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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Eric Carle

The book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a engaging book for the students to read!! The caterpillar eats his way throughout the whole book and eventually turns into a butterfly in the end. I remember reading this story in the classroom when I was younger and fell in love with it! You can do an activity with this book with the students, by letting them make their very own hungry caterpillar by using paints, construction paper, scissors, and glue! This book is geared towards kindergarten through 2nd grade! 

Green Eggs And Ham

Green Eggs and Ham - Dr. Seuss

The book, Green Eggs And Ham is such a classic book to read in the classroom! Of course no one, like eating green eggs and ham! The students will love hearing this book because no one likes eating anything green at their age! You can do a fun activity with this book by using retelling the story with using blocks. There can be a picture of a few pages on each block and this can be a visual aid for the students to use to help remind them of the main events and the order that they occurred in the story. This book is geared for kindergarten through 2nd grade.

If You Give A Mouse A Cookie

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie - Laura Joffe Numeroff, Felicia Bond

Love this book! This book is fun, creative and energetic! The host gives a cookie to a mouse, and then gives a glass of milk to the mouse. The mouse needs a mirror to make sure that he doesn't have a milk moustache and the list can go on. You can do a counting cards activity with the book, and on the cards will have a the numbers 1-10 on the top right corner and a huge picture of a chocolate chip cookie on the front. This book is geared for kindergarten through 2nd grade!

The Rainbow Fish

Rainbow Fish Big Book - Marcus Pfister, J. Alison James

The book, The Rainbow Fish is a good story to read to your class because it teaches the importance of sharing. The Rainbow Fish was very beautiful and his scales were of every color, and throughout the story the fish learned to share his beautiful scales with the other fishes so everyone can look beautiful too. This book is geared to kindergarten to 2nd grade!

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom - Bill Martin Jr., John Archambault, Lois Ehlert

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, is a fun book to read to your class! This book is all about the alphabet chant. I remember my 1st grade teacher reading this book to my class and I absolutely loved it! And my mom is a kindergarten teacher and she read this classic story to her class, an then the class actually made a Chicka Chicka Boom Boom tree and it was such a fun activity for everyone to do! 

The Giving Tree

The Giving Tree - Shel Silverstein

The Giving Tree, is a very tender hearted book. The book, is about how much a tree loves a boy. Throughout the book, the tree gave and gave and gave to the boys wants and need. The tree let him slide down from her trunk, swing from her branches, eat her apples and much more.. Towards the end of the book the tree let the boy cut most of her down to make a boat. Through the years the boy grows up into an old man and come back to the tree, and the tree let the old man sit on her stump. This is such a sweet sweet book, and will teach your class how to be nice and share with other classmates. This should be read to kindergarten through 2nd grade.

Clifford Goes To Kindergarten

Clifford Goes to Kindergarten - Norman Bridwell

This such a cute book to read to your sweet little kindergartners! In the book, Emily Elizabeth goes to Kindergarten and is really nervous. The teacher tell the class that each child can bring back something to help the transition to be a little more smoother, and Emily Elizabeth decided to bring Clifford to her class as something to share! This is book is obviously for your kindergartner class, and its super sweet! You can read this book to them within the first few weeks of school to help them with their first school jitters!

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Bat

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat! - Lucille Colandro

I love these series! I am seriously, what won't this old lady swallow!! In the book, the of lady swallows a bat, old goblin, bones, a wizard, an owl a cat and some bones! Such a fun and exciting book to read around Halloween to your class. You can do such a fun activity with this book! Whether it is writing a response to the story or working on worksheets that relates to the story. This book is geared towards kindergarten through 3rd grade!

The Lile Old Lady Who Is Not Afraid Of Anything

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything - Linda Williams, Cecelia DeWolf, HarperAudio

This book is perfect for independent reading or read aloud in the classroom! I remember my 2nd grade teacher reading this book to my class and it has always stuck with me since then! I absolutely love how the old lady is walking through the woods and she keeps running in to different obstacles and keeps telling herself that she is not afraid. This is such a fun book to read to your sweet little 1st and 2nd graders around Halloween! Throughout the story the teacher can make noises, and the students can follow. This way you can engage the students into the book and make sure that they are listening and understanding what is going on in the book. They will LOVE IT!!

Strega Nona

Strega Nona - Tomie dePaola

The book, Strega Nona is very interesting. Strega Nona lives in a small home near the town, and she does a lot of work for people of the town. Eventually she feels to old to take care of everything, and so she hired help. Big Anthony came and he stole him what he needs to do and in return he will get 3 coins and a place to stay and food to eat. After a while, Strega Nona only had one rule for Anthony, and that was to not touch her pasta pot. One evening, Anthony over heard Strega Nona singing to the pasta pot, and the pot ended up being magic and pasta appears in it when it is sung to. Strega Nona let one at to visit her friends, and she told big Anthony to not touch the pot again. After she left, big Anthony sang to the pot and made pasta for the whole town and when he sang the song again to ate the pasta stop growing he forgot the 3 kisses at the end of the song. The pasta kept growing until the pasta almost took over the whole town. Strega Nona came back from her trip and she knew what big Anthony had done, she sand the song and made the pasta stop growing. In the very end, she made big Anthony eat all of the pasta she can sleep in her bed tonight and so he did. This book is useful in the classroom, because this teaches students to not touch anything without asking and kept their hands to themselves. Also mind instructions when given. This book is towards kindergarten-2nd grade!

Miss Nelson is Missing

Miss Nelson Is Missing! - Harry Allard, James Marshall

I remember in 2nd grade when my teacher Mrs. Faith who is very sweet and was loved by our class! This book reminds me of my teacher Mrs. Faith, because in the book Mrs. Nelson the teacher is just like her! Mrs. Nelson is a sweet teacher and her students are out of control. To solve this problem, Mrs. Neslon dresses up as a scary substitute. Mrs. Nelson calls herself Mrs. Viola Swamp the substitute. The class has no idea that under all of that scary make up, is their sweet teacher. Mrs. Viola whips the class into shape and the students realizes that they are very grateful for their teacher Mrs. Nelson. And when the teacher comes back the next day her class is well behaved! This book can help teach the students how to be respectful to the teacher in the classroom! This book is geared towards kindergarten through every grade!!!

A Bad Case of Stripes

A Bad Case of Stripes - David Shannon

This book can play such a huge role in the classroom! Camilla Cream LOVES lima beans, but she learns at school that no one else likes them and she starts to get scared and worried about what her other classmates start to think of her. She gets so worried that she eventually gets a bad case of stripes! This book can help the students in your class learn that they need to be themselves no matter what anyone says! This book is geared form kindergarten-3rd grade!

Where The Wild Things Are

Where The Wild Things Are - Maurice Sendak

The book, Where The Wild Things Are is such an adventurous book to read! I have loved reading this book, when I was first introduced to it a couple of years ago! The book is about a little boy who got sent to be without any supper and so he ran away to where the wild things are became their leader and king. You can implement this book in you classroom by doing a fun patterns card activity with the students where they have to match up the pictures! This book is geared towards kindergarten-3rd grade!

Pippi Longstocking

Pippi Longstocking - Florence Lamborn, Nancy Seligsohn, Astrid Lindgren

Pippi Longstocking, is such a cute book to read to your class!! Pippi is a little girl who has bright read hair, and silly pigtails! She is super wacky and goes one adventure after another! Pippi does like being told what to do by her parents, but she is such a sweet little girl! With this book, you can make a cute activity where the whole class can make their very own long stocking!This book is geared towards kindergarten-2nd!

A Charlie Borwn Thanksgiving

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving - Charles M. Schulz

This book is best read to your students around thanksgiving time! The Charlie Brown series are such fun books to read! This book is about Charlie Brown getting into some trouble with his friends, but also  the books shows the importance of friendship and how valuable it is. With this book you can have your very own A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving party in your very own classroom! This book is geared towards kindergarten-3rd grade students!

Click Clack Moo

Click Clack Moo: Cows That Type - Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin

Click Clack Moo, is such a fun book to read!! The book is about how Farmer Brown has specific jobs for each animal, and finally the animals found a type writer and started sending messages to Farmer Brown about what they want. For instance, the cows want an electric blanket! The Farmer kept telling them no, so then the animals stopped doing their jobs completely. The book ended with the animals and Farmer Brown both getting what they want. You can do a fun writing activity, where the students can write their very own letter to Famer Brown! The book is geared for kindergarten-2nd grade!