Read Alouds

This is an alphabetical list (by title) of the books we’ve read aloud so far this year.  It will be updated every weekend to include the previous week’s read aloud texts.

  • 42 Miles by Traci Vaughn Zimmer
  • A Sweet Smell of Roses by Angela Johnson
  • A Walk in New York by Salvatore Rubbino
  • Alex and Lulu: Two of a Kind by Lorena Siminovich
  • Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem by Maya Angelou
  • Angel Girl by Laurie Friedman
  • Bad Kitty by Nick Bruel
  • Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope by Nikki Grimes
  • Becoming Naomi Leon by Pam Munoz Ryan
  • Betty Doll by Patricia Polacco
  • Blubber by Judy Blume
  • Casey at the Bat: A Ballad of the Republic, Sung in the Year 1888 by Ernest Lawrence Thayer
  • Celebrate Hanukkah with Light, Latkes, and Dreidels by Deborah Heiligman
  • Chicken Sunday by Patricia Polacco
  • Delivering Justice: W.W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights by Jim Haskins
  • Duck for President by Doreen Cronin
  • Earrings by Judith Viorst
  • “Eleven” from Woman Hollering Creek by Sandra Cisneros
  • Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
  • Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey by Maira Kalman
  • For You and No One Else by Edward Van De Vendel
  • Four Feet, Two Sandals by Karen Lynn Williams and Khadra Mohammed
  • I Wanna Iguana by Karen Kaufmann Orloff
  • Ice Bear: In the Steps of the Polar Bear by Nicola Davies
  • Ish by Peter H. Reynolds
  • Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale by Mo Willems
  • Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity by Mo Willems
  • La Mariposa by Francisco Jiminez
  • Let’s Do Nothing! by Tony Fucile
  • Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson
  • Marley: A Dog Like No Other by John Grogan
  • Me and Uncle Romie by Claire Hartfield
  • Meteor! by Patricia Polacco
  • Mr. Lincoln’s Way by Patricia Polacco
  • Mrs. Katz & Tush by Patricia Polacco
  • Mutt Dog by Stephen Michael King
  • My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother by Patricia Polacco
  • New York, New York!  The Big Apple from A to Z by Laura Krauss Melmed
  • Nothing Ever Happens on 90th Street by Ronni Schotter
  • Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
  • Peace, Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson
  • Pink & Say by Patricia Polacco
  • September 12th We Knew We Would Be All Right by Masterson Elementary Students
  • Shutting Out the Sky by Deborah Hopkinson
  • So Few of Me by Peter H. Reynolds
  • Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume
  • Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco
  • The Butterfly by Patricia Polacco
  • The Gas We Pass: The Story of Farts by Shinta Cho
  • The Graduation of Jake Moon by Barbara Park
  • The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers
  • The Journey: Stories of Migration by Cynthia Rylant
  • The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco
  • The Lemonade Club by Patricia Polacco
  • The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordecai Gerstein
  • The Memory Coat: An Ellis Island Story by Elvira Woodruff
  • The North Star by Peter H. Reynolds
  • The Other Side by Jacqueline Woodson
  • The Sunday Blues by Neal Layton
  • The Yellow Star: The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark by Carmen Agra Deedy
  • This Is New York by M. Sasek
  • This School is Not White by Doreen Rappaport
  • The Very First Christmas (illustrated) by Elise Mills
  • Those Shoes by Maribeth Boelts
  • Through Grandpa’s Eyes by Patricia MacLachlan
  • Together for Kwanzaa by Juwanda G. Ford
  • Two Ways to Count to Ten: A Liberian Folktale retold by Ruby Dee
  • We the Kids by David Catrow
  • When It’s the Last Day of School by Maribeth Boelts
  • Wolf by Becky Bloom
  • Wolves by Emily Gravett

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