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Pumpkin Eye
by Denise Fleming
Colorful collage illustrations and fun, rhyming text celebrate Halloween in this book. All of its raucous noises and festive sights will come to life when you share this tale with your child.
Ages: Toddler, Preschooler, Kindergartner
Themes: Holidays
Types: Read Aloud
Rechenka's Eggs
by Patricia Polacco
Babushka finds an injured goose while she prepares her special eggs for the Easter Festival. Unfortunately, while she is nursing the goose, her beautiful eggs are destroyed. Babushka sadly resigns that she will not attend the festival, until an exquisite egg appears in the goose's bed.
Ages: Preschooler, Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader
Themes: Holidays, Multicultural
Types: Read Aloud
Roses Are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink
by Diane DeGroat
Gilbert decides to make mean and nasty Valentine's Day cards for two classmates who hurt his feelings in the past. Worried about their reactions, he signs them with other classmates' names. When a fight breaks out, will Gilbert confess what he has done?
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader
Themes: Holidays, School
Types: Read Aloud
So You Want to Be President?
by Judith St. George
Young presidential hopefuls learn about the hobbies and habits of our nation's past 41 presidents in this Caldecott Medal winner. Share this book with your children and learn many funny and unique facts, as well as important historical information about each president's term in office.
Ages: First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Holidays
Types: Read Aloud
Sound the Shofar: A Story for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
by Leslie Kimmelman
This simple book describes how one family celebrates both Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Bright illustrations and brief text take the reader through the beginning of the Jewish New Year of Rosh Hashanah and the ten days following, leading up to Yom Kippur.
Ages: Preschooler, Kindergartner, First-grader
Themes: Family, Holidays
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
St. Patrick's Day
by Gail Gibbons
In true Gail Gibbons style, information about Saint Patrick's Day is shared through simple text and bright illustrations. Saint Patrick's life, traditional Irish symbols, and past and present ways of celebrating the holiday are carefully presented in this book.
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader
Themes: Holidays, Nonfiction
Types: Read Aloud
The First Thanksgiving
by Jean Craighead George
The first Thanksgiving comes to life in this beautifully illustrated history of the Pilgrim settlement in Pymouth, MA. The story begins with the formation of Plymouth Rock and takes readers through the kidnapping of Squanto by the English. This book provides a detailed and well-researched account of the many hardships that the Pilgrims faced.
Ages: Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Holidays, Nonfiction
Types: Read Aloud
The Golden Egg Book
by Margaret Wise Brown
One day a lonely little bunny finds a mysterious egg. Curious to find out what’s inside, he jumps on it and rolls it down the hill. Eventually the egg cracks open, revealing a fuzzy, yellow duck who becomes his friend.
Ages: Babies, Toddler, Preschooler
Themes: Holidays
Types: Read Aloud
The Little Old Lady Who Wasn't Afraid of Anything
by Linda Williams
In this shivery tale, a little old woman is followed home by various pieces of clothing and a big pumpkin head. Will she run and hide or remain brave? Your child will want to chime in with the refrains and act out the different parts.
Ages: Preschooler, Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader
Themes: Holidays
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
The Matzah That Papa Brought Home
by Fran Manushkin
Using cumulative, rhyming text from the familiar rhyme, "The House That Jack Built," a family's Passover sedar is shared. Elegant and expressive paintings adorn each page, bringing warmth to this family celebration.
Ages: Preschooler, Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader
Themes: Holidays, Multicultural
Types: Read Aloud
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