Read-Aloud Books For Kindergarten
Especially for the Beginning of the School Year

Countdown To Kindergarten ~ Alison McGhee
Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten ~ Joseph Slate
Emily's First 100 Days of School ~ Rosemary Wells
Annabelle Swift, Kindergartner ~ Amy Schwartz
Rachel Parker, Kindergarten Show-Off ~Ann Martin
Froggy Goes to School ~ Jonathan London

The Kissing Hand ~ Audrey Penn
A Pocket Full of Kisses ~ Audrey Penn

Diary of a Worm ~ Doreen Cronin
It Happens to Everyone ~ Bernice Myers
Mrs. Watson Wants Your Teeth~ Alison McGhee

Today Is Monday ~ Eric Carle
A House for Hermit Crab ~ Eric Carle

Chrysanthemum ~ Kevin Henkes
Wemberly Worried ~ Kevin Henkes
Owen ~ Kevin Henkes
Chester's Way ~ Kevin Henkes
Julius The Baby Of The World ~ Kevin Henkes
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse ~ Kevin Henkes

How I Spent My Summer Vacation ~ Mark Teague
Pigsty ~ Marc Teague
The Secret Shortcut ~ Marc Teague
The Lost and Found ~ Marc Teague
The Trouble With the Johnson ~ Marc Teague
Sweet Dream Pie ~ Marc Teague
Frog Medicine ~ Marc Teague
Moog-Moog Space Barber ~ Mark Teague
One Halloween Night ~ Mark Teague
The Field Beyond the Outfield ~ Marc Teague

Make Way for Ducklings ~ Robert McClosky
One Morning in Maine ~ Robert McClosky
Blueberries For Sal ~ Robert McClosky

Swimmy ~ Leo Lionni
Frederick ~ Leo Lionni
Ruby the Copycat ~ Peggy Rathmann
Where the Wild Things Are ~ Maurice Sendak
Hooway For Wodney Wat ~ Helen Lester
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom ~ Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble ~ William Steig
The Crayon Box That Talked ~ Shane DeRolf

Good Night Gorilla ~ Peggy Rathmann
Mouse Count ~ Ellen Stoll Walsh
A Promise in Every Color: A Book of Hope for All the World ~ Julie Sutton
Cookie's Week ~ Cindy Ward
How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? ~ Jane Yolen
The Seasons of Arnold's Apple Tree ~ Gail Gibbons
And the Dish Ran Away with the Spoon ~ Janet Stevens
Curious Rosie ~ Mary Morgan
The Enormous Watermelon ~ Brenda Parkes and Judith Smith

Anything by Eric Carle, Jan Brett or Bill Martin Jr.
Various Mother Goose rhymes

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