Younger Readers

Choosing a Great Read Aloud

Classics For Every Young Child’s Bookshelf

  • Brown, Margaret Wise. Goodnight Moon. Illus. Clement Hurd. 1947.
  • Burton, Virginia Lee. Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel. 1939.
  • Campell, Rod. Dear Zoo. 1982.
  • Carle, Eric. The Hungry Caterpillar. 1969.
  • De Reginier, Beatrice Schenk. May I Bring a Friend? Illus. Beni Montresor. 1964.
  • Dr. Seuss. The Cat in the Hat. 1957.
  • Freeman, Don. Beady Bear. 1954.
  • Freeman, Don. Corduroy. 1968.
  • Freeman, Don. Dandelion. 1964.
  • Freeman, Don. A Rainbow of My Own. 1966.
  • Krauss, Ruth. A Hole is to Dig. Illus. Maurice Sendak. 1952.
  • Leaf, Munro. The Story of Ferdinand. Illus. Robert Lawson. 1936.
  • Martin, Bill. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Illus. Eric Carle. 1967.
  • McClosky, Robert. Blueberries for Sal. 1948.
  • McClosky, Robert. Make Way for Ducklings. 1941.
  • Mother Goose. Mother Goose’s Nursery Rhymes. 1700s.
  • Piper, Watty. The Little Engine that Could. Illus. George and Doris Hauman. 1930.
  • Slobodkina, Esphyr. Caps for Sale. 1940.
  • Sendak, Maurice. Nutshell Library [Alligators all Around, Chicken Soup With Rice, One    Was Johnny, Pierre]. 1962.
  • Sendak, Maurice. Where the Wild Things Are. 1963.