Read Aloud Booklist #3

Continuing with the read aloud suggestions of Jim Trelease.  I have added a short description for each.


The House on East 88th Street (first in the Lyle the Crocodile series) by Bernard Waber, Gr. K-3


How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight (one of many dinosaur books with “lessons” from this author) by Jane Yollen, Gr. K-3


Humphrey, Albert and the Flying Machine (a parody of the traditional fairy tale) by Kathryn Lasky, Gr. K-3


If You Give a Mouse a Cookie (Humorous, cumulative story with many sequels)                     by Laura Numeroff, Gr. K-1


If I Ran the Zoo by Dr. Seuss, Gr. K-3


Ira Sleeps Over Warm, sensitive, humorous look at a boy’s overnight visit as he wonders whether to bring his teddy bear, but fears getting teased) by Bernard Waber, Gr. K-3


The Island of Skog (how imagination can run away with us) by Steven Kellog, Gr K-2


I Stink! (an inside look at the mechanics of a modern garbage truck) by Kate and Jim McMullan, Gr. K-2


Johnny on the Spot (characters accidentally invent a radio station that broadcasts events one day in advance) by Edward Sorel, Gr. K-4


The Last Princess: The Story of Princess Ka’iulani of Hawaii (American history) by Fay Stanley, Gr. 2-6


The Legend of the Bluebonnet (a legend from the state ofTexas involving a young Comanche girl) by Tomie DePaola, Gr. K-4


Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse (a story about bringing distracting things to school and the trouble it can cause) by Kevin Henkes, Gr. K-1


The Little House (experience the changes at the turn-of-the-century, from the point of view of a house) by Virginia Lee Burton Gr. K-3


The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything (about being afraid of the dark) by Linda Williams, Gr. K-1


The Lost Children (a Blackfoot tale) by Paul Goble, Gr. 1-5


Mirabelle (a story about a doll that comes to life) by Astrid Lindgren, Gr. K-1


Madeline (series about a young girl in a Parisian boarding school) by Ludwig Bemelmans, Gr. K-3

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