October 8, 2012

Kindergarten Read-Aloud List, 1-20

"You may have tangible wealth untold
Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold.
Richer than I you can never be.
I had a Mother who read to me."

Strickland Gillilan

This is our running list of Kindergarten read-alouds that we've enjoyed so far this year! We're currently at almost 90, so I'll be posting installments on a weekly basis for awhile.

Our Kindergarten Read-Aloud List, 1-20
* indicates Family Favorite

1. Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling (audio book)
*2. The Children's Book of Faith by William Bennett
*3. The Children's Book of Virtues by William Bennett
4. Fairytale Favorites by Jim Weiss (audio book)
5. The Random House Book of Bible Stories
*6. Stone Soup by Marcia Brown
7. The Holy Twins: Benedict and Scholastica by Kathleen Norris
8. The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton
9. Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig
*10. Marshmallow by Clare Newberry (this simple book is so unassuming, yet delighted my 5 yo)
11. The Treasure by Uri Shulevitz
12. It Could Always Be Worse: A Yiddish Folk Tale by Margot Zemach
13. Heckedy Peg by Audrey Wood (fabulous illustrations, but I didn't care much for the story itself)
14. The King's Stilts by Dr. Seuss
15. The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins by Dr. Seuss
16. The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
*17. Horton Hears A Who! by Dr. Seuss (a catchy book with a timely message: a person IS a person, no matter how small)
18. The Seven Chinese Sisters by Kathy Tucker
*19. The Story of Brother Francis by Lene Mayer-Skumanz
20. Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato by Tomie dePaola

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