Suggestions for Summer Reading
Pre K – Kindergarten
Barnett, Mac               Extra Yarn
With a supply of yarn that never runs out, Annabelle knits for everyone and everything in town until an evil archduke decides he wants the yarn for himself.
Dewdney, Anna                      Llama Llama Red Pajama                  
Anna Dewdney's warm and fuzzy rhyming read-aloud is sweet, especially if you have a child who beckons long after they're already tucked in for the night.  Llama Llama Red Pajama reassures little ones that their parents will always be near, even when they're not right here.
Dubosarsky, Ursula                 The Terrible Plop
A mysterious sound sends the whole forest running away in fear, and only the littlest rabbit is courageous enough to figure out the source of the sound.
Klassen, Jon                This Is Not My Hat
This tiny fish knows it’s wrong to steal a hat.  It fits him just right.  But the true owner of the hat wants it back.  (2013 Caldecott Medal winner)
Kraegel, Kenneth                    King Arthur's Very Great Grandson
Henry Alfred Grummorson, a descendant of King Arthur and would-be knight, sets out on a great adventure.  He meets a dragon, a cyclops, a griffin and a leviathan, but none of them will battle him!
Marciano, John Bemelmans                Madeline at the White House            
See the nation's capital through sweet mischievous little Madeline's eyes! Candle and Madeline take a magical tour through the starry night sky to see Washington, D.C.'s most famous landmarks.
McClosky, Robert                   Blueberries for Sal                 
The tale of a little girl and a baby bear scavenging for sweet fruit in Maine has warmed the hearts of children for generations. .
Parish, Herman                        Amelia Bedelia's First Field Trip       
Amelia Bedelia makes learning about idiomatic expressions wacky and fun in this series starring Amelia as a child.   
Rey, H.A.                    Curious George and Friends              
Meet the delightful characters of H.A. and Margret Rey, the celebrated authors of Curious George.  A collection of eight unabridged classic works.
Shannon, David                      David Gets in Trouble                                   
David has every excuse in the book for why he's skateboarding in the house or pulling the cat's tail, but he soon learns that taking responsibility and saying he's sorry is the way to go. A great book to teach your preschooler how to follow rules and say sorry.
Stead, Philip Christian            A Sick Day for Amos McGee           
A friendly zookeeper always made time to visit his good friends, the elephant, the tortoise, the penguin, the rhinoceros and the owl.  When he catches a cold one day, he receives some unexpected guests.
Willems, Mo                Leonardo the Terrible Monster
No matter how hard he tries, Leonardo can't seem to frighten anyone. Finally, he finds a nervous little boy, and scares the tuna salad out of him! But scaring people isn't quite as satisfying as he thought it would be.