Each season we like to put out a reading list of books that we have enjoyed as a family. That being said, it’s time for our Fall reading list round-up. These are books for preschoolers and kindergarteners that are filled with beautiful illustrations and stories.
Welcome to Foxyland – Great Adventures of Little Foxycat by Wald Peterson
A Balloon for Isabel by Deborah Underwood, Illustrations by Laura Rankin
Balloons are bright and floaty and shiny and perfect. More than anything else int he whole wide world, Isabel wants a balloon. Everyone will get one on Graduation Day – everyone except the porcupines, because Porcupines + Balloons = Trouble according to the teacher. But Isabel isn’t going to settle for another boring bookmark. She has a plan…
Rabbit’s Snow Dance by James and Joseph Bruchac, Illustrations by Jeff Newman
Indi Surfs by Chris Gorman
Felix Stands Tall by Rosemary Wells (best-selling creator of Max and Ruby)
Felix is quiet. Fiona is bold. Felix and Fiona are best friends. On the playground, in the classroom, or in the backyard. The two best friends help each other cop with life’s little bumps and celebrate its small victories. Hip, hip, hooray!
Felix has anew best friend! With intrepid Fiona, all things seem possible – hand in hand, the two head for first prize at the Guinea Pig Jubilee talent show! But at the moment of Felix’s proud triumph, trouble is waiting in the wings. “Twinkletoes!” the bullies taunt, and Felix crumbles. Can Felix pull himself together and face down the bullies? Maybe, with a little help from Fiona, he will find a magic key.
Sharing the Bread (An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving Story) by Pat Zietlow Miller and Jill McElmurry
Peg + Cat (The Race Car Problem) by Jennifer Oxley and Billy Aronson
Peg and Cat build an amazing car out of things they find in the junkyard. They name her Hot-Buttered Lightning (since she’s build for speed) and plan to win the Tallapegga Twenty — if they can make it out of the junkyard, that is. It’s a good thing Peg knows a thing or two about the best shape to use to make the wheels.
Will Peg and Cat be the first to complete 20 laps and win the golden cup? Or will it be the Tens, or the Pirates? And what about the Pig? To find out, head tot he starting line. On your mark, get set, GO! (Book’s jacket contains fun activities)