Book Lists - Kindergarten


AllardMiss Nelson is Missing!
ArcherDaniel Finds a Poem
BarnettLeo: A Ghost Story
BrosgolLeave Me Alone!
BrownThe Airport Book
DyckmanHorrible Bear!
DyckmanWolfie the Bunny
EllisDu Iz Tak?
EngleDrum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music
FalconerOlivia (series)
FanThe Night Gardener
FeifferBark, George!
HenkesLily's Purple Plastic Purse (series)
KangYou Are (Not) Small (series)
KaszkaThe Wolf's Chicken Stew
KlassenWe Found a Hat!
KliseStay: a Girl, a Dog, a Bucket List
MattickFinding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear
MeiselI Saw a Cat
NelsonIf You Plant a Seed
PizzoliGood Night Owl
PizzoliThe Watermelon Seed
PortisBest Frints in the Whole Universe
RecorvitsMy Name is Yoon
RexSchool's First Day of School
Russell-BrownLittle Melba and Her Big Trombone
SantatAfter the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again
ScanlonBob,Not Bob!
WattsA Piece of Home
WillemsDon't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

Books for Beginning Readers

ArnoldFly Guy (series)
KellerWe Are Growing!
MilgrimGo, Otto, Go! (series)
MoranSam and Jack (Three Stories)
RylantMr. Putter and Tabby (series)
RylantPuppy Mudge (series)
WilhelmI Love School! (series)
WillemsElephant and Piggie (series)

Nonfiction Books for Kindergarteners

CV ClarkShark Lady
CV YousafzaiFree as a Bird: the Story of Malala
GV 1065 .M43The Wildest Race Ever
ML 3930 .S553 B713Nina: Jazz Legend
ND 259 .K33 B76Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos
QB 631.4 .M378Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years
QE 432.2 .A88A Rock is Lively (series)
SF  428.7 .M33The Incredible Life of Balto

Folklore and Fairy Tales - Picture Books

GR 75 .S55 R29Sleeping Beauty
GR 137 .M165Too Many Fairies
GR 161 .R89Beauty and the Beast
GR 161 .P4 P46Puss in Boots
GR 221 .A73 P575The Three Billy Goats Gruff
GR 205 .M221Monkey: A Trickster Tale from India
GR 349 .M23The Boy from the Dragon Palace
GR 351.3 .M159Zomo the Rabbit

Caldecott Medal Winners - Picture Books

The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.  

BlackallHello Lighthouse  (2019)
CordellWolf in the Snow  (2018)
HenkesKitten's First Full Moon
RaschkaThe Hello, Goodbye Window
RathmannOfficer Buckle and Gloria
SantatThe Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend
SimontThe Stray Dog
SteadA Sick Day for Amos McGee
SteigSylvester and the Magic Pebble
TabackJoseph Had a LIttle Overcoat
WiesnerThe Three Pigs

Caldecott Honor Books - Picture Books

BarnesCrown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut
BarnettSam and Dave Dig a Hole
BrownCreepy Carrots
CastilloNana in the City
CooperBig Cat, Little Cat
KlassenExtra Yarn
LiesThe Rough Patch
LinA Big Mooncake for Little Star
Martinez-NealAlma and How She Got Her Name
MoraThank You, Omu!
SmallOne Cool Friend
SmithGrandpa Green
WenzelThey All Saw a Cat