gerda Muller
The Biggest Bear by Gerda Muller
The Complete Book of Flower Fairies by Cecily Mary Barker
The Dark by Lemony Snicket
The Enormous Turnip by Kathy Parkinson
The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
The Garden of Abdul Gasazi by Chris Van Allsburg
The Gigantic Turnip by Aleksei Tolstoy and Niamh Sharkey
The Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett
The Gingerbread Man by Aylesworth
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
The Good Master by Kate Seredy
The Hat by Jan Brett
The Flowers' Festival by Elsa Beskow
The Last Little Cat by Meindert DeJong
The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton
The Little Red Hen by Paul Galdone
The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza by Philemon Sturges
The Matchlock Gun by Walter D. Edmonds
The Milly Molly Mandy Storybook by Joyce Lankester Brisley
The Mitten by Jan Brett
The Mystery of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
The Poky Little Puppy by Janette Sebring Lowrey
The Raft by Jim Lamarche
The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant
The Reluctant Dragon by Kenneth Grahame
The Salander Room by Anne Mazer
The Singing Tree by Kate Seredy
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
The Story about Ping by Marjorie Flack and Kurt Wiese
The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter (and others)
The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig by Eugene Trivizas
The Three Little Pigs by Paul Galdone
The Tomten and the Fox by Astrid Lindgren
The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse by Helen Ward
The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
The Wretched Stone by Chris Van Allsburg
Thee, Hannah! by Marguerite de Angeli
Thunder Cake by Patricia Polocco
Tops and Bottoms by Janet Stevens
Tree in the Trail by Holling C. Holling
Tuesday by David Weisner
We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
When the Moon is Full by Penny Pollock
When the Sun Rose by Barbara Helen Berger
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
Winnie the Pooh series by Milne
Winter by Gerda Muller
The Wreck of the Zephyr by Chris Van Allsburg
Yeh Shen by Ai-Ling Louie
Zathura by Chris Van Allsburg

Chapter Books for Younger Children
A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
A Lion to Guard Us by Clyde Robert Bulla
A Long Way to Chicago by Richard Peck
A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck
Alice's Adventures In Wonderland by Lewis Carrol
Along Came A Dog by Meindert De Jong
Andy Buckram's Tin Men by Carol Ryrie Brink
At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald
Benjamin West and His Cat Grimalkin by Marguerite Henry
Betsy and Tacy series by Maud Hart Lovelace
Brighty of the Grand Canyon by Marguerite Henry
Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink
Centerburg Tales by Robert McCloskey
Charlie's House by Clyde Robert Bulla
Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
Children of the New Forest by F. Marryat
Down the Mississippi by Clyde Robert Bulla
Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Five Little Peppers and How They Grew Series by Margaret Sidney
Five Children and It by Edith Nesbit
Happy Little Family by Rececca Caudill
Homer Price by Robert McCloskey
Heidi by Joanna Spyri
In Grandma's Attic by Arleta Richardson
King of the Golden River by John Ruskin
Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Little Pear by Eleanor Francis Lattimore
Little Pear and His Friends by Eleanor Francis Lattimore
Little Pear and the Rabbits by Eleanor Francis Lattimore
Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers
Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry
More Stories from Grandma's Attic by Arleta Richardson
Mother Stories by Maud Lindsay
More Home Price by Robert McCloskey
Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard Atwater
On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Otto of the Silver Hand by Howard Pyle
Peter Pan by James M. Barrie
Rabbit Hill by Robert Lawson
Robin Hood by Howard Pyle
Secret of the Andes by Ann Nolan Clark
Spiderweb for Two by Elizabeth Goudge
Star of Wild Horse Canyon by Clyde Robert Bulla
Still More Stories from Grandma's Attic by Arleta Richardson
Swallows and Amazons Series by Arthur Ransome
The Bears on Hemlock Mountain by Alice Dalgliesh
The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner
The Christmas Doll by Elvira Woodruff
The Dutch Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins
The Door in the Wall by Marguerite De Angeli
The Four Story Mistake by Elizabeth Goudge
The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes
The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
The Little Duke by Charlotte Yonge
The Little Lame Prince by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge
The Lost Prince by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald
The Saturdays by Elizabeth Enright
The Secret Valley by Clyde Robert Bulla
The Seven Little Sisters by Jane Andrews
The Slowcoach by E. V. Lucas
The Sword in the Tree by Clyde Robert Bulla
The Wheel on the School by Meindert De Jong
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
Then There Were Five by Elizabeth Enright
Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll
Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Poetry
A Calendar by Sara Coleridge
A Cat is by Adrien Stoutenburg
A Christmas Carol by Christina Rossetti
A Good Play by Robert Louis Steveneson
A Mosquito in the Cabin by Myra Stilborn
A Pizza the Size of the Sun by Jack Prelutsky
A Short Trip
A Spring Morning by Alix Thorn
A Triangular Tale
After a Bath (Nursery Rhyme)
All for Baby by Emilie Poulsson
All Things Bright and Beautiful by Cecil Frances Alexander
Animal Friends by Marchette Chute
April by John Updike
Aquarium by Valerie Worth
Autumn Leaves by Leland B. Jacobs
Balence
Bats by Brenda Dahl
Because it's Spring by Alice Curtis
Beetles by Aileen Fisher
Blow up by XJ Kennedy
Cat Purring by Keith Bosley
Caterpillars by Winifred Welles
Certainty by Emily Dickinson
Chickens by Alice M. Meyer
Counting Balls from Education in the Kindergarten
Dandelions by Katherine Gallagher
Dandelions by Hazel Cederburg
Day-Time Moon by Dorothy Aldis
Do Trees Sneeze?
Dog by Jeanne Bendick
Dogs by Marchette Chute
Drippy Weather by Aileen Fisher
Extremes by James Whitcomb Riley
Farm Animals by Ella Colbo
February by John Updike
Fie Little Chickadees from The Romper Room Book of Finger Plays and Action Rhymes
Goldfish by Aileen Fisher
I Have two Eyes to see with from Lady Bell's Singing Circle
I Love you More Than Applesauce by Jack Prelutsky
I Remember, I Remember by Thomas Hood
I Somersault just like a clown by Dorothy Aldis
I'm Glad
January by John Updike
Kings Canyon
Kitty Caught a Caterpillar
Lavender's blue, dilly, dilly by Anonymous
Little Black Bug by Margaret Wise Brown
Little Blue Bird and his Wife by Julia Wolfe
Little Things by Julia Carney
Lunchbox
Make-Believe by Aileen Fisher
Maple Shoot in the Pumpkin Patch Kristine O'Connell George
March by John Updike
Meadow Surprise by Lois Brandt Phillips
Merry Sunshine from 1903 New American Reader
Mine by Lilian Moore
My Toboggan and I Carve Winter
New Sounds
Old Elm Speaks
Open, shut them Hand Play)  from The Romper Room Book of Finger Plays and Action Rhymes
Pigeons by Eleanor Farjeon
Piggy by William Cole
Pirate Story by Robert Louis Stevenson
Popsicle by Joan Bransfield Graham
Puzzled by Margaret Hillert
Rabbit by Frances Frost
Rabbits by Dorothy Baruch
Rabbits by Marie Louise Allen
Rabbits and Squirrels by Dorothy Aldis
Rain by Robert Louis Stevenson
Rain, Wind, and Snow by C.C. Long
Recipe by Bobbi Katz
Robin Redbreast by William Allingham
Sally and Manda by Alice B. Campbell
Shells by Lilian Moore
Seeds by Elenor Dennis
September by John Updike
Singing-Time by Rose Fyleman
Smells of Summer by Vivian Gouled
Song for the Moon by Michael Stillman
Sounds are things I listen to by Eleanor Graham
Spaghetti! Spagetti! by Jack Prelutsky
Special Privilege by Dorothy H. Gallaher
Spring by William Blake
Spring Rain by Marchette Chute
Spring Song by Robert Browning
Spring Zing by Minnie Mondschein
Squirrels (American Rhyme)
Susan Blue by Kate Greenaway
The Apple Tree from The Romper Room Book of Finger Plays and Action Rhymes
The Big Cat by Beatrice Schenk de Regniers
The Caterpillar by Christina Rossetti
The Celestial Surgeon by Robert Louis Stevenson
The City Child by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
The Counting Lesson by Emilie Poulsson
The Cow by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Crocodile from The Romper Room Book of Finger Plays and Action Rhymes
The Duck by Ogden Nash
The Fly
The Land of Nod by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Land of Story-books by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Little Turtle by Vachel Lindsay
The Mermaid by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
The Mulberry Bush from Lady Bell's Singing Circle
The Picnic by Dorothy Aldis
The Prettiest Butterfly I will ever see
The Rainbow by Christina Rossetti
The Shark in the Park by
The Skylark by Christina Rossetti
The Snow by Emily Dickinson
The Swallow by Christian Rossetti
The Swing by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Throstle by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
The Visitor by Sean O Huigen
The Wind by Christina Rossetti
This is my Rock by David McCord
Time to Rise by Robert Louis Stevenson
Timmy Tatt, Timmy Tatt
To a Butterfly by William Wordsworth
To Catch a Fish by Eloise Greenfield
Trains by James S. Tippett
Tree Brooms by Dorothy Aldis
Tree Traffic
Trees by Nelda Dishman
Trees by Sara Coleridge
Tulips by VW Lachucotte
Until I Saw the Sea by Lilian Moore
Waiters by Mary Ann Hobberman
Who? by Aileen Fisher
Who am I? by Felice Holman
Windy Nights by Robert Louis Stevenson
Winter Time by Robert Louis Stevenson
Woodpecker by Elizabeth Maddox Roberts
Words by Nikki Grimes
Written in March by William Wordsworth
Wynken, Blynken and Nod by Eugene Field
Yellow by David McCord

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