Selected Books

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Participation/Predictable Books
Brown Bear, What Do You See? B. Martin, Jr.
Each Peach Pear Plum J. & A. Ahlberg
The Napping House A. Wood
The Very Busy Spider E. Carle
The Very Hungry Catepillar E. Carle
Are You My Mother? P.D. Eastman
Fat Mouse H. Stevens
Goodnight Moon M. Brown
It Looked Like Spilt Milk C. Shaw
The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything L. Williams
Where's Spot E. Hill
Tikki Tikki Tembo A. Mosel
The Wheels on the Bus M. Kovalski
Whose Footprints? M. Coxe


Wordless Books
Deep In The Forest B. Turkle
Gobble Growl Grunt P. Spier
Rosie's Walk P. Gutchins
The Snowman R. Briggs
Do you Want to Be My Friend? E. Carle
Pancakes for Breakfast T. DePaola
A Boy, A Dog, and A Frog M. Mayer
School E. McCully
Deep In the Forest B. Turkle
Moonlight J. Ormerod
A Birthday Wish E. Emberley
Ah-Choo! M. Mayer

Language Play Books
Cow That Went Oink B. Most
Goodnight Moon M. Brown
Is Your Mama A Llama D. Guarino
Jamberry B. Degen
Jesse Bear, What Will You Wear? N. Carlstrom
Sheep In A Jeep N. Shaw
We're Going On A Bear Hunt M. Rosen

Poetry and Rhyme Books

Wheels On The Bus M. Kovalski
Listen To The Rain B. Martin, Jr.

Lullabies and Baby Songs J. Jessenger
Old Macdonald Had a Farm N. Helen 

10 Little Fingers and Other PLay Rhymes and Action Songs from Latin America J. Groco

Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young J. Prelutsky
All Night, All Day: A Child's First Book of African-American Spirituals A. Bryan
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? B. Martin Jr.
Hey Diddle Diddle M. Janovitz
Hickory Dickory Dock and Other Nursery Rhymes C. Jones
The Sky Is Not So Far Away M. Hillert
Peanut Butter and Jelly: A Play Rhyme N. Westcott

Shake It to the One That You Love the Best: Play Songs and Lullabies from Black Musical Traditions C. Warren

Classic Books

Caps For Sale E. Slobodkina
Corduroy D. Freeman
Leo the Late Bloomer R. Kraus
The Little Engine That Could W. Piper
The Runaway Bunny W. Brown
Where the Wild Things Are M. Sendak

Folk Tales

The Gingerbread Man , The Little Red Hen , Goldilocks and The Three Bears  

by various authors

Special Needs Books
Baseball, Football, Daddy and Me D. Friend
My Dentist A. Rockwell
Peter's Chair E. Keats
Noisy Nora R. Wells

Concept Books 

Alphabears: An ABC Book K. Hague

Becca Backward, Becca Forward B. McMillian
Big Ones, Little Ones T. Hoban
Color Farm L. Ehlert
I Read Symbols T. Hoban
1, 2 Tie Up My Shoe   L. Underhill
School Bus D. Crews
The Toolbox H. Rockwell
Truck D. Crews

Count on Your Fingers African Style C. Zaslavsky
Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed E. Christelow
Animal Babies E. Spencer
Bicycle Race D. Crews
Ten, Nine, Eight M. Bang
We Read A to Z D. Crews
Anno's Counting Book M. Anno
Red, Blue, Yellow Shoe Hoban
Feelings Aliki
The Shape of Things D. Dodds
Today I Feel Silly and Other Moods that Make My Day J.L. Curtis
The Z That Was Zapped Z. Allsburg
ABC Pop! R. Isadora
Counting Kids K. Golding
One, Two, Three, Oops! M. Coleman
Mouse Count E. Walsh
Alphabet Books

Dr. Seuss' ABC
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom B. Martin and J. Archumbault
The Handmade Alphabet L. Rankin
Potluck A. Shelby
Bedtime Books

Bayou Lullaby K. Appelt
Barnyard Lullaby F. Asch
The Night Kiss J. Ayleworth
Goodnight Moon M. Brown
Hush! A Thai Lullaby M. Ho
Sleep Rhymes Around the World J. Yolen
Family Celebrations
Honey, I Love and Other Love Poems E. Greenfield
Tar Beach F. Ringgold
The People Could Fly V. Hamilton
Sweet Potato Pie A. Rockwell
Alphabet Times Four R. Brown
Family Pictures C. Garza
Seya's Song R. Hirschi
In the Park H. Lee
Dumpling Soup K. Rattigan
Carlos and the Squash Plant J. Stevens
Picture Books
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day J. Viorst
The Very Hungry Caterpillar E. Carle
What's Under My Bed? J. Stevenson
Where the Wild Things Are M. Sendak
Thomas Snowsuit R. Musch
Snuffy D. Bruna
No Jumping On the Bed T. Arnold
Madeline L. Bemelmans
If you Give a Mouse a Cookie L. Numeroff
The Giving Tree S. Silverstein
A House is a House for Me M. Hoberman
The Snowy Day E. Keats
A Chair for My Mother V. Williams
A Ride on Mother's Back E. & D. Bernhard
Kinda Blue A. Grifalconi
The Mitten J. Brett
The Story of Ruby Bridges R. Coles
Real Life Events/Books for the Fun of It

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry M. Taylor
We Are Having a Baby V. Holland
Peter's Chair E. Keats
Moving Day T. Tobias
The Three Billy Goats Gruff A. Lobel
Nathaniel Willy Scared Silly J. Mattews
The Teeny Tiny Woman P. Galdone
When Sophie Gets Angry-Really, Really Angry M. Bang
Guess How Much I Love You? S. McBratney
Flossie and the Fox P. McKissack
Pig in the Mud in the Middle of the Rud L. Plourde
Picky Mrs. Pickle C. Schneider
Caps for Sale E. Slobodkin
Oonga Boonga F. Wishinsky
Shake My Sillies Out Raffi
There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly S. Tabak
Badger's Parting Gifts S. Varley
I Have a Loose Tooth S. Noll
Just Like Me B. Neasi