In general, students should read texts that they can read with very few errors as well as have a solid understanding of what they are reading.  The book list below has been provided to you to help your child find books that are at an appropriate level to improve their reading skills.  Please remember that this list is a general guide.  Students should be enjoying reading other texts of their choice, as well as texts at their independent reading level.   Happy Reading!



Across the Stream by Mirra Ginsburg

Bread, Bread, Bread by Ann Morris

Cat Goes Fiddle-I-Fee by Paul Galdone

Cookie’s Week by Cindy Ward

A Dark, Dark Tale by Ruth Brown

Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell

A Dozen Dogs by Harriet Ziefert

Firehouse Sal by Larry Brimner

Grasshoppers by Cheryl Coughlan

Gregory’s Garden by William Stobbs

Hooray for Snail by John Stadler

I’m King of the Castle by Shigeo Watanabe

Is Anyone Home? by Ron Maris

Itchy Itchy Chicken Pox by Grace Maccarone

Just Like Daddy by Frank Asch

Koalas by Gail Saunders-Smith

The Lady with the Alligator Purse by Nadine Westcott

Lightning Liz by Larry Brimner

The Lion and the Mouse by Gail Herman

Manatees by Martha Rustad

Maple Trees by Marcia Freeman

Marmalade’s Nap by Cindy Wheeler

The Mountain that Loved a Bird by A. McLerran

“Pardon?” said the Giraffe by Colin West

Pizza Party! by Grace Maccarone

Rose by Cindy Wheeler

Rosie’s Walk by Pat Hutchins

Shhhhh by Kevin HenkesSix Empty Pockets by Matt Curtis

Soccer Game! by Grace Maccarone

Space Dog Jack by Susan Schade

The Teeny Tiny Woman by Jane O’Connor

Ten, Nine, Eight by Molly Bang

Tiger Is a Scaredy Cat by Joan Phillips

What Is an Insect? by Lola Schaefer

“What Is That?” Said the Cat by Grace Maccarone

Wheels on the Bus by Raffi

Who Will Be My Friends? by Syd Hoff