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Fourth of July Fireworks
by Patrick Merrick
Part of the Holiday Symbol series, this book briefly covers the history of the holiday as well as how fireworks are made and safety tips for enjoying the day. Other titles in the series include St. Patrick Day Shamrocks and Thanksgiving Turkeys.
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Holidays, Nonfiction
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Frank Was a Monster Who Wanted to Dance
by Keith Graves
Your child will laugh out loud at this hilarious tale of Frank, a monster who wanted to dance. When he shakes and shimmers, he loses his body parts. Outrageous illustrations and rhyming text will make you want to read this story over and over again.
Ages: Preschooler, Kindergartner, First-grader
Themes: Holidays
Types: Read Aloud
Going Home
by Eve Bunting
Carlos can't understand why his family wants to leave their home and travel back to Mexico for Christmas. Once they reach the village where his parents grew up, he begins to understand their love for their country. Brightly colored illustrations fill the pages, bringing this tender story to life.
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader
Themes: Family, Holidays, Multicultural
Types: Read Aloud
Halloween Is...
by Gail Gibbons
Share this simple non-fiction book with your child and explore the different ways that people celebrate Halloween. Brief explanations with full-page illustrations describe everything from the history of the holiday to pumpkin carving and costumes.
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader
Themes: Holidays, Nonfiction
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Happy Birthday, America!
by Marsha Wilson Chall
This colorful book tells the story of a traditional, small-town Fourth of July celebration, complete with a parade, a family reunion, and spectacular fireworks over the water. Celebrate this favorite summertime holiday with this book.
Ages: Preschooler, Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader
Themes: Holidays, Nonfiction
Types: Read Aloud
Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King
by Jean Marzollo
This beautifully illustrated biography presents the key events in Martin Luther King's life. The picture book format makes the historical trials and tribulations of his life, from childhood to his death, accessible to the young reader.
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Biography, Holidays, Multicultural
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Happy Easter, Davy!
by Brigitte Weninger
When Davy, the little rabbit, and his siblings can't find the Easter Bunny, he takes matters into his own paws and becomes the Easter Bunny. He makes presents for all his siblings and hides them in the grass. But who left Davy an Easter egg if he is the secret Easter Bunny?
Ages: Preschooler, Kindergartner, First-grader
Themes: Holidays
Types: Read Aloud
Hats Off for the Fourth of July
by Harriet Zeifert
Everyone loves a Fourth of July parade, especially the people of Chatham, MA. Using spirited, rhyming text and bright pictures, the great holiday parade, complete with music, baton twirlers, and the third-grade marching band, marches through town.
Ages: Preschooler, Kindergartner, First-grader
Themes: Holidays
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Henry's First Moon Birthday
by Lenore Look
Your child will enjoy reading along as Jenny helps her grandmother get ready for her brother's first moon birthday-- a traditional Chinese celebration for a one month birthday. Beautiful illustrations paired with Jenny's narration about all the preparations make this book a must-read.
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader
Themes: Family, Holidays, Multicultural
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Lionel in the Summer
by Stephen Krensky
Early readers will enjoy this short chapter book about Lionel and his summertime adventures. Find out where he goes on a car trip and how much money he makes at his lemonade stand.
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader
Themes: Holidays, Seasons
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self

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