Below is a list of some of the books we have read in class, sorted by theme.

Welcome To School/All About Me

  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin, Jr.
  • If You Take A Mouse To School by Laura Numeroff
  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr.
  • Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin
  • Pete the Cat: Rocking in my School Shoes by Eric Litwin
  • Baa Baa Black Sheep by Iza Trapani
  • I Like Me by Nancy Carlson

Exploring Home and Community

  • Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late by Mo Willems
  • Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems
  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears 
  • The Pigeon Needs a Bath by Mo Willems
  • Wemberly Worried by Kevin Henkes


  • Apple Pie Tree
  • Pumpkin Soup
  • Apple Countdown
  • Pumpkin Countdown


  • Stone Soup
  • To Market To Market
  • Too Many Tamales
  • Feast For Ten
  • The Pigeon Finds a Hotdog
  • Today is Monday


  • The Mitten 
  • Pierre the Penguin
  • Owl Babies
  • Little White Owl


  • Pet Show
  • The Dog Who Had Kittens
  • The Pigeon Wants a Puppy
  • Ginger
  • Arthur's Pet Business


  • Does a Kangaroo Have A Mother Too?
  • Giraffes Can't Dance
  • Head to Toe
  • We All Went on Safari
  • 1, 2, 3 To The Zoo a counting book
  • Color Zoo
  • If I Ran the Zoo
  • Llama, Llama Red Pajama

Community Helpers

  • Firefighter Ted
  • Police Officer Lou and Police Office Sue
  • Call Mr. Vasquez, He Can Fix It
  • Mel's Diner
  • Mr. Kang's Grocery Store
  • The Best Teacher Eve


  • Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus
  • Airplanes
  • Trains
  • Truck Trouble


  • Good Night, Good Night, Construction Site
  • Loaders
  • Cranes
  • Old MacDonald Had A Workshop
  • Jack's House
  • The Three Little Pigs


  • Planting A Rainbow
  • Growing Veggie Soup
  • The Tiny Seed
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar
  • The Busy Spider
  • The Quiet Cricket
  • The Lonely Firefly
  • How Does A Seed Grow


  • Dora's Egg
  • Mrs. Wishy Washy's Farm
  • Kiss The Cow
  • Chicken Big
  • Interrupting Chicken
  • The Little Red Hen
  • Click, Clack, Moo, Cows That Type