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January Books for Kindergartners

  • Corduroy by Don Freeman
  • Bears by Ruth Krauss and Maurice Sendak
  • Art Lesson by Tomie dePaola
  • The Doorman by Edward Grimm
  • Rainbows by David Whitfield
  • The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
  • There’s a Nightmare in My Closet by Mercer Mayer
  • Dreams by Ezra Jack Keats

January Books for Kindergartners


February Books Kindergartners

  • How a Seed Grows by Helene J. Jordan
  • Johnny Appleseed: The Legend and the Truth by Jane Yolen
  • One Mitten by Kristine O’Connell George
  • Two of Everything by Lily Toy Hong
  • Penguins! by Gail Gibbons
  • If You Were a Penguin by Wendell and Florence Minor
  • Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook by Barbara Park
  • The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins

february books for kindergartners


March Books for Kindergartners

  • Curious George Takes a Job by H. A. Rey
  • The Biggest Job of All by Harriet Ziefert
  • One Mole Digging A Hole by Julia Donaldson
  • 1, 2, 3 Peas by Keith Baker
  • Today is Monday by Eric Carle
  • Just Wacky! by Andy Griffiths
  • The Cat in the Hat Comes Back by Dr. Seuss
  • I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and other stories by Dr. Seuss

March Books Kindergartners


April Books for Kindergartners

  • Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig
  • Three Pebbles and a Song by Eileen Spinelli
  • A Day’s Work by Eve Bunting
  • Families by Susan Kuklin.
  • What in the World is an Inch? by Mary Elizabeth Salzmann
  • What Will Hatch? by Jennifer Ward
  • Counting Our Way to Maine by Maggie Smith
  • How Do Dinosaurs Count to Ten? by Jane Yolen


April Books for Kindergartners


May Books for Kindergartners

  • Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg
  • This Moose Belongs to Me by Oliver Jeffers
  • The Enormous Potato by Aubrey Davis
  • Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! by Candace Fleming
  • Tops & Bottoms by Janet Stevens
  • If You Hold a Seed by Elly MacKay
  • Fish Eyes: A Book You Can Count On by Lois Ehlert
  • On The Farm by David Elliott

may books for Kindergartners


June Books for Kindergartners

  • S Is for S’mores: A Camping Alphabet by Helen Foster James
  • Q Is for Duck: An Alphabet Guessing Game by Mary Elting
  • Magic Shapes by Patrick George
  • Tap the Magic Tree by Christie Matheson
  • The Quiltmaker’s Gift by Jeff Brumbeau
  • Zen Shorts by Jon J. Muth
  • Sofa Boy by Scott Langteau
  • One Two Three PULL! by Sophie Schmid and Sabine Praml


July Books for Kindergartners

  • Popcorn! by Elaine Landau
  • Popcorn by Frank Asch
  • The Baker’s Dozen by Dan Andeasen
  • In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak
  • Pop! A Book About Bubbles by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
  • Bubble Trouble by Joy N. Hulme
  • Everybody Bakes Bread by Norah Dooley
  • The Little Red Hen by Paul Galdone

July Books for Kindergartners


August Books for Kindergartners

  • The Jolly Postman by Allan Ahlberg
  • With Love, Little Red Hen by Alma Flor Ada
  • Me On the Map by Joan Sweeney
  • Mapping Penny’s World by Loreen Leedy
  • The Black Rabbit by Philippa Leathers
  • The Shape of Me and Other Stuff by Dr. Seuss
  • My Mouth Is a Volcano! By Julia Cook
  • I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More! by Karen Beaumont

August books for Kindergartners


September books for Kindergartners

  • Just a Mess by Mercer Mayer
  • Monster Mess! by Margery Cuyler and S.D. Schindler
  • Puppies! Puppies! Puppies! by Susan Meyers and David Walker
  • The Pigeon Wants a Puppy by Mo Willems
  • The Berenstain Bears Lend a Helping Hand by Stan and Jan Berenstain
  • Herman the Helper by Robert Kraus, Jose Areugo, and Ariane Dewey
  • Polly’s Running Away Book by Frances Thomas and Sally Gardner
  • How to Take the Grrrr Out of Anger by Elizabeth Verdick and Majorie Lisovskis

September books for Kindergartners


October Books for Kindergartners

  • Stars by Mary Lyn Ray
  • Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me by Eric Carle
  • Pizza, Pigs and Poetry by Jack Prelutsky
  • Is Your Mama a Llama? by Steven Kellogg
  • Stephanie’s Ponytail by Robert Munsch
  • Elmer by David McKee
  • Fooling Ewe by Mike Demers
  • Fishing Into Potato Salad by Othen Donald Dale Cummings

October Books for Kindergartners


November Books for Kindergartners

  • The ABC Mystery by Doug Cushman
  • A Mountain Alphabet by Margriet Ruurs
  • Rhinoceros Tap by Sandra Boynton
  • Flamingos on the Roof by Calef Brown
  • The Going to Bed Book by Sandra Boynton
  • It’s Time to Sleep, My Love by Eric Metaxas
  • A Circle Here, A Square There by David Diehl
  • Shape by Shape by Suse MacDonald

November Books for Kindergartners


December Books for Kindergartners

  • The Trouble with Cauliflower by Jane Sutton
  • Spiky, Slimy, Smooth: What Is Texture? by Jan Brocket
  • The Gingerbread Girl by Lisa Campbell Ernst
  • Snipp, Snapp, Snurr and the Big Suprise by Maj Lindman
  • Polar Bears by Gail Gibbons and Megan Lloyd
  • Snow Bears by Martin Waddell
  • Five Creatures by Emily Jenkins
  • Sort it out by Barbara Mariconda and Sherry Rogers

December books for Kindergartners


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