Kindergarten Reading List

Reading suggestions for Kindergartners from the Weber County Library

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My Lucky Day
Artist/Author/Cast:
Kasza, Keiko
Call Number:
JP Kasza
Description:

A hungry fox is sure that it's his lucky day when a delectable-looking pig knocks on his door by mistake.

My Visit to the Dinosaurs
Artist/Author/Cast:
Aliki (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
J567.91 A4115my 1985
Description:

A visit to a museum of natural history provides a little boy with an introduction to the habits, characteristics, and habitats of fourteen kinds of dinosaurs.

Nino Wrestles the World
Artist/Author/Cast:
Morales, Yuyi
Call Number:
JP Morales
Description:

Lucha Libre champion Niño has no trouble fending off monstrous opponents, but when his little sisters awaken from their naps, he is in for a no-holds-barred wrestling match that will truly test his skills.

Oink?
Artist/Author/Cast:
Palatini, Margie; Cole, Henry (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Palatini
Description:

Two lazy pigs happily watch the other animals work.

Once Upon a Dragon
Artist/Author/Cast:
Gourbault, Martine (Illustrator); Pendziwol, Jean E.; Pendziwol, Jean
Call Number:
JP Pendziwol
Description:

When a little girl and her dragon friend stumble into a fairy tale world, it is up to the little girl to keep her companion out of harm's way when they meet up with the hungry wolf of "Little Red Riding Hood," Snow White's evil stepmother, and other unseemly characters.

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.

Puppy Mudge Loves His Blanket
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rylant, Cynthia; Mones, Isidre (Illustrator); Stevenson, Suçie (Other Primary Creator)
Call Number:
JER Rylant
Description:

Henry and his puppy, Mudge, search to find Mudge's missing favorite blanket.

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.

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.

Sid's Surprise
Artist/Author/Cast:
Carter, Candace; Kim, Joung Un (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Carter
Description:

Sid the snake thinks he's sick and doesn't want to play with his friends.

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.

Superhero ABC
Artist/Author/Cast:
McLeod, Bob (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP McLeod
Description:

Zany and armed with the most unusual powers, a group of superheroes are out to save the world, one letter at a time.

Swing Otto Swing!
Artist/Author/Cast:
Milgrim, David (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Milgrim
Description:

When Otto the robot has trouble learning to swing, he decides to make his own swing set.

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

Join the bears in this creepy adventure with an old tree.

The Earth and I
Artist/Author/Cast:
Asch, Frank
Call Number:
JP Asch
Description:

A child describes his friendship with the Earth.

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.

The Snowman
Artist/Author/Cast:
Briggs, Raymond (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Briggs
Description:

A little boy has a wonderful winter adventure when the snowman he builds springs magically to life.

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.

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