Good Books for Children Finishing Kindergarten
and Entering First Grade

     Here you will find many favorites, some that parents can read with their children and
    others that early readers will be able to do on their own. They are listed in alphabetical
    order by title. ENJOY!!

"A" My Name is Alice by Jane Bayer
Big Fat Hen by Keith Baker
Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Bill Martin Jr.
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr.
Clifford, the Big Red Dog by Norman Bridwell
Corduroy by Don Freeman
Down by the Bay by Raffi
Elbert's Bad Word by Audrey Wood
Farming by Gail Gibbons
Freight Train by Donald Crews
Go Dog Do by P.D. Eastman
Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
Growing Colors by Bruce McMillian
Happy Birthday Moon by Frank Asch
Here Are My Hands by Bill Martin
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff
Is Your Mama a Llama? by Deborah Guarino
Jake Baked the Cake by B.G. Hennessay
Jamberry by Bruce Degan
King Bidgood's in the Bathtub by Audrey Wood
The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry,
and the Big Hungry Bear
by Audrey Wood
Little Penguin's Tale by Audrey Wood
Math Start Series, Level 1 by Stuart J. Murphy
My Five Senses by Aliki
My Visit to the Zoo by Aliki
The Napping House by Audrey Wood
No, David! by David Shannon
Read Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young by Jack Prelutsky
Rosie's Walk by Pat Hutchins
Samuel Todd's Book of Great Inventions illustrated by Konigsburg
Seven Blind Mice by Ed Young
Ten Black Dots by Donald Crews
Today is Monday by Eric Carle
Tomorrow's Alphabet by George Shannon
What Makes Me Happy? by Catherine Anholt
When I Was Five by Arthur Howard
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
Whistle for Willie by Ezra Jack Keats
Whose Mouse are You? by Robert Kraus

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