It can be overwhelming to pick out books at the library. There are so many it is hard to find the gems for kids at different ages. Here are 45 books your Kindergarten will love to have red to them!
Note: If you are confused with finding your child’s reading level make sure to read Making Sense of Reading Levels!
Books to Read Aloud to Kindergarten StudentsHere are some of the BEST books for to read aloud to Kindergarten age kids. You can conveniently order them from Amazon using the links provided so you can read these classics to your child over and over again or print the convenient book marks below to check them out for free from your local library.
A Grand Old Tree by Mary Newell Depalma
Africa Calling by Dan Adlerman
Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse by Leo Lionni
Animalia by Graeme Base
Bartholomew and the Oobleck by Dr. Seuss
Bear's New Friend by Karma Wilson
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Eric Carle
Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Bill Martin Jr.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett
Corduroy by Don Freeman
Curious George in the Snow by H. A. and Margaret Rey
Easy Street by Rita Gray
Frog and Toad are Friends by Arnold Lobel
Froggy Gets Dressed by Jonathan London
Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae
Goodbye Earth, Hello Moon! by Gabriel Meil
Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney
How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World by Marjorie Priceman
If You Give a Cat a Cupcake by Laura Numeroff (or from this series)
In the Castle by Anna Milbourne
Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney
Make Way for Duckling by Robert McCloskey
Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel by Virginia Lee Burton
Muncha! Mucha! Muncha! by Candace Fleming
Owl Babies by Martin Waddell
Roasted Peanuts by Tim Egan
Sheep in a Jeep by Nancy E. Shaw
Shhhh! Everybody's Sleeping by Julie Marks
Snow by Uri Shulevitz
Under the Ground by Anna Milbourne
Swimmy by Leo Lionni
The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
The Little Engine that Could by Watty Piper
The Little Red Hen by Jerry Pinkney
The Mitten by Jan Brett
The Neighborhood Mother Goose by Nina Crews
The Snowy Day by Ezra Keats
The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf
The Three Billy Goats Gruff by Paul Galdone
The Three Pigs by David Wiesner
The Three Little Rigs by David Gordon (super cute twist on a classic story)
The Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian Anderson
Tubby the Tuba by Paul Tripp
Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
>> Plus don't miss 50 Books Kindergartners Can read Themselves! <<
Download FREE List of Books Every Kindergartners Should ReadTo make it east to find great books for your new reader I made a printable from this list. Just print and laminate to make a convenient bookmark you can bring along to the library and check off as you read these wonderful books your child will love.
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Did I miss one of your Kindergartners favorite books they like to read themselves? I’d love to add to this life. Feel free to leave me the book title and author in the comments!